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El Jibarito

280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-8375
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mofongo” (393 reviews)
“cube steak” (20 reviews)
“pork” (132 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fast, friendly, inexpensive, and the best rice and beans we've had so far!! Also enjoyed the hush puppies and fried cheese balls.

Thank LanaC4
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a mix of their appetizers including the meat pastries, bacalao, cheese balls and all were fantastic A cute little restaurant with a mix of locals and tourists, was very busy but service was good

Thank Bclem62
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Mixed review here. I loved my food. My husband didn't like his. Prices were good. Service was profesional and efficient. I would return!

Thank mama3awesomekids
Reviewed 5 days ago

My family and I visited this restaurant on 8/11/17. The food and the service was FANTASTIC!! I highly recommend this place!!!

Thank lunya6767
Reviewed 1 week ago

Inexpensive, but very nice place to eat in Old Town San Juan. My family visited recently for lunch and we seemed to beat the crowd as during our seating - this place got Bussssy and the folks waiting in the small waiting room were on...More

Thank rodellison
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Local means local (reasonable) prices. Great food that I had to point to to order (little to no English spoken). Big food - little price. Comfortable and clean.

Thank Dave T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went at about 6:00 in the evening after sightseeing all day. Bad mistake, don't Go if you are starving. There will be a line! We waited almost an hour but the food was Great!! The prices are reasonable the service was acceptable but not...More

Thank BigD51fjd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small place, sometimes a wait but good authentic Puerto Rican food. Had a pitcher of the rum punch that was like 4 glasses each for the two of us. I had the baked chicken sweet plaintains and side order bacalaitos which I love. Hubby had...More

Thank sexysag1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not the healthiest food but it sure was tasty. I'd def go back. The pernil was good. Not great. … love the location.

Thank ScottB10019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'll start with the positives... Fun atmosphere, good crowd, tasty food. I had the shrimp with garlic sauce and a side of the traditional mofongo. I ate it all up! But, the place is so busy that service was really low. Our server only stop...More

Thank SheKnowsHerStuff
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1 August 2017|
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Response from SheKnowsHerStuff | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Won't go here again because the service is terrible. Very unfriendly staff.
james c
9 October 2016|
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Response from Tereza P | Reviewed this property |
No hay estacionamento.
Shauntelle M
7 November 2015|
Response from Marvin R | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you might have to call them to see. I do know holiday season is San Juan's busy season.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-8375
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