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Restaurante El Tenedor

$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Steakhouse, Wine Bar
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1 Calle Emilia Principe, Juncos 00777-3100, Puerto Rico
+1 787-734-6573
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Naguabo
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106 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I had visited many years ago and vaguely remember the place except for the fact that I enjoyed the good. This time was not different the food was excellent in presentation, quality and taste. Service was great. I really loved the structure, it's beatiful. Did my homework and it was a distillery from 1915-1942.

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Thank lizakq
Angel V, Public Relations Manager at Restaurante El Tenedor, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review. Really glad you liked the food and the space. Have a nice day. More 

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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This place has the best skirt steak in the entire Island! What a delicious treat. Let me tell you something. Im a pescatarian, but I if I could eat here every day I wouldn't be. Thumbs up! Bring in all of your friends to try! Definitely recommend.

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Thank Krystal D
Angel V, Public Relations Manager at Restaurante El Tenedor, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review! We are very glad you loved our food! Will love to have you back in our restaurant. Have a good day! More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I highly recommend El Tenedor Rest, the food is extremly fresh, and delicious. As an appetizer we ordered gratinated sausage with manchego chesse, 2 orders of Filet Mignon and 2 orders of Sirloin, on the side fried plantains, potatoes aeoli and Don Julio rice. It is very difficult to choose the best, every entree was extremly delicious.

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Thank Elizabeth R
Angel V, Public Relations Manager at Restaurante El Tenedor, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review! We look forward to having you in our restaurant again. Have a great day! More 

Caguas, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Is not the same like they used to be. The food is low quality and its seems like they were closing. Its a sad experience

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Thank cadabo917
Angel V, Public Relations Manager at Restaurante El Tenedor, responded to this review
Google Translation

Saludos, sentimos mucho que su experiencia en el Tenedor no haya sido la mejor. ¿Que no le gusto de la... More 

juncos PR
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Good place,clean,relax,attentive staff,the parking it's not so big so in the weekend I guess you have to be early.Not pricey.And the food was good.

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Thank sagsat
Angel V, Public Relations Manager at Restaurante El Tenedor, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review! We look forward to having you again in our restaurant. More 

Fort Collins, Colorado
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242 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

My wife and I had dinner at this spot and enjoyed the meal. I had the ribs which were tasty, and my wife had the osso bucco which was fabulous. The decor has the feel of a restaurant in Spain. Not a cheap option, but if you're looking for meat, this is a good spot!

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Thank Krivokrasov
Angel V, Public Relations Manager at Restaurante El Tenedor, responded to this review

Hello Krivokrasov! We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to our restaurant. Thanks for the nice review. Hope to have you back sometime in the near future. Have a nice day! More 

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

I was very disappointed in my last visit. I used to go a lot when I worked in the area 18 years ago, and was the best steak house in the east cost. Not any more. I found it extremely expensive and with all they charged, they served me only one compliment and in hard plastic oval plates, like the... More 

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Thank Gianna-I
Angel V, Public Relations Manager at Restaurante El Tenedor, responded to this review

Hello Gianna, we are sorry you had a bad experience with us. We will address this issue as soon as possible. We would love to have you back someday. Have a nice day and thanks for your honest review. More 

Puerto Rico
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Food here is very delicious, the staff is very polite and the atmosphere is definetly very different. Great place to go on a date.

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Thank mayraq2013
Angel V, Public Relations Manager at Restaurante El Tenedor, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed our restaurant. Have a nice day! More 

Delray Beach, Florida
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290 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Best Steaks in the region Best green and sweet plantains Excellent Spanish decor with a lot of history Spacious comfortable seating Friendly people. Good food and variety The best in Juncos Do not forget the skirt steak!!!

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Thank uchype
Angel V, Public Relations Manager at Restaurante El Tenedor, responded to this review

The Skirt Steak is really that GOOD, isn't it? Thanks for your honest review. We will see you soon at El Tenedor. Have a great day. More 

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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

Best Skirts stake with Mamposteao Rice. Nice ambience, great service. You have to have a chance to go visit.

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Thank Rachel B
Angel V, Public Relations Manager at Restaurante El Tenedor, responded to this review

Hello Rachel. We are glad that you liked our food and service. Thanks for the kind review and we would love to have you back. Have a nice day. 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 5 - USD 55
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Steakhouse, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Calle Emilia Principe, Juncos 00777-3100, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Juncos
  • Phone Number: +1 787-734-6573
Description
Founded in 1974 by Julio Mantero. Our restaurant is located inside an antique distillery that operated from 1915 to 1942. El Tenedor has an amazing locale that boasts Scandinavian and Mediterranean architecture and is exquisitely decorated with antique objects. El Tenedor is the best Steakhouse in Puerto Rico. We offer the best meat, the best price and the best service all in an exclusive location.

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