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Cafe Puerto Rico

208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
(787) 724-2281
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Ranked #57 of 605 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Wed 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Caribbean
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Danish first
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  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

the food was awesome and the staff very friendly. what killed it for me was a disgusting restroom. it looked like it hasn't been cleaned in quiet some time. i first thought of taking a photo and posting it here but I don't want to make anyone feel like I did when I saw the mess (I used a different... More

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San Juan Metro Region, Puerto Rico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

If you want experience great puertorrican food at a good price you must go to Cafe Puerto Rico. Mojitos and sangria is very good. You should try the mofongo de yuca! The best! Also the service is pretty fast and nice. Sure is better than Raices!

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Cedar falls
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We sat upstairs and the waiter was terrific (I beleive he was the cook as well). Food was excellent and comparable in price to the other nice restaurants in the area. If you are there, I highly recommend checking out this local food. It does get busy and it is small, so expect a small wait if you go during... More

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

It's a little tight restaurant, across the christobal colon statue park. We were a group of six, while waiting for our table, one of the waitresses takes us to a sitting area, gave us menus, and took our orders. Two minutes later, we go upstairs and we're seated. Another waitress takes our drink orders, and we received it in plain... More

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Oakland, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My wife and I loved the food and staff at Cafe Puerto Rico. It is small and crowded, but you do have the option of sitting outside and watching the characters of Old San Juan roam by. From the cigar club sitting in their lawn chairs while a cigar maker rolls fresh new cigars under a tent, to people watching,... More

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Oskaloosa, Iowa
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We asked three of the staff at our hotel where the best place was to get authentic Puerto Rican food and this was the restaurant on everyone's list. We were not disappointed. The place is a little small but has a nice covered outdoor eating area as well. I'm glad we ended up on the patio because we got to... More

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Read the reviews on this restaurant and had to try. The food is very good and nice portions. The place is small but it is worth the wait. Will definitely go back.

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Akron, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

After a recommendation from my hotel, I looked forward to a good Puerto Rican meal. Despite the fact that the restaurant was crowded, service was perhaps better than average. The food was however disappointing. My grouper was so salty it was virtually inedible. I won't be back!

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Ozone Park, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

We visited this restaurant and found it packed. We were offered a seat at the bar until a table was ready. We said ok! A short time went by, we were talking and having a good time so we decided to eat at the bar. As soon as we ordered, we were seated out front ( Best Table). We were... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My husband and I ate here while on a 2-day stay in Old San Juan. When asking our taxi driver about where to eat on our way in, it was the first place he recommended for authentic food, and our tour guide on our Flavors of San Juan food tour (highly recommended!) later said the same. We both eagerly tried... More

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