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El Jefe Burger Shack

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American, Bar
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Carretera 3, Kiosco #12 | Luquillo Kioskos #12 &13, Luquillo 00773, Puerto Rico
+1 787-604-0644
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Thursday
Closed
Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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El Paso, Texas
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2012

We had read great reviews about Jefe Burger and made it a point to stop in on our first full day in Puerto Rico. If we had known the wait would be so long, we would have eaten a big meal beforehand. There were only two other tables taken on the Sunday afternoon we were there. Our party of 5... More 

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Thank SouthwestTravelers09
Arlington, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2012

This was a wonderful experience! We were guided to this restaurant by the concierge at Rio Mar and it didn't disappoint! The bacon wrapped dates should not be missed! We got a burger and the sampler platter and were more than pleased with both! This is a must for anyone wanting a burger in Puerto Rico!

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Thank Amanda_Holmes
Clayton, MO
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2012

Fun and casual restaurant. Must get their onion wedges! Service was great. Owner is very friendly. Be sure to use the provide sharpies to sign the wall and leave your mark.

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Thank Donna R
Ceiba, Puerto Rico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2012

And that is their moto, these guys make the best burgers I have aver tried, and although it is not traditionally puertorrican food, they have a great atmosphere and excellent food.

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Thank Jose B
San Juan
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315 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

This place has one of the best hamburgers in town. Drinks and beer plentiful. Very good service. But the wait for your food to be served is unacceptable. Get their phone number, call and place your order well in advance and you will then be able to enjoy the excellent burger.

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Thank GrandeSanJuan
Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2012

I love burgers and I *LOVE* El Jefe's Burgers. Get the sampler for a few bites of their specialties. The fries and drinks are superb. The owner is *very* knowledgable and has trained his staff just right. Be prepared to wait for your burger, though. They're made to order, but the awesomness is worthwhile!

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Thank Sra Y
Devine, Texas
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2012

Loved the burgers. A very relaxed attmosphere, and great food and service

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Thank HappyMarried2011
Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2012

the prices are good and the food is crazy delicious, also they have good drinks with a friendly staff, but it is extremely slow. go when your not hungry, that way by the time you get your order, you'ld be starving!!

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Thank Kolmedabi
Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2012

The salad was very good, and my husband loved the burgers, but they have a small kitchen so service is very slow. Beer selection is great.

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Thank Mycena
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2012

you get to write on the wall while you drink a cold beer sitting in a cute little bucket!

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Thank Rick S

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera 3, Kiosco #12 | Luquillo Kioskos #12 &13, Luquillo 00773, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Luquillo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-604-0644

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