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El Coqui

400 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-6314
+1 707-542-8868
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (32 reviews)
“spanish rice” (6 reviews)
“con carne” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
400 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-6314
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Not everywhere in the Bay Area can you get authentic Puerto Rican food and this place did not disappoint. Went there for lunch and everyone ate up. Had rice & beans, plantain and chicken. Dessert was limited but delicious as well (coconut ice cream and...More

Thank jaws0202
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

A wonderful home cooked meal can be had here! This is our go to place after a long trip out of the country for delicious ethnic Puerto Rican cuisine. The chicken is moist and full of flavor as the steak encebollao. The green plantains with...More

Thank revett2016
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The son we're visiting who lives in the area suggested El Coqui and we're glad he did. This was a bustling place on a Saturday night, but that was fine -- fun people watching and definitely worth the bit of a wait we had. The...More

Thank pmconno
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have been here a number of times and always have a good meal. There chicken special I always like with the choice of sweet or savory plantains. I would like to try other dishes.

Thank cr1824
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Santa Rosa's only Puerto Rican restaurant does the island proud. Fresh food on limited menu. Would be great to have a seafood dish available.

Thank cs34109
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Good food, full plate of food. The chicken was juicy and tender--excellent. Plenty of plaintain, beans and rice as well. Overall, a good experience. We were there at lunch on a Monday. The food took a little long to arrive, but was good when it...More

Thank sullivan95401
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had a good meal at El Coqui. The service was good, the food was flavorful and plentiful. I don't know how authentic or not it was, but I enjoyed the meal no matter which. I had Ensalada de Pollo house salad with romaine lettuce,...More

Thank EJS50
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Decided to give this place a try one late weekday night. Staff was really nice, very attentive. The food was way better than I had ever imagined. I forget what my meal was called, but it was fish/fritter type item. So so so good. They...More

Thank Maranda A
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I know this place serves food from Puerto Rico but, as a Cuban, it's like eating at home. The food is great with plenty of plantain options. Tonight I had the Canoa con Carne which is a sweet plantain with ground beef inside and covered...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This restaurant serves authentic Puerta Rican food within a fun filled atmosphere. The food is great, everything is well seasoned and good. Don't plan to diet when you go! Have fun and enjoy!

Thank MelHarris67
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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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