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Restaurante El Mamposteao

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$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Spanish
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Bo. Carrizales, Carr. # 2 Km 85.0, Hatillo 00659, Puerto Rico
+1 787-820-2264
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Hatillo, Puerto Rico
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Their rice mamposteado is great. I had a skirt steak with mushroom sauce with it. It was so good I had an additional order made to take home to my hubby. The only thing is they are a bit slow but it is worth the wait.

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Thank carmenmR4320CM
Isabela, Puerto Rico
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Went not knowing what to expect and was surprised to see how great this place really is. The staff was nice. The food great. The sangria was delicious.

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Thank LMP2005
Portland, OR
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a great place to sample a wide variety of Puerto Rican dishes. You're on an island, so go for the fish and seafood. I ordered the Dorado with garlic. For a side, try one made with yuca or plantains - delicious. I suggest you share plates, and leave room for flan or some other dessert. The prices aren't... More 

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45036
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We were on a mission trip and had been eating some fantastic local home made food and a lot of peanut butter sandwiches. We needed a break and stopped in. It was really nice. I felt a little under dressed but they never said a word about it. The staff spoke English which was not necessary but was helpful. I... More 

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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317 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

First visit in a couple of years. The dining room has been remodeled. The menu has several good dishes. All of them with reasonable prices. Three of us ordered Mahi Mahi cooked in different ways. All were fresh and delicious. All the side dishes were excellent. Generous portions. Very friendly service. One of them spoke very good English to my... More 

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Thank golflover26
Montreal, QC
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

The food here is good, but it is overpriced. I ordered a dish and wanted the side to be their specialty "arroz mamposteao". They charged me $4 extra for that. My wife and I were so excited that they offered a plantain soup, only to discover it was likely a green plantain, savory soup, similar to chicken stock, and someone's... More 

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Thank Sunburned77
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Went here to celebrate my friends birthday. The place is really fancy inside. The tables, tablecloths and utilery but the food is nothing out of this world for the price.

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Thank RUTMARY C
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Very cozy yet elegant. The mahi mahi was extremely fresh and mofongo de yuca incredible. Super affordable for the quality of food. Example $15 for the plate I had. Flan de almendra (almond) super creamy and not too sweet. I'm definitely coming back on my next trip!! Have recommended it to everyone!! Pic of the flan

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Thank LizEsc
Hatillo, Puerto Rico
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

The place is beautiful and the waitress and waiter are very friendly. The food is devine and if you like sangria they are the best in Hatillo

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Thank Rose R
Puerto Rico
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88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

A nicely decorated restaurant with Puerto Rican flavors and dishes, famous for its "mamposteao" rice; which is rice cooked with red beans and very lightly toasted in a skillet. From the outside you probably would not think to enter, but once inside, its simple modern decor will sooth you. Good portions, flavors, though service is a bit informal, but it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 30
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bo. Carrizales, Carr. # 2 Km 85.0, Hatillo 00659, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Hatillo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-820-2264

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