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Cafe Puerto Rico

208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-2281
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“mofongo” (464 reviews)
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Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not recommend it. We entered at 7:20 pm on Sunday, April 22 and where we were going to sit was at the table that was under the stairs. We asked for another table and the employee told us we had to wait. We told her...More

Thank Nmm M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped here after touring around old San Juan. Many restaurants were closed due to the blackouts so we settled for this. The food was good, however service wasn't so great. I'll blame the lack of good customer service on the circumstances at the time.

Thank neicey83
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want authentic Puerto Rican cuisine this is the place to go. The menu features many local dishes. My wife had a mofongo with skirt steak and mushrooms; I had fresh red snapper - both excellent. As an appetizer we had alcapurrias (like small...More

Thank corletoRG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe Puerto Rico is in the the picturesque Plaza de Colon in Old San Juan. It’s the perfect lunch or dinner spot if you are visiting the nearby Fort San Cristobal. The menu is simple, but unique. I got the grouper fillet creole style with...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the service to the great food. Real criolla teast. Everything is cook perfectly, I had mofongo, fried plantain (tostones) , plantain soup, and tres leches for desert... truly recommend it. Great ambient and location, if you want you could eat out side with the...More

Thank Roberto S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for local fare during our trip to Puerto Rico. We were surprised when our Concierge suggested Cafe Puerto Rico as it had not been on our early plans. The restaurant is small and very much a step back in time with elaborate...More

Thank sbarney11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there several times during my stay Good food, tried several dishes and no disappointment whatsoever. Also you can have a pre diner cocktail and they have a nice choice of wines by the glass. Nice local ambiance, I enjoyed it. Prices are very reasonable

Thank ToyBoy_B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small, quaint restaurant came through in spades with authentic puerto rican food. My first experience with mofongo, con camerones, was delicious. There were so many types of mofongo to choose from. The house made lemonade was also a treat. The staff was great, the...More

Thank amosdog11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a lot of great meals in Puerto Rico and this was perhaps the best. We went based on a recommendation from a local and we were not disappointed. We had a short wait for a table because it was so busy at lunch...More

Thank BeachLady80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time in PR, and San Juan. I asked a local shop owner and she recommended this place. I had the mofongo - which I describe as smashed plantains (I had a mixture of sweet and plain) and it was formed in...More

Thank Lori W
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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
  • E-mail
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