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Kiosko El Boricua

Beach cafe between Loiza and San Juan, Loiza, Puerto Rico
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“arepas” (6 reviews)
“bacalao” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (6 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Latin
Beach cafe between Loiza and San Juan, Loiza, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Stopped here for an early dinner about 4Pm in a Saturday. Long line to order took over 20 minutes to get to order. Then food order took over an hour to receive after that. However, the food quality was amazing. Excellent, Pinchos and Alcapurrias. Muy...More

Thank temporaryinsanity
Reviewed 18 July 2017

So fresh and authentic, Kiosko El Boricua never disappoints! I love the piononos, alcapurrias, pinchos, arepas, fresh coconuts, and the even offer full plates now (order at the bar). You can watch the women make the food with their hands, everything is made to order...More

Thank Jasmin B
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing. They make everything fresh when you order. This is an authentic puertorican food!!! Love it you will not regret it.

Thank Yvette A G
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We had bacalaitos, arepas (delicious) with jueyes, beef Alcapurria, shrimp pionono (my favorite), mofongo with jueyes and rice with jueyes, everything was amazing!! Loved the coco with Puerto Rican rum, almond candy and coconut sweets!! Long line but worth it!!!

Thank jessicaopp
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The conch & octopus salad was great as were the pastelillos and fish cakes. Great ethnic food. Atmosphere is rough so don't expect clean linens and silverware

Thank jeff e
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Long line? Long wait? Yes! Every day at all times. The reason why? Everyone knows, it's worth it! Really can u find a places that has consistently remained with the good quality of food that this places has year after year. The prices may have...More

Thank Aceve2
Reviewed 14 April 2017

an awesome local kiosk with the hospitality of home. never mind the food cause its the bomb.along with the people its awesome

Thank Barry H
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Food was good. Service was slow. You have to make another line for the drinks. Will go again but next time, early in the morning.

Thank Luis L
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We stopped here on our way back to San Juan from El Yunque...and we're happy that we did! We heard about Borcuia the day before on a food/walking tour of Old San Juan. Our tour guide told us this was the best kiosk in Pinones....More

Reviewed 8 January 2017

We drove by several times and did not stop because it looks kind of sketchy but there were always really long lines. While exploring nearby beaches we finally had lunch here and it was great. Really good food for half of what we usually for...More

Thank Christian V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Latin
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach cafe between Loiza and San Juan, Loiza, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Loiza
This is a great little beach cafe along the road between Loiza and San Juan. The long lines attest to its popularity with Puerto Ricans, and the food is great and deep fried.
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