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Cielito Lindo

1106 Avenida Magdalena, San Juan, Puerto Rico
787.723.5597
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Ranked #238 of 624 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Orlando
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Cute place across from the hotel highly recommended by hotel staff. Clean upbeat place with pleasant staff and positive attitudes. But, the food, was unbeatable. Had the carnitas burrito..to die for..best I have ever had. The enchilada verdes are great! Attentive staff, good prices...you need to go there!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is my second time here and the food is the best! Authentic Mexican food with great taste. The server very attentive with us! The food was great, nice portions and the drinks where so good! This place is one of the beat to go eat and have a nice Mexican food experience. I recommend this place to my friends... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We loved this restaurant conveniently located in Condado. The food was the best Mexican we have had and the furnishings were comfortable and authentic. We recommended it to our daughter and her family who tried it a week after our visit. They loved it too.

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Dallas, TX
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Food was not that good (chips tasted old) and the service was very much lacking! Although close to the hotel we stayed in - we would never return. Stay away!!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Great margaritas, good homemade salsa and chips, really cold Coronas, and the carnitas are superb. Family style and reasonable prices considering they are located in the Condado area, the heart of upscale tourist area.

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Mansfield, MA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It's not my type of mexican food. The salsa is that more smoky type. I like a more fresh tomato taste. I had the shrimp in some heavy sauce. It too was just o.k. The guacamole was a bit brown and not too flavorful. Everything was just average. I'd try some other places in the area. Some co-workers were going... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

When we are looking for a happy and relaxing evening we go to Cielito Lindo. Happy because Tequila and Margaritas makes you happy but mainly because all waitress treat you as a friend, feeling like at home. Share with them how was your day or your week and they will open their hearts. Food is simple, always with fresh quality... More 

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San Juan, null, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The restaurant have a nice atmosphere with great service. The food is excellent. Location of restaurant is right in the middle of El Condado were most of the tourist gather to eat, drink and sightseeing the beauties that Puerto Rico has to offered.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Let's go straight to the point and say that Cielito Lindo was a complete waste of my time. There seems to be a confusion on how to prepare food and drinks as the food was cold and the alcoholic drinks were at room temperature. Our waitress, who needed an attitude makeover, wasn't even capable of recommending a margarita. When I... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Cielito Lindo is on the San Juan Marriott's recommended restaurants list and is only a few minutes away walking so we figured we would check it out. We were not disappointed!! Everything was perfect, from the wonderful service (our waitress was ever so patient and even brought samples of the various salsas for us to try so that we would... More 

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Additional Information about Cielito Lindo

Address: 1106 Avenida Magdalena, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787.723.5597
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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