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“Great little place!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe Puerto Rico

Cafe Puerto Rico
Ranked #43 of 980 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Raleigh, North Carolina
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Great little place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

Wonderful to find this gem next to Plaza Colon... the Asopao was flavorful, full of chicken and cilantro, the mofongo had great taste & texture, and the server brought out a local hot pepper sauce that was hot hot hot and tasty!! The pistachio "flan" cheesecake was great too! Very cool to sit outside and watch people, the park, and the city while eating lunch!!

Visited October 2012
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NJ
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“Busy and hectic”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

Referred here by concierge.
Mofongo was very good. Try the Medalla beer.
Very busy with locals and tourists filling the place.

Visited October 2012
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poppybreza
2 reviews
“Lovely Time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

We enjoyed the food, live music and the view from the upstairs balcony. Everyone was friendly and the service was excellent.

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150 reviews
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“Best Mofongos!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

We were on a cruise that stopped in San Juan.
We ate at Cafe Puerto Rico and wanted to eat authentic Puerto Rican food so we stopped there. The restaurant is a bit small but has a very nice terrace seating outside.
Our waiter was a very nice girl who spoke perfect english and recommended ordering Mofongos. I ordered plantain Mofongo with shrimp and my wife got sweet plantain mofongo with steak and both dishes were awesome!
All in all. Great food and service and great outside seating view in the heart of Old San Juan

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chicago
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26 reviews
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“Recommended”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

We got the name of this restaurant from Hilton caribe concierge. Definitely a place to visit. the food was tasty,outside seating had a good view.service was great.

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