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Punto de Vista Restaurant & Bar

1 Cll Juan Antonio Coretejas | Edificio covadonga, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-4860
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Ranked #9 of 581 restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $17
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Just across from the Cruise Ship Piers 3 and 4 in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, Punto de Vista bills itself as "The Local Hole in the Wall". This lively restaurant & bar serves up great and authentic Puerto Rican food in an informal atmosphere at great prices. The best Mofongo in Old San Juan. Buy 1 Get 1 Free Mojitos every day from open to close!
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91% Recommend
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The drinks, food, and service are exceptional; and I was pleasantly surprised that it's owned by a former classmate from NJ!!! Mike (owner), Paulina, Marco, and Isabel were great and the chef/kitchen staff prepare/present food that makes your think you're in a fine restaurant! I can't wait to come back with my sweetie!

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Oh...I learnt the word "mofongo" there! It is sooooo good!!!! Right on the edge of old San Juan, close to the Sheraton hotel by the port. After your meal, you can take the ferry to the other side of the sea, that is where you would visit the Bacardi factory.

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Boone, North Carolina
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279 reviews 279 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

After a long day of walking around we decided to eat here again. It was a welcome to the heat outside. We were seated and drink orders were taken right away. All for of us had something deferent. The food came out a little slow but that was okay. The cold air was feeling good. All the food was great... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We went to this place recommended by a friend who had gone to Puerto Rico. The place is not very pretty... Kind of dark inside and some tables and chairs outside. It was ok, We sat outside and got a mojito and mofongo... The drink and food tasted sooo good! Nice place to try for a quick drink and food... More

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San Francisco, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We were a little skeptical about going here because of the area and how close it is to tourists and the dock, but we are so glad we came. This little place had THE best Mofongo we had out in San Juan, and we had a lot while we were on our trip. A must try is the Shrimp Mofongo... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Upon checking in at our Old San Juan hotel, we asked the Front Desk Agent where to get mofongo. At first, he recommended a place known to cater to tourists. I waved him off and told him not to send me to that tourist trap, I want REAL mofongo. With a smile, he then directed me to Punto de Vista,... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

While I admit the atmosphere is lacking being on a busy corner the food and mojitos will take your mind off that in seconds. Never having shrimp mofongo before I was a tad skeptical but scarfed every morsel of the delicious dish. We also had the fried sweet plantains, rice, beans and steak taquitos appetizer. We were only in San... More

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Landisville, Pa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My wife and I tried this restaurant recently and we not disappointed. The mojitos and fish tacos were fantastic. The service was great. The atmosphere was very good. This place is moving to a rooftop site in August 2014 which will be an added pleasure.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I visited this restaurant when I was in San Juan with my husband. Wonderful place to hang out anytime of the day! Two for drinks! I shared this with friends who plan to visit San Juan.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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73 reviews 73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We were looking for an authentic Puerto Rican dinner while walking around Old San Juan and found this one on TripAdvisor. We decided to go, despite some recent not-so-great reviews. While walking on our way, we stopped a police officer for directions and after he pointed it out (we were close), I asked him if he'd recommend it - and... More

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