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Pikayo

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 2 July 2015

One of the first and still one of the best upscale/fine dining PR fusion restaurants in PR. If your looking for great service, food and drink don't hesitate to choose this place.

Thank Iwechtex
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2015

Hey! Such a delight to hear back from you after your meal here. I am very happy to see that everything was to your liking, and certainly hope to have you back. Many thanks! Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 1 July 2015

Had lunch there and the waiter was attentive and friendly. The food was delicious and the ocean view alone was worth going to the restaurant.More

Thank marisolm661
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2015

We currently do no t open for lunch. Where you here in a private event or perhaps you have us confused with another experience. If in fact it was a private lunch event at Pikayo, thanks very much for taking the time to write us...More

Reviewed 28 June 2015

Food was fresh and well-presented. We felt that the staff was present, but inobtrusive. Parts of the Hilton were dated and a little dingy-smelling, but the restaurant was clean and open. Dishes were innovative and palate-pleasing. I would recommend for any occasion. It is pricey,...More

Thank moykl
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2015

Thank you so much for stopping by. I'm glad you loved the food and service! I hope you enjoy the rest of your time here in San Juan. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

Tonight my husband and I dined at Pikayo. The service was impeccable. Remi's eye for detail left nothing to be desired. We started with the special mozzarella, tomato and arugula pesto. The size was perfect. Offering a joyful experience from the creaminess from the mozzarella,...More

Thank Stephanie B
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2015

Stephanie, I am so pleased to read all of this. You paid such careful attention to each dish -- I'm very flattered that it all stood up to your scrutiny. I'm sorry I was unable to meet you, but please rest assured that I am...More

Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Chef Wilo Benet is at his best, every detail is covered, creative, flavorful and elegant cuisine with an amazing wine list to pair. Great dining room and bar, the service is at Michelin star level, the wine list is updated daily leaving out the surprises...More

Thank RAR01
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2015

Thank you so much! Everything my team and I do here is for our amazing guests, and I'm glad that you enjoyed all the details of our experience. Many Thanks for your visit! Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 22 June 2015

We are foodies and went to eat in about 10 well-ranked restaurants in San Juan in about 6 days. These included Marmalade (twice), Jose Enrique, Oceano, Perla, Santaella, St. Germain Bistro, etc. Pikayo is clearly the best in every aspect. The food was excellent, the...More

2  Thank Wisetraveller26
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2015

The best in San Juan! Now that's amazing. I am very pleased that your experience here was one to remember. Good call sampling the small plates -- if there's anything that stood out to you, don't hesitate to let me know the next time you're...More

Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

I have dined at Pikayo many many times throughout the years and always enjoyed the fish since I don't eat meat. Willo makes the perfect fish never overcooked always moist and juicy. However, this time my husband surprised me for my birthday ordering a customized...More

1  Thank Ana715
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2015

I remember planning that menu! It was very fun experimenting a little and making you something special to try. I hope it was a memorable dining experience! Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

We wanted a really nice dinner at least once on our vacation, and had it at Pikayo. Husband and (12 yo) son had shrimp, I had duck. Both were yummy. Along with appetizers and dessert, it made for a nice meal on the island. It...More

1  Thank ctsb1903
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2015

I always hope that the food and service here is worth the price you pay, and it's great to see that you had a great time here. I hope your vacation was a memorable one -- remember, PR is always happy to have you back....More

Reviewed 30 May 2015

This is by far the best restaurant on the planet Folks. The unique presentation is just the beginning, after tasting the fine clean and fresh food my palette went ballistic. We ordered 6 different entrees and one dish was better than the next. The service...More

1  Thank Fred M
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2015

Fred! The best restaurant on the planet? Wow. I can't even begin to express how much I appreciate that! What an amazing thing to say. I hope to have you back again anytime. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 28 May 2015

Excellent menu. Creative cusine. Great wine list. Service is impecable. Do check operating hours. Reservations are a must.

1  Thank PuertoRicoLOLA
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2015

Lola! Thank you very much. I'm delighted to hear you liked the food and service here. Cheers, 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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I think they are open.
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Response from Charles043 | Reviewed this property |
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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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