El Jefe Burger Shack

Eat up a flame grilled burger under the sun while you watch the waves and are treated to friendly service. It doesn't get any more laid back than the El Jefe Burger Shack along the beach at Luquillo.


The freshness of the burgers El Jefe Burger Shack is what sets them apart from other burger establishments on the island. The certified Angus beef is ground fresh and once cooked the burgers are served on fresh baked BOSS buns. The house special is the El Jefe Stuffed Burger, which is stuffed with either beer braised short ribs, Spanish chorizo, or green chiles and jalapenos. Other entree options include salads, chicken, seafood, and for a side you'll definitely want to sample the beer battered onion wedges.

El Jefe Burger Shack is a popular fast food restaurant that happens to specialize in American cuisine. The formality level you should expect at this restaurant is very casual. Diners are welcome to come by to enjoy both dinner and lunch, so make time to try it. You could discover flavors you've been missing all your life.


El Jefe Burger Shack really is a shack set along the beach at Luquillo. The shack is brightly decorated in hand painted murals by one of the owners and features a "Crayon Message" wall. Guests dine on outdoor tables built of cinder blocks.


Located in Luquillo Kiosk Zone. El Jefe Burger Shack is a part of Luquillo Kiosks. Residents and vacationers who are checking out Luquillo should also consider eating here, as it's one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) to the west of town.

Travelers looking to merge their restaurant visit with some local sightseeing opportunities should enjoy visiting Parque Damaso Rivera, which is located 0.2 miles to the west.

People who visit are also on the lookout for a full selection of activities made for the great outdoors, found about the area. Whether they are golfers or not, guests who drop by for the day won't want to miss the nearby popular golf facility, Rio Mar Country Club River Course, which can be found not too far from El Jefe Burger Shack. Besides your spikes, you might want to bring a bathing suit for Fortuna Playa, which you will find to be the nearest beach and is only three quarters of a mile away. Also note these two are only a few options among a group of beaches, golf courses, and outdoor sports in this area.

Nearby Restaurants

For diners looking for another restaurant that has some similar kinds of food and/or a similar ambiance, there is no lack of nearby places to consider, including Ocean and Steak. It's located less than a hundred yards to the east of this restaurant.

But of course, if you're looking for something different, this section of Puerto Rico features a large selection of food and drink venues, where you can find cuisine styles ranging from the familiar to the exotic. For example, you might also enjoy Caribbean food at Congas By The Sea, which is less than a hundred yards away.

Credit Cards and Other Info

El Jefe Burger Shack accepts these credit cards: American Express, Master Card, and Visa.

The Burger Shack is open from noon to 9:30 p.m.

Contact Info

Location: Interstate PR3, Luquillo Kiosks 12 and 13, Luquillo Kiosk Zone, Puerto Rico

Phone: (787) 615-0896

Website: http://eljefeburger.com/

Email: info@eljefeburgershack.com


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