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El Racar Seafood Restaurant

Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican, Spanish
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Rte 987 | Las Croabas, Fajardo 00738, Puerto Rico
+1 787-801-0413
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Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Of all the places we've eaten in this area this week, this is the worst!!! Inattentive servers, seafood not fresh, very unwelcoming atmosphere! Try another right down the road.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 March 2016

We brought fresh fish and lobster to El Racar twice after spearfishing trips, they hooked us up right!

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Thank movingstl
Asheville, North Carolina
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Excellent grilled local snapper with a side of red beans and rice. Conch dumpling as appetizer. Fair sangria. Friendly and efficient waitstaff. We were the only tourists in the place. There was a sizeable group of locals eating when we did. Beautiful sea view.

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Thank Jim B
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

The food is great for a very good price and drinks are very reasonably priced!! It may not look very attractive from the outside but its a local favorite.

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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

This is a convenient place to eat if you're going to do the bioluminescent bay tour in Fajardo. The food was good, though the service was a tad on the slow side, at least for us. It seemed that other tables got their food faster.

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Thank Brian J
Rochelle, Illinois
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Went for early dinner.. Food was great but our waitress had little English. Made it hard to order since couldn't ask questions and menu wasn't very helpful for those of us limited to English. Shrimp stew was great. Sara had shrimp creole w mofongo which was great also. Sangria wasn't very good but medalla beer was cold!

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Thank Loyd P
Manhattan, New York, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Stuffed lobster with shrimp and mofongo on the side. Now that was an unbelievable meal. The drinks and food at this local spot are delicious. This restaurant is dear to my heart because I was here last year and I returned again this year. I was completely surprised that the staff remembered me and my best friend. They were very... More 

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Thank Lizrivera
New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I've been to Puerto Rico twice and stayed at El Conquistador which is a ten minute walk to the local restaurants. The restaurant is right where all the locals hang and eat their meals after a long full day of work. I've gone back twice for the Stuffed lobster which is filled with shrimp, scallops and lobter-soo delicious. Ricky and... More 

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Thank AJewles
Fenton, Missouri
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

The location of this local open air eatery sits right across from the ocean and is enjoyed by the locals and tourists who choose to explore just outside the El Conquistador resort. But be prepared to also be joined by the local roosters, chickens, and dogs just outside, which offers a unique feel. The food is great and a welcome... More 

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Chicago, IL
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14 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 January 2016

The food was good and the price was average. There is a little bit of a view across the street to the water. We had the tostones and mofongo stuffed with chicken. Both were good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte 987 | Las Croabas, Fajardo 00738, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Fajardo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-801-0413

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