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Carli's Fine Bistro & Piano

) #82 of 809 Restaurants in San Juan $$$$ Latin, , International
206 Tetuan Street | Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Latin, Puerto Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
206 Tetuan Street | Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Carli’s Fine Bistro & Piano is a small and very cozy restaurant in Old San Juan that provides great food in an intimate, relaxed, and casual dining atmosphere. You have a choice of eating indoors, while being entertained to fabulous soft music, or in the...More

Thank SaraJane52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant in Old San Juan. The waiter was super friendly and invited us in and seated us immediately. I ordered the filet mignon for my sons (11 & 8 yrs old) to split. It was cooked to perfection and accompanied with...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my 2nd visit while on business in San Juan. Each time I dined with my staff and each time the service and food were very good. The only thing to note is that if you are on a time schedule, this is not...More

Thank ladyinmaryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun place! It's very cozy and intimate inside. We found the piano music to be a nice mix of popular songs and some smooth jazz. The food was a nice surprise, and the service was quite good. We would definitely eat here again,...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Try the risotto fritters...very good. Their wine offering are excellent. They outdoor seating is great for a rest after walking for a while.

Thank jayrodsan
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We did not stay for the music and I admit that may have changed things, but the table and chairs inside were uncomfortable. We ordered a salad which was OK. Fried Calamari which brought 3 to 4 pieces of which we hardly could find any...More

Thank MichaelB88
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and cool atmosphere while listening to some soft jazz by pianist in front of the beautiful spot on Calle Tetuán.

Thank nancy g
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

My 17 year old niece and I stopped by to try the award winning mojito and we ended up staying for a few hours chatting with the kindest and warmest bartender, Fausto, who welcomed us into the restaurant like old friends. His warmth convinced us...More

Thank cc12342015
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We sat at the bar and had a great dinner while watching our gracious bartender work his magic! The hostess got us in, because the weather was threatening. Carli played great jazz with his group, and it is a small and intimate setting. My pasta...More

Thank lauris w
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Loved this dinner on our first night in San Juan. Cozy, romantic setting with live piano. Gorgonzola ravioli was decadent! Friendly service and great drinks. We really enjoyed our time there.

Thank Mackensey C
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Laury C
23 January 2017|
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Response from kenny h | Reviewed this property |
I have seen everything from dressy to sightseer casual. The fact that you care enough to ask tells me you will be good! I hope you go there and love it.
27 October 2015|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
That I wouldn't know. However, if Carli is not performing that nite there is usually a musician taking his place or a group. It is still worth the visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
15:30 - 23:00
15:30 - 23:00
15:30 - 23:00
15:30 - 23:00
15:30 - 01:00
15:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Tetuan Street | Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico (Formerly Carli Cafe Concierto)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 787-725-4927
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