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El Cunao

Carr. 1, Cayey, Puerto Rico
+1 787-263-0511
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pasteles” (5 reviews)
“morcilla” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
Carr. 1, Cayey, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I have been living in PR for the past 35 years and El Cunao is just down from my farm. Truly the best around. Very few tourists get here. so for those who adventure, this is you mountain day trip for great lechon, morcilla and...More

Thank dwightm212109
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We frequently visit El Cuñado. It is a family run business with a consistent offering of local quality food. Our family loves it

Thank G2492QCcarlosd
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This joint is the closest to an authentic Puerto Rican food experience in a mountain roadside setting. Anything on the menu is good and very tasty. Prices are low to moderate and service is quick and friendly. Drive 10 minutes South from Cayey on PR...More

Thank Pedro T
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Excellent Lechon asado, so flavorful and tender; and if you like cuerito my wife says it's awesome. El cuñao also serves up a great deal of variety and some really good sides. We had the arroz con gandules, batata and morcilla - all yummy. They...More

Thank AB_Orlando
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Very good food!! We had lechón, arroz con longaniza, best bean ever, guineitos, pastel, tostones, sorullitos, and for dessert tembleque. Everything was very good but the beans were amazing!!

Thank jessicaopp
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

It was great. Typical local food. Great morcilla and pasteles. Very clean restrooms. Not expensive at all.

Thank Fred R
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The best Blood Sausage in the entire island. People from all parts of PR travel here for it and their pricing is surprisingly inexpensive. Just about all their fare is very good, Authentic Puerto Rican dishes

Thank Coqui J
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Its an old dilapidated 1940 restaurant, the ambiance is like going back to the past! The food is all Puerto Rican style with fresh trimmings. the Rice with "longaniza" is to die for and if you like blood sausage is really good.The roasted pork is...More

Thank Julio G
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

If you want authentic Puerto Rican Cuisine there isn't a better place to go than El Cuñao between Cayey and Aibonito. For the TRUE PUERTO RICAN FOOD EXPERIENCE you have to visit this restaurant. I don't like "arroz con gandules", but decided to try it...More

Thank TTFamily2014
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We visit this place frequently, specially when we have out of PR visits. The food is always excellent, the service also, the cool climate a plus, and a wonderful road trip from San Juan.

Thank Annie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr. 1, Cayey, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Cayey
  • Phone Number: +1 787-263-0511
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