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Playa Papaya

Ave Isla Verde | 5757 Ocean Tower Condo, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
+1 787-399-1007
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“acai bowl” (24 reviews)
“wraps” (18 reviews)
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Caribbean, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Ave Isla Verde | 5757 Ocean Tower Condo, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Playa papaya became our favorite place in Puerto Rico! The food is amazing and you can really tell that they make every thing from scratch! They have a lot of options and for us who like healthy and good nutrient food this was a 10/10...More

Thank Isabelle N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time eating here - food was great and it’s in a very convenient location on Isla verde. Look for the giant PR lawn chair!

Thank MIchael F
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Found this small little cafe in Isla Verde on our last day in Puerto Rico. Staff was friendly and helpful. Omelette was delicious and my wife had the Acai bowl with mixed fruit. Coffee was good and strong. Warm and inviting place to eat when...More

Thank Sansanmo57
Reviewed August 27, 2018

When I travel to Puerto Rico, I stay in Isla Verde. This visit, some colleagues invited me to go to breakfast at Playa Papaya! WoW! I had the El Vegano Wrap with hummus, tomatoes, lettuce, onions, and cucumbers. This was one of the freshest tasting...More

Thank Lawanda K
Reviewed August 11, 2018

The Koko Panckes were amazing!! The iced coffee was also great. Nice staff, but service was a little slow.

Thank Eyla S
Reviewed July 21, 2018

We had breakfast here and it was delicious! The acai bowl was so good and the oreo waffles were sinful! A tasty way to start our day!

Thank Jenny T
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We stayed close to Playa Papaya and went here a couple of times during out stay for breakfast. Its opposite the CVS on the main Isla Verde strip, and has the distinctive oversized seat with the bright Puerto Rican flag on which is great for...More

Thank CRS111
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a lunch with the family. We were seated quickly and given menus to review. There are a lot of options! We each decided to order a wrap and a smoothie. The smoothies came out pretty quickly, and we're very good. The wraps...More

Thank joewilk1
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Try the Old San Juan Mallorca breakfast sanwich! And the Lemonage (lemonade & orange juice). La Jungla acai bowl was light but filling. Cool vibe, chill atmosphere

Thank mseduca8
Reviewed April 29, 2018

It's relatively small but very inviting please in Isla Verde near the hotels of the area. Its breakfast is very good, but it also has wraps and other plates for lunch which are also very good. Lots of juices and fruit shakes. Its not expensive...More

Thank espinosagab
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave Isla Verde | 5757 Ocean Tower Condo, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Carolina
  • Phone Number: +1 787-399-1007
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The healthiest place to eat breakfast and have lunch in Puerto Rico. Smoothies, juices, and mouth watering breakfast and lunch daily specials.
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