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Olas y Arena Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Seafood
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Carr 466 Km. 8.3 Bo Bojucas, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
+1 787-872-7915
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's in a lovely location. The food is ok, but for the price its not extraordinary. We had a surtido, the stuffed chicken and the churrasco strips. The churrasco strips were great!

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Thank Beatriz C
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Try the Seafood Mofongo. Its delicious. The Mojitos are refreshing. Pina Coladas are yummy. Ada gave us amazing service. The Mai Mai is also good. Great Appertizers

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Thank L2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Very, very good restaurant. The location, the food portions, the service, everything was in place. The view is simply spectacular, you will feel like you are in a movie set.

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Thank Jose V
Daytona Beach, United States
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22 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

I have been a customer for over 15 years, always returning due to the views and thinking one day they will get it right. I have grown gray hair..waiting. Poor quality of food at high prices. The only thing worth something here is a cold Heineken and the views. Period.

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Thank Ellen R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Great service, good food, variety of dishes.. Ocean front dining in a comfortable and relaxing setting.

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Thank Isa S
Isabela, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We've been here multiple times and always pleased. First experience was a corporate function with ~20 guests. Ivelisse and Jonathan were amazing to throughout the planning and made sure we were taken care of the night of the event. Could not have turned out any better. The wife and I have returned for casual dining during lunch and dinner. Lunch... More 

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Thank CarlbPR
Seal Beach, California
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

I stopped by this restaurant 2 weeks ago for old time memories..It was between lunch and dinner..They were very accommodating and changing shifts..The view was as beautiful as I remember but the prices were rather high..I decided on an appetizer..The fresh made fried calamari was excellent..not heavy and breaded but light and delicious..The sauce and plate garnishing was lovely..I asked... More 

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Thank surfside2015
Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

We were staying at the Parador villas del Mar Hau and since the restaurant is right in the Parador we decided to give it a try. The food here was GREAT and the prices I found them decent. The wait was a little too much, but other than that the restaurant is fantastic. It has a wonderful view and the... More 

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Cornville, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

One of our favorite restaurants. churrascco was excellent and we can highly recommend the sampler. The drinks well made, the service good and the prices fair. The view and ambiance EXCELLENT!

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Thank Obogle
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

This restaurant is in Parador Villas del Mar Hau. We paid $5/day to use the private beach at the Villas, and the restaurant there is perfect to grab some lunch. Their drinks were good and we liked our food too. Beautiful views!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr 466 Km. 8.3 Bo Bojucas, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isabela
  • Phone Number: +1 787-872-7915

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