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Restaurant El Taino

Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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129 Km. 20. Hm. 1 | Callejones, Puerto Rico
+1 787-897-7417
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here after touring the caves. Waited 30 mins and did not receive our food . Bad customer service .

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Thank Anette I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I don't know why there are so many bad reviews. The food was on time and very very good. The service was excellent. Best mojitos in the area. My family and I really enjoyed the environment. Best Puerto Rican food!!

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Thank Orlando M
Lares, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Taino Restaurant has gone down hill and I'm willing to say it hit rock bottom. Once one of my favorite places to go to sadly this restaurant has lost it. The service is terrible, the food is terrible and food is overprice. I have not much to say because there is not much to say except how disappointed I was.... More 

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Thank PRaquaman
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Had to wait more than an hour for greasy and extremely salty appetizers . Main course took 90 mins. Poor quality food. Multiple parties left the place with untouched food or drinks at the tables w/o settling accounts. That bad !!!!

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1 Thank Mr L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

El Taino is officially the worst restaurant I have ever been too. The service was horrible - took an hour to get our food and it the place was far from busy. They begged us to say and said the food "was on the way out". The food was absolutely horrible - no meat at all just crushed bone, marrow,... More 

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1 Thank Jeremiah G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

How much a restaurant can change in a decade, it was the best arroz con guinea when it was a small business! What a dissapointment! today after visiting the observatory, went back. Place it's huge, decoration is beautiful, however owner and chef should be ashamed. High prices, bad service. arroz con guinea, came without beans, Conejo was 2 small bones... More 

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Thank Min C
Valrico, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

We received a flier upon entering the caves at Camuy for this restaurant so we figured we would try it... The outside and inside look nice. Looks can be deceiving... We ordered our food, drinks were served, soda cans came out hot. Waitress comes back to tell us they are out of white rice... (In a Spanish restaurant?) then the... More 

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1 Thank mxdaless
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

I’m living now for 30 years in Puerto Rico. My wife is Puertorican. I guess I have seen it all, especially after reading all these reviews I knew what to expect. We had recently a Class Reunion from our Swiss Engineer College (ETH) in Zurich. 32 persons made the trip and attended the one week event. We planned to visit... More 

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Thank Matthias E
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015

Directed to this restaurant from the cavernas de camuy. The food- I recieved the Christmas plate which consisted of lechon, pasteles,morsilla( blood sausage) and rice with pigeon peas. The sausage, lechon were prob 3 days old and not edible, seriously the meat was super dry and I could not even cut it. Rice was good though. Waitress was very nice... More 

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Thank Jtsisson
Miami, Florida, United States
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014

It is amazing how you can read review from two years ago, and the review are the same. Bad service, food took over an hour, waiters never check to see how we were doing, food tasted nastyyy. The only positive was the Mayo-Ketchup. Even the water tasted discusting. The exterior looks good. What a shame.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Km. 20. Hm. 1 | Callejones, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico
  • Phone Number: +1 787-897-7417

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