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Address: San Juan, Puerto Rico
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This San Juan neighborhood is just southeast of the old city.

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Not ashford avenue, but great for supermarkets plaza del mercado etc

The area is not as nice as Ashford ave, but it is the place where they have big supermarkets to shop if you have a kitchenette in your hotel room. Can get all types of goodies... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
M M
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The area is not as nice as Ashford ave, but it is the place where they have big supermarkets to shop if you have a kitchenette in your hotel room. Can get all types of goodies. They also have the plaza del mercado which sells vegetables, fruits and other goods the old fashioned way with some restaurants nearby or a... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful residential area where the Plaza del Mercado closes and turns into the night life of the city. This is the place to dance Salsa. I was surprised of how many people were there and public safety, even closing the streets for pedestrians. Plenty of restaurants for different tastes. Lots of loud music and dance.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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119 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Santurce is the home of my Fiancee so we always stop through there when we are in San Juan! There are many new resturaunts and clubs for every lifestyle. Lot of artsy stuff too! The plaza in Santurcee has great local bars and places to eat the local food... From what my fiancee tells me it has come a long... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

if you want to mingle with true locals and dance salsa, visit bars/restuarants...this is the place! i frequent this area when I'm in town because of its lively culture and people of all ages coming to have a good time! if you are tourist in san juan, this is a must visit for food, alcohol and dancing PR style! the... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Excellent public art on walls throughout neighborhood, just walk around and look. Google to see specific works and locations to plan route highlights. So cool, by some good intl artists.

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2 Thank Lucy J
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

This is a true local place....full of restaurants and happy people who come of work for drinks and dinner....you may bump into live music..the best nights are thursday thru saturday....friday usually the bussiest...

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Cedar Park, Texas
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Santurce Plaza. Best time to go is Friday and Saturday 4-7 pm. Music, food was great! Enjoyed meeting locals and others from around the world.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

A large and populated area in San Juan.. you can find The Puerto Rico Art Museum, Movie Theaters, Concerts Venues, Restaurants, Gay Bars, Sport Bars, Urban Art..Hotels, Hostels..and very nice night life..

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New York City, New York
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68 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

This little neighborhood surrounding the placito is so fun. Many good restaurants with outdoor eating, whole families together, dancing. Two good choices are Chiccarone and Asere for PR food and Cuban. Try the grilled octopus

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FLAT ROCK
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90 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Twice we have gone to the Plaza del Mercado in Santurce. If you want a true "local" experience, then go here on a Friday night. After the Market closes, and the sun goes down, the party begins. Have dinner at Jose Enrique, then join the crowd that begins to gather about 9:00 pm, and enjoy some Salsa dancing in the... More 

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