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Address: 154 Calle Cristo, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number:
+1 888-725-7259
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We opened Spicy Caribbee on June 1988.

More than a spice shop, Spicy...

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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Spice Stop!!!

Like others we came by Spicy Caribbean by chance and happy we did. If you like spices you have to stop here. We bought spice packets for family and friends back home and they... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
pianopiano56
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Saint Thomas, Canada

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Saint Thomas, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Like others we came by Spicy Caribbean by chance and happy we did. If you like spices you have to stop here. We bought spice packets for family and friends back home and they make great little gifts. Better than #%@ t-shirts...lol. Owner was helpful and friendly. Next time we are back in San Juan we will be back!

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Thank pianopiano56
Aalst, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This shop is rather small, but they have quite a nice stock of hot sauces, spices, tea, etc. If you want to you can smell/taste the goods you want to take home. I'm a hot sauce addict, and they have some very good sauces, even if you're not into the real spicy ones. Both employees I encountered were very friendly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little spice shop that also sells tea, fragrances and some souvenirs. Many products available for sampling and very knowledgeable staff. They also offer international shipping and have a newsletter. If you like spices, this is the place to go

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Thank YFCAndrea
Swansea, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

We happened upon Spicy Caribbee by accident and loved this shop. The shop keeper was so pleasant and allowed us to taste some of the delicious offerings they have. You really don't want to miss this lovely shop if you are in Old San Juan.

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Thank Donna B
Lake Station, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Great store especially for spice/condiment freaks. The owner is supper nice. Samples on hand to try before you buy. Great place for souvenirs! I can't say enough about how helpful the owner was to my Fiancée and I. A must see, I do believe it is one of the few "true" spice shops in San Juan!

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Nereida was working the day we stopped in and she encouraged us to sample and offered tips on different products in the store. We are certainly glad we stopped in!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Sofrito is out of this world and very much used in Caribbean food. It's flavorful but not overly spicey. If you buy it here you can't take it back on the plane. It's best to buy spices in the dry form since anything over 3oz gets confiscated. The shop is small but has flavors from around the Island, Spanish, Portuguese... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Nice little spice shop that also sells teas, coffee, chocolate and some fragrances. Friendly, helpful staff. My only "complaint" is that they need to start bottling their other sauces in 3 oz sizes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

Every time I go to San Juan Puerto Rico I shop at this gem of a boutique. Best hot sauce for sure, and loads of other wonderful items to bring back as souvenirs for yourself or friends and family.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

We were sent on a mission for a friend. What a friend. We left with more than the one bottle were sent for. Their selection of spices were fantastic. I think I found better vanilla than I did in Mexico. We also brought home hot spice and thyme spices. I am looking forward to trying them. There is a sample... More 

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