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El Malecon Restaurant

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5592 Broadway, Bronx, NY 10463-5519
+1 718-432-5155
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06:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 00:00
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Gales Ferry, Connecticut
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food. This restaurant is very loud and very busy. I didn't feel rushed but you can tell that is constantly on the go. There's a line to sit down so most likely you are going to wait to sit. We did go on a Saturday around 5pm so it was busy but we didn't have to wait, right... More 

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Thank arecibena
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I only order take out when I'm desperate and even then the delivery time average is 45mins to 1hr & 15mins. If you call they will say it's on its way even without asking for your information! If you decide to pick up there will still be a wait time but it's much better than ordering. The food is ok... More 

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Thank SharitoJ
Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This place has amazing food and good prices... Their chicken Mogongo is GREAT. The restaurant is always crowded but you have the option to sit outside too.

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Thank GeoKarent2014
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Terrific experience, looks like they think they are in DUBAI or any other expensive city, when they're actually located at the crowdy and slappy County of Bronx in NY. Que Mofongo, and by the way, IT'S RIDICULOUSLY SMALL, (I'M NOT BEING FATTY OR FOODIE) But please... also people talking LOUD, AND screaming all the time. HORRIBLE! If you're looking for... More 

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Thank César I
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

On vacation visiting family have eaten there twice once for dinner and then breakfast. Both times food was great but service was intermittent. I ordered over price natural juices but it was very watery. I was expecting it to compare to the food but was left dissatisfied. Could be a great restaurant if improve customer service and it's natural drink... More 

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Thank Benjamin D E
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

To whom it may concern I am writing this to inform customers that in El Malecon restaurant there is very poor service the managers are rude especially Valentino he is very rude he does not know how to speak to customers he goes back and forth in an argument with a customer even if he knows that he is wrong... More 

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Thank Alberto R
Orlando, Florida
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Food was delish and fast! Quick to bring breakfast. Can improve customer service..be more welcoming and courteous. Venue was very modern and clean.

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Thank Gia P
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We sat outside watching the people go by and the cars stop to pick-up there very reasonably priced meals. (You know its good when the cops pull up and run in grab their order). We had a rotisserie chicken and the beef dish, it was quite tasty. The Yellow rice is exceptional.

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Thank mary s
Bronx, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

I come here all the time with my family to eat dinner. The rotisserie chicken is amazing. I recommend having it with rice and black beans. Everything else on the menu is good but it's a bit pricey compared to other Dominican restaurants.

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Thank Angelvmendez
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

I recently was in the neighborhood and decided to go eat there with my family. The kids and myself enjoy the picadera of chicharron de pollo, longaniza and masita. We know that it is not on the menu but they usually ask the chef and he makes it. Pricing is not an issue. The waiter this day decided that he... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 00:00
Monday
06:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 00:00
Thursday
06:00 - 00:00
Friday
06:00 - 00:00
Saturday
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5592 Broadway, Bronx, NY 10463-5519
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx
  • Phone Number: +1 718-432-5155

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