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Spicy Caribbee

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Address: 154 Calle Cristo, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 888-725-7259
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We opened Spicy Caribbee on June 1988.

More than a spice shop...

We opened Spicy Caribbee on June 1988.

More than a spice shop, Spicy Caribbee also sells tropical jams, Puerto Rican coffee and fragrances.

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Just a very pretty place to peruse.

We found this pretty place visiting Puerto Rico many years ago. Wish I could return to lovely PR for another venture, but right now am reduced to purchasing products from this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Bernice J J
Newport, Rhode Island

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Newport, Rhode Island
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this pretty place visiting Puerto Rico many years ago. Wish I could return to lovely PR for another venture, but right now am reduced to purchasing products from this sweet place via mail. They have the very best vanilla! I am not given later times for visiting. We visited way back 4 or 5 years ago. I still... More 

Thank Bernice J J
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

My wife and I took a carnival cruise down to San Juan and walked around downtown shopping. We found this little shop and walked in and met what I assume was the owner. She was so nice and helped us with samples and since I had my hands full she provided me with a basket and extra bad during check... More 

Thank DoctorWestHam
Glenview, Illinois, United States
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29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Just down the street (Cristo) from El Convento, this little shop has a great assortment of sauces, spices, jams, coffees, and tchachkes. The woman in the store turned out to be the owner. She let us taste many of the sauces and jams before buying them. She even mentioned that she could ship a package to the States for us,... More 

Thank Forest F
Evansville, Indiana
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I visited this based on the great reviews. I was not impressed with the store - the young employee was not very interested in helping me. She gave off the attitude that i was bothering her when I asked questions. The sample station had several empty bottles sitting out. When I asked for more crackers For sampling , she put... More 

Thank Lovenewyork2014
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Wondering around the streets of Old San Juan we came across this place and ended up with a whole bag of items. After we got home and tried all of the things we bought I couldn't be more pleased and look really forward to buying more from this company. The flavors are amazing. The lady in the shop that I... More 

Thank Rhonda W
Jericho, New York
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I stumbled upon this little shop with my mother and bought the herbed sea salt after sampling some products in the store. It is absolutely amazing. I use it in most of my cooking and it is the secret ingredient in some of my recipes. I have since ordered it online since the online shop makes it very easy. The... More 

Thank Rdobler
nj usa
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We have been buying from this shop for over 22 years.We visit every time we are in Old San Juan.For a petite shop the selection is very good. I always find several items to bring back.Sauces,spices,herbs,soaps. All are the best qaullity.We enjoy the staff and are always happy to see the owner.She really loves her business and it shows!

Thank annsmap
Strongsville, Ohio
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136 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

On a recent trip to San Juan, I was traveling with a couple making their first trip there, After spending several hours visiting the magnificent El Morro fortress at the entrance to the bay, my friends wanted to do a little shopping in Old San Juan. While they browsed at several stores, I remained in the car, reading a book.... More 

Thank maestrolms
Long Beach, New York
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113 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

What a great find here! If you like spice this is where it's at! We brought bottles home for ourselves and friends of all different varieties and everyone is still raving about them.

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Pismo Beach, California
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is a great little shop run by an exceptionally pleasant and upbeat lady. Here you'll find a wonderful selection of spices, rubs, and more, all reflecting the essence of the tropics. An added plus is the tasting stations throughout the store. Can't wait for a return visit.

Thank OceanBuoy

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