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El Verde BBQ

Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
+1 787-887-0958
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork” (66 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great BBQ and anything else. Most of crowd is locals which says something about the service and the food.

Thank wrex123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by on they way to the resort and baby, it was the best decision!!!! The food is great and the customer service matches. We order the slab of ribs, whole chicken, and rice and beans. Even after sitting and eating dinner we had...More

Thank Jessika Olivia J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here a few times during our trip. Very casual with excellent food. The ribs and tostones were the best we've ever had from anywhere (and we eat out often)! The chicken, rice and potatoes were also delicious. Allie and staff were great!

Thank solartwst
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and very reasonable on prices! We went here for lunch and dinner one night. This is a very casual place to eat and limited seating but food and prices make up for that

Thank Jlos2121
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Good low budget Puerto Rican options. The fried pork and chicken are amazing This is not a scenic location. You are right on the road. But there is plenty of parking. Deserts of flan were small but delicious.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were seven coming back from El Yunque, I have driven by for years and never stopped until now, we got roasted pig(specialty), a rotisserie chicken, morcillas, batatas, yuca, arroz con gandules, Amarillos, botellas de agua, all for forty dollars, and everything was good. We...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We ate here one night and the line of people was a good indication of the food, which was also local in flavor. We were simple with chicken and rice and beans, but they had plenty of other choices. Although there are tables around the...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The food here is authentic and delicious. It is also affordable. We enjoyed the ribs, pork, mofungo, empanadas and rice. It is located on a major intersection so it is easy to get to. Other customers also were very nice and offered to translate if...More

Thank luv2tvlwithkids
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Just go, its right off the autopista going towards Luquillo- Fajardo. True Puerto Rican food, ice cold Medallas(local beer), and inexpensive. If its packed with locals, its where you want to eat!! Thank me later🇵🇷!

Thank MartinidivaPR
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This placed saved us from Melia high priced food. This was the best meal in Rio Grande and it is always busy. A must stop while in the area.

Thank Tdendy
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Does El verde BBQ do catering?
7 March 2017|
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Response from Andrea F | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. We had our meal as carry out (take away).
Does El Verde have a website with additional details?
21 June 2016|
Response from Amy K | Reviewed this property |
They have a Facebook page but I didn't see much beyond that.
How do I contact this restaurant to arrange for a party of 20 for January 13 evening? A phone number or website would be helpful.
20 June 2016|
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Response from SydKaty | Reviewed this property |
Very casual - we ate on picnic benches. I don't think there would be enough for a party your size. You might be able to take it to go and enjoy it in a more open ara.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rio Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 787-887-0958
  • E-mail