Encanto Beach Club Bar & Grill - Dorado Beach a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

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$31 to $50
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Mediterranean
Encanto Beach Club Bar and Grill – Offers guests a unique open-air experience with coastal Mediterranean cuisine perfect for lunch or dinner right on Dorado Beach. Something in the distance rises above the sand, mirage-like, shinning sun, subtle breeze, and the irresistible, vibrant colors and activity is Encanto, where pleasant scents of Mediterranean spices will guide you through a culinary journey where you will savor Mediterranean cuisine with Caribbean soul. Great food, refreshing and carefully curated cocktails, local craft beer, sun, people watching - the moment approaches perfection.


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AnaB
Baltimore
10 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great view and great food, expensive, service was wonderful.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Caribbean
11 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Can’t be better. Great service, food and ambiance.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Job by Server Nestor with food and drinks suggestions. The Branzino has s definitely great and the hummus trio the piece that is spicy is great. Try out fir Sunset Dinner!

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EdwardA
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful time. We had the best seat in the universe.

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vipKristyR
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

excellent staff. unbelievable views. very child friendly. luxury service with a laid back feel.

MA
MoniqueA
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Beautiful setting. Nice light options. Parking lot is far and dark at night.

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vipSWRegular
New York Area
55 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Family vacation.... had wonderful meals and great drinks poolside and at the table. Millie was the best server by far!!!!

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staceyr
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Would not honor our lunch reservation made on open table. We were unable to dine there. Before 6pm, you must call them directly.

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vipLisaS
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely place! Highly recommended for any occasion!

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vipDavidC
Kansas City
5 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience5

Made a special trip from our hotel. Once we arrived the setting was beautiful. Although there was a substantial serving staff we were not greeted by our waiter for 15 minutes. The orders were very slow and our 22 month old granddaughter's meal which we were told by our server was free as stated on the menu, was charged as we were not advised by our server that this only applied to members. The server apologized and indicated he would talk to the manager. We were never advised of the outcome and paid the charge. The server forgot our granddaughter's milk. The service was not up to the Ritz's standard to which we've been accustomed.

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LorraineH
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The Mojitos could have been better. The mint leaves were minimun and kind of brownish.

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connies
Western NC
3 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall3food2service5ambience5

We stayed at the beautiful Ritz Carlton resort at Dorado beach in Puerto Rico and were so excited to experience all that the resort had to offer.
The views of the ocean are magnificent and the staff clearly cared about our experience - they were friendly and kind.
Sadly, the food was not good. The flavors were barely tolerable. The meats were over cooked and the couscous very dry.
We shared the chicken Mediterranean family dish and it came with some type of lamb sausage that non of us could eat. My father asked for an off Keanu chicken breast ( should be hard to get this wrong) but it was over cooked and dry.
My daughter ordered the seafood pasta and she did enjoy her meal.
We ordered lemon aid and it was like a contain mix from the bar.
Sadly, we have to give this review because this was an extremely expensive meal and we were disappointed .
The people and the location can not be beat, but the food is barely eatable .

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jamest
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall2food1service1ambience5

We had a 1:45pm Reservation on Saturday for a party of 5. We ordered almost immediately. No special orders or requests. Straight from the menu. We waited almost 2 hours for our food. My son had to get an apple and some oranges from the pool area to hand out to our guests. After 90 minutes the waitress was truly embarrassed and brought some salsa and chips to the table. It’s a beautiful restaurant in a great location, but at these price points and wait times, it’s really a crime.

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OpenTable Diner
Caribbean
3 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food. It was a last minute reservation and the experience was great.

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vipThinkaboutdininghere
New York Area
58 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This is a great destination waterfront restaurant. The food and service is extraordinary....our server was tremendous!

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Ritz Carlton Puerto Rico was absolutely beautiful and awesome. The restaurant staff was extremely welcoming and warm. The appetizers, dinner and setting was fabulous. We would definitely recommend. We will be back

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RAFY
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Currently, the restaurant is opens only for the Dorado Beach members. However, the restaurant's manager allowed enter us an eat. We had a great time!!!

JC
vipJohnC
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistent good food and service. Great view. Perfect for sunset! Great for a date or a big group.

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CarynW
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2018
Overall2food3service4ambience5

