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“Best Mofongo”
Review of La Estacion

La Estacion
Ranked #3 of 102 Restaurants in Fajardo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $35
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican, International, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Kitchen opens Thursday -Monday at 5pm. Restaurant closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Contemporary Puerto Rican and BBQ fare all cooked over natural charcoal on an outdoor grill. Ingredients locally grown or caught. Outdoor seating and indoor dining room available.
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Best Mofongo”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

If your just thinking of stopping here don't even think anymore gooooooooo!!!! The food is great the Mofongo is perfection

Visited July 2012
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Massachusetts
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Fully deserving of its reputation”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Ambience, service and food/drink were delightful. Try to go on Sunday for the whole roasted pig (roasted in a Chevy Bronco converted into a bbq pit.

Visited January 2013
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Danbury, Connecticut
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“ATE THERE TWICE!!”
Reviewed January 22, 2013

We were staying at the local hotel asking other guests where we can get a taste of local food. They told us about this place down the road and we are so glad that we went. This place had the best tasting food of any place I visited in Puerto Rico. The staff was so helpful and attentive, making great suggestions. My boyfriend and I were game to try anything new, so we ordered a 4 1/2 lb. Captain Fish, which we have never had. They explained it was a fish that ate Lobster and would taste similiar. THEY WERE SO RIGHT! It was amazing and the Papaya Salad and Salsa were the best accompaniment. We read that the chef, Kevin was from the states and had done some serious cooking for some well known people, aka Perelman. Boy can this guy cook with some serious heat! Charcoal grills fired up, cooking up some amazing dishes. We really enjoyed there own Sangria, which is made fresh with local fruits. We met Kevin and his sister-in-law, they are such great people. We knew we would come back! Our last night in Puerto Rico we headed back and got to meet Kevin's lovely wife. We enjoyed the conversation and a special cocktail the bartender made with fresh pineapple juice. Kevin's wife took the time to chat and even offered to have us sit at Kevin's table. We were so thrilled and of course had another amazing meal of Mofongo and Red Snapper. If you are ever in Fajardo, you have to dine here! Tell Kevin and his wife we said HI and we hope to get back down to their to see them.

Hugs from your friends from the Norwalk CT area!!!

  • Visited January 2013
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good local place”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Stayed at the El Con. Two minutes from the resort. Good service and food. A little dark on the patio. My family preferred Ole LeLalei.

  • Visited January 2013
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Awesome. Get Reservations!”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

Awesome food & atmosphere. Get reservations; we showed up one evening without reservations & couldn't get in, so we went there as soon as they opened the next day & barely got in. It's just east of El Con when you exit the resort. Not far, but not walking distance either.

Visited January 2013
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