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El Mar de la Tranquilidad

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Hwy 3 Km 118.9, Patillas, Puerto Rico
+1 787-839-4870
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Salinas, Puerto Rico
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The first thing you do before you eat is to check the bathroom if it's clean, they don't just have a dirty bathroom but broken toilets. You like mosquitoes? Well don't worry plenty of them on the deck. The service is very slow on a full day and the food is lazy, the salads taste terrible and the menu has... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I always come with my wife here. The food, the desserts the people, the environment are perfect for couples. It's front shore are relaxing to see. Ask for theirs frappé is awesome.

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Thank Joel G
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Must go for the views, vibe, service and mojitos. Went to the roof top deck and enjoyed the views on the water

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

They Family atmosphere and great service plus best menu in town with fresh meats and sea food. The employees are efficient and speak English.The scene is fantastic and sunsets are exiting.

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1 Thank Lamody
Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

The restaurant is nicely located right on the edge of the sea. During the day this is great, however, once it starts to get dark if you are sitting to close to the edge get ready to get spayed by sea water. The sea food is good, I enjoy the rice with crab meat. Drinks and cocktails are well prepared... More 

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Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

First of all this restaurant is quite far from Yabucoa, Patillas is beyond Maunabo on a winding scenic route. It is much easier and equally enjoyable to drive to San Juan, Caguas, Ponce, Cayey, or Coamo, even to Mayaguez or Rincon than to get to Patillas where there is very little of interest. If you go to Yabucoa which is... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

The view is great during the day, especially at sunset. The food is average and the drinks watery. The prices are elevated considering the average service and horrible plates and utensils they serve the meals.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

This restaurant is right on the water with a great view during the day. At night, however, you hear the splashing of the water against the side of the restaurant and that water splashes right into the restaurant . So steer clear from those tables. In addition, my kids were eaten up by mosquitos during the meal. Food was okay,... More 

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Puerto Rico
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014

employees were friendly food was delicious and price was very good for everything we ate just perfect

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Thank Sandra R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2013

The restaurant is located in Patillas not in Yabucoa. The service is extremely slow, it doesn't matter how many people are waiting. The churrasco tastes horrible, almost like beef steak. It seems like the meat was cooked long ago. The "pilon" the plate in witch they serve you the "mofongo" ( fried plantains) stink very badly. They have to change... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 3 Km 118.9, Patillas, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Patillas
  • Phone Number: +1 787-839-4870

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