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El Pecos

Ariapita Avenue | Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Ariapita Avenue | Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a pleasant surprise- El Pecos had a little bit of everything Trini in their extensive buffet. There were all of my favorites - Callaloo, Pelau, various meats (both curried and stewed), ground provisions, etc. And the price was right! Also, you only paid for...More

Thank Pouchet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant chain offers a buffet style choice where food is charged by weight so you can have a much or as little as you like. It really caters for everyone in the visiting group so there's no reason not to go. Even the locals...More

Thank Maudestan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its ambience isn't the best... the food isn't the best tasting and the cost is absurd. In terms of quantity/quality compared to price.... ut wont be my first choice but still a choice none the less.

Thank Akiba F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love their ribs. Lots of combination to choose from. Little expensive the portions are ok. Service was pleasant.

Thank sally n
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This is a casual and inexpensive option for lunch and dinner. Why cook local trini food when you can sample a wide range of tasty local dishes? Some dishes are a bit on the oily side so be careful. The process is self service and...More

Thank jamesleewai
Reviewed 21 May 2018

I went here for lunch with my friends while visiting Trinidad. The food was excellent. So many options and everything was fresh. The restaurant was very clean. It is self serve but the service was fair. Even though it was packed the line went very...More

Thank Quills G
Reviewed 17 April 2018

The food is excellent, cooked to perfection and served at the right temperature. There is a wide variety of meat, vegetarian and salad options. It should be noted, however, that it is a buffet style with covered outdoor dining.

Thank purpleberry92
Reviewed 1 April 2018

I really enjoyed the food at this place. I read earlier reviews and was very happy for the recommendation. It is buffet style and lots to chose from. The price is unbeatable. It's food to go, so don't plan on a long sit down dinner...More

1  Thank ILoveToRoam
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I don’t come to Trinidad without hitting up El Pecos. Excellent food as per usual. A wide variety of tasty local food. N

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Great local food sold by weight. Lines can be long during lunch hours. Parking on the streets can be difficult to find.

Thank Lin P
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ariapita Avenue | Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Trinidad  >  Port of Spain
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