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El Zipperle - CLOSED

352 Ave Fd Roosevelt, San Juan 00918-2353, Puerto Rico
+1 787-751-4335
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
28 Feb 2016
“Disappointing food”
14 Jan 2016
“Top service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Spanish, Caribbean, Seafood, European, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
352 Ave Fd Roosevelt, San Juan 00918-2353, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Was there for a family birthday celebration and once again the food was disappointing. The steak was hard it was suppose to be a London broil the potatoes were cold and the veggies you could definitely se that they were frozen. The other opt-in in...More

1  Thank Dayna1016
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Top service. They did everything to please us and provided the needed attention at all times. Food was excellent and portions More than expected. Will come back.

Thank Seafoodjoe
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

For many years I have been coming to this restaurant for all our family events! They have great comfort food , Spanish and German cuisine . The paella is delicious! They have live soft music on weekends, close late, and service is great !

Thank maribelcuprilldefust
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

My wife and I are stationed here and we found this beautiful little building that looked abandoned until we drove around the block to find the parking lot. Entance looked weathered and smelled musty. We were greeted by a well dressed waiter who promptly escorted...More

Thank Edward P
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

We had the best paella in town at this place. They have an excellent fusion of spanish and puertorican cousine. Good ambiance and better service. A little pricy but its worth it. Try the sangria when you visit.

Thank DogHaus99
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We love this place. It is of our favorite places to without kids. Its very romantic and the food are amazing, The best Paella in Puerto Rico.

Thank Juan A
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

The just went back to El Zipperle for the first time in ten years. I understand that this classic restaurant has been in business for 65 years. That alone is an impressive accomplishment. I found the service outstanding and the food good. I was with...More

Thank BlueMarlinDave
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Spanish Restaurant with a nice entertainment group serenading you while you wait or eat. Extensive menu, and excellent service.

Thank lolinstar
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

We reunite in family and the cost was very expensive for the food that they promise to be the best. The meals seems that they have it made for days. I don't know where they think that "medallones" are. They give us little pieces of...More

2  Thank KaseAnn
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

... Of German and Spanish cuisine. We tried selections from both, and we absolutely loved them. I can't wait for my next business trip.

Thank TwoCityMan
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 352 Ave Fd Roosevelt, San Juan 00918-2353, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-751-4335
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