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El Coqui

) #28 of 434 Restaurants in Santa Rosa ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
400 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-6314
+1 707-542-8868
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (32 reviews)
“spanish rice” (6 reviews)
“con carne” (6 reviews)
Opens in 7 min
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
400 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-6314
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant has a nice feel to it and our waitperson was helpful in explaining its Puerto Rican entrees. Our meals were fabulous. To start we had the plantain chips with avocado. This could be a meal in itself. I had the sweet plantain stuffed...More

Thank diamondsprings
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love El Coqui! The food here is amazing. Always friendly, attentive service. I wish they had a patio! This place makes you feel like you're at the beach.

Thank ETAmes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, sangria, coconut flan! Their signature chicken dish is to die for but all of their food is excellent. It's right down town Santa Rosa and easy to find. Great place!

Thank elliefrank6
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Food was awesome. Everything we tried was great. Staff was very friendly and attentive. Chiccharon Chicken was great. Beans and rice were great. Sweet plantains = yum. Best food in downtown Santa Rosa

Thank MrMaikranz
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Not everywhere in the Bay Area can you get authentic Puerto Rican food and this place did not disappoint. Went there for lunch and everyone ate up. Had rice & beans, plantain and chicken. Dessert was limited but delicious as well (coconut ice cream and...More

Thank jaws0202
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

A wonderful home cooked meal can be had here! This is our go to place after a long trip out of the country for delicious ethnic Puerto Rican cuisine. The chicken is moist and full of flavor as the steak encebollao. The green plantains with...More

Thank revett2016
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The son we're visiting who lives in the area suggested El Coqui and we're glad he did. This was a bustling place on a Saturday night, but that was fine -- fun people watching and definitely worth the bit of a wait we had. The...More

Thank pmconno
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have been here a number of times and always have a good meal. There chicken special I always like with the choice of sweet or savory plantains. I would like to try other dishes.

Thank cr1824
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Santa Rosa's only Puerto Rican restaurant does the island proud. Fresh food on limited menu. Would be great to have a seafood dish available.

Thank cs34109
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Good food, full plate of food. The chicken was juicy and tender--excellent. Plenty of plaintain, beans and rice as well. Overall, a good experience. We were there at lunch on a Monday. The food took a little long to arrive, but was good when it...More

Thank sullivan95401
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-6314
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-542-8868
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