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284 Roosevelt Ave | Hato Rey, San Juan, Puerto Rico
(787) 754-6865
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Lunch Buffet

They offer lunch buffet with a variety of meats, aprox. 5 types of meat (chicken curry, lamb..), 1 fish, 1 rice. All very good! Also there was lentil soup and 2 types of hummus. It was the first time at this restaurant and I would visit it again. Everything had very good flavor.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Akira V
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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English first
Puerto Rico
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The day before we begin to celebrate our anniversary in this Restaurant. We found the service very good. The food was not exceptional. I am not an expert on Middle Eastern food, but I really felt that something was miss.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Well If your like me, your gonna really enjoy it here. I absolutely love arab food and the dishes here are exquisite. Whether its curry, lamb, chicken, hummus, falafel or whatever your bound to enjoy it. Elegant and cozy prices are average. Not too expensive but definately not cheap either. There are quite a few options when it come to... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

They offer lunch buffet with a variety of meats, aprox. 5 types of meat (chicken curry, lamb..), 1 fish, 1 rice. All very good! Also there was lentil soup and 2 types of hummus. It was the first time at this restaurant and I would visit it again. Everything had very good flavor.

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86 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The food and service here are generally friendly and excellent. The Hommos and Eggplant appetizers are better than good. The Lamb Brochettes are always excellent. The Arab pastries to die for.On weekends they have Belly Dancers in the evenings. Those are also generally excellent. The decoration/surroundings are a bit shabby. They have Valet parking which is needed as the area... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This restaurant now the meaning of good food . Best Humus i have try . The owner is always there . Good service .

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San Juan Metro Region, Puerto Rico
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Have been going to Tierra Santa for quite a while. The Menu is excellent as is the service. I always ask for the delicious salad with grilled chicken. It is always tops. Love the way the salad vegetales are cut. very European. Recommend going there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Trying to find good authentic food is sometimes hard, but this place rocks! Good hummus and good food for vegetarians and meat eaters. Parking is not great, that is my only complaint.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Came in because one of my favorites middle eastern restaurants was closed. We started with hummus and falafel and came our to be great, but the main dishes we ordered lacked of the authentic arab flavour. The place needs some improvements, it was kind of smelly. Also the service cam be better. Definitely it's not the best in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Soft furnishings, floor and ceiling mean the restaurant acoustics are conducive to conversation, whether between a couple or a large family. This is a place for a relaxed dining experience, where the chairs are comfy, drinks come first, entrees are followed in time by the mains and the waitress was always nearby for something else. The food was delicious and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The service is very slow. Parking is a nightmare ... They have no valet. The decor is very dated. The food was good but not great. The hummus and falafel apps are wonderful, but the dinner plates are average and not worth the prices. The kids dinner plates are not worth getting.....save your money.

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Address: 284 Roosevelt Ave | Hato Rey, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: (787) 754-6865
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan

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  • Address: 284 Roosevelt Ave | Hato Rey, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: (787) 754-6865

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