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Kantares

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San Juan
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315 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is good for drinks and listening to live folksy, contemporary music by solo or duets mainly with guitar. The drinks are good and the outdoor sitting is nice and comfortable. The food, not so good. So, I would recommend dinning somewhere else and then going to Kantares for drinks and relaxation. Parking is not easy. Find it on... More 

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Thank GrandeSanJuan
Gurabo, Puerto Rico
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

First and last time! Lack of empathy with customers in addition to provide offensive words to customers. Owner need a orientation on how to handle internal errors. Completely disappointed !

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Thank Anilda88
Morovis, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

They always have live music but its too loud inside the restaurant. The food its no good and the price are very high also the drink. The service its to slow and the building its dirty.

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Thank Jose M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015

This place is a must see if ou want to hear some great local entertainment. The owner actually plays guitar and sings as does the server. There were a couple of patrons in the bar who also sang. They are also very talented. Coming here is a great place to hear the new age Latino music. We thoroughly enjoyed it.... More 

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Thank sunlover_100494
Saint Cloud, Florida
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

Local pub/ restaurant. Featuring live music. Local clientele atmosphere. The calamari app was ok. We stopped by for some drinks and really enjoyed the live performers. Service was not the best.

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Thank KVirguez
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2013

Went there on a saturday evening. Everything in this place was average (service, atmosphere, food). We did like the live performance taking place. Even our children seemed interested in the music. Each night they have a different performer. This is more like a bohemian spot for people who like the nova trova style of music. I would visit again for... More 

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Thank PR_Vacation_Reviews
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2012

I recently visited this San Juan suburb joint. The food was good but the ambience and the music do not step to the plate. If you are looking for local, spanish,pop/ballad probably this could be your place. The service was good but the tables, chairs and the exterior deck needs substantial renovations.

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Thank jnazario
fayetteville nc
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2012

Food is awesome, live music, inviting for the mtv unplugged styles, I have fun and is also a pub style at night. chilling and relaxing..you must go check this video out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-MOw2piZsM&feature=colike hisd is the feeling of the place..

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Thank JROCAable
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2012

This place is a little gem for those who enjoy the casual singer-songwriter vibe. It is simply a wonderful place for good music, food, drinks in a relaxed atmosphere. Features local talent, and special guests play on tuesdays.

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Thank Anintentionaltourist
Miami
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2008

The food was great, the prices are good, the service was awesome, and the environment is nice. Excellent live music. Kind of a "MTV Unplugged" feel to it. Parking can be a little rough, but for me, it was well worth it. I walked in knowing only of a band that played there from My Space and wanting to see... More 

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Thank reylo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan

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