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Ernestina's

$$ - $$$Caribbean, Latin,
Cll. Soledad, Luquillo, Puerto Rico
+1 787-525-5701
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grouper” (8 reviews)
“tostones” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 3:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cll. Soledad, Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

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

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

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

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Thank BurgerLover88
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cll. Soledad, Luquillo, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Luquillo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-525-5701
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