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Ajo del pais


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Central American, Puerto Rican, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Table Service, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I usually stop at Raices in Old San Juan for mofongo but was looking for a little change up. First off when you walk in this place your amazed by the stuff hanging on the walls and from the ceiling. The overall decor is so...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank phillyyoursilly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked outside of our Airbnb and immediately found this gem. Seems like the locals enjoy, and the service is warm! Their piña coladas are massive and divine!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 602ashleigha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I were in San Juan for a long weekend and we were on the hunt for some GOOD real authentic PR food. We walked around Old San Juan on Friday night and came across AJO. WE loved the decor and the vibe...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank LadyNakMuay
Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

For a true taste of local Puerto Rican food you’ve got to try this. Fantastic food awesome and helpful staff. They really made my first trip to PR much easier to navigate while serving some really yummy food. Told us all about the local area...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank kristofferb
Reviewed July 17, 2019 via mobile

We were in San Juan for a short time during a recent cruise. On our ride to El Moro we asked our taxi driver where they make the best mofongo in town. She adamantly replied “Ajo del Pais.” At lunchtime we headed down some narrow...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 858ralphh
Reviewed July 14, 2019

Loved eating here with the family. We wanted to eat at a local place, this place was great. The owner was so nice and friendly- he provided excellent service. It was our first time trying a Mofongo dish==they were great as well. I haf the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank jlantern3
Reviewed June 15, 2019

Initially my husband and I ducked into this place to escape the sweltering heat outside. There is no A/C, but the fans worked their magic! The food! Oh my heavens the food! I had one goal in Puerto Rico and it was to get mofongo....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jsdragonfly
Reviewed June 13, 2019

Shopping in Old San Juan & the clerk tells us to go across the street for the best Parcha Mohitos (Passionfruit) well, no twist of my arm necessary! My daughter & I grab a seat by the window next to the street, a wonderful young...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank sully2nsb
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

We wandered in for a drink in the afternoon and immediately decided we would need to return for dinner. The atmosphere is laid back and quirky; you feel the Caribbean vibes immediately. The food was unbelievable- especially the pulpo arepas de cocos (loosely translated as...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank StephC658
Reviewed April 28, 2019

After touring the Castillo San Felipe del Morro fort in the heat, we stopped in here for lunch. I had the grouper in garlic with fried plantains My wife had chicken empanada and shrimp skewers. Both meals hit the spot after walking the fort in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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