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“Nice Local Place.The service, drinks and food were great.”
Review of Cafe Puerto Rico

Cafe Puerto Rico
Ranked #35 of 1,046 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed May 17, 2013

If you want some local food this is a great place. The service, drinks and food were great. We were a party of 8 and noone had a single complaint. There is not much to the decor but we were there for the food and drinks. We started with the sampler appetizer with everything deep fried so how could it be bad ;-)...deep friend cheese, deep fried chicken, deep fried corn sticks and deep friend alcapurras. Between all of us we tried 3 types of Mofongo (traditional Puerto Rico dish) one with skirt steak (super yummy), one with shrimp (delicious) and one with fish. For the non adventurous types they orderd the shrimp with garlic and the skirt steak and there were no complaints. We also tried the 2 types of Gumbo (not a new Orleans gumbo but that is how they translated it on the menu more like a stew/thick soup), one with shrimp and one with mixed seafood and they were fabulous. The Gumbo plates were so big they could not be finished even though we tried. A good place to go when you want to grab something good and not expensive.

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Reviewed May 15, 2013

Small place crowded and noisy, but it doesn't matter because the food is excellent, good service and a mix of locals and tourists make this place interesting, it was worth the wait, it is very popular and the wait could be long but they move the tables quick.

Thank Mariacjones
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

My husband and I walked to Old San Juan from LaConcha. We were going to have lunch at the Convento but it did not fit our mood. The receptionist recommended this little gem of a restaurant. We were able to hosey a table outside so we could people watch. I had my first Mafongo with skirt steak.. I will crave it until I find a way to make it myself when I get back to the states. Just an overall great dining experience..

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Thank Nancy H
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

Visited on the recommendation of our hotel staff and very pleased. On a busy Friday night, we had to wait for a table, but walked around the corner to another place for a drink and the host called us when our table was ready. We enjoyed mofongo, and the waitress was great. Highly recommend.

Thank VAPrgal
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Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

Some of the best local food we had on our trip. Hugh portions at a really great price. Had to wait twenty minutes for a table but it was well worth it!

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Thank Houstan
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