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El Platano Criollo

$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Puerto Rican
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Avenue 65 de Infanteria | Bo San Anton, Carolina, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-3655
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Great food , great service . Excellent Menu kids friendly. Great for lunch or dinner . Friendly staff

Thank maryperez2016
Puerto Rico
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I dined here recently and were not disappointed with the food. We were however disappointed that our order was not written down by the young server and we ended up with a different menu item than what we wanted. Both items were, however, very well executed and we would definitely dine there again. We had beefsteak and... More 

Thank Kim M
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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286 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

At El Platano Criollo I love many dishes. For appetizer a plantain soup, sorullitos, and many more. One of my best options are Empanada a la Parmesana (Breaded chicken breast with parmesan cheese) ... delicious! Also, the arroz con camarones y habichuelas (Yellow rice with shrimps and beans). For lunch or dinner, try the breakfast options... salami, eggs, white cheese!!... More 

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Davenport, Florida
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

After 7 years of not visiting the island I had to come for an emergency trip due to my mom surgery. After we left the hospital very hungry and knowing I love aranitas my dad took me to this place. The food was delicious and the tamarindo juice awesome. I totally recomend this place. The price was a little bit... More 

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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

OK, it is basically a chain Puerto Rican food restaurant, and reminds me of a jibaro TGI Fridays, but I gotta say I really liked it! The decor was nice, almost slightly campy but creating a very typical local feel. The food is great. I went with my wife and 3 year old and everything we had was good, and... More 

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Canovanas, Puerto Rico
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

This is the second time we visit this restaurant. Platano Criollo is very family oriented restaurant. They have inside and outside seating, air conditioned salon available and very clean. . Dominican and Puertorican dishes are waiting for you in this place. The service was fast and delicious. 100% percent recommended. If you visit Carolina, Puerto Rico, don't forget to pass... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Puerto Rican
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue 65 de Infanteria | Bo San Anton, Carolina, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Carolina
  • Phone Number: +1 787-724-3655

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