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La Playita Restaurant & Bar

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Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Central American, Puerto Rican, Pub
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6 Calle Amapola | Isla Verde, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979-7244, Puerto Rico
+1 787-791-1115
Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 - 22:00
Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for a late afterrnoon, post flight dinner. Of course the place wasn't busy and we sat right on the water. Service was typical Latin American, slow but friendly. The hummus was surprisingly good. The shrimp wrap was tasty and the shrimp mofungo was excellent. The house signature rum drink was also excellent, served in a carved coconut.... More 

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2 Thank Brad S
Schroon Lake, New York
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015

Accidentally came across this place 5 years ago and keep coming back year after year. Small quaint outdoor restaurant with the best view you'd ever want. Great food and wonderful service. It's a few blocks from the main street, Isle Verde, but within walking distance. We love this place.

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Thank GaGirl_13
Annapolis, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

We were staying at the Ritz Carlton and wanted to try some Puerto Rican food. After reading the reviews we decided to give this place a try. And it was totally worth it. First we were a bit skeptical about the streets on the way there, (it is about a 10 minutes walk from the Ritz) but it was fine.... More 

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Herzlia, Israel
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

Very relaxing place to chill, Mojito was excellent! interesting and tasty dishes. If you are in the area- drop by and see what you like on the menu :)

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Thank danatm
Illinois
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

We stayed in Puerto Rico on a Thursday night prior to a flight Friday to the USVI. At the pool bar and at the hotel front desk I asked the same question I ask all over the world when I travel. "If you could go dinner tonight - where would you go?" The answer was the same from both people... More 

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3 Thank Mari K
Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

This place's level of formality did not command the prices on the menu. However. 1) Staff was very friendly, though a bit slow. 2) Food was delicious. And 3) nice waves breaking below you on the dock. Try the Playita salad - scrumptious plus mashed plantains to fill you up so it makes a meal.

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Thank BabbaKeith
Fort Worth, Texas
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015

Walked from hotel to nice waterfront, Had drinks only but enjoyed of visit. Bartenders very friendly and responsive. I'll be back!

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

This place never disappoints gorgeous views, great food and the Coco Locos are nice and strong. Very quaint and cozy. Visited with my boyfriend several times.

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Thank Jessica S
finger lakes NY
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193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

Eight of us arrived at La Playita around 1:30 on Monday for lunch. I think we overwhelmed them, as service was slow, but the lunches were very good. I ordered a fish in plantain dish (and I'll not be correct but will try anyway in naming), Tostones? fried and mashed plantain with fish in the center, it was tasty and... More 

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Stoughton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

A short walk from the major Isla Verde Hotels this little gem offers casual dining right on the water-- a little high tide splash over possible on the lower deck. Menu ranges from Burgers and Wraps to a solid list of moderately priced entrees. Drinks are terrific-- try CocoLoco or Margaritas. The Burgers and Wraps are served with excellent French... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 27
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Central American, Puerto Rican, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Calle Amapola | Isla Verde, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979-7244, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Carolina  >  Isla Verde
  • Phone Number: +1 787-791-1115

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