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“Good food!” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ropa Vieja Grill

Ropa Vieja Grill
Ranked #34 of 980 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Puerto Rican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good food!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2012

So far, i have been at this restaurant 3 times. once in 2005 and twice in November 2012. My husband and I loved the the food the first time and so we decided to go back on our next visit to PR. We tried the sancocho from the appetizer section and it was good. We ate the Plantain Mofongo with the Ropa vieja (shreded beef and it was really good). The 2nd time we visited i had the Yuca Mofongo with shrimps and i was in heaven. Absolutely delicious..... Coffee is very good.

The prices are reasonable, then again, we don't mind paying a bit extra for good food. i recommend this restaurant. My advise to management is to stay on top of your business, by keeping the place looking fresh. It looked just a bit run down from the last time i was there in 2005. It could use a fresh coat of paint, a little love and care.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Waiter forgot our order!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2012

We were recommended this restaurant by San Juan friends and tried the fried plantain with steak and also with chicken. The jug of white Sangria was very refreshing but we waited and waited for our main course then realised the waiter had forgotten to process it. The food was okay, would probably return.

Visited November 2012
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New York City, New York
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Totally yummy!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2012

All seven of us loved our food, each more than the other! The mojitos were rocking! And, the staff made sure my daughter's meal was gluten free!

Visited November 2012
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Albany, NY
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
“One of Condados best spots”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2012

On a recent trip to San Juan, constant companion and I had the good fortune to catch dinner here. Lovely outdoor seating, excellent Puerto Rican/Cuban cuisine and friendly professional service. A fine dining experience at a reasonable cost.

Visited November 2012
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Newark, New Jersey
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3 reviews
“Okay food...over-priced”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012

Exactly as title says...nice atmosphere. Okay food and definitely steep pricing. Its located in the Condado area so it is going to be on the expensive side. Food however failed to make an impression.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Rumana R
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