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El Platano Loco Restaurant

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Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
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Carr 411 Km 5 Hm 1, Aguada, Puerto Rico
+1 787-868-0241
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had some good food here. The drive can be scary for people that are not familiar with Puerto Rico country roads where the side of the road is a straight plunge downhill. Go during the day to avoid the darkness on the roads.

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Thank Fernando G
Puerto Rico
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday I eat a great pernil taco with fries with a cold nice water bottle. I can say that the place was neat, workers ready to serve, parking was waiting for us, meaning no problem to park near the restaurant. It is family oriented and the price is right. When ever you want to have a pleasant and nice time... More 

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Thank Linda659
Puerto Rico, Caribbean
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140 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Very famous place to taste a variety of dishes made by "platanos" from pizza to sandwiches. Want something different go there.

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Thank Galloza89
Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Two words, mofongo island. Mofongo stuffed with any meat or seafood, surrounded by plantain soup. Awesome! Everything else is spectacular. Great views of the Aguada mountains and great food. Must try!

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Thank Guanajo
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Super excited to visit this place because my husband raved about how good it is. Sadly when we went there it was NOT good at all. For a place who specializes in plátanos it lacks just that. The platano soup is very salty, and has one note flavor, mushy banana. The fried chicken, fridge pork was dry dry dry, hard... More 

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Thank dspten
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We had heard so much pull about this place, that it was hrs to find but well worth it. We had no problem finding it using Waze. We were staying in Aguada and went for lunch. It was not a disappointment. The food, views was well worth the $17 spent with lots left over.

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Thank Nigel B
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Long wait for the food. Lady taking orders not to helpful. Dry chicken , food had no taste. Haré todo get to the place. No good parking. Not worth the drive

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Thank e_bonill
Canovanas, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Excellent price long waiting time but good food and view need more road signs but great place good job guys

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Thank Lebron c
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy plantains...this is the place... They make them in a variety of ways. Service is good and prices average.

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Thank Willie S
Aguada, Puerto Rico
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

I love the service and the atmosphere. The trip taken is enjoyable but please call first and make sure it is open. Generally open from Wed. Thru Fri. late afternoon and evenings. Beautiful countryside and very friendly people and I highly recommend it!

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Thank Happy Traveler C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr 411 Km 5 Hm 1, Aguada, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Aguada
  • Phone Number: +1 787-868-0241

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