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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” (141 reviews)
“pork” (70 reviews)
“plantains” (60 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

I cannot recommend this place enough. Five of us ate here and food and cervezas combined was $60. We got 2 whole chickens, blood sausage, fried pork, a mofongo, plantains, ribs, and sweet potatoes. What a steal compared the our hotel, the Gran Melia, down...More

Thank powerhousetravis
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We ordered a 1/2 lb of ribs, a full chicken and a full lb of the yuccas...under $20 and we ate every piece!! Absolutely delicious!! We'd never had yuccas before and were not disappointed...make sure to get garlic on them!!

Thank Jessi C
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Just returned from PR a few days ago, and wanted to write a review while it's still fresh. This grill was just a few miles from where we were staying. Cold beer, reasonable price and the food had plenty of flavor. I could have eaten...More

Thank Figwell
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Great local place off the highway to get some authentic book. We had the puertorican rice, chicken, and ribs! Prices are affordable and worth the wait when you see lines. Oh, and they speak English there, so no need to try and translate while standing...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 June 2017

There is a strip of restaurants about 6 miles f of resort that has a lot f different choices of food at all price ranges. We loved that area.

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This location has local food at a wonderful price.Ask for a taste of items that look interesting to you. The chicken and ribs are a must to try.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend the bbq here. Don't be nervous by the lines, the staff is super helpful and they speak English. The price is right and you will leave full for sure. We had the ribs and pulled pork, along with their sides. We were...More

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Our family of 6 first visited from a local recommend. Went back 3 times during our stay! Large portions and delicious meats. Whole chickens and empanadas were our favorite. The rice is good too. Many local diners, so it must be great!

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The food was very flavorful. Four of us got food for under $40 and we had leftovers. We sample the chicken, ribs, sausage and rice and beans. We really enjoyed all the items.

Thank carriev520
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

BBQ chicken! You must stop here! Great food, mmmmmmmm! We will come back here again! They serve pork as well, rice... plaintains! Ok... im hungry again :)

Thank 54amarilisb
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15 June 2017|
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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