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284 Roosevelt Ave | Hato Rey, San Juan, Puerto Rico
(787) 754-6865
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was there a few years ago, but I will be back when I have a chance. The service was attentive, the food was tasty and the Bellydancer (blonde long hair in her early twenties) was really good : interactive , nice Egyptian style of dance, professional costume and good technique .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

They have valet parking, this is a clean place, good food, good price, good service, my sister invited me to this restaurant since I wanted something different for my birthday, food was delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed the lunch buffet a lot. The lamb and chicken dishes were very good. Water service was slow but otherwise pleasant. My only disappointment was that I usually prefer to eat vegetarian and that works well at most Mediterranean restaurants. But not here - no tabouleh, no falafel, no spinach pie, no fattoush, and even the grape leaves had... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I enjoy middle eastern food and have been to all the main middle eastern restaurants in town, for me Tierra Santa has the best hummus!! and I love hummus! The offer a lunch buffet which is a great option. Service has always been good but there is a waitress (which I always forget her name) which is great! Food has... More 

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

great restaurant, service is very good, best hummus in town, the food is great, specially the dessert. can't miss the baclava.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The day before we begin to celebrate our anniversary in this Restaurant. We found the service very good. The food was not exceptional. I am not an expert on Middle Eastern food, but I really felt that something was miss.

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Thank Ana1967
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Well If your like me, your gonna really enjoy it here. I absolutely love arab food and the dishes here are exquisite. Whether its curry, lamb, chicken, hummus, falafel or whatever your bound to enjoy it. Elegant and cozy prices are average. Not too expensive but definately not cheap either. There are quite a few options when it come to... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

They offer lunch buffet with a variety of meats, aprox. 5 types of meat (chicken curry, lamb..), 1 fish, 1 rice. All very good! Also there was lentil soup and 2 types of hummus. It was the first time at this restaurant and I would visit it again. Everything had very good flavor.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The food and service here are generally friendly and excellent. The Hommos and Eggplant appetizers are better than good. The Lamb Brochettes are always excellent. The Arab pastries to die for.On weekends they have Belly Dancers in the evenings. Those are also generally excellent. The decoration/surroundings are a bit shabby. They have Valet parking which is needed as the area... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This restaurant now the meaning of good food . Best Humus i have try . The owner is always there . Good service .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 284 Roosevelt Ave | Hato Rey, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: (787) 754-6865

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?