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Puerto Rico, Ponce, Rincon Argentino


Restaurants & Bars

Puerto Rico, Ponce, Rincon Argentino

fkerm | Dec 16, 2003 10:49 AM

Just got back from a trip to PR. I was stationed in Pnce as my grandmother was in the hospital for a a bit. One night we went to Rincon Argentino on Calle Salud and I can not reccomend it highly enough.

We ordered appetizers, which will perfectly serviceable were nothing to write about.

Their wine list was concise but very appropriate. We had a (Cordes?) Navarro Malbec which was very good and $37.

The waiters were attentive and helpful, if clumsy and not the most gracious (one of them spilled juices from the Barillada on someone at my table and did not do much to apologize or even acknowledge it immediatley. After someone said - 'hey look out' she was very upset with us (!))

We got two barilladas and the stand outs were the blood sausage, the beef ribs and the churrasca (sp?) the chimichurri was not that memerobale but everything else was done excellentlly. We asked for medium rare and they hit it on the head (for latin stds, maybe alittle more medium but still very tender, flavorful)

The rice got rave rave reviews from the afficiandos at the table.

The desserts were also standounts. The tres lechs was - i think - perfect, light crumbly cake with a soaked bottom (elsewhere - this is just a wet sponge that leaves one feeling bloated and regretful)

In total 7 adults, some of who have APPETITIES, were sated and there was plenty to take home for about $200

Considering my wife and I went to Gramercy days before, paid twice that, and my wife said - you know I would not go back to gramercy, but she is already asking when the next trip to Ponce is.....


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