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El Coqui

400 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-6314
+1 707-542-8868
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“plantains” (32 reviews)
“rice” (20 reviews)
“coconut flan” (5 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
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400 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401-6314
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Entering this warm and welcoming small venue, we found an expansive menu of Puerto Rican dishes, which arrived at our table quite quickly. The cod bacalao was superb and plantain dishes quite delicious; what we couldn’t finish was packed in compostable cardboard. Very cordial and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DonL463
Reviewed 11 November 2018

The Puerto Rican food is always something "different." The mofongo is always a welcome change and the various plantain offerings are a real treat. We did have to wait quite a long time for fish so be prepared.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Guhor1966
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Great place for a lively meal. Atmosphere is wonderful, service is great and the food is simply terrific. A true taste sensation with every bite!!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank hselenati
Reviewed 20 September 2018

My mother saw El Coqui on "Check, Please! Bay Area" and wanted to try it. We both thought the food was delicious. They gave generous portions. There was a good selection of dishes for $17. Also the servicer was very attentive.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Otis_T
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Exceptional customer service. Great selection of Puerto Rican food. Reasonably priced and great tasting food!!! Would recommend without hesitation.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank raymond f
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We moved to the Bay Area a few months ago and we were already missing some of our puertorrican cuisine specialties such as mofongo, pollo guisado, tostones, etc. So "googling" we found this Puerto Rican restaurant in Santa Rosa. So we had to give it...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Luisin P
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Service was good, but the food was GREAT! I've never seen plantains cooked in so many different ways. And they were all fantastic. Make sure to try the bottled sauce that's on the tables - it's got a great flavor.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank patty s
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We met a friend for lunch at El Coqui. She was an hour late, so my party of 4 occupied a table sipping on drinks and eating chips for a long time, testing the good nature of our server Miriam, who never wavered in her...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank WahineSistah
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Let me start by stating I was born and raised in Puerto Rico. I consider myself an expert on Puerto Rico food. I consider this place an all star. Not 100%. But more like an adaptation to serve true Puerto Rico with a touch of...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank JTeruelJax
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I don’t associate Puerto Rican food with vegetarian options, but this place has a few. I had the sandwich, which was an avocado spread on nice bread. The plantain chips are Great. It’s a nice restaurant space. Not formal, but nice. Love the music too....More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Hitcher84
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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