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Cafe El Punto

105 Fortaleza Street, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-646-4943
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stuffed avocado” (79 reviews)
“ceviche” (71 reviews)
“chicken” (53 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, South American, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
105 Fortaleza Street, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

For a snack or lunch, Cafe El Punto is a wonderfully welcoming place. We enjoyed using a mortar and pestle to create our own Mofongo, the Puerto Rican dish made from plantains. We mixed the mofongo with chicken creole, with a side of rice and...More

1  Thank Mark W
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

The food and the staff were absolutely amazing! loved the food the fresh mango drinks is an absolute complimentary and the seafood ceviche is amazing

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just finished a morning walk around Old San Juan. Decided to grab a bite to eat and stumbled upon this hidden jewel. The entranceway was through a nice art gallery. The food was divine. Lunched on stuffed avocados and plantains. Succulent to say the least....More

Thank curtishinton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered the beef empanadas (two per order) as a starter, the stuffed avocado with lobster, and a virgin pina colada. The food was mouthwatering, and I loved every bit of the meal! The atmosphere is very casual, and the servers attentive. The restaurant does...More

Thank taray_mj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanna try local cuisine without expending to much?...this is the place...a hidden gem...my wife always want to visit in our tours in Old San Juan...good prices, good service...small place...avoid rush hours

1  Thank Noelarnau
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We had lunch a few days ago and it was excellent. The food was very fresh and wonderful service. Highly recommended!

Thank alemaxfacial
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The piña colada was right on point , delicious!! The mofongo was not great, it lacked the authentic puertorrican flavor. It was bland. The rice and beans were excellent!

2  Thank Ivonne G
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Went on a walking tour this morning and worked up an appetite so we strolled into Cafe El Punto and had a taste of San Juan. We had the chicken and the churrasco skirt steak stuffed avocado, and a pitcher of sangria. And also had...More

Thank Randytriparoo
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

We ate lunch here after a walking tour of Old San Juan. Wonderful authentic cuisine and atmosphere. We had stuffed avacado and a pitcher of sangria. It was a wonderful experience. Best sangria ever!

Thank justhavinfun1111
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

This place was hard to find but we somehow stumbled upon it after walking in circles thanks to GPS. When you first walk in, it's a little shop and the restaurant starts midway through. The bartender greeted us from over the counter and told us...More

Thank DivaLusy
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Ana Mary A
November 19, 2016|
Response from Joey N Eydee C | Reviewed this property |
Abren a las 10am pero creo que no sirven su desayuno típico.
Ana Mary A
November 19, 2016|
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Response from paquitin | Reviewed this property |
Abren a las 10:00 am todos los días pero no preparan desayuno.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Fortaleza Street, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-646-4943
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