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El Pecos

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Ariapita Avenue | Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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San Francisco, California
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this buffet and was happy to see that it offered Pastelless ( a trini dish) all year around. The sanitation is monitored and the food is yummy. You definitely need to go here to experience a Trinidad style buffet. Worth the drive and if you go at lunch, it is worth the wait.

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Thank Quills G
Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always fresh...a good variety to choose from...tasty..fingerlicking.. affordable. As good as Mama's cooking.

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Thank ccelestine2017
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Serve yourself, plenty of choice, pay by the weight. Usually a queue but moves fast. You're sure to find something you fancy, vegetarian options.

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Thank Rose L
Trinidad
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226 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a quick meal one can have a variety to choose from. The price are reasonable and the meals are tasty.

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Thank Lionel L
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A self service, purchase by weight quick serve restaurant which as built a quick reputation for value, consistency and great food. The concept is simple while options are wide enough to stop for lunch daily without having the same meal twice all week. Great spot.

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Thank Christopher A
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick but good local food with a nice variety of dishes. Always a pleasure to go there and the place is very clean.

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Thank roxyho
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great way to sample a little of all the local food. It's a buffet, and usually has a great selection. But unlike other local places, it's not intimidating for a foreigner to go there.

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Thank Jeff H
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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134 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're searching for Caribbean/Trini/Creole cuisine look no further. Slip on a glove, pick up the tongs and you're off loading up your plate and any of the dozens of dishes laid out for you to select the platter of your heart's desire! Callallo, corn pie, plantains, cassava, salads, stewed pork, lamb, curried this or that, soup de jour... It's... More 

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Thank Gwen23_12
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is clean but the staff is rude. I waited about three mintes to buy a bottle of sprite only because the caahiwe was busy chatting with her friend about weekend plans and phobia going to text whom. When I interrupt they both looked at me annoyed. The good is over priced and tasteless..it sure was missing the Trini... More 

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Thank Cheryl R
Brooklyn, New York
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Our driver have taken us to this restaurant and said he has eaten there several times. We love the variety of food the atmosphere and how inexpensive it is to eat there. This is a gem not to be ignored. El Pecos you are on the money

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Thank Daria T

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ariapita Avenue | Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Trinidad  >  Port of Spain

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