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Ernestina's

$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican, Spanish
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Cll. Soledad, Luquillo, Puerto Rico
Today
11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place for lunch. Local puertorican plates. Quiet and very clean. Friendly staff. Not fancy but good food!

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Thank Luis R
Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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153 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like their cheap lunch menu. Food is fresh and and service is good. Some people don't like that the place has no window but i don't mind because it has good AC.

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Thank AbroadDreams
Atlanta, Georgia
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We got recommendations for a good local lunch place and were directed to Ernestina's. We were not disappointed, as it was very good. My first time having mofongo, which was a little heavy, but very good.

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Thank pixelPilot
San Juan-Puerto Rico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Best restaurant in Luquillo-Puerto Rico. Lunch specials are $7.00, 11am to 3pm. Fish, salad and soda or bottled water. Delicious food.

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Thank Rosaligia
Livingston, Texas
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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. Dinner portions are large. Lunch is a great value. Restaurant is owned by a local family. The food is excellent. They take a personal interest in you and make sure you have a great experience. When you get tired of fast food and pinchos come here for some real food.

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Thank JibaroTraveller
Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Had the chicken breast (which was huge) with mofongo and salad and I have to say it was the best mofongo I've had; so flavorful and juicy!. Go for the lunch special from 11 to 3pm. Cheese flan and delicious but small.

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Thank Joss R
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Great quality food prepared with home made ingredients wit great puertorican flavor - best lunch place in town 🍴! And you can't beat the price....

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Thank Yvonne F
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Located just behind a church in Luquillo's town square is this modest but charming restaurant. The menu has something for every taste. Beef, pork, poultry, and seafood, all accompanied with rice and beans, tostones (smashed green plantains), french fries and mofongo. They open for lunch from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday and for dinner Friday and Saturday.... More 

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Thank Julio G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Go here if you want authentic Puerto Rican food, really reasonable, with vibrant decor and great character. The food tastes homemade it is so delicious. And the kids ate all their dishes and I ate all the Mofongo relleno de pollo con salsa criolla. I will probably dream about it. The only bad part is I was too full for... More 

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Thank christina f
Beijing, China
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99 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Lovely place, love their Mofongo (plantain), as well as the seafood. The place is very nicely decorated with a feeling of the seaport. The staff are quite friendly as well.

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Thank xyangt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cll. Soledad, Luquillo, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Luquillo

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