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Monday, January 6, 2014
Taco Rico (Punta Santiago, PR): Nothing Fancy, But A Very Good Value
Taco Rico Punta Santiago, Puerto Rico $$$$$
A small restaurant where you order at the
counter, then they bring you your food. Our hosts, Tony and Bonnie, recommended
Taco Rico, so we had to give it a try. It's a small place on Route 3 adjacent
to a bar/ nightclub.
The owners are very friendly and the men spoke
limited English, so our poor Spanish was put to the test. Tacos are $2, burritos $3.75-$5, burgers under
$4. A whole meal including drink easily had for under $7.
Our hosts, Tony and Bonnie, recommended Taco
Rico, so we had to give it a try. It's a small place on Route 3 adjacent to a
The microwave was
broken, thank heavens, so quesadillas and burgers weren't an option. So we went
with the namesake tacos. The shells were pre-fab, but the cheese,
tomatoes, and lettuce were fresh and the meat flavorful. I had a beef burrito
and at $3.75 was a great tasting value with beef, beans, lettuce, tomato and
cheese. The salsa was "butt-burning" good, coming in a squeeze
Taco Rico is nothing fancy, but was a very good
value, hence my rating ...
CombatCritic Gives Taco Rico 7 Out of 10 Bombs
... BOMBAS ARE BUENAS!