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“The Best Latin-American Cuisine”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of El Pilon

El Pilon
Cuisines: Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Latin, Cuban
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Fort Myers, Florida
1 review
“The Best Latin-American Cuisine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2013

This Restaurant offers Cuban, Puerto Rican and other Latino cuisine. The plates were delicious and inexpensive. It is a excelent familiy restaurant.

  • Visited November 2013
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English first
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Bad meat!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

The first time I went and ordered a Midnight sandwich had bones and mostly fat, instead of the pork meat that characterizes the sandwich.
The second time I ordered Chicken soup and was no meat, just bones!
WONT EVER GO AGAIN!

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1 Thank araitriguero
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Naples, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“DON’T GO THERE EVER !!!!!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2013

DON’T GO THERE EVER !!!!! This is dangerous for your health and personal are definitely crazy. You will wait 40min at least for your order. The meat is old and bad smelling. They do review on Internet them self’s so don't believe if you see good reputation.
The "chef" looks drunk and very dirty. Just stay fares you can from this place. Believe me.

  • Visited May 2013
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2 Thank james f
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Sanibel Island, Florida
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Excellent Spanish Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2009

This was my first visit to El Pilon. It is located in the shopping center on the corner of Colonial Blvd and Cleveland Ave. I was surprised to learn that this restaurant offers all the goodies of Puerto Rico. From the island juice drinks to the pastries too. I had the small pieces of fried pork with plantains (monfongo). I also had a potato filled with meat (relleno de papa). The food was delicious. For the price, the plates are around $10 and for the appetizers, they were inexpensive. It is a family restaurant. Not all the staff speaks English well but are very friendly. In fact, the menu is in both languages. The atmosphere is inviting. It is not a fancy place, but is welcoming.
So, if you have not experienced the food of Puerto Rico, here is your chance. You will not be disappointed.

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2 Thank andy598
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