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La Casa de Ruben

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Raul Leoni Av, Porlamar, Margarita Island 6301, Venezuela
+58 295-2611602
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Porlamar, Venezuela
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Great restaurant, best "Pastel de chucho" on the island. It's alittle crowded but the food worth the wait.

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Thank AliciaPerozo
Valencia, Venezuela
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

In August 2015 we arrived to the restaurant with no big expectation due to the Venezuelan economic situation, but expecting cordiality and minimum services, well ... after 1 hour and 15 minutes waiting for the food, we left the restaurant, with no food at all, just the Sangria in a very dirty glasses. Can not say anything about the food... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

The place was pretty nice but we went at noon and was too hot the temperature. The fish soup was really nice but a little overpriced. This restaurant's owner claims to be the "Pastel de Chucho" (shredded Ray with plantains and kind of fresh cheese) inventor a widely typical dish in Margarita Island so we asked for it, and it... More 

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Thank Borquiex
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

This is a very good Venezuelan restaurant owned by a chef that worked over 30 years at several 5 star hotels and other renown restaurants. Ruben who personally works his place from kitchen to diners salon has always a good word or advise for you. Ask him for the specials and try the typical Venezuelan seafood like Pastel de Chucho... More 

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Thank jan k
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

I had catalana salad and pastel de chucho. Many restaurants in margarita island have pastel de chucho but this one is the best I've had. It gets crowded so it's better to make reservations.

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Thank Carlos R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2014 via mobile

Estive com minha família e não falamos espanhol. O garçom não teve paciência para nos atender e comemos apenas arroz e frango. Depois disso, não voltamos mais e decidimos cozinhar no hotel. I was with my whole family and we do not speak espanish. The clark/waiter did not help us, so we only have rice and ckicken. After that, we... More 

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Porlamar, Venezuela
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

...but it should not influence the food quality, maybe the prices. One of the few places that serves traditional Margariteño food, best Pastel de Chuzo in Venezuela (no wonder, Ruben has invented this dish...).

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Thank Lothar F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Soups, Venezuelan, South American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Raul Leoni Av, Porlamar, Margarita Island 6301, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Insular Region  >  Coastal Islands  >  Margarita Island  >  Porlamar
  • Phone Number: +58 295-2611602

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?