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Pura Vida

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295 Palmas Inn Way | Palmanova Plaza, Palmas del Mar, Humacao 00791-6181, Puerto Rico
+1 787-914-0316
16:30 - 02:00
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Sun 16:30 - 00:00
Tue - Wed 16:30 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 16:30 - 02:00
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Miami, Florida
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By the time you read this review, Pura Vida will be a full restaurant with an official dining room. When we went during Thanksgiving weekend, it was a little room with a big bar, a load of flat-screen TVs and not much more. There was nice outdoor seating, but we needed a little A/C. So we sat at one of... More 

Thank Bea L
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered dorado with guava and mango sauce which was overcooked. The mamposteao rice was low quality. We also ordered seafood mofongo- mofongo wasn't well mashed & calamari was rubbery. Only good thing was coconut mojito.

Thank Evelyn V
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pura Vida is a good to place where you can expect to eat excellent food and the service is always welcoming and great! Ivan and the rest of the attendants are simply delightful. We love stopping by for dinner and always make it a point of bringing our out of town guest to enjoy a nice meal! A hidden gem... More 

1 Thank Choselife
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dante greeted us outside as we walked by. With no pressure he offered us the menu to look at and provided recommendations. We went in and Dante was at our service at all times. The food was great!!! The flavor was fantastic!!! The service was excellent!!!

1 Thank Paul V
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Palmas Del Mar for a week and ate here 3 of those nights. They play great music, have a highly energetic waitstaff that makes you feel like you are eating at a party in their house. The red snapper was fantastic as well as their jumblya. I suggest you go there early in the trip because you... More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food very good service in the place you feel like home, in my experience i will go again ,is a good place to go.

Thank alexis2343
Athens, Georgia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Went two nights during a 4 night stay in Palmas. Dante was our server and took care of our big group extremely well. The food was terrific and the atmosphere in the plaza made for a great experience. Would highly recommend!

1 Thank drakeab
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The food is excellent. It's worth every penny. I started with the mini turnovers the dipping sauce was excellent. My main entree was the encrusted chicken plantain mango guava sauce yum yum. House drinks was equally inviting. First time in PR loved it.

2 Thank KTRoselleNJ
Aguada, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Arrived Friday night for an early diner with the family. Atmosphere was a bit quite and yet pleasant. Order fish nuggets as appetizers and were absolutely delicious. My daughter ordered chicken tenders, my wife had some kind of plantain crusted chicken over herbs, and i had lamb chops with a mofongo. The meals made it to our table in less... More 

2 Thank LiveLoveEnjoy
U.S. Virgin Islands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The dinner was amazing along with the appetizers. Very attentive server his name was Dante, took excellent car of us and made sure we loved every item of order. Ordered the mahi mahi bites for apps it was hand battered and could taste the detail in the Batter. I had the red snapper special amazing!! Five out of five!

Thank jessickahurley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
16:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295 Palmas Inn Way | Palmanova Plaza, Palmas del Mar, Humacao 00791-6181, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Humacao
  • Phone Number: +1 787-914-0316

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