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Certificate of Excellence
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Puerto Rican
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Ave Isla Verde, San Juan 00979, Puerto Rico
+1 787-791-5585
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Deville, Louisiana
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I visited this restaurant for lunch and loved everything about it! The environment was quiet and the waiter was very friendly and informative! He gave some great recommendations on dishes for us to try and explained to us what each item was on our plate once it was served! The food was awesome! I would definitely recommend... More 

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Portsmouth, RI
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154 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great menu of Puerto Rican and Cuban dishes. I had a seafood dish recommended by the bartender and waiter. The other half had the house special 1/2 smoked chicken. She liked it but said mine is better. :) Sit in the bar for real local flavor. The bartender (Pedro) is great!!! Awesome place across the street from Platos. Cannot go... More 

Thank Jerry P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food had good portions and tasted great. Service was excellent and i would go back. The garlic bread that the give you was amazing and they had their house hot sauce that was pretty tasty.

Thank Justin B
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoy Metropol and go there often. The food is good and they have a nice variety. The portions are generous and reasonably priced. We always get good service because the staff is friendly. Easy parking with valet service, if needed.

Thank Nancy S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After a business meeting we went to the one located at the mall in Barceloneta. Food is good but not great. The taste is typical Cuban but as they do in most restaurants in PR food is overseasoned with extra garlic and extra salt.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

In Puerto Rico, El Metropol has been an icon of good cuban food with generous portions, great flavor and affordable prices, for decades.

Thank Tkierce
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent congri rice with gallinita (cornish hen) Very good location with parking included excellent service and all the starters are very good

Thank diony0
San Jose, CA
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our taxi driver recommended this restaurant to us, and it was also convenient since we were just staying about three minutes down the road. I enjoy eating where the locals go, and I really liked this place so I could also do some people-watching. I also like to support local businesses. The food was good, and the staff were very... More 

Thank Tessiedriver
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I got this recommendation from a local fishing guide. He said it has good food and local flavor. The prices were reasonable as well. Nice experience

Thank Troy A
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I read really great reviews about this place-so I sought it out-honestly-I was a little disappointed..... The service was good. The food was mediocre at best. We went for lunch. Drinks just okay.. I definitely would not make a special trip to go back there.

Thank artemis846

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Puerto Rican
Brunch, 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
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?