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Rd 923 Km 1.1 | Bo. Buena Vista, Near Palmas del Mar Service Road, Humacao, Puerto Rico
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This native fonda ,just 5 minutes from Palmas del Mar serves excelent fresh fish ,it is not fancy ,but the food good , ask for Chillo or red snnaper ,delicious!very reasonable prices.

Thank manelarq
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016

good food, great prices, not the cleanest place on Puerto rico, but the food is great. I can recommend their arepas rellenas de mariscos, sus arepas of coconut, their lunch specials, I have never tried something here that taste bad.

Thank Mariangelly D
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

El Ikokal is a fish shop and restaurant located in Barrio Buena Vista Humacao near Palmas del Mar. It is a not frill, casual place. The fish and lobsters are fresh and very good. If you go around noon you will have to wait between 30 and 45 minutes for your order, but it is worth the wait. They also... More 

Thank RRichardg
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106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Went twice this trip. food is good. atmosphere is simple. First trip was excellent . Second trip we were overcharged significantly which we didn't appreciate we will be back. But not this trip. Disappointed that some people are dishonest. Ask for prices up front as they have no menu.

Thank Melissaaaaaaaa
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Lobster mufongo and whole snapper is not what you expect from a little place on the side of the road. The sauces where amazing that went with the meal. We where the only non locals there on a Saturday afternoon, but we got great service and cold beer. We remembered from a trip last year and drove straight from the... More 

Thank Permitonly
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

The best lobster in Humacao, PR It was delicious!! The restaurant is clean, very friendly staff. Javier the owner is very nice n humble. I hope they start making piña coladas n margaritas soon. They have margaritas but in cans. They were fine. Javier let us try one n we end up having four, lol.

2 Thank Lucylou1969
Cortlandt Manor, New York
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123 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

How do you explain the freshest seafood place in Humacao. We came a few months ago and retuned to see if the fish was still fresh and delicious. Ordered shrimp and conch salad, tostones, lobster pastelillo and two vodka cranberry. $38.00 and the food was amazing! Enjoyed comfortable seating and waited for the food to come out. Eat in or... More 

2 Thank ekperigin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Try the pulpo/camarones con tostones appetiser. We did, it is to die for. The wife and I have been to Humacao 3 times within the last 6 months and this is a must stop.

1 Thank Artie H
Cortlandt Manor, New York
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123 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Off the service road from Palmas de Mar is a restaurant that is a favorite of the locals. Fresh conch or shrimp salad ($10.00 each). Better than what's served inside Palmas and better prices. Best in the area! Empanadas are made fresh ($2.50 ea). My new go to place.

3 Thank ekperigin
Morris, Illinois
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240 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

From the outside you would not think that this place was a place you would eat at. This is a local dive bar with fresh seafood no menu jus what they have in the cooler that day. I ordered steamed red snapper with rice and beans which was out of this world. One beer and the red snapper $14. So... More 

4 Thank leeMorrisIllinois

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$2 - US$20
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rd 923 Km 1.1 | Bo. Buena Vista, Near Palmas del Mar Service Road, Humacao, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Humacao
Carribean Cuisine and seafood. It is close to Palmas Del Mar

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