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The Parrot Club

363 Calle Fortaleza, San Juan, Puerto Rico
787-725-7370
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Ranked #59 of 604 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $35
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Parrot Club is a nuevo Latino bistro and bar in the SOFO area of Old San Juan on Fortaleza Street. The Parrot Club is a longtime favorite of locals and visitors who enjoy a fun, friendly atmosphere, delicious Latin flavors and wonderful cocktails.Established in 1996, The Parrot Club quickly became a San Juan classic and a SOFO standard. Featuring innovative nuevo Latino cuisine from Chef Guillermo Gonzalez, the Parrot Club's menus spice up classic Latino dishes by combining fresh, local ingredients with modern culinary preparations. This results in flavors that are fresh and exciting. Try the Ropa Vieja Nachos, Pan Seared Shrimp with Arroz Chifa and our own Chocolate Coco Tres Leches.The impressive long blue bar is a scene in itself. Don't miss our world famous Parrot Passion, a frozen blend of Bacardi Limon, fresh orange and passion fruit juice or our classic mojitos.The Parrot Club was designed to take advantage of the colonial architecture of the building with its huge archways and tall beamed ceilings. The colorful art and design is vibrant and happening. Look into the open kitchen or step out to the lovely palm filled courtyard, perfect for private events or dining under the stars.With live Latin Jazz, a terrific weekend brunch, and family friendly lunch daily, there is always something going on in this exciting restaurant.
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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We had such a delicious dinner here. The plantain nachos are a must-have! Our server was so great and the kitchen staff was great to watch through the windows. They even posed for a picture!

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New York, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

We found this restaurant on trip advisor and then stumbled upon it I don't walk through old San Juan. Based upon the recommendations of trip advisor we decided to pop in for some appetizers and some drinks. We were pleasantly surprised as this was one of if not the best meal we had while in San Juan. The food was... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The food was good and the service was good also. An average restaurant. We were there for a late afternoon lunch.

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Kansas City
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

I travel to San Juan every 4 month on business and have had my fair share of meals there. I ate here tonight with 3 business colleagues. We were greeted promptly and seated immediately. We ordered 3 appetizers; beef empenadas, cerviche and fish tacos. Do not miss the fish taco appetizer! They are the BEST! All four of us were... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Located within the old walls of old san juan, this bar/restaurant seems to be an ok place to visit. The atmosphere does change during peak season times. The service is ok, food is ok. Nothing special.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I went for a late lunch with an important and demanding client. Since we walked in we felt comfortable. It's great for business lunch. The colorful decoration provides a nice atmosphere. We were hungry so both went directly to the main dish, a delicious fish perfectly grilled. The service and attention to detail was a 5 stars.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

We had spent the day touring around and decided we needed a break. As we were walking down the street we spotted this place and loved the name so we stopped in. What a delight! The mojitos were fabulous! We ordered the Puerto Rican nachos and they were made with fried plantains and pork. Can't go wrong with that combination!... More

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Shelby Township, Michigan
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93 reviews 93 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

My husband and I stopped for lunch while exploring Old San Juan. The city was surprisingly quiet, unlike the day before when three cruise ships were parked outside of our hotel. We woke up early to explore the city and we were ready for lunch just before noon. We ordered a few drinks (rum punch and margarita) and he had... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We did not eat anything at this location but I highly recommend the margarita on the rocks or the coconut mojito. The margaritas are made with fresh lime, lemon and orange juice. Friendly staff, good location.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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300 restaurant reviews
283 helpful votes 283 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My husband and I usually stop by The Parrot Club for a drink whenever we are in Old San Juan. This time we decided to try lunch there. Our server Paulo was excellent. Very friendly and helpful with giving us suggestions. I had wanted to order one item off the menu but unfortunately it was not available and Paulo quickly... More

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Emilio F, Owner at The Parrot Club, responded to this review

Thanks for making us you and your husband's go-to for drinks whenever you're in the area! I'm glad you enjoyed the fish tacos (even if they weren't your first choice!), and I'll be sure to share the compliments with Paulo. Hope to see you again the next time you're in Old San Juan! Thank you for letting us be part... More

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