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1 Calle Santa Ana, San Juan 00911, Puerto Rico
726-5010
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Ranked #146 of 625 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Varenna, Italy
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Should be 6 stars..what a treat everything freshly sourced...a great wine list, and right on the sand, I mean literally ON THE BEACH...the cervice he was amazing and everything from the fish to the burgers was creative and flavorful...Loved this restaurant!!!,you will too...

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Great local restaurant at a boutique hotel. I'll admit I was a little nervous driving through the city & you park at a dead end street with a very unassuming door. But what a cool experience - the tables are literally right on what feels like a very private beach. We wanted to have some authentic cuisine while on our... More 

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Gorham, Maine
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57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We visited Pamela's for the first time on the night before Thanksgiving (appreciated online reservation option) and were surprised to find that there was only one other dining party present when we arrived @6pm. While they were in the attractive indoor dining area (which was heavily air-conditioned), we definitely wanted to take advantage of the option to dine on the... More 

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Chicago
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91 reviews 91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This Ocean Park restaurant is located in a guest house on the beach. We were strolling the beach, having walked down from Ashford Ave at Parque Indio, saw tables outside under some Palm trees and decided to stop for lunch. I was expecting casual beach fare. Instead the table was set with glassware, china and cloth napkins; the menu offered... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Superb service from Jose...GREAT WAITER...this is a killer restaurant with awesome wines right on the sand...Why can't we do this in AMERICA? I live in Italy, and eat all summer long at OASIS NATURALE in Rome...This is a true rival in quality and service...A really amazing selection of local choices, the CERVICE was great...

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Eagle Mountain, Utah
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My husband and I made reservations for Pamela's as a romantic dinner after our Vow Renewal in Old San Juan. They went out of their way to make it special for us. They had roses on the table. Our table was on the beach. Watched the Sunset. And while we waited for our meal we were able to walk the... More 

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BRIGHTON ENGLAND
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115 reviews 115 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Wasn't sure what to expect, taxi had a bit of trouble finding this place and nearly drove away as we thought it was closed. The view from the side street is very unforgiving as there is no sign or indication what is behind the high wall and gates. Luckily the driver got out and walked around on to the beach... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The three stars are for the beautiful location on the beach. I would not consider this fine dining though. We ordered the Chorizo appetizer which came out cold and without the bread they described on the menu. We asked for bread and they said they were out and needed to make some so that took about 20minutes. We both had... More 

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We had our best meal in Puerto Rico at Pamela's. Located in Ocean Park, we got nervous when our taxi brought us through to a gated community and we had to buzz to get into the restaurant. Once inside we were thrilled. We were offered inside dining in a petite dining room with tables with white tablecloths or outdoor sitting.... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stayed at the attached Numero Uno Guest House. This is a great little restaurant. We had dinner there one night and lunch there one afternoon. Both meals were great and they were quite accommodating to me as a vegetarian. One of the great features of the restaurant is that they have beach seating...you can enjoy a meal while digging... More 

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Additional Information about Pamela's

Address: 1 Calle Santa Ana, San Juan 00911, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 726-5010
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Caribbean, Contemporary, Puerto Rican

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