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Hacienda Don Jose

Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American, Puerto Rican
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1025 Av. Ashford, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Jacksonville, Florida
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82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant was recommended by someone who has spent lots of time in San Juan. We walked from the Caribe Hilton, which was a nice walk across the bridge. The food was good, service was great, sunset was beautiful. This is a casual place, good for families.

Thank FItraveler2010
Long Island, New York
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere! The big airy ocean breeze windows were phenomenal to look through, take pictures in or feel the nice cool breeze in your hair. The Chicken Morongo was huge and ahhhhh so good (I had leftovers). The staff was great and very accommodating.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

My tacos were just okay. My husband's pork and onion dish was delicious. The drinks were excellent (rum punch and mojito), and the servers were very polite and friendly. But the star of our meal was the view. They sat us all the way at the back of the restaurant, which backs up to the ocean. Such a gorgeous view... More 

Thank Candace M
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice place oceanfront at reasonable prices! The parents had a pork dish wchich was very good. The kids had a chicken mofongo which was excellent. I have never seen them eat a meal so fast! We can't wait to go back for more mofongo. They also offer breakfast and Mexican food. They also delivered to us at the Condado Plaza... More 

Thank DanShat
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We arrived to the place and it looks very worn (I had been here many years ago.) First we noticed they only take cash which is a little odd. Our waitress was quick and our drinks were good which is why it gets 2 stars. The food was AWFUL. to make it clear how bad, the "guacamole" they served was... More 

Thank Tammy W
Watertown, Connecticut
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

My wife and I visited San Juan first in 2014, and came across the Hacienda while meandering down Ashford Ave. We are fairly adventurous eaters, and always like to try smaller places. The setting is rustic, the windows open to the ocean, and the breeze is a joy. We found the staff friendly, and by Island standards, attentive enough. We... More 

Thank newinhim98
Ct., USA
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

But they have a great view. So trade: old greasy bacon, 2 small pieces of bread -no jelly- and scrambled eggs served cold. No coffee refills. All for $18 plus tip!! What a bargain ! This place has been going down hill for a while now.... Not getting any better....Denny's up and across the street have the food and quality... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We stumbled upon this place after leaving Ropa Vieja one evening when one of the servers told us they also offered breakfast. After giving it a try we had our breakfast there everyday while staying in San Juan. The food is fresh, the coffee delicious, and the service is first rate! Best of all you get to eat and take... More 

Thank ChuckDickens
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

The very best reason to visit this restaurant is for a table in the back. With open windows overlooking waves crashing on rocks just below (along with the occasional bird who flies through those open windows), the view is spectacular. Our first visit was a delicious breakfast: Huevos Rancheros, waffles generously topped with Nutella and bananas, and a very filling... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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395 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The food is satisfying, but I visit for the view alone. Some of the tables are by large open windows with the ocean crashing on rocks just outside the window. Great margaritas.

Thank explorepossibilities

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American, Puerto Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1025 Av. Ashford, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: -787-722-5880

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