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El Gigante Dormido

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
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Urb. Riverview, Calle 20 W-7 | Urbanizacion Riverview, Bayamon 00961, Puerto Rico
+1 787-640-7889
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Today
23:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Wed - Thu 23:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 23:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having never been to Puerto Rico, my family had no idea where to find an authentic Puerto Rican meal. We found El Gigante Dormido on our hotel website as it was only 3 miles away. We were greeted with open arms and welcomed into the "family" !! The owner and his wife are lovely. The owner made a point to... More 

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Thank Jennifer C
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

It isn't often when a small restaurant accepts a party of 30 people, during lunchtime, with 15 minutes heads up. Then they proceeded to give us a whole section of the restaurant (as opposed to breaking up our party). After a delicious meal, the owner (who had been extremely attentive all meal) pulled out a guitar and sang. When we... More 

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Thank Sofia H
Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Looking to eat something delicious we arrived at El Gigante Dormido..what a nice welcome, timing, food, service was excellent. Hey trust me..you wil enjoy everything.

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Thank Linda659
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Edwin the owner is a great host....he makes sure that you fill at home and look for you options at all the times. The food is great and tasty.

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Thank Luis031261
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

El Gigante Dormido is a nice family restaurant. We enjoyed our experience, the food was good and the staff were very friendly. The only drawback was its limited menu and a slow service (the restaurant was not that full and we had to wait a considerable amount of time for our main dishes). Nonetheless, the food was good and the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

As always, food is excellent and portions are fair enough. You cannot skip the "pasteles" as an appetizer...very very good! The ambient is as always charming...Edwin will please you with his guitar and songs...excellent place for lunch...

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Thank Luis C
Toa Alta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

They have typical food every single day. Ask for the Pasteles , you will love it. The owner is very careful attending and servers is top of the best . A nice place to go

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Thank Felix V
Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

If your looking for authentic puertorrican food you have to visit. It's small so don't expect a large restaurant. Service is really good and the owner always stops by and makes you feel welcome. I can take clients and friends for some good sangria and pasteles (which are traditional puertorrican christmas plates).

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Thank Tania M
Montego Bay, Jamaica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Excellent place the food delicious and the waiter super cool going back soon we all enjoyed the place and the food big proportion

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Great portions. The dessert "Tres leches" was excellent. The music was entertaining. I came for the risotto and it was very good. The offered a skirt or shrimp risotto. They had coconut water and fresh orange juice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
23:00 - 16:00
Thursday
23:00 - 16:00
Friday
23:00 - 22:00
Saturday
23:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Urb. Riverview, Calle 20 W-7 | Urbanizacion Riverview, Bayamon 00961, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Bayamon
  • Phone Number: +1 787-640-7889

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