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El Anzuelo Grill and Cantina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
International, Puerto Rican, Seafood
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Carretera Municipal 466 Villa Pesquera | Bo Guayabos, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
+1 787-688-1613
12:01 - 21:00
Closed now
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Mon 16:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sun 12:01 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Every time I'm in Puerto Rico this is my first stop no matter where on the island. Food is always fresh and staff is always great. The mofongo is to die for, I want that for my last meal.

Thank Ron H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Had dinner there last night. Food was hot, fresh and delicious. I had mojitos (the owner mixed passion fruit with coconut for me), salad and fish tacos. It was definitely my favorite meal out in Isabela. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Kimi C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Had a plate of 2 fish tacos. Super fresh and good- Wasabi mayo is the added twist. Shrimp roll up, same thing good and fresh shrimp cooked just right. Coconut flan for desert was very good. Passion fruit sangria was a hit. Thanks for a good dinner.

Thank Bam C
Selbyville, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

I stumbled upon this little place on a corner in Isabela and was thoroughly impressed. After a long day of traveling I found an excellent order of wings was just what I needed. The next night in this beautiful place offered me the opportunity to bring my family for dinner and again we had an excellent meal. The owner is... More 

Thank Jim B
Chicago, Illinois
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70 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

We attempted to go on a saturday night around 7:30, but they were already full for the evening (( think they close at 9) so the next day we called to make a reservation and this worked out much better. They also are cash only. The menu has all the local dishes as well as some burgers and wraps. Very... More 

Thank dselmal
silver spring
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

Heading east from Jobos beach, turn left before road climbs into Isabelaand you'll be on a laid-back beach road frequented by locals on the weekends. On the right at the start of the beach is El Anzuelo. Outdoor terrace with beach view, friendly staff and quality food at moderate prices make this a find. Seafood, burgers and PR specialties plus... More 

Thank gsmith919
Seguin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Awesome location, very clean and great food. Loved the owner's tips and advice. Open air atmosphere. Was very fresh seafood and everything was made to order. Will repeat business.

Thank Carl J
Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

As "locales", we like to visit Isabela about once a year (during the surf competitions). We found this place through Tripadvisor and the reviews are on point (at least the good ones). We had the fried shrimp with. coconut sauce, the mahi mahi with "tostones" and for dessert we had the "cocada" (best coconut flan I've ever had). All these... More 

Thank maravilla_hp
Isabela, Puerto Rico
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Spectacular views! Love the new location. We have eaten here several times, with family, friends or as a couple. Lunch or dinner. Never disappoints.

Thank Therae A
Isabela, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

What keeps me coming back to this place again and again is the variety of fresh fish they offer. Every time I go they have something different to try, could be mahi-mahi, yellowfin tuna, wahoo, kingfish, whatever the local fishermen are catching at the moment, always fresh and never disappoints, served with your choice of toppings. They also offer killer... More 

Thank loyolajm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
International, Puerto Rican, Seafood
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:01 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:01 - 21:00
12:01 - 21:00
12:01 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Municipal 466 Villa Pesquera | Bo Guayabos, Isabela 00662, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isabela
  • Phone Number: +1 787-688-1613
Ideal for couples or small families. NOT for large groups. The food is always fresh, prepared at the moment. We use local fish and seafood. It is located at the entrance of Villa Pesquera, next to the condominuim Isabela Beach Court, before the basketball court. Scenic view of the Atlantic Ocean. Come and enjoy the sea breeze!!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?