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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 #6 of 541 restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Be advised that the restaurant is all outdoor seating, and that it is very small (like all of the restaurants in old San Juan that we ate at). I got fish tacos, and my husband got the steak wrap. Both were very good. Better yet, it was one of our cheapest meals, even with drinks. (Bogo mojitos). My sexy mojito... More

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Plymouth, New Hampshire
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89 reviews 89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

On our third visit to San Juan we finally tried Punto de Vista as it seemed a favorite of many travelers. They tout themselves as the home of the original BACARDI Mojito, and they do serve a good Mojito (it would have been better in a real glass). As far as everything else, the food was average. If you are... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This was a great stop when we stayed in PR for our cruise. We are Mojito lovers and this place did not disappoint! The food was good as well. I had the mofongo and it was extremely tasty! I washed it down with 2 Mojitos and I was ready to sail! A must stop especially if you are cruising!

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New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Visited San Juan, did not planned anything, decided to wing it including where to eat. Happened to stumble upon this place where 90% of all seating was outdoors, good thing I did! Do not expect the staff to hound you every two minutes they take your order serve your food and leave you to it. I had the fried Platanos(green... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

First went here when tempted by the 2 for 1 all day mohitos. Then after reading tripadvisor reviews decided go try the food. Had churrascitas - beef wraps with fries. All very good and not expensive although not the most salubrious of locations. The service was good and all the staff were really nice and friendly which makes a big... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The skirt steak tacos were amazing and fairly priced. The mojitos are fairly priced when you get two due to the bogo. Our waiter was not very good but I think he was not really a waiter. The other staff was much better and a different waitress ended up bringing our bill. The food was plated in modern plating styles... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Way too Pricey for the quality of food. The monitors were watered down, go to Raices for some real authentic quality Puerto Rican food

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This is a great place right by the cruise port. Amazing mofongo and skirt steak. We travel a lot and this is one of the best places in San Juan. Also have a great selection of beer and 2 for 1 mojitos.

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Santa Barbara, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Ah, what a find this was for our little party of 3. Stopping in San Juan in mid-afternoon, we took off for Old Town. To say it was HOT would be an insufficient description. On our way back to our ship, we made a beeline for Punto de Vista. Service = Excellent! We had four different servers, all friendly, all... More

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chicago
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12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Great place with lots of love parked right on the main street of SJ across from the Cruise Ship Pier. Buy 1 Get 1 Free Mojitos lured us in from an online review and the food didn't let down! Great Ceviche and Fish Tacos. Outdoor seating for great people watching. Fast service, great food, great location! The owner even came... More

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