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“Lovely location and good for a business dinner”
Review of 1919 Restaurant

1919 Restaurant
Ranked #11 of 1,072 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $50 - $90
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Calle Aguadilla
Description: Global flavors. Locally-rooted. World-class cuisine ~ that truly knows its place. At 1919, we are passionately committed to offering up the freshest organic and local ingredients for each and every dish we create. We believe in sourcing all our menu components with social consciousness and always at the pinnacle of good taste. We place the highest value on hand-selecting products that are local, artisanal, and homemade in order to craft food that is truly flavor-forward ~ served up fresh and with a contemporary flair ~ from our kitchen to your table. Subdued elegance in a space generous enough for conviviality, yet private enough to provoke intimate conversation. Visitors to our dining salon will attest: The only onlooker here is the ocean. In The Year 1919 The Condado Vanderbilt Hotel was built by the legendary Vanderbilt family under the direction of renowned architect Whitney Warren whose other landmark designs include Grand Central Terminal
Reviewed April 10, 2014

In San Juan for work and the hotel suggested this lovely spot for a business dinner and it was perfect. Every dish was special to look at and the flavors were well thought out and tasty

I gave it four stars as I found the service to be slower than suited us as 4 hungry people after an long day with no lunch ... They missed the mark for our group

Thank santafejmg
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Reviewed April 8, 2014

I rarely take the time to write a review about a restaurant. Oddly enough, despite living in NYC, the second restaurant I decide to post about is also in Puerto Rico. 1919 is a true gem. The service, food, and ambiance were all impeccable. It was certainly one of the best meals of my life, and I have eaten in countless Michelin star restaurants over the years.

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2  Thank EH1111
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Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Terrific restaurant!

The best in San Juan!

The decor is fabulously tasteful.

Champagne offered to start our meal. We passed for cocktails, though. My dirty martini was one of my best ever. Same applies to my wife and daughter's cocktails.

It was a 4 course meal. The apps were great. I had a fantastic grilled octopus salad. Next, I had a spectacular Oxtail cavatelli. Third, I had Venison. It was amazingly good. The wagyu was great too. Desserts were excellent.

The service was impeccable.

The hotel is beautiful. I can't wait for it to open!

Thank Emdoctor
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Reviewed March 27, 2014

I suspect when the Vanderbilt Hotel builds a pool and finally opens, it will be a very exclusive and desirable place to stay. Everything is very beautiful- including the restrooms! We recently visited with our 18 year old daughter and her friend. It was a superb dining experience beginning with a handbag stool and champagne cart. We each had 4 courses, each perfectly presented and prepared- and delicious!. Service was attentive and professional, but still very friendly. It was a very special evening and easy to understand why they stress the dress code.

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Thank Lauren M
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Reviewed March 27, 2014

This was our second visit to the 1919 Restaurant at the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel. First we have to
thanks the Staff that tuck care of us during our Fine Dinning Experience They are First Class.Congratulations on a Excellent Performance. Second Specials Thanks to Chef Juan Jose Cuevas for a Memorable Dinning EXTRAVAGANZA. We have the Chefs Table 7 Course Dinner and lake the firts time back in December it was SPECTACULAR. the Quality of the Products and the
Presentation are absolutely perfect! Chef Cuevas You and you Kitchen Staff have to by VERY VERY,VERY PROUD! of the Great Job that you gays are doing. One more time Thanks! Oscar E.Badillo

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Thank TrotamundoIsabela
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