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Drake's Martini Bar

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El Conquistador Resort | 1000 El Conquistador Avenue, Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I'd love to write a review of the cocktail or ambience, but I never made it past the unprofessional, rude bartender....twice. The first time she snapped as us because our children were standing too close to the entrance. The next night, after waiting for 5 min, I asked for a very simple cocktail. Same bartender told me 'we don't have... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I come to el conquistador a few times a year at least for work. I end up spending a lot of time at the Drake. As a business traveler its nice that this is an adults only bar as there are many families at el conquistador, which is understandable. Its nice to have a place where you can enjoy a... More 

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Thank SINGENYC
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I come for business and stay here every 6 weeks and prefer this hotel due to the private island, excellent breakfast and amenities offered. That being said, I'd like to mention several outstanding staff who went above beyond to cater to my stay..Chops- Madeline at the bar always serves the best cocktails and with a smile. Also Drakes Martini Bar,... More 

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Thank wynks79
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Be sure if you are having dinner nearby or staying at the resort you stop in at Drake's. Heidi quickly became a fan favorite. She made us feel so comfortable and gave us many tips for our stay in Puerto Rico...not to mention her martini's are solid! Great spot for pre or post dinner drinks.

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Thank Kellie L
Long Island, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Heidi is like Sam of Cheers. She's very welcoming, very energetic and helpful. The bar is small but intimate with a pool table and tv. Heidi is a wealth of information about Puerto Rico. She was one of the highlights of our trip.

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Thank sterbo12000
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Creative drinks and delicious food! The highlight of the visit was Heidi! She truly made us feel like we were at home!! We will be sure to return and our first stop will be to Drake to see our favorite mixologist!!t

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Thank JBarnaskas
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The ambience in Drake's Martini Bar is Spanish-colonial with a low key vibe but the drinks are amazing and Heidi is very friendly and welcoming!

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Thank Jessica W
Wilmington, DE
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

Here is my take on Drakes. My girlfriend and I stayed at the Waldorf Conquistador for a week and this was our to-go to place almost every night. Now, to be fair, we went on a business vacation so it was all expenses paid. If I had to pay for some of these drinks my review may be slightly altered.... More 

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Thank Enterprise_J
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Ever been to a martini bar at 8pm surrounded by children and then get served a martini in a WATER glass? Me neither until I stopped at Drakes in the Waldorf. Our martinis tasted like kerosene and were the temperature of bath water. Drake's is the height of overpriced resort swill. Caution is recommended.

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Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Great view nice drinks food and service great ! You can watch the games play pool or relax at the terrace

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Conquistador Resort | 1000 El Conquistador Avenue, Fajardo, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Fajardo

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?