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Pikayo

) #14 of 800 Restaurants in San Juan $$$$ Caribbean, Latin,
999 Ashford Avenue, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
+1 787-721-6194
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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999 Ashford Avenue, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is in the Condado Plaza Hilton Hotel. My wife and I were celebrating our anniversary and decided to have dinner where we were staying, having only just arrived in San Juan. Good choice! The food and service were exceptional. If you can get...More

Thank Wanderingnewyorker
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

It's a pleasure to have earned such high marks from you and your wife on your anniversary. I hope you both had a wonderful time in San Juan! Warm regards, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I must say, the service was excellent, as well as the quality of the ingredients that were in all the dishes. All in all a very nice meal.

Thank LizabethRose
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

I'm honored to know you could have a terrific dining experience with us from start to finish! Please be sure to visit us again in the future. Warm regards, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 4 June 2017

dinner for 4 on a Saturday night. Service: attentive, polite, fast. Food: delicious, palate pleasing, well timed. Overall atmosphere: semi formal, comfortable, relaxing. would go back.

1  Thank scottn508
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Many thanks for the excellent review and rating! We absolutely look forward to providing you another fantastic dining experience in the future. Sincerely, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Pikayo deserves its reputation as one of the top restaurants in Puerto Rico. Both the service and food proved to be exquisite. My husband raved that the filet mignon was the best he has ever tasted.They also offer an extensive menu of upscale wines.

1  Thank RosieMI
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

I'm happy to hear we could earn top honors from you! Please know that you and your husband are absolutely welcome back anytime. Best, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Came here based on the reviews! 5 stars in my book! Services was exceptional. The food was incredible and the ambience was delightful! Highly recommend!

Thank Kaw41
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

I'm happy to see our great reviews could lead you to our doors. I'm even happier to see that you could have an incredible experience with us from start to finish! Thanks for the fantastic recommendation. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 23 May 2017

I made reservations way in advance for top rated restaurants in San Juan, and we made sure Pikayo was one of them based on Trip Advisor and other reviews. We had an early seating and doors were unlocked just at the moment of our reservation...More

Thank M H
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

At Pikayo, we're all about striving for excellence, so we do take our craft very seriously. That said, I'm truly glad you both were still able to enjoy your meals in spite of the perceived atmospheric drawbacks. Sincerest thanks for giving us a try. Yours...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Pikayo's chef offers a nice selection of small plates, warm and cold, that combine carribean flavors with trendy ingredients (octapus, hand made pasta, lentils...). The service is impeccable. On the downside the choice of entrees is not reflecting the localisation of the restaurant (salon, short...More

Thank MMFoucher
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you kindly for your many great compliments on our service, small plates, and dessert. While we are a Puerto Rican restaurant, we do have a contemporary focus on serving global classics, so we do apologize if you weren't able to find what you were...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

The most delicious puerto rican pasta. Very upscale and fantastic service. Not sure if it is anything more special than any other fancy restaurant but you get what you pay for.

Thank Dina M
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

It brings me great joy to know you found your pasta to be worth every penny, Dina. Thank you for the excellent review and rating. Kind regards, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

A pricy venue with an excellent wine selection. They offer qualiry wine by the glass as well. The Licinia blend is my recommendation. Service is beyond reproach...well worth the money.

Thank jayrodsan
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely compliments on our wine selection. Every bottle we offer has been carefully selected, so it's a pleasure to know you're a fan of what we have to offer. See you next time, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 19 May 2017

They are very expensive and it was lent when we visited there and I didn't see anything I liked, but we did have great wine and some bread with delish butter...

Thank agallo2017
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

It's great to see you were a fan of our wine selection -- it's very meticulously curated, so we're happy to have your compliments. We hope you'll have a chance to have the full Pikayo experience someday! Best, Chef Wilo, Owner

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Shanker B
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Response from love2traveltogether | Reviewed this property |
Hi, They do seem to have a risotto dish as well as a fusilli pasta entree. They also have a few salad options and a cheese empanadilla for appetizers. For dessert, they have a chocolate or cheese soufflé. The service is... More
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Response from Maribel e | Reviewed this property |
I think they are open.
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It's the kind of place where, if you take pride in your appearance, you'll want to dress nicely in evening attire.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 22:00
Monday
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 999 Ashford Avenue, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-721-6194
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Description
Pikayo is the flagship restaurant for Chef Wilo Benet. The restaurant has set standards and raised the level of luxury in fine dining in Puerto Rico. Pikayo combines exquisite taste with exclusive ambiance and unique creativity in its cuisine.Avant-garde and intrepid are two words that can be used to describe Chef Wilo Benet’s cuisine. Benet has redefined Puerto Rican cuisine and in the process has put the Island’s enchanting flavors on display for the whole world to admire.Pikayo uses the best ingredients from both sea and land. Enjoy favorites such as Maine Diver Scallops and Petit Duck Magaret.Chef Wilo and Pikayo have been featured on television and in many publications. Recently, Chef Wilo appeared as a guest judge on Bravo’s popular show, Top Chef. He followed up that experience by competing alongside other well-known chefs on Top Chef: Masters. Pikayo has also hosted Andrew Zimmern and his television show from the Travel Channel.
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