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Pura Vida

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295 Palmas Inn Way | Palmanova Plaza, Palmas del Mar, Humacao 00791-6181, Puerto Rico
+1 787-914-0316
16:30 - 00:00
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Sun 16:30 - 00:00
Tue - Wed 16:30 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 16:30 - 02:00
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Tampa, Florida
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104 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

the food was great! it's located in a small plaza in palmas del mar. The food wasn't expensive either. I will definitely go back!

Thank cgarcia0907
Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We came to Pura Vida after it being recommended by a condo owner. The food was delicious and Manny treated us well. We will be back!

Thank Jennifer M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Not only is the food phenomenal but so is the service. You never have a long wait & everyone is very friendly. From the owner Ivan, to Dante, to Louis. If you're not familiar with the food of Puerto Rico, Dante will definitely steer you in the right direction. The Mofungo, Skirt Steak w/Plantains, Jambalaya, or even the plaintanillas are... More 

Thank SRW0604
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

On our honeymoon my wife and I were struggling to find good food. Went to Pura Vida in the Palmas and we were blown away. Dante was the best. He took care of us and everything came fast. The Jambalaya was the best. Definitely set a new standard for me. We'll be eating there again before we leave the island.... More 

Thank Robert A
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing, everything that our server, Dante, suggested was excellent. The stuffed plantains with skirt steak and the trifungo were on the money. Honestly, everything we had we enjoyed!!! The service itself was also great, staff made sure the cups of water were always filled and were very attentive to us. My family had a pleasant chat with... More 

Thank Yesen J
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Manny did an awesome job taking care of us and making sure we had a great dining experience. He explained several dishes for us and answered all our questions. We were even offered complimentary shots for the table. Food was very interesting and authentic but also had some good options for kids. Margaritas were excellent.

Thank Dylan Z
Omaha, Nebraska
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

If you are looking for a great meal in Palmas Del Mar, you can’t go wrong here. The owner Ivan and his staff do an excellent job with this restaurant. The restaurant is located inside the Palmas Del Mar complex at the Palmanova Plaza. If you're not familiar with the plaza, it is the central commercial area of Palmas -... More 

Thank castillo74
Newark, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The food was more than satisfying and Dante was an excellent waiter! He recommended every dish that we tried and we were not disappointed. Best food I've had thus far on the island.

Thank kiarenae
Philadelphia, PA
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here the other night and it was wonderful. Ivan, the owner, introduced himself, and was very accommodating. Manny, our server, was excellent. We enjoyed the food very much!

Thank mrklunk
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I stopped in twice with family and friends for a great dinner. A nice out door setting in the middle of a paradise. The food was so good. My wife is kind of a picky eater and I was afraid she wasn't going to enjoy but she ordered a plantain kind of breaded chicken breast with a mango and guava... More 

Thank sixto f

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295 Palmas Inn Way | Palmanova Plaza, Palmas del Mar, Humacao 00791-6181, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Humacao
  • Phone Number: +1 787-914-0316

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