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Maria Bonita

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carr.14 ave tito castro, Ponce 00731, Puerto Rico
+1 787-813-2444
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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Good Service and great Mexican good. I think they prices are normal for the kind of restaurant. Need more entertainment in the bar area. Have enough parking.

Thank franky_rivera3
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Hard to find. Location listed here is not correct. Chicken tacos were dry and bland. We ordered 'queso fundido' and got a container full of grated cheese. Not melted just grated cheese thrown in a container. We placed the order 'to go' so we didn't realize until we got home. Disgusting. I do not recommend this restaurant.

Thank mahdeekroos
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

I visited this place a year ago and it was ok. However, my most recent visit could be the last, I'll take you step by step. First we ordered a pair of margaritas. My girlfriend had the tamarind and I went with the traditional one. The drinks were soft, almost like juice, so we had to send them back for... More 

Thank Luis S
Ponce, Puerto Rico
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123 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Went for a casual lunch on a Sunday. We were offered chips as a starter which was comprised of a very small plate with maybe 20 chips and salsa if you asked for additional chips you were charged. Their local tamarind sangria is very good as is the molcajete with your choice of beef, seafood or chicken but be prepared... More 

Thank Maria C
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2014 via mobile

Good food but too expensive for the amount they serve. and in any place I can find better Mexican food for less the price. The location is horrible. All I can say is AVERAGE! I will not recommend this place

Thank janymunet
Level Contributor
14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

Fair prices based in food quality. My family ordered fajitas and queso fundido!!! The food is delicious, the service was excellent!!! A+++

Thank jcalilolo
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

Food was overall good but too expensive for its size. Taste same as you would find at any Mexican food restaurant. No beverage refills. A $0.60 can of soda costs $2.00.

1 Thank Georgio1976
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

The service was fast, our server was very helpful, we had the soup of the day that was very good, as entree delicious "molcajete " for two that could have been for three and the perfect ending were " buñuelos". Nice atmosphere, I will come back! Servicio rápido , el mesero nos ayudó mucho, empezamos con la rica sopa del... More 

Thank Evelyn L
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 February 2014

I went with a friend to that place and I were the only customers. We ordered appetizers which took about 30 minutes, if not more. The drinks (Margaritas) were very good. The waiter never wrote the order wanted to use his memory. The result brought me the wrong dish. The food was not as delicious as before. I think the... More 

1 Thank ive173
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2013 via mobile

This is supposedly the finest mexican restaurant in Ponce and as such I expected a lot more, specially considering their prices. The menu is good but not great, a little limited when compared to the best mexican restaurants in San Juan. Food quality is good and frozen margaritas rival the best I've tasted.

3 Thank pacmk02

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: carr.14 ave tito castro, Ponce 00731, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Ponce
  • Phone Number: +1 787-813-2444

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