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Nuyorican Cafe

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Address: 312 San Francisco St. | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-977-1276

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Great music!

Great music and dancing, food not so good. It a small place but great atmosphere! Totally recommended! If you like salsa that is the place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Irene M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great music and dancing, food not so good. It a small place but great atmosphere! Totally recommended! If you like salsa that is the place.

Thank Irene M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best spot to go dancing after 10pm. Delicious drinks and delicious food for quick eat. Live band that truly made the experience more wonderful and the place is packed with locals. Great place that makes you feel at home and fun to dance. Salsa, Salsa and even more Salsa!

Thank Monika W
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We went on a Saturday night to this popular club filled with tourists and some locals. Music was great. Which explains the packed dance floor (and bars). Service was good.

Thank WhereNext2NYC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Pros: Awesome location Live band Great for tourist and people looking for the salsa dance experience Cons: Small dance floor almost non existent :(

Thank Craig F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Great time! Took the lesson then danced with the band. Lesson at 9, band comes on at 11, get there early and enjoy yourself. All ages, locals and tourists. Going back!

Thank R M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I've been trying to get to this club since my first trip to Puerto Rico in 2009, and after 7 years and 3 trips to the island, I finally had success! On my first attempt, we did a ride-by and my cab driver told me that the club was "closed"... on a Saturday night. That made no sense, but what... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I really like this place! Every one was so nice especially the bartenders. I have no rhythm what so ever but the people there took the time out to teach me salsa. Every one looked liked they were having genuine fun just dancing the night away. & also there is live music.

Thank Ashton726
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We had one of the best nights of our holiday here. We arrived quite early and there were African drummers when we arrived which was utterly mesmerising and amazing. After a lull and many mojitos the salsa band started. We danced salsa badly with the many brilliant dancers around us. How do they do it?

Thank Melanie F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

We were wanting to experience live music with our kids (aged 11 and 13) while in Old San Juan. We were most definitely not disappointed!! The night kicks off at 9.30 with salsa lessons. Although the dance floor is small, everyone makes room for each other. Then the band started around 11pm. They were magnificent!!!! Around a 9 piece salsa... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Small out of the way place that celebrates the great music of PR and latin countries. Dance floor? Ugh-----really small and TILE floors----- most floors are wood. Good crowd....our bartender was very attentive....and we loved mixing with the locals. Fun Fun place

Thank BondJ007

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