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Vaca Brava - CLOSED

Carr. 771, km 9.3, Barranquitas 00794, Puerto Rico
+1 787-857-2628
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good20%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (10 reviews)
“one person” (3 reviews)
“alcapurrias” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
Carr. 771, km 9.3, Barranquitas 00794, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Worse food on the island. Please don't go. Takes forever and the service is just as bad as the food.

Thank Rita L
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, food and atmosphere. My dad mentioned my birthday 🎉 and the waiter brought the whole staff from the restaurant to sing happy birthday to me ( very kind ). I ordered the famous " totem de la vaca" and it was delicious. You...More

Thank Darlyn S
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This place is outstanding for their meats. if your looking for the best steak on the Island, this is the place for you.

Thank Rafael R
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We had lunch here at the recommendation of our tour guide. She picked a winner. Great representation of local cuisine and very good. The appetizer sampler came with Sorrullitos, alcapurrias, los pastelillos de Guayaba y queso and pasteles (traditional banana leaf Christmas dish (excellent &...More

Thank david r
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Vegetarians stop reading now. There are dishes here for you but Beef and Pork is king in the huge Old San Juan favorite. Now I'm a big fella and my cab driver from the airport told me if I wanted a great steak to come...More

Thank jayduck9
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Old world recipes to love, just like grandma Nilla Zayas Torres used to make ! Rich in history,beautiful place.

Thank colonialnewhavenart
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Wandering thru Old San Juan we decided to eat here. Nicolas was our server and he went above and beyond, he brought us samples of Mofungo so we could decide if we liked it. He helped with recommendations of dishes to try, he was attentive...More

Thank Gross2013
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I admit it was a large group affair, but it felt rushed and not well presented. The group was sited at long tables against walls and then asked to bring our plates to a buffet line. We either let the last person crawl over everyone...More

Thank Nomibird
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Stopped in this wonderful restaurant on the recommendation of a former resident of Puerto Rico. We arrived by cruise ship and were there for the day. The walk was short and we saw charming local homes and local cats that the area is known for....More

Thank karen l
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

They are great..nice portions of food..quality nice service but it looks sloww but they ahd a lot of people pending...dont go with hunger and prepare to wait..

Thank cjcorcino
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr. 771, km 9.3, Barranquitas 00794, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Barranquitas
  • Phone Number: +1 787-857-2628
  • E-mail
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