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Ropa Vieja

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Puerto Rican
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1025 Ashford Ave | Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun 11:30 - 22:30
Mon 11:30 - 22:00
Tue - Wed 11:30 - 22:30
Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:59
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San Marcos, Texas
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had the best service ever at Ropa Vieja. My husband has a tendency to choke and needs lots of water. His glass never got close to empty. Cesar, our waiter, took particularly good care of us. The food that we ordered was also attractively presented and tasty.

Thank Shirley O
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I came here with my gf and another young couple. The place is pretty nice and authentic. The food was very good, maybe slightly over prices relative to other places that serve similar stuff, but I really enjoyed the mofongo. The girls had a pitcher of sangria that they really enjoyed. The service was great and friendly.

Thank Sean B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cesar was my waiter and he worked very hard! My dad is a camal when it comes to drinking water, and never once was my dads glass even half empty.

Thank Jordan O
Lake Mary, Florida
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95 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Two of us on a Sunday evening. A nice table was followed by the sampler starter - really tasty small samples between two and not overwhelming. Definitely recommended. This time we went for meat - I had the Cuban style Angus beef and my wife has the pork loin. Both were generous portions and very tasty. We both had the... More 

Thank John M
Auburn, Alabama
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Quaint, comfortable atmosphere with attentive, personal service and reasonable prices. We had traditional Cuban favorites - picadillo and bacalao en papillote. Both were very good. Entrees are served with choice of sides; we had beans and rice and plantains. The sides were especially delicious!

Thank pdave333
miami, FL
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71 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went here for dinner here on a Saturday night, ambience and wait staff were fine Ordered flank steak and chicken dish with sides of rice and beans, sorry this place is nothing special and caters to tourist who are wowed by the concept As a Miami resident, I have had way better Cuban food with more generous portions at a... More 

Thank tigerfoods
Eastport, New York
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service and pleasant atmosphere. We shared Empanadillas Rellenas de Picadillo (savory fried shrimp turnovers) and Mofonguitos Rellenos de Ropa Vieja (shredded flank steak over mini Mofongos)...both were superbly delicious. Main course: Our cousin had Churrasco al Mojo Crudo de Recao "Angus Beef" (grilled skirt steak w/coriander & olive oil sauce) this was tender and very tasty. My wife had... More 

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Poughquag, New York, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was delicious. Our son had the black bean risotto, he said it was delicious. The rest of us had boliche and ropa vieja which were very authentic. Our waiter Pedro was excellent. He was very friendly and chatty. We would highly recommend.

Thank Patty1762
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ask for Fernando and he will guide you through the menu and authentic Puerto Rican cuisine. Try the Chorrizo in red wine sauce and the goat stew. Dessert go for the Flan

Thank Zooka W
Concord, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I went to Ropa Vieja with my family and we liked it so much we went back for our last meal during our stay in Puerto Rico. Our waiter Pedro was lovely and the service was excellent. Get the mofonguitos! Would highly recommend.

Thank FishMD1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1025 Ashford Ave | Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 17877252665

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