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“The Best of the Worst”
Review of Zenubia Restaurant

Zenubia Restaurant
Ranked #103 of 181 Restaurants in Puerto Rico
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: it's right on the Amadores beach
Reviewed January 9, 2013

Most of the restaurants at Playa Amadores are not there for a delightful dining experience. They are there to keep the masses of tourists from being hungry and keeping in a steady flow of cheap booze. We just happened to try Zenubia which stands far above the rest of the poor to average restaurants that flank it. Skip the pushy wait staff, mediocre and greasy tourist fare, and park yourself in the inviting blue chairs. We started to eat here almost daily, and on one of the days the main chef was off, and we could right away taste a difference in the quality. Recommend the Paella, the roasted pimentos, and local potatoes with Mojo sauce. They serve also the typical boring tourist grease and burger hash, but it's in the local dishes that this place shines. An iced shot of honey rum for the grownups and ice cream for the kids, both on the house, keeps things happy as well.
As others have mentioned, this is the least pushy restuarant on the Amadores strip, and they don't have to be, because their food and service sells itself.

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Thank dacky2
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Reviewed December 29, 2012

We ate lunch here twice. The first time we had the vegetarian paella for two, which took about 40 minutes to arrive but was worth the wait. It was delicious and easily large enough as a whole meal. Second time we had garlic scampi and tomato & bread (bruschetta) for starters, king prawn & meat kebab and vegetarian lasagne for main course. All dishes met our expectations. My wife who is a vegetarian requested a fruit salad for dessert (off the menu) and was served a large plate of various fruits which was enough for two.
The staff was very friendly and the place seemed to be full of regular customers based on the extra warm welcome from the staff for most arriving guests. This restaurant is easy to recommend to everyone; vegetarians can find several options on the menu, and staff & chef will cook up something off the menu to meet your special needs.

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2  Thank GeddyLifeson
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

visited amadores beach while staying at puerto rico, its about half an hours amble along the path.We had lunch at zenuba.very good pasta with a good bottle of house rose.reasonbally priced with view over the beach.

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2  Thank borochesney
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Reviewed November 12, 2012

Stopped off for lunch at this beach side restaurant. We decided to try the mixed paella and it was serviced in the gigantic pan on its own table with the most enormous prawns I have ever seen. Enormous portion which could have filled 4 people and there was no way we could finish it. Staff really friendly and attentive but not at all pushy.

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1  Thank littlewanderer8
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

we ate her one afternoon the pizzas was really well flavoured and big in size . unlike some of the reasturants in this area the staff wasnt pushy and in your face they were freindly and polite give it a try you want be disapointed

Thank CastlefordElliemay
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