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La Monserrate Sea Port

$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
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Rte 2,, Ponce, Puerto Rico
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, excellent food fresh fish guarantee. Family oriented. Monica the owner is very attendant and the chef Elmer is the best making any kind of sea food.

Houston, Texas
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Surprise find! Great patio by the shore. A bit of slow service but cordial and welcoming. Will come again for the crab rice with beans.

Thank Mireya K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I highly recommend the rest. food is outstanding service is excellent and the prices are reasonable. I live in Cayey and I often like to visit the rest for a good meal. You know it good when you have local in a rest.

Thank John T
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Plain and simple: Nice view, with the Caribbean sea singing to you Literally. Good food at affordable prices. I ordered Chillo relleno de Langosta...and the portion was huge. Tostones de Mapén and Arriz con Juelles: delicious.

Thank Pablo D
Millstone, New Jersey
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152 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

After a long day spent on Gilligan's Island, we stopped at Monserrate for for dinner. When we arrived only one couple was present. This is usually a bad sign. But we stayed the coarse and sat down at the waters edge. What a terrific view. The ocean, the sounds of waves breaking on the reef, and giant Tarpon splashing below..... More 

Thank ken k
San German, Puerto Rico
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113 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Why not take a nice ride to La Parguera, or Jotyudas, or Guanajibo for the best seafood in the area? Why staying in Ponce for sea food? Please, don't!

Thank Eric100x35
Ponce, Puerto Rico
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

After leaving San Juan, we headed south to Ponce to see the rest of the island. I was looking forward to the REAL conch salad that I hadn't had in over 30 years and La Monserrate delivered. My husband had fried shrimp and we both had fried plantains. We chose to sit outside since the weather was nice. Our table... More 

Thank tabeaucher
Tampa, Florida
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

The owner greeted us personally. We overlooked the ocean as the day was coming to an end. The food was most delicious, it was hard to leave and go back to the hotel. What an amazing deck with amazing food service and setting. The tarpon were swimming below (6 of them) looking for a hand out, which we gladly gave... More 

Thank Vorhang
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is very comfortable. It is a two floor building with option to ocean front tables. Service was fine. Bread with garlic is included with the meal as well as the gratuities (tips). Just a little note about the parking, is in the main route #2 which is not safe to exit. No music playing. Wifi. Two main dishes,... More 

Thank lucasmoralesv
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

If, as they say, the best thing that Ponce has is the road sign that points in the direction of San Juan, then at the other end (El Tuque) La Monserrate is one of the best things coming into Ponce. It is strange, but I've been here several times and although the place doesn't impress either going in or even... More 

Thank ShrekPR

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte 2,, Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Ponce
  • Phone Number: 841-2740

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?