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“does not represent the delicious local food”
Review of El Fogon De La Curva - CLOSED

El Fogon De La Curva
Cuisines: Puerto Rican
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Takeout
Description: We are a family place with traditional foods & with a breathtaking hilltop ocean view!
Reviewed January 23, 2013

I read previous reviews and made a point to visit this restaurant on our visit to the area. What a big dissapointment. The mofongo con carne frita, a staple of puertorrican cuisine was the saddest version of it I have ever seen. Tiny mofongo with tiny pieces of overcooked fried pork. Please THIS IS NOT PRican mofongo con carne, you must order this somewhere else and will be impressed. With the ocean next to it, there was only 1 single fresh fish left at 2pm in the afternoon, and it was not seasoned so flavor was plain. the only good dish was the veal stew, tasted fresh and delicious, but everthing else was a huge miss including the dessert. the restaurant was empty! only one guy at the bar and 4 of us. the service was extremely slow, from ordering to being served to getting the bill. Huge dissapointment. we were so sorry we wasted out time in that place. does not recommend. side note: the restroom was pretty bad.

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1  Thank teresa-sterling-va
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Elfogon, Owner at El Fogon De La Curva, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2013

Our carne frita, mofongo & caldo is only $7.99 and is not a large meal, unlike our Lechon asado, Chicken asado, Smoked BBQ rIbs, Chuelta Kan Kan, Pavochon, Stews, and so much more. Our fisherman do their best to provide us with fresh fish daily that we only grill or fry. When we sell out of local fish we wait for our fisherman & the weather. El Fogon de la curva is a BBQ place with a variety of island food that represents my Puerto Rican family's recipes. Sorry that your disappointment is not reflected among those who truly enjoy our family place.

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Reviewed December 30, 2012

A wonderful family run restaurant with great service and food. I was lucky to be dining when FRESH Caribbean Lobster was being served. What a treat!! I was so full when I left and the lobster was the best. A great little place that also has wonderful views of the ocean and sunset.

Thank MsSlush
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Elfogon, Owner at El Fogon De La Curva, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2013

Thank you, so glad you came by and enjoyed our fresh lobsters while visiting our beautiful island!

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Reviewed December 24, 2012

Family vacation and we stopped on the road to Rincon, Highly recommend this place. Very good food and we shared the BBQ sample and some sides for the 5 of us. all left very happy. Very friendly and great view of the water.

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1  Thank spoiler48131
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Elfogon, Owner at El Fogon De La Curva, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2012

Thank you for stopping by with your family to our family place!

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Reviewed December 24, 2012

i visit rincon several times a year. i always make sure that i have dinner here. Food is excellent home style puerto rican. The owners are always there andmake you feel comfortable.

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Thank zanu
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Elfogon, Owner at El Fogon De La Curva, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2012

Thank you for making our place a regular stop when visiting Puerto Rico! Coming soon our new addition, "Fat Boy", Italian Deli & food!

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Reviewed November 30, 2012

Was in Rincon for a surf trip in November and this is theee place to eat. Awesome food, great view and the owner is a super nice lady from Jersey who really makes you feel at home.

We ended up going there 2 nights in a row. The pork is ridiculously good, wanted the recipe but because it requires roasting a whole pig, probably won't be doing that anytime soon. Also the Grouper was excellent, nice big fillet of fish. The pricing was great too. 12$ for a solid plate of food to fuel you up for the next day's fun!!! GO THERE!! You won't regret it!!

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1  Thank Steve K
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Elfogon, Owner at El Fogon De La Curva, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2012

Thank you for making our place your place to enjoy!

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