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El Verde BBQ

Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
+1 787-887-0958
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (143 reviews)
“pork” (71 reviews)
“plantains” (60 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

Great road side food we always go here to eat the people are friendly. there is always a variety of fresh food . normally always very busy. cheap and good road side food

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank markm5386
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Get home late and don’t want to cook and looking for typical Puerto Rican dishes this is the safe it bet. The flavor the personal attention from the team are the best. Minimum stop once a week.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Rrivera11
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Por años he comido aquí por su comida rica, ambiente casual y gente simpática. Los mejores! Ayer además demostraron honestidad cuando me devolvieron intacta mi wallet q olvidé en un banquito. Apoyémoslos! A comer pollo y costillas en El Verde BBQ!!! For years I have...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Ixza
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

You could not say from its curb appeal, but man Puertorican food at its best. If you are on your way to the rsinforest or back from Luquillo Beach make sure you plan to stop and be part of it.

Date of visit: July 2018
3  Thank Kokianoha
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

The lines are long, so be ready to wait. Food is usually good. Don’t now what happened . The rice was a little hard and they gave us a lot of fat of the pork.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank liccycruz
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

I don’t mind slow service if the food is worth the wait but overall the food isn’t. The chicken IS tasty and the yuca with garlic sauce is unexpectedly great but the rice was a greasy mess and the tostones were surprisingly not good. What...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank vfloro
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Did a quick stop here after it came up on our map search for food. So glad we stopped. Parking around back is usually available. Lots of locals eating here. Friendly staff worked with our limited Spanish ability with amused smiles. Ordered lunch for 7...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Stansuzi
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Been there several times but last time really disappointed. Pork was dry and reheated to point it was tough -not usually like that. Maybe it was just an "off" day so maybe ask if you can have a small taste before buying. Fast service and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank conner19
Reviewed 2 April 2018

the place is quite slow to get your food. the food themselves are decent but it takes very long time, and sometimes the queue's order is messed up.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank yuanxiz2016
Reviewed 1 April 2018

If you are looking for ambiance, go somewhere else. If you are going to for good tasting PR BBQ, you will leave pleased. Our group basically ordered one of everything and everyone seemed to enjoy everything they had to offer. Bring an appetite, you will...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank elgmar
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Questions & Answers
15 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from MartinidivaPR | Reviewed this property |
Hi- if youre coming from the airport its right off the autopista- From Luquillo it is about 8-10 min depending on traffic-- I dont love tourist traps or recommending them- and this is simple and delicious. Enjoy
15 June 2017|
Response from Alan S | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I didn't get to your question in a timely manner !
7 March 2017|
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Response from Andrea F | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. We had our meal as carry out (take away).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rio Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 787-887-0958
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