Bad Bunny, his 80-person entourage, stop for a meal at Bay Area Puerto Rican restaurant

YEARS. A RESTAURANT IN SAN RAFAEL GOT THE SURPRISE OF A LIFETIME WHEN A PUERTO RICAN SUPER STAR BROUGHT HIS ENTOURAGE TO DINE. BAD BUNNY POSED FOR A PHOTO WITH STAFF AT SOL FOOD ON MONDAY. HE PLAYED A SHOW IN OAKLAND LAST NIGHT. THE PUERTO RICAN RESTAURANT SAYS THE SINGER GAVE THEM A BIG HEADS UP BEFORE COMING IN WITH DOZENS OF PEOPLE. >> THEY ARE LIKE WE HAVE 80 HUNGRY PUERTO RICANS. ARE YOU ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE US? THEN THEY SHOW UP IN BLACK SUVS, THEY ARE PARKING AND EVERYTHING. ONCE THEY GET IN THERE THEY SEE BAD BUNNY WALK IN, IT GOES CRAZY, SECURITY GETS IN THERE THEY DON’T LET ANYBODY IN. BAD BUNNY WAS ACTUALLY SERVING SOME PLATES FOR THEM, HE WAS HELPING THE KITCHEN OUT. HE WAS IN THE KITCHEN TALKING TO THE STAFF. ANDREA: IF YOU’RE WONDERING THE SINGER ORDERED MOFONGO. WHICH IS MASHED PLANTAINS AND SAUTEED SHRIMP. THE RESTAURANT SAYS IT’S SEEN AN UPTICK IN BUSINESS SINCE BADY BUNNY VISITED. TY:

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Bad Bunny, his 80-person entourage, stop for a meal at Bay Area Puerto Rican restaurant

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A Bay Area restaurant got the surprise of a lifetime when it realized it was going to host a meal for one of the biggest names in music.Sol Food, a Puerto Rican restaurant in downtown San Rafael, got a call late Monday afternoon. The person on the phone asked them if they can accommodate 80 hungry Puerto Ricans.The restaurant quickly set up the dining room. And it was then when Puerto Rican superstar Bad Bunny rolled up with his entourage of staffers, crew and back-up dancers in black SUVs.Bad Bunny, whose real name is Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio, posed for a photo with staff. He was also seen serving plates and helping the kitchen staff out."I think it's really exciting to support, you know, local Puerto Rican cuisine, and it's really authentic," said Christie Chenette of San Rafael, a customer affiliate KTVU spoke with. "And I think it's so cool that Bad Bunny and someone from Puerto Rico thought it was good enough to come here."Bad Bunny ordered a plate of mofongo, which consists of mashed plantains and sauteed shrimp.The restaurant said it has seen an uptick in business since the singer's visit.The singer is one of the most-streamed artists in the world. He performed at the Oakland Coliseum on Wednesday as part of his "World's Hottest Tour."His latest album, "Un Verano Sin Ti" (translated to "A Summer Without You") was released this May.

A Bay Area restaurant got the surprise of a lifetime when it realized it was going to host a meal for one of the biggest names in music.

Sol Food, a Puerto Rican restaurant in downtown San Rafael, got a call late Monday afternoon. The person on the phone asked them if they can accommodate 80 hungry Puerto Ricans.

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The restaurant quickly set up the dining room. And it was then when Puerto Rican superstar Bad Bunny rolled up with his entourage of staffers, crew and back-up dancers in black SUVs.

Bad Bunny, whose real name is Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio, posed for a photo with staff. He was also seen serving plates and helping the kitchen staff out.

"I think it's really exciting to support, you know, local Puerto Rican cuisine, and it's really authentic," said Christie Chenette of San Rafael, a customer affiliate KTVU spoke with. "And I think it's so cool that Bad Bunny and someone from Puerto Rico thought it was good enough to come here."

Bad Bunny ordered a plate of mofongo, which consists of mashed plantains and sauteed shrimp.

The restaurant said it has seen an uptick in business since the singer's visit.

The singer is one of the most-streamed artists in the world. He performed at the Oakland Coliseum on Wednesday as part of his "World's Hottest Tour."

His latest album, "Un Verano Sin Ti" (translated to "A Summer Without You") was released this May.