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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

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 4 days ago

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 5 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 Jmd7340
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
Thank dennismel
Reviewed 25 September 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ajm828
Reviewed 20 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kurt G
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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