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Barbakoa - CLOSED

Carratera191, Km 1.1 | Loiza, Rio Grande 00772, Puerto Rico
+1 787-354-5977
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
2 Apr 2016
“Unfortunately This Place is Closed!”
19 Feb 2016
“Sad they moved”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Caribbean, Puerto Rican
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Carratera191, Km 1.1 | Loiza, Rio Grande 00772, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 223 reviews

Reviewed 3 April 2016

We were looking forward to going there again, we had stopped here for lunch on our last trip to the island, decided to go for dinner Easter Sunday, when we got there the placed had closed down, the sign for restaurant was down and there...More

2  Thank Bori2
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

They moved and don't even post new pics. Half of the appeal was their location. Loved being down by the river and relaxing, not in the middle of a busy area😢

2  Thank hippeewannabee
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

This gem is pleasing to the eye and palate! The atmosphere is colorful, sophisticated and relaxing. The food is bursting with flavor and the mojito's are dreamy! Not an inexpensive meal but it's definitely worth it! Go....go now!

1  Thank TammyTay
Reviewed 26 August 2015

This is a great place to eat on your way to/from El Yunque rainforest. The setting here was beautiful, the food was great and the people were really friendly and genuine!

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We found this place by accident on our first evening adventure into the rain forest and we LOVED it. The food was so great and the atmosphere was awesome! We had dinner at dusk with the sounds of the rain forest all around us. My...More

Thank Brandi O
Reviewed 13 August 2015

The server was very well trained on the menu and the offerings off the menu , he took really good care of us ,Food was delicious and beer was very cold ,There was live music and you can just walk from your table to the...More

1  Thank Ricardo V
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Like so many folks, we stopped here for a late lunch after visiting El Yunque and based upon prior Trip Advisor reviews. We were certainly not disappointed. Service was great. We were a group of 5 and a bit tight on the picnic tables. The...More

Thank HogsWild
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Nice setting and service, but I was out for takeout vegetarian. Had a couple of veg and cassava dishes. The sweet potato fries are great, and barbecue sauce is out of this world! Ask for it as a dipping sauce with everything you get!

Thank Winston27
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed the experience as much as the food, and the food was great. The riverside setting was a pleasant respite from hiking. Servers welcomed us graciously and helped us understand the extensive menu

Thank mary c
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

The yuca appetizer was delicious, as well as the freshly caught yellow tail tempura with tartar sauce.... Asesomeness...My hubby ordered the ribs and Barbakoa's criollo rice with sausage. If visiting El Yunque pay a visit to Barbakoa.

Thank MonVilla
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Caribbean, Puerto Rican
Good for
View, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carratera191, Km 1.1 | Loiza, Rio Grande 00772, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rio Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 787-354-5977
  • E-mail
Barbakoa Restaurant MOVED from El Yunque PR to the Beach in Piñones P.R is a New exciting Location on road PR-187 Kilometer 18.0 You will see BarbaKoa Restaurant if coming from San Juan and pass Isla Verde into Piñones road 187 on the left side right on the Beach. BarbaKoa Restaurant Grand Opening in Piñones will be the END OF NOVEMBER please call first number above. A pleasant beautiful outdoor area at the Beach with a relaxing ocean view. We have great friendly service, good prices and Live Salsa Music every Saturday & Sunday where you can Dance on the Beach come visit us and have fun. Come and experience Barbakoa by the Sea is an exceptional restaurant!
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