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Cafe Puerto Rico

208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-2281
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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

Thank Traveltruth1
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe Puerto Rico is centrally located im Old San Juan across fro the Cigar Lady. Service was helpful, the decor was modest and the food was spectacular! I ordered the alcapurrias appetizing, chicken gumbo and a coconut mojito! It was so good I took a...More

Thank Alicia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our meal began on their patio, however it began raining and we relocated inside the cafe. The portions of our meal that were rained on were promptly replaced with fresh servings. We were seated at a reserved table. The food and bar service was 1st...More

Thank Kurt G
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Nice place right across from the plaza which had a live Bomba band & dancers the Friday night we went. Food was just like my grandmother used to make! Mini empanadillas were a wonderful appetizers. We had the shrimp mofongo in garlic sauce and the...More

Thank Sightseer273843
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Nice cozy hangout with great taste. My wife and I arrived in town one day before our cruise, and toured the local fortress. We talked to one of the rangers about local eats, and he recommended the mofongo at Cafe PR. We went, ordered seafood...More

Thank rkcribbs
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I just returned from a week in Puerto for work/pleasure, where we stayed in OSJ and also in Isla Verde, and ate in a number of restaurants during that time. Cafe Puerto Rico was my favorite! It was recommended by the desk...More

Thank pairofloafers
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I docked in Old San Juan from a cruise we were on. After exploring the fort and walking around Old San Juan we wanted some authentic Puerto Rican cuisine. I saw a large group of people seated outdoors of Cafe Puerto Rico,...More

1  Thank CynAPRN
Reviewed 5 August 2018

To be honest we were hoping to go to a few of the top reviewed restaurants in Viejo, but quickly learned that Maria has shut down many of these still today. To our surprise we ran into the singer for Cafe Puerto Rico's live entertainment,...More

1  Thank Luke K
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We stopped here for lunch on the recommendation of a tour guide. We are SO GLAD we did! The waitress was friendly and helped explain the menu. I ordered the Chicken Trifongo with creamy garlic sauce. I had never tasted any kind of Mofongo before....More

Thank Sue_loves2travel4fun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-724-2281
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