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Augusto's Cuisine

Courtyard by Marriott Av. Ponce de Leon 801, Miramar, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #9 of 539 restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: In 1988, Restaurante Augusto's opened its doors and established itself as one of Puerto Rico's best culinary destinations.Today, 25 glorious years later, now led by Chef/Owner and culinary artist Ariel Rodriguez, Augusto's is considered a gem in Puerto Rico's gastronomy. This flame keeps burning as this 2013 Best Chef of America Award winner continues to reinvent himself with the ever-changing palate of the demanding local and international consumer.If you're looking for an unforgettable gastronomic experience, put your fate in Chef Ariel's hands and let him take you on a remarkable ride.
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English first
Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Always a warm and entertaining welcome from Marcos and team. The food was excellent and the deserts extra special.

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Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The atmosphere and service are impecible. I had only ever had halibut in Anchorage Alaska at Simon and Seaforts - it was rated their best dish and the restaurant was rated the best in Anchorage - so I was not expecting Augusto's to be competitive. I was surpisingly wrong - the halibut was wonderful and just as good as I... More

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Caguas, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

Great service, excelent food, superb selection of wine. 5 stars is not enough! Everything is spectacular !!! Ariel Rodriguez is the best chef all around. Great service team. Excellent for celebrating anniversary. Douglas & Mayra Gonzalez

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I am a frequent customer and almost always order from the list of specials of the day. The chef's creativity is amazing and have never been disappointed by anything I've ordered. Everything is excellent, but seafood is the best. Don't miss the hot desserts, perticularly the chocolate souffle, the gooie cake or the apple charlotte. Expensive but great value for... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Starting by the fact that i think this is the best place on San Juan. Outstanding foie, great wine list, very fresh halibut, the dessert just melt in your mouth. Perhaps the decor needs a refresh and maybe move to Condado because the area on Miramar is not that safe.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I will kiss the chef if he allowed me to! I made a visit with a few friends, the restaurant was almost empty, it was a Tuesday, so we were not surprised. But good for us!!! We started with some Champagne, and invited the chef to make us what inspires him at the moment... So the food star to come,... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Augusto's was recommended to us by a Washington DC friend who comes to PR for business. We were a little hesitant as Augusto's is in a courtyard Marriott . And open arriving, the decor is nothing to write about. However, the mediocrity stole there. Everything from the service- sophisticated maître'd, Marcos to the exceptional food and interesting wine list was... More

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Orlando, Florida
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95 reviews 95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We were in Puerto Rico for our anniversary which is also Valentine's Day. We went to fish restaurant for dinner and we were disappointed with the service and some of the food, so we went back to our hotel and decided to see if we could get dessert at our hotel restaurant. It was now about 9:30pm. We asked the... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We go to Augusto's often and we find it to be one of Puerto Rico's finest restaurants. Chef Ariel has surrounded himself with a unique of top notch teammates with Rafael Afanador and Maitre'd and Sommelier Marcos Mercado they always give us friendly attentive service with lots of surprises. We had the lobster empanadillas. Which we tasty and delicate in... More

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West hartford, CT
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19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Augusto's for years has been my favorite hidden secret restaurant until the other night's dinner. Something has changed and not for the better. Chef Ariel didn't serve one of his fine meals. Specifically, the lobster appetizer was very doughy with very little lobster meat. the salad was uninspired. One entree, a bronzino was tender but lackluster in taste. The duck... More

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