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El Coqui

400 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-6314
+1 707-542-8868
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“plantains” (31 reviews)
“rice” (20 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
400 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-6314
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We moved to the Bay Area a few months ago and we were already missing some of our puertorrican cuisine specialties such as mofongo, pollo guisado, tostones, etc. So "googling" we found this Puerto Rican restaurant in Santa Rosa. So we had to give it...More

Thank Luisin P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was good, but the food was GREAT! I've never seen plantains cooked in so many different ways. And they were all fantastic. Make sure to try the bottled sauce that's on the tables - it's got a great flavor.

Thank patty s
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We met a friend for lunch at El Coqui. She was an hour late, so my party of 4 occupied a table sipping on drinks and eating chips for a long time, testing the good nature of our server Miriam, who never wavered in her...More

Thank WahineSistah
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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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