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Address: 312 San Francisco St. | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-977-1276
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Description: Best Music Venue in San Juan!!! Music Theater Poetry Ambiance, Salsa...
Best Music Venue in San Juan!!! Music Theater Poetry Ambiance, Salsa, Latin Jazz, Folklore, Hip Hop.
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This place is great. You will get to feel what the salsa means to the Puerto Ricans. It is in their blood.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This place is great. You will get to feel what the salsa means to the Puerto Ricans. It is in their blood.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The Nuyorican Cafe is an authentic club. Great band but very small dance floor at times it was too crowded to dance. Very little seating if you wanted to enjoy a drink. $5 cover to get in.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I went to the Nuyorican Café on a Wednesday night when there was a live band. Let me tell you the place was packed! If you enjoy salsa (dancing, listening, or watching) then you have to go! The drink specials are pretty good too. It's a great stop on your night out in Viejo San Juan!

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Las Vegas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We went on a Sunday night and luckily was early enough to get a table. Live salsa music started after 11PM. There was a cover charge of $5 a person to go in. It was a small place with an equally small dance floor. So nice to watch couples salsa dance especially the good ones!

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Los Angeles, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

So we decided to come here because we read on TripAdvisor that this is the place to go in Puerto Rico where you'll find good music, good people and good drinks. They were not wrong!! I was amazed by the wonderful salsa band that played there! I loved everything about it. We got there around 10pm because they told us... More 

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West Palm Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Loved it !! cant say enough about this place I am Cuban and Salsa is our thing the band that plaid was phenominal the place was small but the atmosphere was good no trouble just people having a great time, I was kind of spectacle about it at first because the entrance to the place is litarely off an alley... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We attended this place to take salsa lessons. It's in the side of an alley with no sign, but everyone knows where it is. The salsa lessons were great they had a great band that night, and then we got to see how the locals get down on the salsa, VERY cool.

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Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

We received a tip about this place from one of the employees at our hotel. We had struck up a conversation while we were just hanging out, and as it happened, he and I were both musicians. I play in a salsa and merengue band at home in PA, so I really wanted to see some in Puerto Rico. This... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Everyone said this was THE PLACE for Salsa dancing in San Juan, and yes, it was a fun place to dance Salsa but certainly not one of the best we've been too (we dance from Buenos Aires to Mendoza to South Beach to LA to JH, etc.). Located in a side alley in Viejo San Juan, it's not easy to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Loved this place. We went on a Saturday night. It was packed and the band was AWESOME! It was a small place, small dance floor but full of amazing energy and music. Unfortunately we went there on our last night. I wish that we would have gone over there every night. We walked from our hotel in Old San Juan.... More 

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Address: 312 San Francisco St. | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-977-1276
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan

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