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El Platanal

$$ - $$$Caribbean, Latin,
Calle Marginal, San Juan 00957-2536, Puerto Rico
+1 787-250-8199
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
“pernil” (4 reviews)
“plantains” (17 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Marginal, San Juan 00957-2536, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious,excellent service, good prices. Very tasty Piña Colada. Look the photo..Empanada with Mofongo,Pernil (Pork)with mofongo. And the Flan de Coco is very, very good.

Thank Myrtelina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to this restaurant for a Family Meeting. We had a great time, the ambience was relaxed and comfortable. The food was tasty and well prepared. I would recommend the mofongo, tostones and the plantain soup. We had a great time in this restaurant.

Thank Joelo-A
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I visit El Platanal for a business lunch. The service was great, and the food had a very good taste and good proportions. They create some dishes that I didn't found on other places. The avocado filled with cod fish was delicious, plus they add...More

Thank olaurido
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Last Friday, it was rainy and we decided to go out for a good “asopao” for dinner. We have been at El Platanal, on Rt. 3 at Carolina. So, this time went to this one, located in Rt. 1 in San Juan. The service and...More

Thank TRM0510
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch to try it out after driving by and people saying that it was good. Very impressed. We got the turkey, the pernil, the Mero al Ajillo and Mero s la criolla. All food was big portions. Delicious! Pernil was succulent. Mero...More

Thank Rafael C
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Food is good, average I would say. It is different because of the tostones sandwiches and because of the arañitas bowl are big. I took for ever to get the drinks and appetizers and not to mention how long we have to wait for the...More

1  Thank Soraya A
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Simply put, this is where you go if you want comida criolla while in Puerto Rico. The food is phonemenal. We ordered the sampler for appetizer, mofongo relleno de mariscos mixtos, chuletas kan kan. Everything was outstanding...and the prices are moderate. Very good value!

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I went to Platanal foR Dinner on a Sat Night . We waited for almost 45 mins to be seated. I took my family 3 kids and I have to say restaurant very loud and busy. The service is not so great due to servers...More

Thank RoLa87
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We had the trifongos with beeftsteak and some Piña coladas. The food was really good and we had a good time. It has a pretty good ambience to it. Love the grandfather clock.

Thank Yuki K
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Great Puerto Rican food. Reasonable price. Good service. Unbelievable "Chuleta Kankan" with "Mofongo"

Thank alfeligo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Marginal, San Juan 00957-2536, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-250-8199
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