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evening attire

Hi,

Can anyone tell me what men generally wear in the evenings out to dinner and for drinks? Are shorts acceptable with a collared shirt? Do the casinos require men to wear long pants? Thank you.

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1. Re: evening attire

momtogo, San Juan is far dressier than Boston. I suppose shorts are okay in a more casual restaurant like Lupi's, but the El San Juan, for example, has a evening dress code, where shorts are a no go. Collared shirts are the rule, ties etc are common, but not necessary.

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2. Re: evening attire

Thanks prvisitor. Boston is definitely casual so it's good to know that we should pack differently.

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3. Re: evening attire

What about the night life I'm planningo n going to parrot club and a few other places ? I thinking slacks and a button up shirt would be cool wouldnt it??

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4. Re: evening attire

Strandid, You should be good in pretty much any club in San Juan. The El San Juan has a dress code, but slacks and shirt are fine. Tell the ladies they can dress up. Its an excellent place for larger groups to hang, because the lobby is, in essence,one large nightclub, with lots of places to sit. Live band in lobby 7 to 10, lounge with live act opens at 10, Disco open til 5AM. There are lots of other options both in Old San Juan and in the Condado area. Report back after your trip. I'd be interested to hear the views of a New Orleans native as opposed to the reports of mostly northeasterners like me.

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5. Re: evening attire

are jeans for men ok? and are long sleaves required? would a polo shirt and jeans be ok for dinner and going out at night?

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6. Re: evening attire

We just got back from our trip on Thursday. This site helped alot. One thing we did find though was that everything was really casual. (sorry prvisitor). We did not go to the El San Juan or to any nightclubs so may be things are dressier there. My husband wore shorts and a collared shirt and jeans one night but it was so hot. Our hotel concierge said casual was fine-it's a tourist area in the Caribbean. Even in the casinos people were very casual. Hope this helps.

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7. Re: evening attire

thanks very much. i was getting a lil worried my boyfriend is meeting me there and he has already packed and did not pack very dressy clothes.