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Ropa Vieja

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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Puerto Rican
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1025 Cond Ashford Plz | Condado, San Juan 00911-1102, Puerto Rico
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was my one our first meals to Puerto Rico and boy did it not disappoint! So many things were on point with our experience here, we came here after checking into our nearby hotel, based on the recommendation of our bartender at the hotel. The staff was so amazing! So friendly and helpful with selecting our food to even... More 

Thank Christopher H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was impeccable and the service was top rate! Brandon was our waiter and we had a good time conversing back and forth with him as he treated us as we were hus own family!

Thank Xssalsa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything from the drinks to the food were spectacular. We had the house sampler for appetizer. My daughter had the filet mignon my son had the churrasco my wife had the churrasco with mofongo and I had the mofongo with garlic shrimp. A must go to place when in Puerto Rico!!

Thank Fernando P
Farmington, Utah
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stopped in for a fast lunch, and absolutely loved the food. The service was amazing also – very fast. The garlic shrimp and vanilla flan were especially good.

Thank Loves-to-Travel0515
Claudia L, Public Relations Manager at Ropa Vieja, responded to this review

Hi!!! We are so happy that you enjoyed your lunch with us yesterday! The name of the Rest makes reference to a classic Cuban dish called Ropa Vieja. Its Cuban style shredded Flank Steak. Its a must try!! Hope to see you again in our Rest. Cheers! More 

Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant was recommended to us by the hotel. It was just a quick stroll from our hotel (Condado Plaza) and our large group of 12 loved it. They had a large table ready for us. The service was good and the food was excellent. I do not think it was overpriced at all. It was delicious. Portions were big... More 

Thank Carlie B
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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230 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

not a diverse menu, but everything was well prepared, above average service, the arroz con pollo was excellent - chicken was tender flavorful and juicy, mojitos were inconsistent - some good some not good, jamon croquettes were very good, salad was uninteresting, filet medallions were NOT what you might expect in the US but pounded thin, they were good

Thank DVE11044
Brooklyn, New York
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were told by a local while strolling on Calle Magdalena that Ropa Vieja was a place to experience typical Puerto Rican Cuisine. Nice looking place. Soon discovered that it is not in the cheap eats category. I opted to order one of the cheaper dishes the Picadillo Criollo - basically ground beef in a tomato sauce base with finely... More 

Thank languageladyny
West Lafayette, Indiana
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My first dinner in San Juan was unforgettable because I ate here. Maybe a little pricey but worth it. The namesake dish is the the way to go.

Thank 7086728756
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Watch out, hotels seem to like sending all the new comers there and it is pricy! Was there the first day and paid about $25 bucks per person.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a nice place with good food. I really was looking for a wow factor but just could not find it at this visit. Tried some of the appetizers and was hoping for that little twist but the food is the same that you would find at a typical place. I could be me but for the price I need... More 

Thank Joe M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $35
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1025 Cond Ashford Plz | Condado, San Juan 00911-1102, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 17877252665

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?