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Pamela's

1 Calle Santa Ana, San Juan 00911, Puerto Rico
726-5010
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Ranked #169 of 605 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Caribbean, Contemporary, Puerto Rican
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Calle Italia
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Other restaurants in Candado and San Juan may rank higher but for food quality with local flavour this has to be right up there. Mains are well priced with entrees and desserts also high quality. It is the drinks that will see your bill climb. While many advertise dining on the beach, this is the only one I have been... More

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Philadelphia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My wife and I went to Dinner here for a special birthday dinner in August. The food was average, but the prices were above average. We definitely were paying for the atmosphere and location, but the food was not worth the price, funny thing was that the bill included the tip. The tip they included was less then I had... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We went with a group of Americans. It was a bachelor group, and the waiter totally took us to the cleaners. He convinced us to get way way more good than we needed. We felt like idiots, and the waiter knew what he was doing. It would be a great place to go with a date, but Large American groups... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The service was amazing and it was a beach front hotel. It was in Ocean Park away from the chain hotels. I love it because it was cozy, quiet and the food was amazing. At times it seemed I had the beach to myself.

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Pamela's was a disappointment. The food is overpriced. The service is not good. The tables are plastic tables with plastic chairs "plopped" in the sand. The restaurant is located in an ugly hotel with bright ugly flood lights lighting the outdoor area. The indoor space is decorated with heavy Spanish furniture which is completely inconsistent with the beach environ. My... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

If you want to eat on the beach, go ahead and go, but don't expect good food. Couldn't finish my dinner it was so bad. Very disappointing and would not return.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

What better way to dine than on the beach overlooking the ocean. The staff is friendly and the food is delicious.

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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We had our 21 anniversary diner here. The food was very good and the staff very good. We had great seats on the beach

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Orlando, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Great food, with a tropical flare. We sat outside on the beach with our kids. They loved the fact that they could walk around and of course take "selfies"! The food was fantastic even though a little pricey when bring gong your kids. Entrees ranged from $24 - $35 with no kid options.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I love the location, but the food was extremely expensive for what we had and the quality of food was mediocre.

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