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Puerto Viejo

€€ - €€€Caribbean, Latin
564 Grand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-3619
+1 718-398-3758
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“empanadas” (8 reviews)
“oxtail” (3 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
Caribbean, Latin
€€ - €€€
564 Grand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-3619
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Wandering through this part of Brooklyn, you will not find tony sidewalk cafes or fancy signs. Car repair shops with vehicles blocking the sidewalks is more the style, but it is safe and friendly and entertaining. Once you settle into this place, however, you might...More

Thank SlewpJB
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Great fun, food, energy, service, and price. We had a great night. Busy, but servers and host work had and have a good mood about them. It is a rustic, cramped, fun informal setting. Great diverse crowd and must have heard 4 birthday songs. We...More

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Strolled down to this lovely neighborhood restaurant and was pleasantly surprised with the service, food, and prices! Dominican food with a awesome twist. We had Oxtail & Sweet Potato empanadas...OMG! They were delicious. Dinner was crispy boneless chicken with rice and beans. Delicious, but want...More

Thank nandi c
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Okay so I did rate this restaurant before but again I went to enjoy the atmosphere, the space--no shoulder to shoulder and butt to butt--not even at the community bar. So this time I got a picture of the food. It's so good and fresh,...More

Thank 101Green29
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My friend took me to this neighborhood eatery for breakfast. At first I was intimidated by the menu listings as they were not in English- my only fluent language, but every item has a clear English description. Even if that hadn't been the case our...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Visited recently on an unusually warm November evening. We had to wait for seating, but the evening was pleasant. Once inside, we found a small, cozy, lively setting. Cheerful music and a good crowd. The food was delicious. We started with empenadas and had a...More

Thank steve s
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch after visiting the Chile Pepper Festival in Brooklyn Botanical Garden where I sampled and loved their yellow hot sauce. It was a bit of a walk but found this place amid a number of auto shops. Had the roasted pork with...More

Thank drichrx
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This is by far my favorite restaurant in Brooklyn. My family is Puerto Rican so I grew up on amazing hispanic food and always have trouble finding anything as good when dining out, but this place is great! I recommend the pork dishes, mofongo, and...More

Thank jortiz2
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

We visited on a date night. The restaurant was crowded but we had called ahead and were told our table would be ready in 15minutes. When we arrived we were seated shortly after. It's a very informal vibe. The seating were small tables, miss matched...More

Thank Shirieka C
Reviewed 6 October 2015

i visited tues.oct.6 at 5 pm with 3 friends. Restaurant was practically empty. We asked to put together 2 tables for 2 or if we could sit at a table for 6. Both requests were denied.we were told we had to sit at the designated...More

Thank Straighttalkros
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 564 Grand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-3619
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-398-3758
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