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Cafe Puerto Rico

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Caribbean, Puerto Rican
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208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
(787) 724-2281
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 259
    Very good
  • 68
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  • 36
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Awesome location and food!

Awesome food -wonderful atmosphere - sat outside and enjoyed local dancers on the square. Moofungo was awesome! Appetizers are great too!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Katrina123456
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Awesome food -wonderful atmosphere - sat outside and enjoyed local dancers on the square. Moofungo was awesome! Appetizers are great too!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

It was great. All the Puerto Rican dishes. The monfogo was awesome, rice was great, and the beans were so good. Tres leches was great as well. We loved every piece of food we ate. The waiters were nice and refilled our glasses quickly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We had the combination appetizer plate and it was all good. We each ordered a meal as well - too much food. We tried to carry the leftovers but that's almost impossible in Old San Juan. The food generally was very good, but not the best we had during our stay. I do recommend it.

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Winfield, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My wife and went on vacation to San Juan and numerous locals told us to go to cafe Puerto Rico. Great food and service. The Mofongo was excellent!!!!

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Potsdam, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

small but full of life and spice! Wonderful tastes and food. sangria amazing! Staff very helpful recommending options and with non native Spanish speaking guests

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

For tourists and locals Cafe Puerto Rico is a good option in the heart of Old San Juan. The food is good, plentiful and inexpensive. Buen provecho!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This was the first restaurant that we tried in Old San Juan. We were very lucky it usually has a long wait but we were able to be seated quickly. The food was ok but the pina colada wow! Overall an ok experience. Would go back just for the pina colada. :)

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The restaurant is small, and a bit crowded, but service is very friendly, the food is varied and excellent (try the fried sweet potatoes) and the prices are very adequate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Excellent!!!!!! 😋 the food was awesome casual attire and real Authentic Puerto Rican Food ..Very Tasty ate there twice it was that good!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We ate here our first evening in OSJ, on the recommendation of the front desk clerk at our hotel. Cafe Puerto Rico was just a short walk from our hotel, which made it convenient for a late night meal after a tiring day of travel. We were pleased with our waitress---she was friendly and informative about the different dishes that... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Puerto Rico

Address: 208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: (787) 724-2281
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Caribbean, Puerto Rican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: (787) 724-2281

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Puerto Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Doing business, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 am

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