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1919 Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Caribbean, Contemporary, Gluten Free
As featured in Best Food in San Juan
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1055 Ashford Avenue, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico (Calle Aguadilla)
+1 787-724-1919
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spend a lot of money in 1919 and we were very upset because food wasn't good. It was actually half cooked. The macaroni was hard and before we knew what was happening we had purchased a bottle of wine, and paid for bottled water. I would not have been upset about the money if we had enjoyed the meal.... More 

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Thank Phyllis G
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here our first night in the hotel and the food was amazing! We ordered the 4 course meal and every single dish was absolutely amazing! The service was perfect. They were very attentive and polite. They sent us back to our room with a banana bread that was heavenly. I highly recommend it. It was pretty pricey, but... More 

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Thank Marisa G
New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal we had at 1919 was a great way to culminate our trip to Puerto Rico. We had the four course fixed price menu. I would definitely suggest this option as it enables you to try many of the wonderful, creative dishes. Each dish was artistically presented with amazing flavors. My only disappointment of the evening was that my... More 

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Thank Amy E
Carolina, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice atmosphere. Presentation and flavors in the food were exquisite. Perfect to have a romantic dinner.

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Thank Liza R
Tampa, Florida
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not your typical hotel restaurant! Although this is fine dining, it doesn't seem stuffy because the waiters are friendly and even funny at times. The tasting menu is the way to go if you want to be taken on a culinary journey by their Michelin Star-rated Executive Chef Juan Jose Cuevas. The food, paired with perfect wines, perfect... More 

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Thank ritsriii
Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Exquisite food. Luxurious ambiance. Great for a romantic night out. Conveniently located in the heart of Condado at the exclusive Vanderbilt hotel. Not crowded at all, only beautiful people!

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Thank Michelle A
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great girls night out! The views are amazing, the food is tasty and the staff is the best. Very friendly, very attentive and made us feel very welcome. We went there as part of the event PR Restaurant week, it was our first time at the restaurant and it exceeded all of our expectations. Our waiter was... More 

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1 Thank Nancy T
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the Chef's seven course dinner and the quality of his products and fusion of flavors was mindblowing. The Chef had the courtesy of coming to our table and asking how was everything and that was a great detail. We also appreciated and enjoyed the excellent service of Enrique who is very knowledgable and experienced. We'll definitey return.

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2 Thank Roberto A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner at this restaurant was a truly stunning and memorable experience! My partner and I ordered the chef's choice seven course menu with six food courses and a dessert. We had lobster, sashimi, tender salmon, crab and other fish and they were all delicious. The 87% Venezuelan cocoa warm and moist chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream on top wrapped... More 

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1 Thank Saurav309
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted with a smile and they continue the same way all evening. Every detail from wine selection to dessert was attended to exceptionally. We felt like the only guests in the room. We enjoyed the well prepared menu choices for each of the 4 courses, especially the eggplant with seafood salad. Our waiter overheard us toasting to our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$50 - $90
Cuisine
Caribbean, Contemporary, Gluten Free
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1055 Ashford Avenue, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
    (Calle Aguadilla)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-724-1919
Description
Global flavors. Locally-rooted. World-class cuisine ~ that truly knows its place. At 1919, we are passionately committed to offering up the freshest organic and local ingredients for each and every dish we create. We believe in sourcing all our menu components with social consciousness and always at the pinnacle of good taste. We place the highest value on hand-selecting products that are local, artisanal, and homemade in order to craft food that is truly flavor-forward ~ served up fresh and with a contemporary flair ~ from our kitchen to your table. Subdued elegance in a space generous enough for conviviality, yet private enough to provoke intimate conversation. Visitors to our dining salon will attest: The only onlooker here is the ocean.

In The Year 1919 The Condado Vanderbilt Hotel was built by the legendary Vanderbilt family under the direction of renowned architect Whitney Warren whose other landmark designs include Grand Central Terminal

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?