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Address: 154 Calle Cristo, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 888-725-7259
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Activities: Shopping
Description: We opened Spicy Caribbee on June 1988. More than a spice shop, Spicy...
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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Wonderful Shop

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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nj usa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

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!

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Strongsville, Ohio
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128 reviews 128 reviews
31 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 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 

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New York
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98 reviews 98 reviews
43 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
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 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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.

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New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I have been addicted to this shop for over 10 years. Every trip must include hot sauces and the other goodies offered here, including *Coquito all year round. When I leave for home, I must have a package shipped to hold me over until my next trip, or fix. There is love in this store, and it comes across from... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

It amazes me that after two years on the island, I still hear about new gems like this one! After a chance meeting of the owners, I had to make a stop in. Such a great spot in Old San Juan. Go in, sample, talk with the owners. And make sure to pick up some Banana Ketchup.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

this is a really fun place to go. They have so many bottles and spice mixes. It's a fun shop and stop.

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Alloway, New Jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Nice little shop filled with sauces and spices. They have a table up front with open bottles and chips so you can try before you buy. Everything we tasted was good and we wound up purchasing their mango pepper sauce. However, be forewarned that these sauces are not authentic "Puerto Rico" souvenirs if that is what you want - they... More 

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SpicyCaribbee154, Public Relations Manager at Spicy Caribbee, responded to this review

Hello there! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Spicy Caribbee during your stay in Puerto Rico. Established in 1988, Spicy Caribbee is the only Caribbean spice shop in Puerto Rico, offering a varied selection of both Puerto Rican and Caribbean flavors. Even though our sauces have been bottled in the sister Caribbean island of... More 

Woodstock, Maryland
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198 reviews 198 reviews
54 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We enjoyed our visit in this charming shop. It must be related to a similar shop in Tortola B.V.I. as the items for sale have the same labels. However, this shop is much nicer in that there are samples out for most of the items for sale and the Tortola shop does not. Well worth the stop to explore here.

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JACKSONVILLE
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12 reviews 12 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

After reading other reviews about this shop, we decided that sauces, jams and spices would be good presents to take back to friends and family. ( instead of the usual T shirts) We loved the tasting table to get an idea of hotness of sauces. After choosing too many items to carry with us around Old San Juan, and then... More 

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