El Makito Restaurant

El Makito Restaurant is a popular seafood restaurant with artfully prepared plates that are as impressive as the view.


While the menu at El Makito Restaurant is comprised almost entirely of offerings from the sea, pastas, monfogo, and a few Creole favorites are also available. Of the seafood, El Makito's specialty is the various stuffed seafoods, including stuffed lobster.

El Makito Restaurant is a bar and grill where they proudly serve their take on Caribbean cuisine. The formality level you should expect at this restaurant is informal. Diners are welcome to come by to enjoy both dinner and lunch, so give it a try.


El Makito is set on the second floor (the first is a parking lot) of a bright yellow building over loooking the water. Inside the dining room you'll find a mixture of muted Caribbean style and maritime elements, like the bright blue linens that play off the color of the sea, and the peach walls that are bright like the island of Puerto Rico itself. Seating is available both indoors and out.


El Makito Restaurant is located in El Yunque National Forest, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Naguabo; it's seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) to the northeast of Humacao.

Visitors who'd like to combine their dining experience with some pleasant sightseeing options might enjoy visiting Stadio Rosario Francisco Paoli. Note that if you plan to visit, hiring a driver or having your own car may be necessary, as it's 17 and a half miles to the south west.

Other than the food, something else you might like about this area is Naguabo Beach, the closest beach, where guests can work on their tans and work up their appetites.

Nearby Restaurants

For diners hoping to find another restaurant that has similar types of food or a similar atmosphere, there are several nearby places to choose from, including Paseo Playero Restaurant.

On the other hand, if you're in the mood for something a little different, this part of Puerto Rico boasts an impressive selection of restaurants, where you can find all kinds of cuisine styles and menu items. For instance, you might also consider trying the food served at Cafeteraa La Estudiantil.

Credit Cards and Other Info

El Makito Restaurant accepts the following credit cards: American Express, Master Card, and Visa.

Contact Info

Location: 73 Laurel Jardin del Este, El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico

Phone: (787) 874-7192

Website: http://www.elmakito.com/


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