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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
-787-722-5880
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Long Island, New York
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Candace M
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

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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 

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Watertown, Connecticut
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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 

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Ct., USA
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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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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 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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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.

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Cleveland, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This restaurant is a must do for me because of the view. It doesn't look like much from the front but in the back, all the windows are wide open and the coral and crashing waves are right below. It was so tranquil we ate there twice, once for late dinner and once for breakfast. The food was good, more... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American, Puerto Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?