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“Friendly service at a "placita" ambiance.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of La Jaquita Baya

La Jaquita Baya
Ranked #56 of 991 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Latin, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We focus on reviving forgotten dishes from our delicious puertorrican gastronomic culture. We sponsor "lo nuestro" You should do it too. Eat local, Eat fresh!
san juan puerto rico
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Friendly service at a "placita" ambiance.”
Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

This is like my 5th time at La Jaquita. Brought with me business colleagues from the States. We all loved the service, the detail explaining the tapas and main entrees and the flavorful tastes. Exceptional mojitos.

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English first
San Juan, null, Puerto Rico
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“worst dinning experience”
Reviewed November 1, 2013

Awaited for an hour as no reservations are accepted. Had to leave to another restaurant as the management never achieved accommodations. No service provided while waiting. We had to make our way to the bar and request / wait for drinks (30 min.).

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank Luis G
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Puerto Rico
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119 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Amazing Puerto Rican Cuisine with a Creative Twist!”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

The restaurant is small and cozy. The service and the food are great! The waiters are very helpful. Excellent lunch spot if you have more than an hour. The presentation of all meals is five star, and the best thing is that everything tastes as good as it look. Everything that I've tried has been delicious. But last visit I had a chocolate cake with nutella that was unbelievable!

Nice place for authentic Puerto Rican cuisine.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Jordanar
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Delicious and friendly!”
Reviewed October 3, 2013

Their starter with the pigeon peas and chips are excellent! Portions are a good size and Marilyn's recommendations did not disappoint.

Visited September 2013
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Thank SoJu X
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Mojitos to die for”
Reviewed September 29, 2013

This place is just awesome! They serve real Puerto Rican food and their dishes are very creative. The mojitos are definitely to die for. I tried the passion fruit mojito and the guava mojito....both of them came with real fruit in them, Our bartender Carlitos was so cool. He knew a lot about liquor history anf the making of the different cocktails! The ceviche was so good!

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Jossie R
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