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El Verde BBQ

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Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
787-887-0958
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09:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The wait was terribly long and the staff didn't really care about who was in line first. Very limited English speakers! We finally got the food safety about 45 minutes a it was tasty. I don't feel like it was acting out of this world though. Recommended!

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Thank ענדרעש ט
Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here while vacating in El Yunque and loved it! we literally tried every single meat they offered! Cheap, no frills, but the BBD was YUMMY! The blood sausage was really good, so good, even my fiancé tried it because I was gobbling it up! The people were super friendly. My Spanish isn't the best, and the two people... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Open air BBQ restaurant. It is popular, so be patient. Belly up to one of the windows and get your order in; you won't be disappointed. We tried the chicken, pork, rice, and the sweet plantains. Very good food with reasonable prices. I will go back if in Puerto Rico again.

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Thank cliffspencer
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the food is fantastic as is the service and value. wonderful patio in back to sit and enjoy your meal. we did take-out for our Christmas Eve meal.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quick pickup on first night in PR open late. We had the pork , chicken and first Mofongo. Pork was great!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are staying at the Gran Melia, you absolutely have to come here. Forget paying an arm and a leg for lunch and dinner at the resort when you can pay EIGHT DOLLARS for an ENTIRE CHICKEN. If you are going to Rio Grande in the company of family, then you absolutely must come here. Save yourself the $30+... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you looking for the real deal of PR cuisine this is the place. Not fancy the typical chinchorro that eat will eat everything and anything for the right price. Buen provecho

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Feed 8 for 35 bucks, chicken was fanatic. Setting is all you can expect from a authentic roadside bbq in PR. Stop on route to the rain forest.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the way home from San Juan, 5 starving people feasted on E cell entertainment barbecue, plantains, rice and super fresh French fries. You won't be disappointed!

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Niagara Falls, ON
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in on our way after Zip Lining through the Rain Forest. Ate a pound of the most delicious tender tasty ribs. I thought about taking another pound or two for home and now wish that I had.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rio Grande
  • Phone Number: 787-887-0958

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