We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


315 Calle Del Recinto S, San Juan 00901-1941, Puerto Rico
+1 787-289-2121
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“mofongo” (871 reviews)
“pork chop” (180 reviews)
“shrimp” (168 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
315 Calle Del Recinto S, San Juan 00901-1941, Puerto Rico
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (3,725)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 3,066 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

The restaurant Raices on Caguas, are excellent!! The service, the drinks, the food . Is renovate place offer a great place to go and have everything you want. Small reunion, drunk on the bar or gave a good meal at great prices!!

Thank Myrna M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The wait was a little long but oh so worth it! My husband and I both enjoyed our dishes. He had the churasco skirt steak and I had the Porkchop Can Can.. It was huge and very well cooked. Nice Frozen drinks.. decent price.

Thank Dcarroll0118
Reviewed yesterday

Our party of 14 raided Raices on the suggestion of a friend who is from PR - it was a very good experience overall. We arrived at 10:45 (opens at 11am) and waited outside to get on the initial list. We were the first seated...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Raices was recommended to me by a work colleague who was born here in Puerto Rico, and eats here when he come back to visit. We sat at the bar, which was fine by us. We got to talk with the bar tender. She was...More

Thank Lars_92705
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fish tacos were excellent, service was good and beer was cold. Nice place for lunch near where cruise ships dock, menu is a bit pricey for lunch.

Thank Carla B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know some people have mixed emotions about this place but you definitely should give it a try and make your own judgement. We have frequented this restaurant in San Juan for years and it never disappoints. The food has always been excellent. The sorullos,...More

Thank colla149
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit the restaurant located in Hato Rey in front of the Choliseo for the first time. To my suprise it was a small place (smaller than old san juan) and for a Friday night it was somewhat empty. I chose the mofongo with chicharron...More

Thank BurgerLover88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love mofongo-Raices is some of the best that I’ve had. The conch salad was also delicious. Don’t be put off because it is so close to the cruise ship pier- this place was recommended by a local and did not disappoint. Quick and friendly...More

Thank Rhonda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good authentic "Puertorriqueño" food. Nice decoration. Plates are right in portion, not big. Drinks are average. Service need to be improved

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere! Karla was our server and gave great recommendations for our food. I couldn’t decide on shrimp or conch Monfongos so she gave me a combination. The frozen Sangria was the best drink I gave had my whole trip here!!!! I believe...More

Thank Barbara V
Nearby HotelsSee all 161 hotels in Puerto Rico
531 reviews
.04 miles away
CasaBlanca Hotel
1,026 reviews
.06 miles away
Sheraton Old San Juan Hotel
2,451 reviews
.07 miles away
Hotel Milano
952 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Cuatro Sombras
642 reviews
.06 miles away
Istanbul Restaurant
206 reviews
.03 miles away
Mojito's Restaurant
849 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Parque de las Palomas
209 reviews
.11 miles away
Museo De La Farmacia
36 reviews
.05 miles away
The Franciscan Chapel
21 reviews
.12 miles away
La Casa del Libro
8 reviews
.08 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Bobby F
November 6, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from manolo612 | Reviewed this property |
Michelle A
May 10, 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from gregg_friedman | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. In Sept 2017 the cost is $6 for a small and $8 for a large stainless steel mug with Riaces logo.
January 29, 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from unctompr | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations. If you plan on going during peak dining times, lunch or dinner, you most likely will have a wait. The outside waiting area has beautiful and unique tables made of wood as well as a wooden... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Calle Del Recinto S, San Juan 00901-1941, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-289-2121
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing