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5961 Isla Verde Ave | InterContinental San Juan Resort, Spa & Casino, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
787 791 6100
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best beach bar by far

Drinks, great food and fast service with a smile....even when I stay at el San juan and the ritz I still get to this bar several times a week.... Great pizza, salad and ribs

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
714cindee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Lunch
  • Late Night
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60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Drinks, great food and fast service with a smile....even when I stay at el San juan and the ritz I still get to this bar several times a week.... Great pizza, salad and ribs

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Georgetown, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Great pizza and wrap sandwiches...loved the chicken wrap. The service was friendly and efficient......

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Lansing, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Food was very good and portions were large! Staff is very polite and helpful! Setting next to the beach is wonderful!

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North Korea
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Overall, I found this restaurant to be average. I would give it 3.5 stars if it allowed. The drinks and service were excellent, but my wife and I found the food to be just average. I found the prices to be reasonable for a resort. We visited during dinner service at sunset. That alone is worth the price of the... More 

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Roma, Italia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

restaurant quite useless if not for the location, plates are bland, beer pricey, cocktails ok'ish. only nice for location and if you want fast dervice which is(only) slightly better than a wendy's.

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Groton, Connecticut, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The food is very good. The service is great. What's not to like about sitting on the beach having lunch and a pina colada? I had dinner there one night and was not as impressed. It is a bit expensive, but the location makes it worth it.

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Louisville, KY
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This place is exactly what it sets out to be. A great place to have lunch and a drink on the beach. Great views and friendly people. We came here twice, had decent food and cold drinks.

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Louisville, KY
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This restaurant at the Hotel Intercontinental is located at the top of one of the nicest beaches in San Juan. The food is good - pizzas, salads, sandwiches, etc. - but the real reason to go is for the location. Everything tastes better when you're on vacation, overlooking the ocean!

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Ramsey, New Jersey
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Ciao isn't the greatest place, and the food isn't anything spectacular. The drinks are good but nothing amazing. Still, there are definitely perks to this place... 1. It's right near the Intercontinental pool, and right on the beach. The prices are actually a little better than the pool bar, and they have waitstaff who will serve you right on the... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Okay for light snacks and drinks when hanging by the pool / beach. They don't have servers that come to your lounge chairs, so you need to get up and get your stuff each time.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5961 Isla Verde Ave | InterContinental San Juan Resort, Spa & Casino, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Carolina
  • Phone Number: 787 791 6100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance

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