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Cafe Puerto Rico

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was recommended by one of our tour guides. We ordered and shared several different dishes. A couple of dishes came with fries. The ones we liked the best ended up being plantain sticks. We were pleasantly surprised that we unknowingly tried something new...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ClaireMc99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and enjoyed what we know as empanadas although they call them something else. We also enjoyed the fried cheese. Very small place but got the job done.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bkbak
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The name may seem fairly generic, but the food it not. It is authentic Puerto Rican food and is delicious. It's a bit more pricey than some other places, but everything was great and it is in a nice location. They also have a surprisingly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jonathan J
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Service and food are excellent. The menu have the right combination of local flavors. Is one of Old San Juan best restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ednavarro96
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Looking for a cool place to watch the world go by! Wished we had more time, had to get back to the cruise 🚢..... our luck the ship broke down upon leaving and we couldn’t get back off😢 three days waiting! Next time.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank parman55
Reviewed 4 December 2018

We have been eating here for years every time we are in PR. This time it was just awful. We had made an Open Table reservation which when we got there they had no idea how to even look at an open table reservation. Lots...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this place. The food was authentic and the staff were so welcoming. The environment is so cozy! We meet a couple from New York and talked our entire meal! Not the best mufungo in Puerto Rico (according to me husband) but I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tamikka C
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This is a great place to test the waters for local food. I don't think it is the absolute best food in the area, but the staff of the restaurant are fantastic and very friendly. I've eaten here several times, and I'm always satisfied. I...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank M D
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

A nice dish is the Shrimp and rice with plantains. Shrimp were fresh and large and the rice was cooked perfectly and was very nicely seasoned without being overpowering. The plantains were a great accompaniment to this dish, adding a slight touch of sweetness to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Traveltruth1
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Probably the best meal we had in Puerto Rico (we've done a total of 10 days there) . Service was great, steak was sensational, everything was a winner. Nice little place that serves great drinks. Will definitely re attend next time we are there. We...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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