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El Jibarito

280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-8375
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“mofongo” (356 reviews)
“pork” (153 reviews)
“cube steak” (32 reviews)
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Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife had the pork ribs. She thought they were seasoned well and not greasy. I had the Christmas special which included a pasteles (a tomalley made with plantains and pork), port ribs, yellow rice and fried plantains. I enjoyed my meal as well. I...More

Thank Clyde H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We alway visit this place when in Old San Juan. The staff is friendly, the place is clean and the food is good and fairly priced. A great place for traditional Puerto Rican cuisine.

Thank CPad615
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been going here before it got on the tourist radar. Food and service hasn’t changed. Well prepared local cuisine with friendly service. On last visit waitress suggested cube steak with onions; not a dish I would normally order. It was great!!’

Thank thomassT8328KW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just what we were looking for- great local food, no frills. If you’re looking for authentic Puerto Rican food this is the place.

Thank joshs763
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

El Jibaritos was recommended to us by some locals. We looked forward to it for a couple of nights. It was a very loud place. I was disappointed in the food — it was average at best. I only ate about 1/3 of it. I...More

1  Thank Experience509388
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I went to El Jibarito for lunch on Sunday November 4 2018. It was full with locals as well as tourist. We are lucky that a table was just available. The waiter sat down us and promptly gave us the Menu. We...More

Thank Auriennes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went for lunch on a hot day. Got cold drinks and apps right away. The enpanadas were awesome, we had chic and beef. Try the sauces on the table, also good. I had the pork on gravy which was excellent. My other diners had...More

1  Thank diner421141
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We had the skirt steak and puetarican soap which was really good as was the sweet Plaintain’s and cheese balls...the beans were very good with smoke flavoring...very Home style cooking

Thank Catalina_Diver
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

We visit old San Juan once a year and always go here for lunch. Authentic food and prices are reasonable. Had the tamale and mofongo and it was excellent as usual. It’s a non tourist place and that’s what we like about it. Two blocks...More

Thank Jmraggs
Reviewed October 28, 2018

I am in Puerto Rico 1-2 times a year and without fail I come to El Jibarito! The food, service, sangria, ambiance...it's all great! The flavors are true traditional Puerto Rican...the bistec encebollado reminds me of how my mother made it! The sangria is delicious...More

Thank gomez315
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Maribelisse R
July 3, 2018|
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Response from Jene E | Reviewed this property |
There's a full bar & they have awesome sangria!
August 1, 2017|
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Response from Lorenzzelaya | Reviewed this property |
They have sancocho everyday.
james c
October 9, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$10 - $15
Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-8375
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