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“disappointed”
Review of Mucho Gusto - CLOSED

Mucho Gusto
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Good for: Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed April 15, 2009

I was truly hoping this would be a more authentic sampling of Puerto Rican food, rather than the standard American fare offered by most of the restaurants. That said, I was disappointed in the food. We tried the whole fish, the swordfish, shrimp soup, and chicken. I felt it was the worst meal we had that week. We've eaten at other Puerto Rican restaurants on the main island that were far better.

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Thank Bell
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Reviewed January 16, 2009

This restaurant along the Malecon in Esperanza has inside restaurant seating and a chef who is well known in the area. Although you can find menu items that are more 'Americanized' , the cuisine includes traditional Puerto Rican items. The prices are perhaps a bit higher than at the beach type restaurants, but worth it. And do not miss the flan! It has a wonderful consistency and flavor. Daily seafood specials of fresh caught fish are available, and the fish is wonderfully tasty. The proprietors are a very helpful and friendly couple. Mucho Gusto is set back a bit from the street, along a covered walkway on the side of a small plaza. Don't be intimidated by the somewhat dark entry. There is also a small outdoor dining area in front and usually a menu is posted there, but the inside dining is more comfortable and a respite from heat or other weather.

Thank JoyM
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