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Address: 277 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1420, Puerto Rico
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El Farolito Is a small chill out bar where neighbors and local artists...

El Farolito Is a small chill out bar where neighbors and local artists hang out regularly, we offer all sorts of mixed drinks, wines, beers and tapas. Its decorated exclusively with puerto rican artwork and features local artists projects. Its considered an alternative art space in the city and the best local bar. were located at sol street # 277 Old San Juan , Puerto Rico

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a bar lovers bar

I love sitting at bars and watching the goings on and chatting with the bartender, if they aren't too busy. El Farolito bar makes great cocktails and they put much thought into... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
lizabethb78
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I love sitting at bars and watching the goings on and chatting with the bartender, if they aren't too busy. El Farolito bar makes great cocktails and they put much thought into each component of each drink they make. Try the old fashioned with rum or the negroni with guava instead of sweet vermouth.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

If you are looking for a straight-up local puerto rico dive bar to chill at. this is definitely the best one! my boyfriend and i were traveling from NY and came in here TWICE - once on our overnight layover to Tortola and then again during the layover back. the artwork all over the wall was super cool and done... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

I must admit that we were nearly put off by the cramped interior, but once we sipped our first rum drink, we were hooked, and made an evening of it. When crafting the cocktails, fruit juices were freshly squeezed, orange peels flamed, and the bartender's attention to detail was perfection. Do not go here to order Bacardi & Coke....take advantage... More 

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Westford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Had this place recommended to us by some people we met at another bar...see a pattern here. You gotta go there with an open mind. My car at home is bigger than this bar. The bartender (big dude all tattooed up) was a great guy. Never judge a bar or bartender or a book by its cover. The guy (wish... More 

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wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

If you touristos find this absolute gem that is hidden well in old San Juan we will never get a spot again! The extremely well crafted drinks are worth the wait (Talk rum old fashion). They are not Looking for ratings, they simply are the best bar in Old San Juan. Good luck finding it and I hope it stays... More 

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

This was a great find by complete luck. The rum old fashioned is the order of the day and is hand crafted to perfection. Small but mighty venue.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

This small bar is a cool little spot. What it lacks in space it makes up in ambiance. Enjoy a game of chess or make a new friend at the bar. The staff are fun and make magic in a glass. A home away from home. Love the staff. Humberto is the bomb.

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Thank CindyJohnson84
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

I am not a creature of habit, preferring the unpredictability of daily life without routine...but...this awesome, tiny, crazy bar has turned my life upside down in the coolest way possible!! El Farolito is the "habit" I don't want to lose! Going to be in PR for just one week...and El Farolito is where I will be every night for a... More 

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Thank Veromcnamee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

Had a hard time finding this place, mainly because I had the wrong address. When we got there my wife wasnt sure she wanted to go in. My wife is a wine drinker and was promptly informed they dont serve wine. Boy am I glad I went with my first instincts. What a wonderful cocktail bar. It was a real... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

It's a wonderful smaller intimate bar with really great service, nice music and a mix of tourists and locals took. Stop in for some local flavor when you're strolling around old San Juan

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