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El Verde BBQ

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Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
787-887-0958
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09:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Lake City, Florida
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307 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We love to eat where the locals eat when we travel. We found reviews for this restaurant and knew that it was for us. The main problem is deciding what to order it all looked great. We ended up with the chicken, pork,mofungo, sweet potato, sweet plantains and the seasoned rice. Everything was great, but the pork was really good.... More 

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Lake City, Florida
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463 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We decided to try El Verde after reading the reviews. The young man helping us was very friendly and helpful and the food was great. I had 1/2 chicken, which was more rotesserie than BBQ, and was excellent. We also tried the pork and although, not like the BBQ we are used to in the states, it was excellent as... More 

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Thank travlingal51
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our tour guide Hector recommended this place, and he was right. The BBQ chicken is more like the rotisserie chicken we have in the States, but best chicken ever! We each ate half a chicken--it was so good. This is more known for carry-out, as there aren't that many seats there for dine-in.

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Tidioute
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can tell when a place is good when the locals line up 6 deep around the order area day after day. No disappointments here. We had the whole chicken, ribs, tostones, rice and beans, all fresh and seasoned to cooking perfection. Maybe the best roasted style chicken I have ever had anywhere! Very affordable with authentic Puerto Rican dishes.... More 

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Thank Robert D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious chicken and extremely affordable. My husband and I got a whole chicken rotisserie style, rice with red beans, and sweet plantains along with a frozen sangria for only 18.00. we were full and had food left over for the next day. Highly recommend it.

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Thank fbayham
Oakland, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went nearly a year ago and this is still one of the best meals I had in PR. Super friendly staff, delicious food, and stray cats to feed leftovers to

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Thank Tara B
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Their roasted chicken (puertorrican style) is the best in the area. They also prepare great ribs. To be honest...this is the place to if you want a taste of the local cusine.

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Sugar Hill, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Someone recommended us this place at the hotel, They sell roasted pork, rice, yucca and blood sausage.My brother and sister in law said the sausage was excellent. They had small fried pieces of pork which they didn't like.My wife and I had the roasted pork and the ribs with rice. The pork was good and so was the rice. The... More 

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Arlington, VA
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For what this place is, a roadside open air restaurant, this place is really a great option if you want to try authentic Puerto Rico food. There is ample parking around back, so don't bother with the chaotic parking scene out front. Also, there is a lot of additional seating around tne corner of the building just out of site... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Is a great place with good food, good service at a reasonable price. A great reference point to meet up with friends and family for a good time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr 3 Int 186 Esq Entrada al Verde, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rio Grande
  • Phone Number: 787-887-0958

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