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Nuyorican Cafe

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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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Salsa Lessons

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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 NEW 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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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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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I went to the Nuyorican Wednesday night for Salsa Dancing.Your experience will depend on for what you are looking. If you are an experienced salsa dancer it was disappointing. Evidently they market the 9pm free salsa class to every flip-flop wearing non-salsero visiting the island. I did endure the longest salsa lesson every which only taught 3 different moves until... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We had a great time and my boyfriend love the live misic, we just need a little bit more space to try to dance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Don't miss this spot. Young and stylish locals dancing Salsa and having a great time. I'm no dancer, but it was wonderful to watch them having so much fun. The band started around 10:30, and cover was $5 - a bargain. Although guidebooks and the club's website said that it's closed on Sunday, it was open Sun when we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I heard many great things about the Nuyorican Cafe! It's a hidden spot in Viejo San Juan, as I do not recall any signs on the front of the building. It's literally located down an alley. To get into this establishment, the cover was $5. But the music was what made this place worth it! The place was very small... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Came on a bachelorette party for a night out in Old San Juan. We had so much fun here! Happy hour mojitos were a great deal and we loved all the dancing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Our taxi driver Carlos recommended we try this place out. Awesome place to hear great music and dance! We had ao much fun that we decided to go back a second night...

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Address: 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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