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Mao's Seafood

€€ - €€€Seafood, Caribbean,
13.9 Carr 102 | Bo. Joyuda, Cabo Rojo 00623-3613, Puerto Rico
+1 787-255-1801
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (6 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (3 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
13.9 Carr 102 | Bo. Joyuda, Cabo Rojo 00623-3613, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This is a family owned restaurant. The service is excellent. Great attention to your needs. You feel at home there. Prices are average for the area. I recommend this restaurant. They have no alcohol nor beers, but you can bring your own.

Thank Luis S
Reviewed 22 July 2018

It is a family managed restaurant and has a family ambient. They really want to please you and make you feel comfortable. The food is really fresh and very well prepared.I love the fish bites, the fish "asopao" ( is like a soup with rice...More

Thank Daisy91356
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Excellent parking facilities. Location on the seashore. Fresh sea food, lobsters, fish, everything is completely fresh or they do not serve it. Outstanding experience with service where they really go the EXTRA MILE! Drinks..UNBELIEVABLE, ask for Vodka and Passion fruit...

Thank mrt01748
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Restaurant near the beach with great views to see the sunset. Fish was very fresh and staff was very nice. For dessert I recommend the "Pistachio Flan".

Thank Roxanna M
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We went here for a dinner birthday and all though the place is a little run down, the service was excellent (Thank you Sally). The food: Lobster tail was delicious (although I had a feeling it wasn't fresh - it was like the one you...More

Thank flawless39
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We frequently visit Mao's, and always find fresh seafood. Every time they have fresh catch from the day, including fish, lobster and shrimps. As an appetizer you have to taste the "sorullitos" (corn fritters), for main entrée orden any of their seafood, everything is superb....More

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is very homie. They make you feel at home. The best waitress is Sally, love her very attentive! I am an appetizer fanatic and they have a big selection! Food was delish! Must try!

Thank Imercado77
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We went to Mao's for dinner. We ordered the red snapper filet and it was horrible It was frozen don't know for how long but long enough to give a bad review. No liqueur license to boot. I wouldn't recommend this place to anyone. A...More

1  Thank melanie m
Reviewed 17 October 2015

went there because someone said i was good, but i got a different opinion once i went.It took a week before the waiter attend our table, them another week to get the beverages and another two weeks for the food. they talk a lot to...More

1  Thank jyjizu
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Its a family friendly enivornment with great seafood!!The service is great.The prices are reasonable for the food they serve.

Thank NVictoriaNancy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13.9 Carr 102 | Bo. Joyuda, Cabo Rojo 00623-3613, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Cabo Rojo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-255-1801
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