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Carli's Fine Bistro & Piano

206 Tetuan Street | Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico (Formerly Carli Cafe Concierto)
787-725-4927
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Ranked #37 of 625 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Thu 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 3:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Niagara Falls, Canada
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151 reviews 151 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Dinner here on a Wednesday. Place really fills up before 8pm. We missed seeing Carli the owner/ musician ( too early ). Fausto the bartender was our server - what a fine gentleman. We ordered the Risottos as mains - one beef and one mushroom. Both very good. The tuna carpaccio appetizer was excellent. Despite its location near the port,... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Whenever we're in San Juan we try to go to Carli's. The food and service are very good, and the music and clubby atmosphere is a nice treat. Can't wait for next time!

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Beltsville, Maryland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Went here for dinner the 2nd of our 5 night stay in PR. Midweek so it was fairly empty. The food was very good but what made it was the music and hospitality of both the owner Carli Munoz and the fabulous bartender Fausto. After eating, we moved to the bar to finish our wine and enjoy the music (a/c... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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122 reviews 122 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I was with my partner & 6 friends on a 7 day vacation. This was the meeting place for our food/cultural tour (which I will review later under "Flavors of San Juan Food & Culture Tours"). Fausto is the head bartender and he is MAGNIFICENT! Friendly, outgoing and great at what he does, this was truly the best mojito I've... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

We had yellow rice with pigeon peas and a mohito at Carlis. Fantastic service and to date the best mohito I have had. Bartender Christian was awesome and taught us how to make his mohito.

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The Caribbean
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Carli plays his piano - from Fats Waller to Cole Porter to The Beach Boys - beautifully. And Fausto artfully mixes your mojito or martini or Barrilito rum with fresh coconut water... And you realize you are in one of those special tropical places, and you start to believe that Bogie and Hemingway may walk in at any moment. Then... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We loved the live jazz trio and the setting in Old San Juan. The service was generally good, we weren't rushed at all, and the food was good but somewhat disappointing based on the Trip Advisor reviews. Dinner was a good value, but again, the food was nothing special. This was the only Old San Juan restaurant we tried, so... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Fantastic local cuisine and I love the fact their chef is youngest chef. The ambiance is warm and welcoming. Great location in Old San Juan.

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Miami Lakes, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Very nice place piano bar great atmósfera, the half rack of lamb one of the best the piano man is some one that play with the Beach Boys in early 70, higly recommend.

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Katy, Texas, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Nice variety of drinks. Pleasurable, tasty desserts, celebrity owned. I had the cod fritters, plantain, & a mojito.

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Additional Information about Carli's Fine Bistro & Piano

Address: 206 Tetuan Street | Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico (Formerly Carli Cafe Concierto)
Phone Number: 787-725-4927
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
Open Hours:
Monday 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 3:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 3:30 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 3:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisine: International

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