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Paulina Escanes - Gourmandize

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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. New in this location, so good!
1. New in this location, so good!
"I have visited this well designed, attractive place three times."
Fernando C
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2. Wonderful lunch
2. Wonderful lunch
"Beautiful place and a wonderful lunch that’s fresh, healthy and tasty!"
Bobby V
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3. Desserts to die for
3. Desserts to die for
"absolutely wonderful desserts"
IvetteL3
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About
Paulina has reopened in a new Condado location! Come by to experience renowned chef Paulina Escanes’ casual gourmet dishes and amazing desserts, fine wines and Champagne and premium AnimaNera 100% arabica Puerto Rican coffee.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Latin, International, Contemporary, Healthy
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Been here quite a few time by now and it is absolutely great tasting food. The combination of flavors from Mexican, to french , to local and Italian, love it, love it. Eaten a lot of the staples here for Brunch and for Dinner and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mirage-ult
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Lately many new restaurants have opened in the Calle Loiza/Condado area and of all those, Paulina Escanes is the total package. The décor is spot on: airy, great lighting, very Abbot Kinney/Santa Monica California vibey (I am one of the few who see Condado -Ocean...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David A
Chef-Paulina, Owner at Paulina Escanes - Gourmandize, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Hi David! Thanks for your wonderful review! You definitely get what we tried to achieve. We will strive to keep innovaring with our dishes and keep our customers happy!

Reviewed 4 days ago

During our Christmas vacaction in Puerto Rico, we decided to treat ourselves to a high-end brunch experience at Gourmandize. The personnel went above and beyond to accommodate us outside in the patio. Our server, Mickey, was very knowledgeable and charismatic. Every single dish that came...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Boricuizzi
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I stumbled upon this little restaurant at the end of a run. It was packed at 1:30 and we had to sit at the bar. The bartender fixed us an amazing cocktail and we had terrific conversation. The salad niscoise with a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank V2483DOstephaniem
Reviewed 1 week ago

Paulina Escanes brings farm-to-table fresh food to San Juan. This new casual gourmet eatery is great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The restaurant offers a menu of locally sourced organic meals free of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, insecticides, antibiotics, and hormones. Start the meal off with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Travelmonsterfood
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Paulina’s expecting to have a good experience and found it. We ordered the Margaritas and these were definitely among the best in Puerto Rico. Real lime as promised in the drinks card. The service was fabulous. The waitress made great suggestions and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PedroJF
Chef-Paulina, Owner at Paulina Escanes - Gourmandize, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your visit and for this amazing review! We hope to serve you again really soon! :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great culinary experience. Optiosn are very limited and unfortunately availability of items may vary by day. I wanted to go for the salmon but it wasn’t available at the moment and I went for the fish. Overall everything tasted amazing and even when it took...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MissLalinga4989
Chef-Paulina, Owner at Paulina Escanes - Gourmandize, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting, we are happy you had a great experience even though you weren't able to enjoy the Salmon Chowder. Glad you got to try the Amalfi, is one of my favorites! Hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gourmet restaurant with very special dishes. The baked cheese appetizer was yummy specially when spread on artisanal French bread. Very unique. Just white cow cheese but cooked with cilantro chicken broth and olive oil. Well done! The white wine sangria was made as a pina...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AndresFortino
Chef-Paulina, Owner at Paulina Escanes - Gourmandize, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Andres! I am a big fan of Alfajores myself. Hope to serve you again very soon! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a reco from a friend. We had a large group they easily accommodated. The place is cozy, modern, warmly lit. But more importantly, this has got to be the best meal we have had in our 4 trips to San Juan!...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SCL8888
Chef-Paulina, Owner at Paulina Escanes - Gourmandize, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am thrilled to read this! Thank you so much for visiting my restaurant and for this amazing review! <3

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hidden gem is easily missed as it sits within a small strip mall near the end of Ashford Avenue. However, it is easily one of the best restaurants in San Juan. Though it is somewhat expensive fine dining, the atmosphere is very relaxed and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank srgomez88
Chef-Paulina, Owner at Paulina Escanes - Gourmandize, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your visit and awesome review! :)

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