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The Pool Bar

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Carr 115 Rt 413 Km 4.0 Bo. Puntas, Rincon 00677, Puerto Rico
+1 787-823-2583
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Tallinn, Estonia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The setup is a little weird as the bar and kitchen are different entities but this shouldn't really bother you once you get to know it. As there were 8 of us we ordered a lot of different items, I'd say our favourites were the daily specials (tuna) that were also the plates with best presentation. Rolls were good as... More 

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Thank kaljuorav
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Pool Bar for several years. This is the first year, Oct 2016, that the food and the excessive amount of time to deliver the food to the table were horrible! It was so bad we had to ask for the last few rolls to go and even then it was another 30 minutes. Not all the... More 

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Thank Juan F
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Since bar and food are two different entities, it was strange at the te of ordering. Service was a little bit slow and the food were average. It was a nice place with the pool and the lightning, though.

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Thank Joel R
Houston
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This place is hard to find, tucked in a neighborhood sort of above Tamboo. It is very fun, the sushi is outstanding, fresh, beautiful, Timmons waited on us, he was super knowledgeable and fun to talk to, is a spear fisherman in the day, so really knows fish. They have a big outdoor movie screen with surf movies playing, a... More 

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Thank houstonian_8
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The food was ok compared to other sushi place but mufrieds were disappointed with the service. The bar is other business.

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Thank Manuel H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Bar and food drinks are separate. The rolls are fantastic.The sashimi is fresh.One of the best sushi i ever tried but the service is slow.

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Thank Brenda C
Miami, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

After being recommended to us a few times, we finally decided to go to pools beach bar. We were not disappointed! The food was amazing and exceptionally fresh. The service and people created a welcoming environment! It's a great place to grab some delicious sushi and enjoy great company! Thank you Mike for all your great suggestions and making our... More 

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Thank ksoeder
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at the pool bar and really enjoyed the sushi. The colors in the pool that change were awesome

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Thank Jasmine W
Charlotte NC
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Pool side restaurant. Bar and food bills are separate as they are separate businesses. Really fun people working there. Fresh and nicely presented sushi and a welcome change from all the Puerto Rican options we had been having for over a week. Kind of hard to find but worth it....

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Arlington VA
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is definitely not worth it. Everything was overpriced, and the food was not very good. My parents got one tuna thing that they liked, but everything else was below average. I guess it's a nice place to go if you use the pool, but if you're just looking for good food then then you should find somewhere else.

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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
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr 115 Rt 413 Km 4.0 Bo. Puntas, Rincon 00677, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rincon
  • Phone Number: +1 787-823-2583
Description
Pool Bar Sushi is a landmark in Rincon with its tropical, unique atmosphere and fresh sushi with cold local beers. Surf flicks play on a giant screen above the pool surrounded with tables to eat and drink.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?