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El Zarten Criollo

$$ - $$$
Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Pizza
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Road 4416 | Sector Piedras Blancas, Aguada, Puerto Rico
+1 787-868-5295
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Deming, New Mexico
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Food took more time than usual, server was not that friendly. Ask if the owner was around, the server said no, when I went to pay the bill the owner was in the restaurant.

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Thank cruzconfe
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Went with my partner, her food was ok. They tried my ribeye three times. Ended up paying 30$ just for the ribeye and me, not satisfied!! Think they have no clue what medium means. Won't visit that place again.

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Thank Gilberto H
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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121 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Both fishes were undercooked in the middle of the filet as well as one of the stuffed chicken breast. Mofongo was good but not great. Family was not impressed as well as the drinks were not cold and no natural juice selection. We visited the restaurant a Sunday morning at 1130am and they were'nt staff ready yet. Sorry...but not visiting... More 

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Thank IT_Professor
Aguada, Puerto Rico
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Have gone a second time but the food is too salty and greasy. Will never return. I love Puerto Rico and delicious tasting food in many restaurants but in this particular restaurant their food is just simply tasteless and salty.

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Thank Happy Traveler C
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The place is comfortable, very good service. Very good for the family, very good food. They have variety of dishes place is comfortable.

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Thank Jessie R
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This is a local restaurant that has a just about a little bit of everything it has pizza chicken fish shrimp A real nice place to be with your family good service good food

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Thank Ray A
Aguada, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

I visited the place for my father's birthday I called early to make a reservation because we were like 15 persons. When we arrive the table wasnt ready and they told us that we have to wait. They gave us the menus so we can order the food while we wait to be seated. We wait like 15 or 20... More 

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Thank jgr90
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

As a first time customer, I am truly amazed on how wonderful and quick the service was and the food was absolutely Delicious!! The waitresses were very polite and very kind and it's a beautiful little establishment. I highly recommend and Definitely will be visiting again!

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Thank Areli_Cordero
Rincon, Puerto Rico
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

Owned by juan and ceci. They never fail to give their customers their moneys worth by serving excellent and fresh food. Great service and great prices.

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Thank Gustavo C
Aguada, Puerto Rico
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2015

Very good meals and excellent services, the prices maintain a good relation between quality and prices. The service is very kindly and professional. Highly recommendable.

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Thank Favi_Espineira

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road 4416 | Sector Piedras Blancas, Aguada, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Aguada
  • Phone Number: +1 787-868-5295
Description
In front of the Elementary School Anselmo Villarubia. phone: (787)868-5295

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