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El Verde BBQ

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Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
09:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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4 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent food and very reasonable on prices! We went here for lunch and dinner one night. This is a very casual place to eat and limited seating but food and prices make up for that

Thank Jlos2121
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good low budget Puerto Rican options. The fried pork and chicken are amazing This is not a scenic location. You are right on the road. But there is plenty of parking. Deserts of flan were small but delicious.

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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were seven coming back from El Yunque, I have driven by for years and never stopped until now, we got roasted pig(specialty), a rotisserie chicken, morcillas, batatas, yuca, arroz con gandules, Amarillos, botellas de agua, all for forty dollars, and everything was good. We save quiet a bit on dinner for stopping here.

Thank Tony P
Rawlins, Wyoming
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here one night and the line of people was a good indication of the food, which was also local in flavor. We were simple with chicken and rice and beans, but they had plenty of other choices. Although there are tables around the building, many people did take-out, but the food and service was good.

Thank Karen W
round lake, il
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is authentic and delicious. It is also affordable. We enjoyed the ribs, pork, mofungo, empanadas and rice. It is located on a major intersection so it is easy to get to. Other customers also were very nice and offered to translate if we needed it.

Thank luv2tvlwithkids
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just go, its right off the autopista going towards Luquillo- Fajardo. True Puerto Rican food, ice cold Medallas(local beer), and inexpensive. If its packed with locals, its where you want to eat!! Thank me later🇵🇷!

Thank MartinidivaPR
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This placed saved us from Melia high priced food. This was the best meal in Rio Grande and it is always busy. A must stop while in the area.

Thank Tdendy
Libertyville, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is extremely local. The first time we went it was on a recommendation of one of the bussers at our resort. We wanted local food! This place delivers. The chicken is perfect and the sides and other meats are great as well. It is open air so good to sit and eat or take back with you to... More 

Thank fczajka
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family was in this area for a wedding and wanted some good authentic food. This place hit the mark. We were very pleased and had leftovers!

Thank Mary C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is very good and authentic. They are very inexpensive and the servings were generous! There were five of us and we ordered a few things to pick off of each other and we still had left overs. Very good food and good pina coladas! Perfect for a quick bite!

Thank Melissa S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
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: 787-887-0958

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