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Yerba Buena Restaurant

1350 ASHFORD AVE., San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
787 721-5700
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Ranked #181 of 625 Restaurants in San Juan
Price range: $0 - $120
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Cromwell, Connecticut
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This is my second trip to San Juan and my second visit to the Yerba Buena. The food is excellent. We sampled a few of the appetizers and our dinners (which included the coconut shrimp and the pork chop) were outstanding. But it's the atmosphere that made me want to return. We happened to choose "Big Band Monday" and how... More 

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new york
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67 reviews 67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

from the waiters dressed in their full white Cuban outfits,to the best mojito I ever had,to the lively music being pumped in-it was enjoyable. Try their mofongue used with yucca instaed of plaintains---my best meal of the trip---best calamari we tasted--we tried it 4 times at different places.Wifes maui maui was her best dinner of the trip--highly recommend.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

wasnt sure just looking at the menu out front, glad we went in, the pork dishes were amazing and the mojitos were fantastic

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

We ordered the Cuban special complete with appetizers to dessert. Absolutely amazing flavor --- we suggest the Mediterranean Chicken!

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Lincolnwood, Illinois
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84 reviews 84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

My wife is Cuban, so I've had my share of Cuban food - this place does it well. I had steak empanado (breaded steak) and maduros, which were very good. What made this place special, however, was the mofongo which was made from yucca (instead of plantain) and deep fried. That was different from the other mofongo we had on... More 

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Helmetta, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We ate here per the recommendation from our hotel concierge and I couldn't happier with his recommendation. The chicken empanadas appetizer was so good, we contemplated ordering two more orders because only three empanadas came with the order, and three just wasn't enough. I had the skirt steak with chimmichurri sauce, which just happened to be the best chimmichurri I've... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This place is delicious! First night in PR and we were looking for a family friendly place with ambience and good food. We found it! Order the skirt steak. Cooked to perfection. My FIL loved the roast pork, and my MIL got the mince meat Havana style (cooked egg on top). My husband got the pasta as a vegetarian, and... More 

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Hobe Sound
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74 reviews 74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Located on a corner of Ashford a few blocks from the Marriott, this restaurant is open for dinner. There is an open area with a roof cover, bar and swings at tables. Looks cute when you walk past and a good place to sit and "people watch". We sat inside though, and I was disappointed with the food. I had... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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177 reviews 177 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We ate here at the recommendation of our hotel. I ordered a Guava Mojito and the crab and cheese wontons to start. For our entrees, my husband ordered the lobster with cilantro sauce and I ordered the Grouper fish with a mango sauce. Everything we ordered was delicious! The seafood was fresh and the sauces were flavorful. Overall, the service... More 

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Miami, Florida
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place serves Cuban/Caribbean food. Fantastic place. The food is very good and the atmosphere is very good. The tables are located on top of rocking chairs which makes for a very romantic dining experience. Service is "fine" but not great, consistent with most restaurants in PR who cant seem to understand what good service is. Having set that aside,... More 

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Additional Information about Yerba Buena Restaurant

Address: 1350 ASHFORD AVE., San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 721-5700
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 120
Cuisine: Caribbean

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