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La Cucina di Ivo

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Calle Cristo, 202, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
787-729-7070
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1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Dinner; Great Service

Been there a couple of times and always delicious. Various appetizers and plenty of Entrees alternatives. Willing to make plates as your order (Custom made). Good and Long Wine List. Don't be afraid to ask for explanation on the food or menu. Excellent Service

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Etbaro
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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97 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Been there a couple of times and always delicious. Various appetizers and plenty of Entrees alternatives. Willing to make plates as your order (Custom made). Good and Long Wine List. Don't be afraid to ask for explanation on the food or menu. Excellent Service

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ny
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

we stumbled into this place one evening, and while the service is good and the wine choice was good the food was tasteless.The seafood all frozen and freezer burned, the pasta unsalted and tasteless. Also quite expensive for thje quality even though the location was nice..

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We ordered tuna carpaccio. When it came there was too much lemon and we asked if we could get something else. They were Most gracious and instead we got a spinach salad with apples pears and walnuts. The outstanding and unusual dressing was wonderful. It was warm dressing made with cream truffle oil and Parmesan cheese. It was delicious For... More 

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san antonio, texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My wife and I had dinner here the last night we were in Old San Juan. We happened by the restaurant during the day and saw the lush courtyard location in the interior of a building we were passing by. We made a reservation and returned that evening. There is a patio outside, a bar to one side of the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

An Italian restaurant tucked away in a batey style with both outdoor and indoor seating. They have a huge selection of imported wines and Other drink options. The service was very attentive and ranks high among the best I've experienced. Irilia (sp?) our server spoke English & Spanish well and made our dinning experience outstanding. 5* The food falls short... More 

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northern ohio
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84 reviews 84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Two couples ate here after hearing about it from a person at the hotel pool. The outdoor area is beautiful, very quaint. Our lovely waitress, the owner's daughter, explained everything, answered all questions, and was eager to please. She was exceptional. From the fresh bread to the huge, wonderful salads, to the pasta, gnocchi, and various sauces and seafood, we... More 

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Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

A little hard to find as it is located down an alley , but well worth the trip. Within walking distance when inOld San Juan. Nice wine list,excellent Italian food, attentive service and so romantic a setting. Special place in a special, unique city. Most highly recommended.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We had dinner at Cucina di Ivo on January 27, 2015. The setting, in a beautiful little courtyard, was lovely. The service was very attentive. The food was tasty but not what I would call outstanding. The portions were very large; my wife and I could have split both the salad and the entree and that would have been plenty.... More 

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Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
397 helpful votes 397 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

booked here for a change up and Italian food. It was okay and maybe we just ordered the wrong entrees but sauces were off...worst was a salad that had to be sent back due to being absolutely swimming in dressing. The server took it...then came back and asked if we wanted to take it with us? Not sure why if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The reviews for this restaurant were great so we thought we would try it. WOW!! double wow!!! We loved it. From the homemade gnocchi to the mahi mahi and ending with the tart, the meal was perfect! The service was excellent and Ilio was a doll. Run don't walk to this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Cristo, 202, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 787-729-7070

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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