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Wonderful spice, sauce and tea assortment

This lovely spice shop has a wide assortment of local spices, sauces and salsas, and teas. They had... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ALFriedman
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Snohomish, Washington
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Welcoming Spice Shop

More spices than almost anyplace in lovely gift bottles and jars make wonderful presents from... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
MarkWBoca
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Boca Raton, Florida
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We opened Spicy Caribbee on June 1988. More than a spice shop, Spicy Caribbee also sells tropical jams, Puerto Rican coffee and fragrances.
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154 Calle Del Santo Cristo, San Juan 00901-1535, Puerto Rico
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+1 888-725-7259
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This lovely spice shop has a wide assortment of local spices, sauces and salsas, and teas. They had a bewildering variety of hot sauces, and we bought several after trying samples. Very tasty, and a range of heat to satisfy any palate. They shipped our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ALFriedman
Reviewed October 21, 2018

More spices than almost anyplace in lovely gift bottles and jars make wonderful presents from Puerto Rico. The owner/manager is welcoming and friendly.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarkWBoca
Reviewed September 12, 2018

I love the owners! The staff are always so kind and helpful. I love the perfumes that they have. They aroma's are one of a kind! This is must place to visit when you come to Old San Juan! Love you all!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

The owner was friendly and helpful, and the store has lots of interesting spices for souvenirs and gifts. Definitely worth stopping in while you're walking around the old city.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brian R
Reviewed May 25, 2018

We stumbled upon this store while walking around Old San Juan. There are lots of sauces and spices to sample (don't try the hottest one first or you may not be able to actually taste the others :) ). They were very helpful in providing...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PCJohnson
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Ladies in shop were welcoming and friendly offering samples, loved the honey and plan place an order online soon.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank PBC32014
Reviewed April 21, 2018

This family-run shop in Old San Juan is a must stop if you want to take home a taste of the island. They have a tasting station in the shop to try several of their delightful products. If you are like me, you will buy...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bill K
Reviewed March 31, 2018

I am a huge fan of hot sauces - I love them, add them to everything, and am always on the look out for the best ones. Even then, I was surprised to find this place, which is basically a hot sauce bar, where you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank sushobhan3216
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Saw the shop as we walked through old San Juan. Love the hot sauces - Fuego is great and banana ketchup is awesome too! Can't wait to brew up the coffee I picked up. Paula was very friendly and helped us find another great stop...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank PoCoStripes
Reviewed November 25, 2017

We bought the Puerto Rican vanilla from this shop when we visited San Juan. Just recently read the ingredients on the label and were dismayed to see that it is made with vanillin and not natural vanilla. Very disappointed.

Date of experience: December 2016
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I had previously contacted them through their website, you might want to do that to have the accurate information
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