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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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71 - 80 of 223 reviews

Reviewed 9 September 2014

My aunt and uncle took us to el yunque and on our way back they decided to stop by Barbakoa..best decision EVER!! I've never experienced such hospitality and the food was like nothing I have ever had!! When I come back I'll make sure to...More

Thank travmanni
Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

In use of trip advisor , i seriously say this is my top of list to eat .. ask for Eric . Great server! He will tell you specials .. Thats not on menu.. Sit back relax and enjoy the river stream and music and...More

Thank Camille L
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

The food was excellent, our server Eric was knowledgable and did a great job. The ambiance was amazing, we ate on a small table next to a stream while it showered on and off. It was awesome. Probably more than I wanted to pay but...More

Thank Preston M
Reviewed 31 July 2014

We stopped by in our way down from climbing El Yunque. The place is big and the river runs on the back of the property so you have a nice experience sitting in open air and close to nature. What is not so nice are...More

1  Thank jayinpr
Reviewed 30 July 2014

This was a fun place to stop & have dinner on our way out of the rainforest. It's not fancy- open air, mostly outdoor seating with tiki torches by the river and a fun bar area with dance music. The restroom is very modern &...More

1  Thank Laura M
Reviewed 30 July 2014

The seating is all outside (some covered areas) at the bottom of the Rain Forest and beside a shallow tributary of the Rio Grande. My kids (ages 5 & 7) played with the owners grandson (age 9) in the shallow tributary while waiting for our...More

Thank Eddie H
Reviewed 29 July 2014

We stopped here before our zipline tour in El Yunque for lunch and I'm sure glad we did. The food was some of the best I had in Puerto Rico. Good portion sizes and amazing flavor. I had the turkey with sausage rice, the meat...More

1  Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

Let me start that if you are visiting El Yunque or JungleQui I say stop here for food first. Outside seating with adequate shade and the river behind you is such an experience. The server was great despite our translation issues but she was patient...More

1  Thank Trekei
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Stopped after El Yunque for lunch. Entrees were pricey but HUGE. Mango frappe was thick with fruit and enough for a meal. We split chicken dinner and took the 2 lb thick turkey breast home for a full dinner. Beautiful setting alongside running clear stream.

1  Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

After being at the rainforest my friends and I were starving so on the way down we decided to stop at Barbakoa. The welcoming was good. There was 11 of us. The waitress was a mess. She was all confused with the plates. She didn't...More

2  Thank Alexandra M
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Restaurant Details

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