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Desperado Restaurant Seafood and Steak House

Carr. #3, Km. 29.6, Bo. Carola, Rio Grande 00745, Puerto Rico
+1 787-981-4828
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“ribeye” (11 reviews)
“lobster” (16 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican
££ - £££
Carr. #3, Km. 29.6, Bo. Carola, Rio Grande 00745, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was over priced and not good at all. Ordered pastelillos and tostones the pastelillos had very little meat and not great flavor same for the tostones not much flavor. We went in there for steaks and seafood and they were out of stock...More

Thank thebryners
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a beer, a piña colada, tostones appetizer, and a pastelillo appetizer. Pina colada was order with alcohol and contained none. My wife has an issue with alcohol where she's one and done so where are pretty certain we were hipped on the alcohol in...More

Thank Bigg B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The look of the restaurant doesn't look much but the food and drinks were perfect! We went for a friend's birthday dinner and he loved the food! A must for great food at good value!

Thank kemosabie2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this restaurant for the main purpose of providing a review on a local restaurant for travelers to the area. We have lived in the area for the past two years but have not had an opportunity to visit this establishment. In summary, our...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Food was absolutely delicious! Hands down some of the best we've ever had, from the steaks, to the fried plantains & sauce. Staff was very helpful, on the ball & knowledgeable of food & area! We will return on our next trip. Loved the atmosphere...More

Thank Faith W
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped by mistake and it was perfect!!! Have the stuffed fish or skirt steak!! Perfection!!! Dad had rib eye!! Cooked to perfection. 2 for 1 martinis DELICIOUS!!! Josue was the BEST!!!

Thank Ana-Michelle S
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner on my first night and was really sorry we went there. The steak was dry and kids checked nuggets were sad. The fried red snapper was the only saving grace. Wish had continued driving and gone to Burger King instead!

Thank Subhrangshu D
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This little hole in the wall has good food. Its open air, so bring your bug spray, but a family run joint that has good steaks and lobster We shared a 3 lb stuffed lobster and a Skirt steak. The steak had great flavor, but...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere is clean and service is friendly. When we got there we noticed other tables eating this nice looking lobster stuffed with seafood. It was their speciality so of course we ordered it. It came at a price, $25/lb and an extra $18 for...More

Thank Mcwillow707
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Food here is the best I've had in my Puerto Rican trip thus far!! The shrimp is so delicious, just some really amazing Puerto Rican food. The staff is especially wonderful, very friendly and professional. Overall, great place with a comfortable family environment. :)

Thank Haley B
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How r the prices? Do they accept Master Card?
18 December 2015|
Response from Kim M | Reviewed this property |
The prices are quite high. My tbone steak was $35. It was delicious, but our overall experience and cost for it was that it was slightly overpriced.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$60
Steakhouse, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr. #3, Km. 29.6, Bo. Carola, Rio Grande 00745, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rio Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 787-981-4828
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