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El Rincon Boricua

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216 Lyman St, Holyoke, MA 01040-4776
+1 413-534-1011
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06:00 - 18:00
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MA
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202 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Great food, great service and great prices. What more could you want? Off the beaten track this restaurant is a great find for casual meals at an affordable price. A large menu offers dozens of choices. The server helped us navigate the menu, explaining what each item was, and how it is prepared. I suspect the locals know of El... More 

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Thank RecRob
Westfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The pork, rice & beans are so delicious! The portions are very generous. The servers are helpful and gracious. The atmosphere is terrific. I love the booths! The price is right too. Great place to eat.

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Thank GeoAdventurertoo
North Providence, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite puertorican restaurants, love the food and the people, this was my dad's favorite place to go fir lunch or dinner.

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Thank Marta M
Springfield, Massachusetts
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94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

This restaurant serves very good Puerto Rican food. The only problem we had was we had no idea what many of the items on the menu were and our waitress didn't speak much English. I did order a Pernil sandwich which was huge and fantastic, My friend had Empanadas, which she enjoyed immensely. At the end we tried to order... More 

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Thank norma g
Holyoke, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Seriously delicious Puerto Rican food, huge portions for under 10 bucks, quick takeout service, really nice people. Can't go wrong here.

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Thank sofismon
Holyoke, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Walk in and get food hot and ready! Yellow rice w gandules or salchicha, yuca, sweet plantains, empanadillas, papas de rellenos, pernil, bistec.... Shall I go on? The food is delicious and made fresh daily. Their sandwiches are amazing and about 16 inches long. You can sit down and order at your leisure or walk in and select food already... More 

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Thank Wtnss
Western Massachusetts
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

As Holyoke revives its downtown as a place for arts, culture, and community, El Rincon is thriving and leading the way. This cozy spot offers unfailingly delicious and authentic food served by the warm and welcoming staff. When I took a friend who had never had Puerto Rican food before, our waitress helpfully described different dishes and made suggestions about... More 

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Thank GrlFryday
BELCHERTOWN
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Went to try out the food due to some my friends raving about it but really wasn't that impressed with it. The locale is quaint, the bathroom (yes, I judge the facilities, too) was clean and easily accessible, and wait staff was very courteous and prompt...and during my stay, it stayed busy. My order was octopus salad with tostones, with... More 

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Thank Nancy B
San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

We always look for a taste of home every time we vacation, and this was worth every moment. The food was delicious, Hector and Carmen went out of their way to make us feel like we where back in Puerto Rico. We loved it! And we recommend you come have a taste of home!

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Thank Orlando R
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite place to eat when I visit my mom and dad. It's a great family restaurant and the employees are lovely. This is one of the best restaurants to get tropical drinks and snacks from Puerto Rico.

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Thank Sespino1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 18:00
Thursday
06:00 - 18:00
Friday
06:00 - 18:00
Saturday
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Lyman St, Holyoke, MA 01040-4776
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Holyoke
  • Phone Number: +1 413-534-1011

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