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El Jibarito

280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-8375
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“mofongo” (388 reviews)
“pork” (141 reviews)
“yellow rice” (60 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We asked around San Juan and in Yabucoa about where locals would go when in San Juan, and El Jibarito’s name came up again & again. We know why! The food is hands-down delicioso! On La Calle del Sol, it’s in downtown Old San Juan,...More

Thank balanceseaker
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a second visit in 2 years. I would say i preferred the first experience.The place is the same and the Rum Punch taste the same. There is more tourist like me in that place while we had the feeling last time there was...More

Thank Bruno J
Reviewed 6 days ago

Their shrimp mofongo is to die for! Tasty and very filling! Prices are very affordable, for such good quality food. Watch out for the hot sauce they put on the table, it will light up your mouth, if you are not used to spicy sauces!...More

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just got back from a delicious Grouper dinner +Coconut flan..Npot very busy-pickrd a day only one cruise ship in port.. Food was excellent as was the service-Grouper was so good I plan to go back in a few days... Prices were surprisingly very reasonable... Nothing...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice restaurant that occasionally gets overrun by tourists coming off the 15-story cruise ships that dock in San Juan and transform the streets of Old San Juan. The food is traditional, the service attentive, and the atmosphere lively and loud. The prices...More

Thank groupwww
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely stays busy. Can have up to 1 1/2 hr wait. Best visited when no cruises have ported otherwise expect to wait. Not big location but great food.

Thank Marlene M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on several recommendations but were disappointed when 3 of things we asked for off the menu -they didn't have. And our server Wanda was not helpful. First she wasn't friendly and seemed annoyed to be there, she never refilled our drinks, never...More

Thank afmeneses
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the heart of old san juan, a short walk from el morro castle. They offer authentic Puertorrican food and drinks. If you want authentic athmosphere and food, this is the place

Thank Thetravelingq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jibarito isn't fancy and it's tucked away back into Old town kind of out of sight out of mind. However it's worth the trek to find it. It's basically home cooking not gourmet and reasonably priced. If you're looking for something to stay in budget...More

Thank RC30319
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here on a Saturday evening. We shared a table with some local ladies who were very friendly in giving advice and recommendations for the food. Food was good and service very goo.

Thank scubyfrog
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August 1, 2017|
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Response from SheKnowsHerStuff | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Won't go here again because the service is terrible. Very unfriendly staff.
james c
October 9, 2016|
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Response from Tereza P | Reviewed this property |
No hay estacionamento.
Shauntelle M
November 6, 2015|
Response from Marvin R | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you might have to call them to see. I do know holiday season is San Juan's busy season.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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