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Ernestina's

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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All reviews grouper tostones rice hole in the wall san juan plaza
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

This is CLEARLY the best restaurant in Luquillo, P.R. and one of the best to the east of San Juan. It's buried in a neighborhood that's suffering largely from collapse - barred windows - stray dogs and cats wandering the streets along with down and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 772donaldn
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Located behind the Church on the Plaza. Before 3pm on week days most fish meals are $7, I had the grouper, with tostones and rice, excellent. I would go there everyday but my wife doesn't like the fact that the place has no windows, doesn't...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Chuck L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Encouraged by our hotel to visit this 'authentic' caribbean restaurant, the fish fillet was average, the salad only lettuce and one piece of tomato, and the rice and beans was literally rice with kidney beans on top.........no spices, no flavours. I've had authentic caribbean food...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Simon D
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Served by a local family, the restaurant is clean and welcoming. The food is prepared when ordering, so there is a waiting time. But the taste of the food is second to none. Ribs in sauce, grouper, mofongo, lobster, all exquisite.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Rey C
Reviewed 9 January 2017

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

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Luis R
Reviewed 31 December 2016

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.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank AbroadDreams
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.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank pixelPilot
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.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Rosaligia
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...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank JibaroTraveller
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.

Date of visit: May 2016
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