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Pani Agua

$$ - $$$, Caribbean, Latin
152 Calle Rafael Cordero, San Juan 00901-1651, Puerto Rico
+1 787-722-6477
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kathi rolls” (3 reviews)
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Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
152 Calle Rafael Cordero, San Juan 00901-1651, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently returned form San Juan.........so glad we found Kay & Peter at Pani Agua! They were so friendly, helpful with the local foods and just plain nice! Peter suggested the Carne Guisada as the authentic deal. Not a big beef eater but it was fantastic!...More

Thank ddshort7
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I'll be there January 10th 2018, I love these people. Every time I visit this island I come here. They are a must stop shop.

Thank Bob Z
Reviewed 28 August 2017

My wife and I went last Friday to this place. First the ambiance. Simple but cozy decoration. Lounge music and perfect setting if you are into Old San Juan state of mind. Sebastian, the bartender, is such a great host. He will make anything you...More

1  Thank Luis A
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner at Pani Agua, the food was very high quality and delicious and the hostess Karishna was extremely nice! She had excellent recommendations and it was a great dinner! I would highly recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank Nishad M
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We loved our sever Karishna. She gave us excellent recommendations. The fritters were awesome , Kathi kebab and Bhel fantastic

Thank renashville71
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We went to several places in Old San Juan to smoke shisha (this was our third stop) and this was the only place to get it right the first time! Excellent drinks, chill atmosphere and friendly service! Highly recommended! Karishina is an awesome hostess who...More

1  Thank Francis G
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Super chill place with good Indian food, and good Hookah The owner was very sweet and funny. Our waiter was amazing and gave us great recommendations for our trip.

Thank Suze K
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Every Tuesday I have to wait from 7-9pm for my son to attend a music class at Fortaleza Street, I usually wander into a cafe or restaurant to pass the time. My favorite place decided to be closed on Tuesdays, so I was forced to...More

1  Thank Hector B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

First off their drink menu is to die for. They custom make a million types of mojitos and they are delicious. The food is authentic with a puerto rican flare. We would have gone back time and time again if we had time. Worth a...More

Thank P0LL0RIC0
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We love Indian food but it's impossible to find in San Juan so when we heard about Pani Agua, an Indian/Puerto Rican fusion, we had to try it even though it sounded like an odd combination of cuisines. We had passed this attractive space, located...More

Thank Michael4300
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Questions & Answers
14 August 2017|
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Response from Karishna K | Property representative |
Hello! The chicken is halal. There is hookah!
Henry D
24 April 2017|
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Response from mariap1919 | Reviewed this property |
They also have daily specials with good prices if I remember correctly.
Karishna K
26 March 2016|
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Response from Karishna K | Property representative |
As the owner, I posted this question because we get a lot of calls asking. Yes, we are a very family friendly place, don't get fooled by the size of our bar. We open earlier in the day and close at 11 because we want to keep... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Drinks, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Calle Rafael Cordero, San Juan 00901-1651, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-722-6477
  • E-mail
Pani Agua is a Puerto Rican and Caribbean Restaurant and Hookah Bar. Come have a drink - we recommend the champagne mojito, smoke some hookah in our Hookah Lounge in San Juan and have some great caribbean (puerto rican and caribbean food).
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