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El Coqui

400 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-6314
+1 707-542-8868
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (30 reviews)
“rice” (20 reviews)
“con carne” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
400 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-6314
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Let me start by stating I was born and raised in Puerto Rico. I consider myself an expert on Puerto Rico food. I consider this place an all star. Not 100%. But more like an adaptation to serve true Puerto Rico with a touch of...More

Thank JTeruelJax
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I don’t associate Puerto Rican food with vegetarian options, but this place has a few. I had the sandwich, which was an avocado spread on nice bread. The plantain chips are Great. It’s a nice restaurant space. Not formal, but nice. Love the music too....More

Thank Hitcher84
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Love everything thing I have had there. The Cuban sandwich is wonderful very flavorful with plenty of pork. The salad with chicken is huge with lots of avocado. Be sure to use the vegetable vinegar in the bottle on the table, a good addition to...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 24 October 2017

These authentic Puerto Rican dishes are fresh and flavorful. I love that the dishes are full of flavor but not over-seasoned. You can taste the ingredients. Their signature chicken dish is truly succulent and as they describe it...falls off the bone. Atmosphere is casual and...More

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 5 October 2017

4* El Coqui Puerto Rican Santa Rosa La cocina criolla Very popular place Has Happy Hour Modelo and Lagunitas beer on tap Plenty of tasty food at reasonable prices The chuletas (two!) came with tostones, rice, beans, and avocado salad Choices on types of tostones...More

Thank Rosquete
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We ate here about a week ago with our young son. It was a pretty slow weeknight, so we got seated immediately. Our waitress was really nice and helpful. The food came out pretty quickly and it was delicious! My husband, who is Colombian, was...More

Thank sophie832
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Authentic Puerto Rican food. (I am from Bermuda and know Caribbean food and rum). Good Happy Hour, 3 to 6 pm. Loved the Top Sirloin Steak Breaded, Puerto Rican Yellow Rice, Stewed Beans Sweet Plantains Avocado Salad. Guests of mine had the Pollo al Horno,...More

Thank Virago750
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

El Coqui has good Puerto Rican food, which is unique in Santa Rosa. I really enjoyed my stuffed plantain. I felt that it was a bit "cheap" to charge extra for the olive oil garlic sauce. The problem is the noise level. There were very...More

1  Thank Paulette M
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We found our selves in downtown Santa Rosa on a Sunday afternoon. The options all looked like brewery pub food or pizza. Then we went one block over and found this charming place. It felt like mostly locals but some visitors like us too. The...More

Thank SCtripchick
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The restaurant has a nice feel to it and our waitperson was helpful in explaining its Puerto Rican entrees. Our meals were fabulous. To start we had the plantain chips with avocado. This could be a meal in itself. I had the sweet plantain stuffed...More

Thank diamondsprings
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-6314
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-542-8868
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