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Cafe El Punto

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105 Fortaleza Street, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
7876464943
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 110
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great place in Old San juan

I came to visit PR with my girlfriend and was told about this restaurant back home. I was debating if I should take the time to stop by this place. I was not going to be in San Juan for long but I am glad I took the time to come in. I had the mofongo and ceviche and it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

I came to visit PR with my girlfriend and was told about this restaurant back home. I was debating if I should take the time to stop by this place. I was not going to be in San Juan for long but I am glad I took the time to come in. I had the mofongo and ceviche and it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

What a great place to eat! This is absolutely a hidden diamond in Old San Juan! The service was also fantastic. Everything, and I mean everything we ordered was excellent! I am so glad we landed here after we decided not wait 1.5 hours for our table in a very near restaurant. Will recommend it without hesitation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We came to Cafe El Punto on the Flavors of San Juan food tour. I had hand down the best ceviche I have ever had. This restaurant embarrassed the same plate I had on my cruise. We also had a mofongo that we got to be hands on with making which was a cool experience. Also make sure you order... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We had a good time here, the air conditioning was nice on the hot day! The Mofongo was very good as were the drinks.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

The food here has a homemade flavor.It is done with expertise by very good cooks.I love their fresh fruit frappes ...specially the one with "guanabana".Their ceviche is outstanding and their soups are incredible...fresh viandas are the best.You should try their tostones!A must!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Found this place while on a food tour (Flavors) and loved it so much we came back just a few days later. Get the grouper ceviche stuffed avocado.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Visited here as part of the Flavors of Old San Juan food tour. I went back the same day for dinner. The craft store is cool, the staff is very attentive and cool and the food and drinks were excellent! It has a very cool vibe which I loved.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

My significant other and I did about 2-3 days of research prior to traveling to San Juan with regards to restaurants, beaches, attractions, etc., so that we wouldn't waste too much time while there. Cafe el Punto is a hidden little gem--the front entrance/hallway is essentially a gift shop so unless you know it's there or like snooping around, you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

WE found this little jewel while shopping next door. A first sight it doesn't seem much but the food is outstanding. We had an avocado stuffed with veggies and shrimp and we had the vegetable mofango, as well as fried cheese and salsa. The avocado was so big and so good, it tasted fresh picked.We enjoyed very bite and found... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Alejandro was nice to deal with. Grilled chicken to perfection and Pico de Gallo. Really enjoyed the food. Price was reasonable. Place is not all that, but food is gr8

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 Fortaleza Street, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 7876464943

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: Caribbean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?