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Sofia Italian Kitchen & Bar

355 San Francisco St, San Juan, Puerto Rico
787 615 1540
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Ranked #160 of 628 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $25
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Authentic italian cuisine with mediterranean flavors.Pasta, thin-crust pizza, risotto, seafood, meats and a variety of italian wines with affordable prices. Open for lunch and dinner from 12:00noon - 10:00:pm Families with children are welcome Available for groups, buy-out or just for a romantic dinner for 2.
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Bloomfield Hills, MI
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

We stumbled on this place on the first night in San Juan before our cruise and kept thinking that we want to return. So we did a week later after the cruise. We had the daily fish soup in tomato and garlic broth (excellent) and seafood risotto (spectacular). Kids had pizza. Highly recommend!

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Willemstad, null, Netherlands Antilles
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

This restaurant has a nice atmosphere with a nice patio to sit outside but besides that..... We expected high italian cuisine but the food was not that tastefull and prices high for what you get served. The service was pretty disappointing as well. Long waiting times for food as well as payment. We won't come back.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We went yesterday and we absolutely loved IT the food IS unbelievably good and it brings out that traditional rustic Italian feeling that we all love. Shout out to Christopher for the really good service. Ok about the food it's so fresh it's so tasty with all these incredible Italian flavors like olive oil fresh spices and fresh meats like... More 

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Bakersfield, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Old San Juan charm. Very gracious staff. AMAZING FOOD!! I had the chicken breasts in wine sauce with Gorganzola cheese, there were caramaized onions on top, too, and the cheese was a solid coating of wonderfulness on top. Aioli spaghetti as a side that was delicious, but did not clash with the chicken. My husband had the salumi pizza with... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

i had the Chechen which was beyond great. My wife and I had the salad with apples and pistachios. Amazing. All of our party, and we have been all over US together were very happy

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Belchertown, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We found this quaint Italian restaurant on 355 Calle San Francisco, doesn't look fancy from the outside, but when you go inside the atmosphere is very nice. We ate there on a Sunday night around 8 p.m. and it seemed to get busier during dinner. I had the Risotto con punte di Mignon al Barbera Risotto “Arborio rice” w/ Filet... More 

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Its been there fir 10 years and we had never visited. Shame on us. Service was very attentive and informative. Sangria was by far very good and the beer cold. The capressa salad was just perfect. The mani mahi filet with pasta simply awesome. The black pasta (calamari ink) with shrimps was delicious. Panacotta was the perfect endingo the evening...... More 

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St. Louis, MO USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is a quiet little place a block off the square in old San Juan, and you have to look for it. It is worth the search ! The fillet mignon w/ gorganzola was so tender you didn't need a knife. My wife's seafood pasta dish had all of the various seafood done perfectly. The service was first rate, and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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105 reviews 105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My friend and I went to Sofia Italian and both ordered the Beef Carpacchio. We received one of them and immediately noticed it was sauggy with oil and requested the second one not have so much oil on it. after waiting another 10 minutes as we wanted to eat together we had to track someone down to ask where our... More 

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Goshen, In
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

If you don't know where this is, you might miss it. Great Italian food, all prepared fresh, including the pasta. Staff is very knowledgeable. Not a lot of meal options, but enough to choose from. It's not an Olive Garden! Well worth finding.

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Additional Information about Sofia Italian Kitchen & Bar

Address: 355 San Francisco St, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 615 1540
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 25
Cuisine: Italian

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