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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 10 April 2017

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...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 6 April 2017 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...More

Thank luv2tvlwithkids
Reviewed 3 April 2017 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
Reviewed 2 April 2017

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
Reviewed 2 April 2017

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...More

Thank fczajka
Reviewed 31 March 2017

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
Reviewed 29 March 2017 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...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Food was delicious. It is not AMERICAN BBQ. No BBQ sauces. It is all cooked on a rotisserie rather than deep fried. Very fresh. Very PR style counter order, picnic tables. Food was good, price very reasonable

Thank Gretchen G
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

My first meal in PR was here, it took literally forever to order. The food was good but the meats were a little dry. The rice and beans were amazing and the fried batata was so good loved it! For better meats go to Bebos...More

Thank Shaina318
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This place is busy. And inexpensive. But it is fast food taken from a steam table. Upon seeing all the food sitting out, my stomach told me "don't eat here!" And we left.

Thank Bobby159
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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