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El Ancla

€€ - €€€Caribbean, Latin,
Avenue Hostos Final 9, Ponce 00716, Puerto Rico
+1 787-840-2450
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“tostones” (7 reviews)
“empanadillas” (3 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Seafood
€€ - €€€
Avenue Hostos Final 9, Ponce 00716, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is located in a rundown area of Ponce, but right on the water. We where just exploring Ponce and it came up on google maps so we thought we give it a try. Being fir the US my Spanish is really bad. When...More

Thank Rosi0817
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

The food here continues to be dependably good but service disappoints. Restaurant was half full when we recently visited with several staff who seemed to be all either out at one table or nowhere. Took us over an hour to get our food and in...More

Thank PRScot
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We went here for our anniversary and had a great time. The food was great and the staff were better. We had the surillitos and paella - that paella says it's for two, but if so they must be two sumo wrestlers. It was a...More

Thank kirksan
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We had a great dinner here and it started with empanadillas stuffed with lobster and shrimp. Trifongo, steak, and paella were all excellent

Thank Lou S
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended by an employee from the Ponce art museum. It was good, it's right on the water and it's clean. We order the skirt steak medium, but it came well done. Still it was tasty. We also had the shrimp alfredo and...More

Thank O-Town_TT_Travel_Guy
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Our family wanted an inexpensive dinner, but still wanted some atmosphere- and we got it! We went to eat 30 minutes before sunset and got a table right away, on the beach, with a fantastic view. We ordered empanadas, tostones, and rum lunch. Yummy and...More

Thank SiobhanM
Reviewed 5 February 2017

It is an excellent place to eat a snapper. I would say the best in the area. We went twice, lunch and dinner. The location outside is dark and isolated at nights, but I don't know it is really dangerous. Inside is quite and comfortable....More

Thank javiurda1
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Our group of 6 was getting tired and frustrated on a recent trip to Ponce when we got lost. This restaurant was there when we needed it. The service was good, the waiter very personable. Unfortunately it took awhile to get our food. Two of...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Second time I select this place to share with friends. We had two stuffed mofongos, a fried pork and chicken in mushroom sauce, and an octopus salad. All three were delicious. Service was attentive and corteous. Clean accesible restrooms. Calm and relaxed atmosphere promotes good...More

Thank Alberto C
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I went with my family while visiting Puerto Rico, the "sorullitos" where awesome and the food was average. I has an average service, the personnel did not looked enthusiastic to serve.

Thank puertoricanmimi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue Hostos Final 9, Ponce 00716, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Ponce
  • Phone Number: +1 787-840-2450
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