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Ostra Cosa

Cristo St, San Sebastian corner | Plaza del Soportal, San Juan 00901-1535, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-5475
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“ceviche” (20 reviews)
“lobster” (13 reviews)
“cheese crisp” (4 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Cristo St, San Sebastian corner | Plaza del Soportal, San Juan 00901-1535, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food. Very fresh. Fast service. Sea food is incredible. Ask for the lobster with shrimps, mussels, scallops and calamari. The lemon juice is home made with Puerto Rican’s native limes. The prices are very nice if you compared with other similar restaurants.

Thank Javier Jose R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't have the lobster they are known for, but the rest of the menu had a lot of variety and everything was tasty. net service was good and generous. Service was very good. Weird bathroom setup ( you need a ticket for a shared...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Enjoy appetizers or a dinner in a touristic ambiance in the middle of Old San Juan. Nice place to take some photos, and relax after a long walk. Also sometimes there is music to enjoy, too.

Thank lolinstar
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a few beers to cool off on hot day after visiting the fort. Andre's the bartender is a friendly and lively character with hat and dark beard. As the sign says "want a party? Do it here " $2 beers Cold!

Thank cdwood77
Reviewed September 17, 2017

We ate here on our last evening in Old San Juan. We were seated in the outdoor courtyard, and to our surprise they had entertainment that evening. Our waiter was a help with our choosing our drinks and meals. We chose the rum drink special...More

Thank jlkkshic
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Stumbled across this place when walking back from the Fort. Great open air atmosphere and fun little bar. The bartenders were very attentive and the frozen sangria was perfect on the hot day. We had to chorizo appetizer and it was amazing. I loved this...More

Thank daniarwen
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

We just crashed at this place while cycling for 3 hours in extreme heat and were we lucky! We had alcapurria made from heaven and first class service (darkhaired bearded guy with a hat) that you do not see very often so big thanks for...More

Thank Birgitta-Kenneth
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Yes, there are better places to wine and dine or just drink a beer, but this place occupies a historic corner in the old city: in front of Puerto Rico's oldest church building and next to the 300-year-old Archiepiscopal Palace. Steps away from El Moro...More

Thank Cyreese
Reviewed July 23, 2017

If you are going out to eat in Old San Juan then Ostra Cosa is a must. The food was outstanding and the owner makes it a point to stop at every table to speak with all his guests. The bartender doubled as our waiter...More

Thank Glennithy
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

One of the best spots in all San Juan. Great for a drink. The view from there all the way to the Morro is great. Good starters as well to eat

Thank Samuel D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cristo St, San Sebastian corner | Plaza del Soportal, San Juan 00901-1535, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-724-5475
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An outdoor dining plaza is the star of the show at Ostra Cosa, along with its scrumptious tropical cuisine, arts, crafts, live music, and entertainment.
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