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“Fantabulous!!!”
Review of Cafe Puerto Rico

Cafe Puerto Rico
Ranked #40 of 1,045 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed May 4, 2014

Best food in Old San Juan!! The Stuffed Grouper Mofongo was awesome! The Seafood Paella, outstanding! The Shrimp in Creamy Garlic sauce was also very tasty! THE BEST PART OF THE MEAL WAS THE TEMBLEQUE. Coconut pudding!! Outstanding!!! Prices were good, atmosphere was good, I would reccomend sitting outside, it gets quite hot inside! Very good meal!

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Thank charlotte r
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Reviewed May 4, 2014

The taxi driver said "Cafe Puerto Rico, for sure". We found it on the Plaza De Colon, where most of the taxis drop their tourist fares. It's a small place with about a dozen tables inside on the first floor and about four tables in a tiny enclosure outside. It also appears to have an upstairs.

The food was the best of our trip. I had chicken and rice that was delicious, but my wife tried the churrasco and swore it was the best she had. Mixed drinks were strong enough to be worth the money as well.

This place was so good, we were tempted to return during our trip which is something we try not to do. Definitely give this place a try.

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Thank Rabbit43
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Reviewed May 1, 2014

We were on a tour bus and our tour bus driver recommended the Café Puerto Rico. He said they had wonderful mufongo. We decided to go there. It was right in the square where he dropped us off. They had a line in front of people waiting to get in. We happened to be a party of 3 so we were seated in the outdoor seating rather quickly. The mufongo was very good. You could get it in a yucca bowl or plantain or something else. It was yummy. I had something else that I can't remember at the moment but it was good too. The prices were very reasonable. We didn't actually get inside so I don't know what the interior was like. It was very nice to sit outside and enjoy the going on in the plaza. The weather was beautiful too. The only bad thing was the waiter. He had an attitude and was not afraid to use it.

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Thank mer1264
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Reviewed May 1, 2014

We tried the chicken mofongo with the sweet plantain and the beef skirt steak with the yucca. Simply amazing. Also had fresh squeezed lemonade that was just what the Dr ordered after walking around in Old San Juan.

Thank slherrera
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Reviewed April 29, 2014

We were looking forward to our late night dinner(9:30 pm) in the old section of the city. And weren't disappointed!
Seated quickly near the busy & festive bar, we began with cocktails. mojito (plenty of fresh mint & Lime juice) and rich sangria, as we awaited or outdoor table to become available.
The room was buzzing dark & loud with the sounds of music and conversation in the air.
After Ordering our Appetizers (ceviche de cafe Puerto Rico and Main Course's (churrasco de la perilla and yuca mofongo relleno stuffed with shrimp) (the steak was somewhat tough but tasty)
(But all tasted good and it was served in large portions)
We were escorted to our outdoor table which enjoyed a fine view of the square and statue.
(Asked for coffee but was told machine was already being cleaned for the night?)
It was a fun relaxed dinner on the square.
Will return on next visits to San Juan.

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