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El Rincon Del Sabor

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263 Calle Fernandez Garcia, Luquillo 00773-2222, Puerto Rico
+1 787-556-9760
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17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Tue 17:00 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 15:00 - 21:00
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New York City
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

We were there several times. It's a true family affair: Luis (owner) and Carmen (the chef and wife) and son Raphael make this place a very unique and special local restaurant. If you are lucky, you may even run into a famous salsa musician who used to perform with Tito Puente who has now retired in Luquillo and hangs out... More 

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North Carolina
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

If you can find it, you will be glad that you did. Go eat and enjoy the great hospitality from the owner and god food from the kitchen. Freshly prepared food that tasted very good. Also, great Pina Coladas. Two people in our party of four ordered the coladas and the owner brought a third glass of what was left... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

The food is wonderful but they are charging major U.S. city price for a hole in a wall type of family establishment (avg. $30+ per person for lunch w appetizer at $11). In the fish market you can get 5 lobsters for $25 while they charged $22 for the lobster creole which had one lobster in it. Would have rated... More 

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Angelluisd, Propietario at El Rincon Del Sabor, responded to this review

Greeting thanks you visiting.the prices in the rest. starting $10 example chicken filet in creole sause 1side dish and salad and one more example onion steak rice and beans ,salad only$12.appetizer starting$2example meet dumpling,fish dumpling.but you ordered lobster in creole sause side dish ,salad$22,red snapper filt in garlic sause side dish salad$18 , appetizer conch coctel$11,the best sea food and... More 

Delmar, New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014

We enjoyed a lovely anniversary dinner here. Luis was friendly and hospitable. The food was delicious. We even ordered more food as we ate because we wanted to try other things based on what we liked. It was a quiet evening with just a few local men at another table. The one man enjoyed breaking into song through out the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

I have eaten a lot of Puerto Rican food living in New York city. However this place surpasses anything I have ever had.i ate the lobster creole and it was a moving experience. I had to pace myself because I didn't want the experience to end.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

The owners were there last night without any help due to stormy weather and still managed to serve up fantastic plates of authentic Puerto Rican cuisine with a smile. Our family had a wonderful evening. Fish cooked perfectly. Subtle flavors. Delicious desserts. Don't miss this gem.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

My husband and I went for dinner last night and it truly was one of the best meals I've had! The chicken mofongo was tender, flavorful, and sweet... And my husband's chicken was delicious. The owner made us feel welcome and we plan to return soon!

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Holiday, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

Owner and his wife are the only people working this quaint, hidden gem. Food was fantastic!. We got a little confused because restaurant appeared to be closed. Found out we had to ring doorbell to get in. Owner got us talking to other diners. He was awesome and so friendly. I wish his wife had come out and introduced herself.... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

If you're looking for some cuisine to hit your core (in a good way) and a place to feel like you're family, then look no further if you're in the area. I was on vacation and stumbled upon this place while looking for some Puerto Rican soul food. As soon as I walked through the door, the owner welcomed me... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

My parents are Puerto Rican but I grew up in the states. Luckily my Mom is an amazing cook so we were introduced to Puerto Rican cuisine at an early age. The food at this restaurant took me back to the meals my mother used to make when I was a kid. If you want to eat like the locals,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Cuisine
Seafood, Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
15:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 263 Calle Fernandez Garcia, Luquillo 00773-2222, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Luquillo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-556-9760
Description
Excellent Restaurant and Souvenirs Shop near Luquillo beach, Sea food Specialties lobster, shrimp and much more! And local food, rice & beans Mofongo, all kind of drinks, beers Pina colada and more! We open daily.For groups 10 o more persons recomendamos call before for reservation.

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