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Hacienda Don Jose

1025 Av. Ashford, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #279 of 578 restaurants in San Juan
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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59% Recommend
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW via mobile

The view is magnificent. The food is average at best. The service was good but at the end of the meal and 2 rounds of drinks we were told that they only accepted cash---So...we had to walk back to the hotel for cash. We would recommend going early for a good view of the ocean and drinks then go to... More

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Charlottesville, VA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

My wife was wanting to go, as this was in Lonely Planet as a good spot to eat. Meh is all I can say. The view from the back of the dining area is spectacular. Frankly, good enough that at $17 + tip for 2 people for breakfast, the place wasn't a complete waste of time. It's a very cheesy... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I do not recommend this restaurant. I was going through the other reviews and just hoping that maybe I went on a bad night. Great view, awful food. I ordered the pork tacos and they came out cold with no cheese no rice and beans or anything. My husband ordered the steak fajitas and they were not good either. I... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Hacienda Don Jose was recommended by our taxi driver. The restaurant is small, has some tables close to the street, but the best tables are inside and next to large windows which open onto the ocean. Waves practically crash next to your table! We tried Puerto Rican dishes and enjoyed everything we ate. The mofongo was delicious. The drinks were... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My girlfriend and I traveled to the area recently and landed at this place near our hotel prior to knowing where in the world anything really was. The first thing we asked was to go to the back on the ocean...and WOW....perfect view. The food and prices were good and the setting was great. It seemed to be a warm... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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58 reviews 58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

For the price this is an ok Mexican food restaurant. If you are on a budget, it is a good place to have decent food and drinks. It has a nice view and breeze from the ocean. The service was good and pleasant.

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pittsburgh, pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We were in San Juan to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. This was our favorite restaurant and we ate there several times. Loved their homemade salsa and pork tostones. The view was amazing! It was an easy walk from La Concha too.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I believe this restaurant is a staple in Isla Verde. Good PR food, good service and reasonable prices. The food we ordered was very tasty and well prepated, the waitress was very attentive and helpful. For a quick bite, a sandwich, a drink or a bigger meal, they have you covered.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We always go to this place, right on the water in Condado, great views, great margaritas and great food....NOT! In the past, it was, not anymore....they do a combo of Mexican and Puerto Rican fare. Sounds good. The first sign of trouble was when walked in, the waiter had a sneezing fit and essentially walked away from us because he... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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173 reviews 173 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This was the cheapest restaurant and literally it sits on the water. My husband loved the beef and chicken tacos. I had the shrimp mofongo and was good except it needed flavor and the shrimp had the shell on which I don't like it this way. Overall it's the best ocean view.

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