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La Cucina di Ivo

356 Calle Fernando Primero | Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, San Juan 00918-2424, Puerto Rico
+1 787-729-7070
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (41 reviews)
“lobster” (5 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
Open Now
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
356 Calle Fernando Primero | Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, San Juan 00918-2424, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 179 reviews

Reviewed June 21, 2018

Excellent food and staff. We loved it. Our inspirato concierge Elicer Recommended and was spot on. Homemade old school Italian. A must go.

Thank Nicole K
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

We went here with a group of friends who rave about the place. It was just okay and for just okay it was overpriced. The wines were excellent but way overpriced. The beef with mushrooms risotto was short on beef and mushrooms but long on...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Very nice Italian eatery in the center of Old San Juan. Nice decor for an upscale Italian restaurant. Food was very good and nice portions, great wine menu. Service was excellent and will return when in Old San Juan.

Thank sunnypalm
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a booking for 8pm on a Friday night, so we're slightly surprised to find ourselves the only customers. The waitress, who has a family connection to the business- we think - was uber-efficient and very well informed about the menu and wine list....More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has a history that repeats itself over and over. Newcomer or tourist falls in love with the city, chooses to stay and creates a beautiful space and offers wonderful food. The owner is from Milan his kids are the waitresses and the food...More

Thank Minerva F
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Kindest and most genuine staff and excellent Italian cuisine. The filet with white cream truffle sauce was outstanding!

Thank PeterIslandParadise
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Event though we have visited the restaurant several times before, today was our first visit after Hurricane Maria. We went with our oldest son and his family. The food and service were excellent.

Thank Les H
Reviewed February 3, 2018

Great Italian restaurant, the food is traditional Italian served Puertorican style.Large portions, so you always have something to take home. It is always better the second day. This restaurant is now located on Fortaleza street. Same menu and great service.

1  Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed January 26, 2018

Wonderful to see that Cucina di Ivo is still open after hurricane Maria. As usual had a very impressive meal (again) and what a wonderful wait staff. Not to be missed while in the old city.

Thank Bunneb
Reviewed August 16, 2017

This is a small restaurant with delicious classic Italian meals. The main menu is small, all the traditional dishes you'd expect and crave. But the daily specials could be a lot more, diverse and unexpected dishes that make you forget the traditional one you had...More

2  Thank famtomerc
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Oscar V
August 12, 2017|
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Response from Kim M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the atmosphere is quiet and friendly.
March 6, 2017|
Response from allroadsleadtorome3 | Reviewed this property |
No, I do not believe they do. We have always parked our own car.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $50
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 356 Calle Fernando Primero | Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, San Juan 00918-2424, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-729-7070
La Cucina di Ivo Restaurante Italiano 100% familiar. Italian Restaurant 100% family owned.
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