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Arte & Mascaras

268 Calle de San Francisco, San Juan 00901-1714, Puerto Rico
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Excellent place! Great owner!

I have a dear aunt who collects mask, so we were looking for a place where we could buy a good... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2014
Mayra Giselly K
via mobile
Authentic masks at a great value

My husband has a background in theatre, so I wanted to get him a mask for our anniversary. I had... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2014
Susan R
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Harrisburg, North Carolina
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
24 Jun 2014
“Excellent place! Great owner!”
14 Jun 2014
“Authentic masks at a great value”
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268 Calle de San Francisco, San Juan 00901-1714, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 25 June 2014 via mobile

I have a dear aunt who collects mask, so we were looking for a place where we could buy a good mask. We bought an excellent mask and also we had a great conversation with the owner, Ena. She told us a lot stories about...More

2  Thank Mayra Giselly K
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Reviewed 15 June 2014

My husband has a background in theatre, so I wanted to get him a mask for our anniversary. I had seen reviews from this site, so I knew that it may be difficult to see the shop but that it would be worth it. We...More

1  Thank Susan R
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

Before going to San Juan, I had checked on Trip advisor and found this store and the great reviews. Having a collection of artifacts and our friends loving cultural masks, we knew this store was a must... the ONLY must of our trip.. Walking for...More

1  Thank janet m
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Reviewed 11 February 2014

We got some great history from Ena Mestey about the masks and the artist prior to purchasing. This exactly what we were looking for when trying to find something to take with us to remember our trip. Definitely a must.

1  Thank TerdDangler
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Reviewed 21 December 2013

Ena Mestey, proprietor of Arte & Mascaras, is passionate about her wares and about promoting the artists whose work she sells. She shares her knowledge most graciously. You can be assured that your purchase is authentic local work and you'll learn how it reflects Puerto...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2013

When I travel I look for excellent quality hand-made crafts that I collect to use as Christmas tree decorations. Not easy to find, and never in tourist locations. I was thrilled I stumbled on this store. They had masks of all sizes, made and signed...More

1  Thank linda b
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Reviewed 6 April 2013

I was looking for something unique to bring home from my trip to Puerto Rico. I found a number of "authentic" gifts at several shops but the masks and art at Arte & Mascaras seemed especially authentic. Ms. Mestey (the shop proprietor) took a great...More

1  Thank James W
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Reviewed 26 April 2012

We stopped in this place in Old San Juan and discovered amazing lady in this small shop with real made in PR art work esp. paper-māché (shredded paper and glue) special masks for the Carnival. She also is very knowledgeable about Taíno (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ta%C3%ADno_people) rock petroglyphs...More

2  Thank sirgorpster
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