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Yerba Buena Restaurant

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Caribbean, Cuban, Puerto Rican
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1350 ASHFORD AVE., San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
787 721-5700
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 154
    Excellent
  • 121
    Very good
  • 60
    Average
  • 29
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Comida Cubana

Nice location, friendly staff, tasty food. We enjoyed mojitos, red snapper, and ropa vieja, and a delicious bread pudding.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Robert271
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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New York City, New York
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Nice location, friendly staff, tasty food. We enjoyed mojitos, red snapper, and ropa vieja, and a delicious bread pudding.

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Nyc
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We hosted our Summerfest 2015 Welcome reception, and the staff did an excellent job. A storm came through San Juan, that evening and the area experienced a "Blackout", the staff flicked a switched and the party never missed a beat.

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Erie, Pa
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Haven't ate here for a few years, so we decided to stop in while vacationing, It was a Tuesday so is wasn't very busy. I had the beef steak with onions and yuca mofongo, husband had the giant pork chop. We each had a glass of sangria. The chop had a lot of waste, but all in all the food... More 

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I visited Yerba Buena during my vacation the week of 8/3- 8/7. We found this restaurant while walking around the neighborhood of our hotel ( Marriott). We sat outside on the covered patio and enjoyed people watching while having dinner and drinks. We both enjoyed our meals and drinks. The service was friendly and efficient. We were there for Big... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We ended up eating at Yerba Buena twice because it was so good. The food was really good and fresh. The Mojitos are excellent as well as the other rum drinks we had while there. We had different waiters both times and both were very friendly and provided great service. The food and drinks are pricy but the portions were... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Everytime i pass by it i see a lot of people.I thought it was going to be a lot better.I had ropa vieja which on my opinion didnt have any taste.and the other person had churrasco wich was ok but the rice and beans was cold.the best thing wAs the pina colada.not a place to go back.

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Atlantic Beach, Florida, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We decided to eat dinner here as they had live entertainment. Big mistake!!! We were seated at a tiny little table with a dripping air conditioner unit over us. We waited quite a while for our food. My husband ordered the roasted pork, which was considered one of their specialties. He got two fatty, dried out end chops of some... More 

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Waretown, New Jersey
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We were disappointed in our return visit to this Cuban restaurant. The restaurant offers outside and inside seating, but the decor is aging. They make excellent but expensive drinks (especially mojitos), and the appetizers are tasty. Our entrees left a lot to be desired. The roasted cornish hen dishes were dry and the Chuletos "Can Can" (pork chops) were dry... More 

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Port Orange, Florida
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great pumpkin fritters and octopus ceviche! The prices were a bit high, but it was in line with what can be expected in the Condado area.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My husband and I went to dinner here last night. It was amazing! The mojitos are to die for! The coconut shrimp and mofongo was so filling. My husband had the mofongo stuffed chicken wrapped in bacon with a side of beans and rice. It was also delicious. The service was superb. A Cuban band plays on Monday nights at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1350 ASHFORD AVE., San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 787 721-5700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 120
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban, Puerto Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Families with children
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

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