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“Authentic Puerto-Rican Cuisine in a Laid-Back Setting”

Punto de Vista Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #15 of 1,006 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $23
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Spanish, Central American, Puerto Rican
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Good for: Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Located on the rooftop of the Hotel Milano this lively rooftop restaurant & bar serves up great and authentic Puerto Rican food in an informal atmosphere at great prices. The best Mofongo in Old San Juan. Buy 1 Get 1 Free Mojitos every day from open until 5:00pm! Come check out the best rooftop view of the Old City and enjoy great local food. Family Friendly!
Chicago, Illinois
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Authentic Puerto-Rican Cuisine in a Laid-Back Setting”
Reviewed December 8, 2013

This place is definitely a dive, but they have great food and good drink specials to boot. Great place for some fresh seafood. We had the the octopus fried plantains, fish tacos, and skirt steak tacos and all were fantastic!

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank FullOfWanderlust
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Word of mouth”
Reviewed December 6, 2013 via mobile

I was told by a frequent visitor, the concierge, and a local to try this place out. Totally lacking atmosphere you wouldn't know what is coming out of the kitchen. Skirt steak that melts in your mouth served with a PR rice that is delicious. Very reasonable prices.

1 Thank Holly V
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Huntsville, Alabama
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great rice and octopus salad”
Reviewed December 5, 2013

This is a great little restaurant with a great view of the bay. The food is great, portions huge and everything is reasonable priced. Loved the puerto rican rice!!!! The Octopus salad was excellent and could be a meal in itself. Their drinks are buy one get one free and they do not skimp on liquor. Great place!!!

Visited December 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent Food!”
Reviewed December 2, 2013

This place was great! We went to Old San Juan and found ourselves in torrential down pours, so we didn't get to shop or explore at all. We decided to eat something in hopes the rain would pass, but it never did and we stayed at this restaurant for at least three hours. Even though there were people waiting to sit, we never knew because they never bugged us to move at all. It wasn't until we got up to leave that they double checked we were all set and told us there was a line.

We ordered a bunch of different drinks which were all good- I had the traditional Mojitio and since they were buy, one get one free, I could not complain! The food was SO GOOD! I had the blended rice as a side and it was so delicious- I wanted a whole bowl of it. My friends got Mofunga (both garlic and creole) which they loved. We had nachos and cheese fries as appetizers which were what you expect and not expensive! Since we were there for so long, they even gave us complimentary shots at one point. Our bill was $190, but four two apps, five meals and endless drinks, you could not beat it! Although a huge cruise ship blocked our view, we were seconds from the water which would have been great if it wasn't pouring rain. Great place to eat!

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank Chelsy B
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2013

The concierge recommended this place saying it was a dive but the food was to die for. She was right. All the food we ate in San Juan was amazing but this place was by far the best. We ordered the mofungo with shrimp and garlic cream sauce. My mouth is watering as I think about it. This was my first experience with mofungo and after eating it we ordered it everywhere we went. The portion was huge and also reasonably priced. This is a restaurant you have to eat at if you are in San Juan!!

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank SpecialK111
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