SOMERSET, NJ - TAPinto "Spotlight on Business" features local businesses and their owners who are vested in the community at large.

These businesses which will be featured make it possible for TAPinto Franklin Township to provide free daily news to its readers, by sponsoring our site. Follow this series to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique offerings while shining a spotlight on their stories.

This edition features Elizabeth Colon, owner of Punta Cana Grill, a local restaurant located at 752 Hamilton Street in Somerset. 

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Colon has a passion for cooking and feels good food helps to bring people together. 

"I chose to get involved in the restaurant business because I've always had a passion for cooking and bringing people together with food," Colon told TAPinto. "I believe eating great food is one of the joys of life."

TAPinto: What is unique about your business?  

Elizabeth Colon: One of the unique things about my restaurant is the fact that we prepare our food as if we're making it for our family members. We believe our customers can taste the love and dedication we put into our food and restaurant overall. 

TAPinto: What is most important for people to know about your business?   

Elizabeth Colon: It is important for people to know that we prioritize fresh ingredients and try to create a welcoming environment for our amazing customers.

TAPinto: What sets you apart from your competition?  

Elizabeth Colon: What sets us apart from our competition is that we have a wide variety of authentic delicious Dominican food that can't be found anywhere else but Punta Cana Grill! 

Punta Cana Grill is open for dine-in or take-out from 10 am to 10 pm, Monday through Sunday, patrons can also call ahead at (732) 659-6020 for pick up orders.  

Punta Cana Grill offers a collection of authentic dishes:

Lunch Special    Fried Meat (Carnes Fritas) Seafood 
chicken (Pollo) stewed ribs (Costillas Guisado)   fried chicken (Pollo Frito) shrimp and rice (Punta Cana Style)
ribs (Costillas) stewed oxtails (Rabo Guisado)   fried pork (Carnes Salada) red snapper (Pargo ojo Prito)
pork shoulder (Pernilz) stewed chicken (Pollo Guisado)   steak (Vistee) tilapia (Steamed/Fried and Sauce)
  stewed pork feet (Patita)   pork chops (Chuleta) salt fish
  sweet belly (Mondongo Guisado)   chicharron  
  stewed beef (Res Guisao)   fried ribs (Costilla Fritas)  

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