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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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Best Hot Sauce Ever!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
lgram

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank lgram
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5 of 5 stars 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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Thank sillysull
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

So much more than just spices. It's very wonderful the people are so friendly. And I think the prices for spices are fairly good.

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Thank Bernardo F
Boston (well, an hour south)
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

I love this shop. You can pick up a book, postcard, and various spices/teas. I drop by anytime I'm in San Juan. You can try different spices to see what you like. They even have sauces that will be okay to throw in your carry-on suitcase. Stop by for a different souvenir than the normal magnets and keychains.

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Thank su2doz
Lambertville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

Spicy Caribee is a unique shop in the heart of old town and the only place in the area where you have a full selection of island spices and sauces. The best part is the tasting bar, where you can try a large variety of sauces and jams, ranging from mango jam (yum) to banana ketchup (originally a Phillipine condiment,... More 

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Thank Heidi D
New York, New York, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

We were on a cruise and I stopped by here just because it was recommended by tripadvisor. we got there about 530 pm. closing time is 6 pm. we went inside thinking we should buy sofritos sauce to bring home to nyc. the girl sweeping told us we couldnt try anything because they had already cleaned the bottles. she almost... More 

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Thank Cara W
SpicyCaribbee154, Owner at Spicy Caribbee, responded to this review

Dear Cara, Thank you for your candid review of your recent visit to our store. Your feedback is of immense value to us. I sincerely apologize that your visit didn’t meet your expectations, and / or our customer services standards. Spicy Caribbee has not only been serving the most delicious sauces, herbs and spices on our island for the past... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

I have been to Spicy Caribbee from my first visit to Puerto Rico and I always find some authentic foods and spices to bring home. The service is excellent and they always answer your questions and there are so many products to choose from, and if you want to buy more of them when you come back home, you can... More 

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Thank DSKaneLA
Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We found this pretty place visiting Puerto Rico many years ago. Wish I could return to lovely PR for another venture, but right now am reduced to purchasing products from this sweet place via mail. They have the very best vanilla! I am not given later times for visiting. We visited way back 4 or 5 years ago. I still... More 

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Thank Bernice J J
Orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I took a carnival cruise down to San Juan and walked around downtown shopping. We found this little shop and walked in and met what I assume was the owner. She was so nice and helped us with samples and since I had my hands full she provided me with a basket and extra bad during check... More 

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Thank DoctorWestHam
Glenview, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Just down the street (Cristo) from El Convento, this little shop has a great assortment of sauces, spices, jams, coffees, and tchachkes. The woman in the store turned out to be the owner. She let us taste many of the sauces and jams before buying them. She even mentioned that she could ship a package to the States for us,... More 

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