This place gets high marks for the view and atmosphere. The food was good, and I had looked up the menu ahead of time so I knew what we were signing up for ($expensive). The wait staff was incredibly polite and attentive. My poor review is because for the prices they charge, I would have expected better response to 3 issues we had during our visit:
#1: When my husband sat down in his chair, it broke and he fell to the ground. I had to go find someone to tell them, he wasn't hurt or anything, but we had to grab our own chair from another table while the staff (who eventually came over) just kind of looked at us in amazement and disbelief that the chair had broken. Manager came later and apologized, all good.
#2: We ordered a fish dish and asked for them not to put the CHORIZO that was included. They did not leave it out, so we sent it back and had to wait quite a while for the replacement.
#3: There was nothing vegetarian on the menu, so the waiter said they could do a veggie pasta and even offered that it could be made vegan if we wanted that, which I did as I am lactose intolerant. So the only thing that was a change from the vegetarian to the vegan was to leave off the shaved cheese on the top. It was dark, and I didn't notice the cheese until I was about halfway through. I decided to go ahead and finish it, because I was hungry and I didn't want to have to wait for yet another dish. We were very patient and friendly about all three of these issues, but we expected that they would have comped one of the dishes or thrown in a free dessert or something - we spent $250 on dinner, after all. Maybe we should have pressed for a discount, but I wouldn't think you would have to when dining at The Ritz. It soured our experience, and made us regret spending that much on dinner. Next time, I would just go to the Barlovento Beach Grill (on property, also on the beach). Their prices are better and the view is just as nice.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant was great! We had a tough time finding it as we drove through the Ritz property. Once we got to where we were going there wasn't anywhere to park and no valet. Once inside everything was 5 star! The ocean view was amazing and the fire pit was perfect as the sunset. The service was impeccable. We had multiple people devoted to our table. The food was great including a duck breast Special with potatoes and carrots with a wine reduction! We split the Creme Brûlée and Churros because we couldn't decide and both were fantastic. The chef came out after our meal to speak with us and ensure it was good. We would go back in a heart beat.

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vipSJFOODIE
Caribbean
36 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

High end cuisine by the pool and the ocean! Great outdoor scene with awesome cocktails and flavor. Highly recommended.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Caribbean
5 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for our anniversary. View was awesome, romantic. Personnel was very courteous. We got complimentary anniversary drinks and dessert, thumbs up. The octopus was the best we ever had. Chef came and talk to us, super nice. We will definitely recommend. Overall experience was excellent.

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BarbaraL
New England
4 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2017
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The shrimp was overlooked. The dessert heavenly.
Waitress excellent.

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vipalleykat
Dallas
30 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely restaurant, great food and service. A bit on the pricey side but that's to be expected for the location. Overall a great experience for the 7 of us. Definitely recommend.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 21, 2017
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Amazing view and outstanding food! We enjoyed the sound of the ocean and warm breeze. Definitely a beautiful experience!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2017
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Birthday celebration

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2016
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and delicious food, particularly the ahi tuna a arugula salad.

AP
vipAndreaP
Louisville
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2016
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Excellent ambiance and service. Pricey but when all things considered, worth it. Try the champagne mojito - excellent.

JW
vip2JWS
Jacksonville
25 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2016
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Beautiful location and atmosphere and our service and food was better here than at the other beautiful outdoor restaurant at the Ritz, Positivo. However, the food was still nothing special so it seems like another missed opportunity for such a beautiful location and atmosphere. The wild mushrooms side was the favorite dish for our table and the mocha dessert was good too.

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vipSheilaK
New England
7 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2016
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We stayed at the Ritz on vacation and had 2 great dinners at Encanto. The service was warm, friendly and professional... The open air dining with the waves crashing in the background added beautifully to the whole experience! The food was varied and delicious! It's a must try!

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McFamily
Indiana
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2016
Overall3food4service3ambience4

View from restaurant is absolutely stunning! Gorgeous location! Staff was polite. Food was good. But, the mosquitos absolutely devoured us during dinner! 😁 Need to manage the mosquito problem ASAP! We are still itching from this scenic dinner!

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vipNance
New England
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2016
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Great views and sunset. Great service and delicious food. Great special occasion spot.

CE
CleanEating9
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2016
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Encanto is a gorgeous beachside restaurant with top notch cuisine at the incomparable Dorado Beach Resort. Not to be missed!

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Spraoiagusbia
Las Vegas
6 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2016
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The ambiance and location is what really stands out about this restaurant. Nothing beats the sound of the sea as you relax and dine.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2016
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Good food, good view but the service needs improvement badly.

BC
BCM99
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2016
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Our group of eight old friends rented a house in the area and kicked off our time there with dinner at Encanta. Sitting outside on a beautiful evening, within earshot of crashing waves, enjoying delicious food and drink, was a spectacular way to start our trip. Everyone was very pleased with their meals. Prices are a bit steep but that applies to everything within the Dorado Beach complex.

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vipBillyBoyBL
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2015
Overall5food5service5ambience5

At a table facing the ocean in an open-air restaurant. Light ocean breeze keeping your cool. Cocktail in hand - food to arrive. Welcome to paradise!!!! It doesn't get much better than this.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2015
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Rafael was awesome! Food was fantastic! And the

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joebobbipr
Caribbean
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2015
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been here several times and each time the staff and service have been outstanding. The food is wonderful. Our last visit was for my wife's birthday, and they brought her a complimentary dessert plate that was delicious.

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vipchris
Caribbean
2 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2015
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best in dorado. Casual and excellent

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Encanto Beach Club Bar & Grill - Dorado Beach a Ritz-Carlton Reserve offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (787) 626-1100 ext. 7232.

Encanto Beach Club Bar & Grill - Dorado Beach a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is rated 4.9 stars by 51 OpenTable diners.

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