We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

El Meson Gallego

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1247 F D Roosevelt Ave | Puerto Nuevo, San Juan 00920, Puerto Rico
+1 787-783-5866
Website
Today
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 18:30 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 18:30 - 23:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

76 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 62: English reviews
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow. Excellent Spanish food and service. We lived in Spain for 4 years, and probably would state that the food in Meson is probably even better than in Spain. Yes...TRUE. Try the croquetas....Great. Service, we were taken care off by Angel (wonderful gentleman from Asturias) We live in NY and if I had the chance we travel every weekend for... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ivan P
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Excellent service and Spanish style food. Waiters are very friendly and have no problem modifying dishes and sides to please you. Food is somewhat expensive but it is worth it. It has good flavor and the service is part of the experience.

Helpful?
Thank Wilfredo M
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Went for lunch on a Sunday about two weeks ago with my parents, wife, and son. As soon as we got it you could "feel in the air" that it was going to be an excellent meal. We were promptly greeted and seated and offered water, drinks, and appetizers. For appetizers we had the fried calamari, manchego cheese, jamón ibérico,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Julio G
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite high end restaurant in Puerto Rico. Specializes in authentic Spanish dishes. Everything is good. Excellent service, formal, proper, and friendly. Pricey but worth every dollar.

Helpful?
Thank TurpialdelSur
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

They make you feel like royalties. Restaurant decoration and ambiance is super. Food is exquisite, small menu but very difficult to decide because all of it looks fantastic. Great selections of drinks and impressive list of wine. $$$$

Helpful?
Thank rjnido
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

We were a group of five and were looking for a place to hold a Board meeting on a Saturday. A difficult task as most restaurants open at 12:00 pm on Saturdays and not all have private meeting rooms. We did not get a private room but had a good table on a secluded corner of the main salon. Now... More 

Helpful?
Thank Poorgourmet
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Classic Spanish Food in elegant setting, excellent service, great dish presentation, not cheap but if you are looking for the last remaining fine dinning spanish restaurant in Puerto Rico, this is it.

Helpful?
Thank aprendaaviajar
Level Contributor
32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

food excellent service excellent valet parking available northen spain seafood menu unique paella incredible

Helpful?
Thank Jose C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

I tried a very good soup (garbanzos and chorizo) and a "Guiso" of chicken served with white rice and sweet plantains 😋. Thanks Ana Morales for being my waiter

Helpful?
Thank IslaLibre
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

I visited this restaurant for years with my family and have no consistency in the flavors . I like to eat stewed dishes including one called "ropa vieja" never taste the same.On my last visit the service was a bit slow . The appetizers were great.

Helpful?
Thank vgourmet007

Travellers who viewed El Meson Gallego also viewed

 

Been to El Meson Gallego? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1247 F D Roosevelt Ave | Puerto Nuevo, San Juan 00920, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-783-5866

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from El Meson Gallego staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?