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Yia's by Chef Tino

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Latin, Puerto Rican, Spanish
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carr #2 Km.110.3, Isabela, Puerto Rico
+1 787-567-9427
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Quebradillas, Puerto Rico
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. Every time I come here I know that I'm going to to have a great meal. Chef Tino alway have something great for his customers. I had the Prime rib and my wife the Salmon. They were both great. The Yias rice is my favorite.

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Thank Jose S
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small cosy place, that although a little run down, it's much better than the average cafetin you will find in Isabela. The food is fairly good, although large pork chop tasted a little bland and was overcooked for our taste, it was still good enough to enjoy. We had the carryout for lunch just now. Shrimp with... More 

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Thank Jose P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Chef Tino is a master in his craft! He came to our table and explain the whole thing, even made up some special dishes outside of the menu. Great ambiance! Definitely will come back!

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Thank Wit S
The Woodlands, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We had fresh salmon with mango salsa. Tuna tartare. Churrasco steak. Excellent flavors. Beautiful presentation. Ambiance was cozy. Service was fine. Tino made sure we had a great experience. A perfect ending to our time in Isabela.

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Thank JBDuelm
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Incredible food and service. If you're near isabela. Try it! Pasta is great, t-bone amazing!! The black bean soup!!!! Ooh lord!!

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Thank Jaime N
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We came here with normal expectations. Have read other people's reviews and had picked another restaurant just in case this one had the usual mofongo and fried stuff fare (which I don't care for). It's true they could use a better way to deliver the menu (it's just a typed wrinkled 8x11 sheet of white paper), there is no wine... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I've been to Yia's a few time and the food is excellent everytime. The only thing I can say is that the price is a little high for the location and size of the place. The restaurant is a little too dark for what I like.

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Thank Luis T
New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

To justify these kinds of prices, at least average service is required. That wasn't present. Just kinda ruined the good food we were served.

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Thank M C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

I have been here about 3 times and the third time was my last. I loved the food but found there wasn't variety in the menu. Too much yelling from the chef to the cooks and we could hear everything. The service was great but I found the prices a little to elevated for what I was getting.

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1 Thank bannie85
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

I love this place from the first time. The place is clean and elegan. The food have excellent flavor at reasonable prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 50
Cuisine
Latin, Puerto Rican, Spanish
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: carr #2 Km.110.3, Isabela, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isabela
  • Phone Number: +1 787-567-9427
Description
Great restaurant in the NW coast of Puerto Rico. Open for dinner Wed.-Sun. from 4pm

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