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Carr. 311 km 3.7, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
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San German, Puerto Rico
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is just a place where you can go a eat cheap tasty fritters and other food. Excellent to prevent hangover. Use to be great but with the change in owners its quality is decreasing fast. Needs to return to what they are use to offer to the clients.

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Thank adolfoa904
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

Close enough to the coast (Joyuda) that you can get seafood, but the better bet is the Puerto Rican food. I usually get chuletas (pork chops) and this comes with your choices of sides. Good for lunch or later...

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Thank Jeffrey W
Puerto Rico
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174 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

This place need better care and TLC. The food is average and the price is average. Need better management and food need to improve.

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Thank Abraham R
Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
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69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Not bad but not impressed... Within 2 miles will find many much better places. Saw many customers and thought it had to be relly good. Not so.

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Thank Rikabra
Hampton, Virginia
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015

Generally tasteless appetizers and entrees, very slow service and pretty grimy table with bug issues thrown in for good measure. I'm definitely not a whiner, but I would not recommend this place when there are other far better choices nearby. Absolutely the worst to stones I've ever had, the chicken and fish entrees just plain sucked, the fish bite and... More 

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Thank duffpilot
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

The food, service and atmosphere were great. I recommend you give it a try if you plan to travel to Cabo Rojo.

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Thank Lu P
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013

This place is laid back and very relaxed atmosphere. Its completely open so no way to have AC but I was comfortable. The beers were cold and the food was very tasty, I had fried fish with white rice and beans and I must say it was very good!! I will come back again.

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Thank LatinDiva2nv
Puerto Rico
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2013

This is a place that seems to be a local favorite, but I can't really see why... The place looks disgustingly dirty, the bathrooms are a nightmare, the food is awful and the whole structure is situated on a dirty water pond filled with mosquitoes and other bugs. Not even the beers where cold. Never ever will I go back.

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Thank kokylo
Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
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40 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2012

Food is fresh, no air conditioned but nest to a stream and not hot. Food is excellent and the prices are very reasonable. Service is good.

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New Jersey
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2012

Everybody made a big deal about this restaurant and in my opinion it was horrible. The food was not tasty at all. Give me a break, this is Puerto Rico and the food should be very tasty and would have lots of garlic, tomatoes, green peppers, etc (sofrito). I will never go back. If I want to throw money away... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr. 311 km 3.7, Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Cabo Rojo
Description
Hay un grupo abierto de facebook q se llama El balcon de Dixon el mejor rest en cabo rojo. Su propietaria es Joisca Santiago y su num es el 787 254-1248

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?