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El Batey

Ave. Las Americas BW8, Caguas 00725, Puerto Rico
+1 787-533-9412
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“dive bar” (4 reviews)
“old san juan” (5 reviews)
“jukebox” (2 reviews)
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Ave. Las Americas BW8, Caguas 00725, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

When in Old San Juan, you have to stop in and have a drink. Take some time to check out the wall art and enjoy the friendly patrons.

Thank Zelco53
Reviewed March 4, 2017

It is a hole, but it is epic. You can drink Medalla beer for $3 each, or some of the best rum made on the island, Don Q Gran Anejo, out of plastic cups for $5.50. And you might get a lecture from the bartender...More

Thank JimofVA
Reviewed March 1, 2017

El Batey is a lot of fun, especially if you are staying nearby. A short walk from our hotel, El Convento, it was the perfect place to go and have drinks with friends. Great music, great vibe, great drinks.

Thank VictoriaRod10
Reviewed February 2, 2017

The worst place, the price for a drink is very ridiculous expensive. Nothing to offer rather than sell you a drink, There is much better places around. By the way, I am talking about the one located in old San Juan. The address here said...More

Thank Melanie F
Reviewed August 2, 2016

This place is a must-see in Old San Juan. Every inch of this tiny dive bar is covered with graffiti. The bartender shared that Hunter S. Thompson loved to sit and write at the end of the bar, a fun fact for me since I...More

Thank Kristin C
Reviewed June 3, 2016

If you are staying at El Convento or in the area, step in for a drink at this institution -- the walls and scene are dark and moody (take some great photos). It seems like one of few places opened during the week. And mature...More

Thank WhereNext2NYC
Reviewed May 2, 2016

You will not be disappointed by stopping in at El Batey. Chris, our bartender, was attentive, friendly and treated us like family. Drinks were good and reasonable and it is ok to smoke. This bar has been around for over 60 years and if the...More

Thank CuppaT
Reviewed March 2, 2016

This is a great bar about a block up the street from the Hotel El Convento. We stopped in for a beer and enjoyed talking with others sitting at the bar, along with the bartender.

Thank PTravelRichmond_VA
Reviewed January 22, 2016

If you're looking for cheap drinks and the familiar dive bar feel this is the place. The ambiance is dark and the walls are full of drunken doodles. Not really a place for a date, more for a pregame with the guys.

Thank dfernandezcruz
Reviewed July 19, 2015

Cool, dirty, loud local bar with character. One of the only bars open after midnite on a weeknight. This place is not for everyone as strange things go on to say the least

Thank HarryCaliCool
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  • Address: Ave. Las Americas BW8, Caguas 00725, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Caguas
  • Phone Number: +1 787-533-9412
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