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Raices

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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
As featured in Best Food in San Juan
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Street Recinto Sur # 315, San Juan, Puerto Rico
787-289-2121
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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San Antonio, Texas
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good food ,excellent service. Beautiful tropical decoration . Prices are high, parking is ok. Environment is nice

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Niagara Falls, New York
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The workers were very nice. From the person at the front door to the waiters and waitresses... All nice. The food was a bit overpriced and not that tasty.

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Woodbridge, VA
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is just ok.. More of a show than what it should concentrate on which is the food... Better options not too far from here

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Thank rriospr7
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were told at our hotel to go to Raices while we were in OSJ. We got the beef steak with onions and the Shrimp Mofongo - Creole style. The beef steak was delicious and the Shrimp Mofongo was the best monfongo that I had. It was very flavorful and the shrimp creole style had a nice kick. We ordered... More 

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Thank dol70re
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, created for the attraction of tourism, the locals call it the circus . If you can get further into town, do so it very safe in Old San Juan. If you are short on time, then it's a cool place to go.

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Thank Shelley B
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the restaurant around 2 O'clock . It took only 15 minutes to be seated for a party of 4. The service was excellent from the beginning . The waiter was very tentative and explained well all the different plates. The food came quickly and it was excellent . This place is definitely a must to visit.

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Thank Lumamel98
San German, Puerto Rico
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Raices created a high expectation, but total value was OK. I was expecting a high, rich flavor, uniqueness of product... But it is a good, not extraordinary place to eat.

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Thank Eric100x35
Elgin, Texas
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food. ... Great atmosphere. They dress in traditional attire. The food is served in traditional mugs and plates. ..this makes for a neat presentation. Prices are moderate. On a picturesque street in Old San Juan with a parking garage right across the street.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not what I expected. For the price we paid, the plates were small. My husband ordered the bigger soup so we can share, buy it was too small. The mofongos were full of plantains and just a small portion of meat or chicken and a tiny salad. Otherwise, waitresses were very attentive and polite. Great service! Just pricey.

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

August is the off season here in PR so it's a little quieter than normal the locals tell me. I went in one night and came back the next. The drinks are large and the portions are big. I'm new to Puerto Rican food but you can tell they took pride in what they made. Get the appetizer sampler, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Street Recinto Sur # 315, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 787-289-2121

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