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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, American, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Carratera191, Km 1.1 | Loiza, Rio Grande 00772, Puerto Rico
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11 - 20 of 223 reviews

Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch. The server offered us a three meat plate with Churrasco, gallina and ribs and let me say it was delicious. Also ordered plastelillos made with beef and mashed banana. Blew our minds. Never had before but now Love Puerto Rican food.

Thank LuvLiza28
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Great food and drinks, loved it that the chef came out and talked to us. Huge portions. Had steak skirt, ribs, and house sangria.

Thank Don S
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Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Nice cozy little place, with a wonderful view of the river! All dishes ordered at the table were just perfect, could not have gone better. I only have two things too warn you about: Outdoor eating only, so expect a couple of fly's around and...More

Thank Street_Bob2007
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Nice stop conveniently located on 191 north of the rain forest. Live music, good food, definitely worth a stop.

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Great restaurant coming down the mountain, they serve great BBQ and Puertorican food, good for families and large groups of people, food and service are great, definitely would recommend.

Thank Grey0590
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

We stopped here from our way back to El Yunque National Forest. I got ribs with fried yuca and my husband got the pork loin with filled with yuca. The service was great!

Thank cpt007
Reviewed 19 June 2015

We were looking for a good place to eat during our stay on the east end of the island. We looked at the reviews and decided to try this restaurant. We were very pleasantly surprised. The food was awesome and the service was excellent. When...More

2  Thank VickieMOwensboro
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Would normally never stop in a place like this but I read past reviews. Seating outside is a blast and the ribs were the best I ever had (I am not a rib expert) Food and drinks are real good.

Thank TripleCrownWinner
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Beautiful spot, great food, super service. Higher end, Best food we had on our trip, and our server was terrific, friendly and helpful, plus the rum shot at the end didn't hurt! Gorgeous location and convenient to the rain forest

1  Thank Leslie C
Reviewed 31 May 2015

We lucked into Barbakoa as we were leaving El Yunque rainforest too hungry to make it back to San Juan, where we had planned to have dinner. This place along the road by the river looked appealing so we pulled in. So glad we did!...More

Thank explore961
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Groups
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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