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La Guancha

Plaza Del Monte, Ponce 00716-4840, Puerto Rico
+1 787-284-4141
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Amazing place to hang out with the locals

We spent two evenings at La Guancha - the locals talked to us about it as a must do in Ponce and I... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Brussels, Belgium
A nice way of knowing the locals

This is the place where the locals spend there weekends. There is music, little kiosks and... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
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Ponce's boardwalk and beach area isn't so popular for swimming, but the people-watching and socializing are great.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“sardines” (25 reviews)
“feed the fish” (12 reviews)
“live music” (21 reviews)
Plaza Del Monte, Ponce 00716-4840, Puerto Rico
+1 787-284-4141
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

We spent two evenings at La Guancha - the locals talked to us about it as a must do in Ponce and I can only confirm! This is where you meet locals, you can have a drink listening to latino music, watching amazing sunsets or...More

Thank Micka1303
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is the place where the locals spend there weekends. There is music, little kiosks and restaurants where local dishes are offered.

Thank JoseKendall
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent place for family time, nice views, Latin food 🥘 and beverages. Out and inside restaurants

Thank Chelly L
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

There was live music and shops on the boardwalk. There is a boat tour but we missed it. Other wise not much else.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The place is spectacular we had a lot of fun and had a great time is a great place I recommend it when visiting Ponce do not forget to go . I like it a lot.

Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nice place to visit...awesome water views..crystal clear water...restaurants are OK, but high priced...the most fun was feeding the sardines (for $1.00 a pack) to the large fish & pelican's.

Thank LSUgreat
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Lots of parking, good lighting, nice water views and lots of restaurants open although they pretty much all serve the same food and drinks. Very nice to stroll around, drinking beer and nibbling on street food while listening to live music

Thank adrian t
Reviewed 6 April 2017

It's a broadwalk next to the lagoon. We went in the evening. We found some seats to stop and listen to music and karoke for awhile. It was nice. There were a few restaurants and bars. Free admission, parking, latin music and dancing. Fun time

Thank lawmaria
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We went here on a Thursday during the day and there was really nothing to do. Most of the shops were closed and the only restaurants open only had fried food. Nothing healthy at all. Everyone said it's much better on Friday and Saturday nights.

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 27 March 2017

La Guancha is a collection of small restaurants that sell local food at good prices. There is a deck over the water with views of the marina. It is a nice place to have lunch at affordable prices. Otherwise, I wouldn't go out of my...More

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Anywhere to get good mofongo?! Also does anyone know how far this is from the Hilton in ponce?
25 January 2017|
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Response from Galloza89 | Reviewed this property |
The place is less than 10 minutes in car from the Hilton Ponce. There area plenty of restaurants in the area where you can get good mofongo.
Francisca Q
how far is La Guancha from el parque de bombas
22 July 2016|
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Response from Santanasxy | Reviewed this property |
I will say less then 15 minutes