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El Zipperle

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European, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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El Zipperle
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352 Ave FD Roosevelt, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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352 Ave FD Roosevelt, San Juan, Puerto Rico
787-751-4335
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Dining options: Late Night
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Don't Bother....
1 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2014
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rsakita
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KUTZTOWN

Stopped here on a whim. Where do I begin? Nothing whatsoever to write home about. Food was very mediocre. The veal was chopped veal and tough. The paella was dry and over cooked... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
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64 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
KUTZTOWN
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Stopped here on a whim. Where do I begin? Nothing whatsoever to write home about. Food was very mediocre. The veal was chopped veal and tough. The paella was dry and over cooked. The onion soup was chicken broth. McDonalds would have been a better choice! Just awful and expensive to boot.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We come back again and again for the "paella" (Spanish rice with seafood). Appetizers (fried calamari, "croquettes") and sangria are also good. The coconut dessert ("flan") is also very good. Very good service in a traditional atmosphere. They have music on weekend nights. A little bit expensive but very good.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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184 reviews 184 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

El Zipperle is a local classic restaurant, one of those legacy places with a well seasoned staff and decent food. I had the artichoke and sausage appetizer - a bit oily but very tasty. For my first time I tried Mofongo, a mixture of Cassava (Yucca root) and Plantain, with a shrimp blend. While tasty, there was more than I... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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100 reviews 100 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Service is excellent in this old fashioned classic restaurant specialized in spanish and german cuisine. Many private rooms available for any party size. One of the best paellas in town.

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Top Contributor
166 reviews 166 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Top of the line restaurant. Expensive but at the end you money will made you happy just like the friendly staff and services at the Zipperle. What you want the way you really wanted. A big selection of food and entry. Wine, Champagne, drinks are supper. Dessert will be unforgettable. Even coffee will be a special treat. Went you want... More

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Bayamon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Fresh food made daily to perfection. Excellent European flavors. Wait staff and Maitre D' are there to fulfill every need. Extra thumbs up to the Pastry Chef. I would dine here everyday if I could afford it. A good $140 spent for a couple but worth it!

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

The food is delicious, tasty. The servers are very attentive and polite. Good atmosphere. Plenty of parking space or valet parking available. Well located, easy to access. Perfect place for a wedding celebration or a Sweet 16 party or "Quinceañero",

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I was in the mood for paella so I went direct to El Zipperle a German old fashioned restaurant in Hato Rey metro area of San Juan. Was not my first time, and I had a great paella pan at my table. All that big rice plater for me, it includes lobster instead of shrimp, a great flavorful chorizo and... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Very nice restaurant, little expensive but good service and food, All the paella are excellent plus the sangria

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

First time there WOW exelent food and fine dinning service good prices and live music it was Tuna we we was a party of 10 you must try the sangria ah! very important plates are super big, ask for tostones and avocado as a complement with your dinner

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Additional Information about El Zipperle

Address: 352 Ave FD Roosevelt, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-751-4335
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: European, Spanish, Puerto Rican

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