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Ave Isla Verde, San Juan 00979, Puerto Rico
+1 787-791-5585
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“smoked chicken” (65 reviews)
“cornish hen” (39 reviews)
“garlic bread” (59 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ave Isla Verde, San Juan 00979, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For our first meal in Puerto Rico, it was excellent. My son loved the lamb shank. Overall every body loves the rice. Hubby loved the chicken and peppers. I am definitely visiting again

1  Thank Mskitty34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by our hotel we figured we'd give this place a go. Delicious Cuban/Puerto Rican food and delicious local beer. Service was top notch! Our server was Joseph who told us a lot abaout the history of the restaurant and introduced us to some of...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our waiter-Orlando- provided us with great service at Table #21. My wife and I have always preferred Metropol over other local options for Cuban/Latin cuisine. However, this time around one of its iconic dishes: TASAJO was nothing short of the worst ever. Known by all...More

1  Thank 1chrisflores
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for local food we were told about Metropol. We had a large group and everyone loved the food! Staff was attentive and helpful.

1  Thank WeAreMoving
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to fimd good cuban food. Have been going to this restaurant since my childhood and have always liked it. Good food and good service.

1  Thank yvonne c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always stop here on our way out.They have good lunch specials y drink.The servers are always on top of things.Can’t wait until October to dine here again.

1  Thank rick7702
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a great lunch at Metropol. This locals favorite is well worth it with abundant authentic Cuban and Puerto Rican food. Don’t be thrown by the humble street entrance. Once inside you can smell the rich aromas and are welcomed by a friendly attentive...More

1  Thank SouBru
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Food is pretty good, nice service. Restaurant staff very helpful and friendly. We visit the one next to Costco in Caguas

1  Thank Sandra R
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Loved the “Bistec de Palomilla” with rice and beans. Puertorrican and cuban food. Good Mojitos and drinks.

1  Thank igrirosado
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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

It was our first time in a very long time coming to Metropol. It’s good to see that this place is as good as ever! Joseph was our server. He is new to the restaurant but you’d never know it based on his polished and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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February 27, 2018|
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Response from TheAxelMan | Reviewed this property |
Yes Metropol in San Juan is open for business and in great shape. I was there in January 2018.
Susan H
October 18, 2017|
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Response from Scubagirl04 |
Had lunch there today, Nov 4. They had a limited menu from the regular but served a variety. The Chile Relleno was good!... a ground beef and cheese stuffed bell pepper., served with rice , beans and plantain, all tasty... More
October 23, 2015|
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Response from Conchita F | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave Isla Verde, San Juan 00979, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-791-5585
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