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John Doe's

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Caribbean, Grill, Puerto Rican
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Carr. 169 KM 2.5 | 89 De Diego, Guaynabo 00969, Puerto Rico
+1 787-731-2555
11:00 - 03:00
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Sun 12:00 - 02:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 02:00
Wed 11:00 - 03:00
Thu 11:00 - 04:00
Fri 11:00 - 05:00
Sat 11:30 - 05:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good scramble eggs with sauted potatoes and great french toasts. Also, just for curiosity I had to taste a dessert called cream cheese dumplings they were awsome. The waitress was always attentive. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Marisol D
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I went yesterday with a co worker to have a quick bite. Since I am local and have been here before I was thinking burger all the time. To my surprise they had a great lunch special menu with plenty of options including burgers and wraps and criollo food. My fiend went for the Big Doe burger and I had... More 

Thank Gil P
Caguas, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Everything is charge separately , soda cups 12oz ice 4 oz of soda. Understaffed. Can't handle big groups. I can't complain of food it is tasty. But they Don't Have mayo. How is this possible. Very disappointed. Stay in San Juan Don't come here.

Thank JoseRodriguezPR
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The place is big, nice atmosphere and accessible with reasonable prices. However, service should be improved in order for customers to return.

Thank Andres G
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Hamburgers are good although they are not 100% beef. But flavor is good and food is prepared when ordered. It is not a fast food. Drinks are good, not watered down. They have live music sometimes. Not sure the days. No A/C. Open spaces is the rule.

Thank Wilfredo M
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Big place nice for events. Smoking area included. Great prices in drinks (Happy Hour from 2pm to 9 pm) Finger food was abundant, chorizos, fried cheese, chicken bits. Do not ask for the fried pork(Carne frita) almost burned, tough. The service is excellent, good for groups.

Thank Rauledgardo
Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Been un this placer more than 8 times, have advised management about that stinks like The bathroom overflowed?????? Corrección ......never, its a nice placer but must fix this problem

Thank Edwin M
JOHNDOESPR, Owner at John Doe's, responded to this review

Edwin we are aware of the problem. When women put things in the toilet that were not previously ingested, it causes problems. We have even removed a cellphone from a toilet pipe. We have placed numerous signs in the bathrooms requesting client support on this regards, but sometimes we do not get it. We apologize for the inconvenience. On a... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Restaurant had an internet outage and could not charge our bill so we had to wait for over an hour and the issue was not fixed. The manger was not helpful to us as we were not from PR and did not know where to get cash to pay. He was combative and abrupt when this was not our issue... More 

Thank Anna P
JOHNDOESPR, Owner at John Doe's, responded to this review

As we cordially explained to you, our card services provider had a malfunction and as a result the system was down. Our manager suggested that you leave your contact information and we would contact you once the service was reestablished in order to charge you over the telephone, since you did not have any other means of payment. You did... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

First. This was one of my favorite places, it's hard to find a rustic space-open place on metro area. The service was average. We had to correct the guy more than twice when he bring the order. We was able to quickly correct the no order Ribs was dry and old, Looks like it was cooked the day before. They... More 

Thank Javo M
Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
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108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

Like many small restaurants in Puerto Rico, customer service does not seem to be a priority. With only four tables occupied it took close to one hour for two burgers and an order of fish tacos to reach our table. I don't know what they do in the kitchen but they are not fast. The food was good, but if... More 

Thank RobertoCofresi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Bar, Caribbean, Grill, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 05:00
11:30 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr. 169 KM 2.5 | 89 De Diego, Guaynabo 00969, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Guaynabo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-731-2555
"The Place for Homemade Hamburgers" The best homemade hamburgers and grill. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and our outdoor terraces. Come alone, with friends or with your whole family.

Open 7 days for lunch and dinner, and Saturdays and Sundays for brunch.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?