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Top Choice Italian in Luquillo & Around

Pasta y Pueblo

On a gravel lot with a skateboard ramp in front (for the chef's son), this unassuming little shack a half block from Playa Azul slings some plate-licking fabulous food. There’s often a crowd waiting for one of the s…
Top Choice Puerto Rican in Luquillo & Around

Luquillo Beach Kiosks

Luquillo’s famous line of 60 or so beachfront friquitines (also known as quioscos, kioskos or just plain food stalls) along the western edge of Hwy 3 serve often-excellent food at very popular prices. It's a fine wa…
Top Choice Beach in Luquillo & Around

Playa Luquillo

Luquillo is synonymous with the fabulous Playa Luquillo. Set on a calm bay facing northwest and protected from the easterly trade winds, the public part of this beach makes a mile-long arc to a point of sand shaded …
Cafe in Luquillo & Around

Aromas Coffee & Crepes

Right on Luquillo's somnolent central square, this sprightly cafe is one of the best breakfast and lunch places around. A range of coffee drinks add zest to the day; go local with the coconut-flavored latte. There a…
Bakery in Luquillo & Around

La Familia Bakery 2

Follow the anticipatory crowds to this sweet-smelling bakery. While the breakfast pastries are mouthwatering, the criollo buffet will keep your belly full. Whole roasted chickens and fresh deli sandwiches also prepa…
Cafe in Luquillo & Around

Boardriders Surf Bar & Grill

A beachside hipster hangout festooned with Christmas lights. Stash your board in Luquillo Surfshop next door and refuel on fish tacos, veggie wraps and burgers before your next set. Check out the action at the surf …
River in Luquillo & Around

Las Paylas

A set of natural waterslides in El Yunque's foothills is popular with locals, especially on weekends. Las Paylas, as the 'slides' are called, are created by a series of small waterfalls running over smooth boulders,…
Beach in Luquillo & Around

Playa Azul

To escape the crowds of famous Playa Luquillo, head for Playa Azul, east around the headland and in the town itself, directly in front of the condominium development of the same name. While the beach is more exposed…
Puerto Rican in Luquillo & Around

Ernestina's

This family-run restaurant specializes in fresh seafood dishes, though its lunch specials make it a hit: huge plates of classic Puerto Rican mains (fried pork chops, breaded shrimp, octopus salad) served with a drin…
Ice Cream in Luquillo & Around

Downtown Creamery

This cheery little shop has a variety of artisanal ice creams – from oatmeal and carrot cake to Nutella and passion fruit. Açaí bowls and premium coffee drinks also served. Facing the main plaza, it's just a short w…