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La Playita Restaurant & Bar

6 Calle Amapola | Isla Verde, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979-7244, Puerto Rico
+1 787-791-1115
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Central American, Puerto Rican, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Calle Amapola | Isla Verde, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979-7244, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed April 2, 2015

The location-oceanfront! The food was very good and not overly priced!! Comfortable bar!!! The fact that it is a locally owned family business-not a chain.

Thank Lovestotravelmom58
Reviewed March 28, 2015

We ate here twice - more for the beachside ambiance than anything. The food was good and it's close to most of the hotels. They always have drink specials during happy hour (5-7 pm)

Thank Bearcatgirl08
Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a somewhat hard-to-find bar/restaurant, worth seeking out if you're staying near Isla Verde beach. The seating is all open-air, some of it covered, with absolutely spectacular ocean views. The service was not as friendly as other restaurants we visited in San Juan, but...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a must go to when visiting this area of PR....great drinks, food is very good and the view and setting is breath taking, it doesn't get any better than this....as for the service we ordered at the bar and the bartender was totally...More

Thank 714cindee
Reviewed March 22, 2015

The short story is that the food was fantastic - and thank goodness bc the service from the waitstaff was embarrassingly bad. The full experience... Our hotel recommended La Playita, which was a short walk from where we were staying. We walked along the beach...More

1  Thank Alli S
Reviewed March 20, 2015

This visit had two aspects: Great food, very poor service. There were three of us and all of our meals were wonderful. Two of us had the mofungo with shrimp ( which we loved) and the other had shrimp risotto which they made special upon...More

Thank Rosalba S
Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

We were very happy with our dining experience. The service was helpful and polite. The food was delicious. Appetizers were salad and local fried cheese. Then the salmon and the shrimp main courses were delicious as well. Would recommend this this to anyone traveling to...More

Thank Hypry
Reviewed March 16, 2015

We had reservations for a large group. Poor/terrible service-1 serverer for 40 people! Drinks arrived after the food, which took way, way too long, especially for the prices! Meals were forgotten and never served! Staff was not accommodating or friendly - highly under staffed!

1  Thank Brenda B
Reviewed March 16, 2015

Sharon and I celebrated our 30th anniversary at La Playita. We sat on the boardwalk with the sea pounding the beach. The food was quite good and plentiful. I had the Risotto Shrimp and Sharon had the Shrimp Carbonara. Busy place yet our table on...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed March 11, 2015

we visited this restaurant 2 times, bad experiences both times. Poor service, unprofessional staff, long wait for food (one hour for a burger and hot dog-'their bratwurst' which was their special for the day) although, the restaurant did have beautiful views and a yummy coconut...More

Thank SenoritaTara
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Regina P
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Response from Lori M | Reviewed this property |
I was there in January and the restrooms were private and clean. Maybe they're new????
Susan H
December 19, 2014|
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Response from Ivie04 | Reviewed this property |
They valet park. I would let them park the car for you rather than attempt to park it on your own unless they instruct you to do so. The roads are narrow and not all streets allow cars to be parked on. We walked from our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $27
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Central American, Puerto Rican, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Calle Amapola | Isla Verde, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979-7244, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Carolina  >  Isla Verde
  • Phone Number: +1 787-791-1115
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