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Barrachina Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, South American, Central American, Puerto Rican, Pub
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104 Fortaleza St. | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-7912
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Wed 11:00 - 17:00
Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Denver
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117 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It may have been because it was a holiday, but the restaurant was pretty empty and we still had to wait to be seated. The Pina Colada's were delicious but our appetizers - coconut calamari and garlic shrimp were just OK and not large portions. There are just so many restaurants in the area, I wouldn't come back to eat... More 

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Michigan
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64 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a long wait after disembarking our cruise before our 4pm flight home. We are so glad we took advice to go to Barrachina. They offered luggage storage starting at 9am for a tip. Best money spent. We spent the rest of the morning exploring Old San Juan's beautiful streets and shops. We came back for lunch and had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our 2nd time here and it was just as great as we remembered it! The Pina Coladas are to die for, food is excellent and our server Kenny was awesome!! Don't visit San Juan without making a stop here!!!

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Thank Jon P
Silverdale, Washington
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The restaurant that invented the Pina Colada has a great location in old San Juan and has a great décor. Food was ok but there are plenty of places in San Juan with better dishes.

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Plainfield, Illinois
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155 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped by here on our walk through Old San Juan. Appetizers of wings, grouper and Spanish sausage were very tasty As were the Pina Colada's.

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Thank Scott K
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We only stopped in to try the piña colada since it was first made at this location so I can't speak for the food. However the piña colada was very good and the server provided a sample, nonalcoholic, before we ordered. Service was great for the short amount of time we spent there. If you ask for a plastic cup... More 

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Thank CNHMTH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was good and the service was as well. It's one of the more well known restaurants in old San Juan. I don't think you will be sorry if you go.

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Thank Tim C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The birthplace of piña colada. A must try while in Old Juan. The service was great. Drinks to perfection. They have a variety of dishes to choose from. You can't go wrong. The staff are are very helpful, courteous and very attentive. And don't forget to say hello to the lovely birds on your way out.

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Thank linda c
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Barrachina for Dinner, there was a separate party going on in the private room that wasnt that private and they made the entire restaurant very loud, even for nighttime standards. The decoration was traditional from PR style, the food was very good, especially the mofongo. Service was okay ok.

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Thank CarlitosLis
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After walking pass the place a few time, we decided to visit the place where the piña colada was invented. Lets start by saying that the piña colada was pre-made from a store bought piña colada mix. Needless to say it was not good. The food had good flavor but was warm (not hot).

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Thank Gaby G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, South American, Central American, Puerto Rican, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Fortaleza St. | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-7912
Description
Puerto Rican and International Cuisine, Home of the world famous Pina Colada

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?