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“Great restaurant in the heart of Old San Juan”
Review of Raices

Raices
Ranked #55 of 1,050 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Puerto Rican
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

Attentive staff, beautiful decor and great food. The mofongo with shrimp was terrific. It was a lovely atmosphere. We were warned ahead if time about the lines but were seated within 10 minutes.

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Reviewed February 20, 2013

There was a 15 min wait before we were seated, 5 min before our waitress greeted us and it was worth the wait. I enjoyed the company of diners next to us who were also on vacation. Once we got our service rolling, it was was great. Raices made the best mojito I've ever had. We had the dragonberry and pineapple mojitos. The skirt steak mofongo was recommended by a native and they couldn't have been more right. Even with the request of well done for the meat, it was juicy and delicious. There was so much food I didn't think I could finish it; it was so good I couldn't stop eating it!

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Reviewed February 20, 2013

Raices holds up to its name which means roots. Every dish is authentic and delicious. The mojito was excellent. Loved the waiters dressed in true Puerto Rican costume.

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Reviewed February 18, 2013

A meal here is like carnival. The decor is very Caribbean of another era complete with waitstaff sporting folkloric costumes, turn of the century farmhouse accessories displayed on walls complete with wooden tables and tin plates.

The food is ok but not outstanding but we can recommend the porkchop and rice and beans. We like the cheese flan dessert but found the neon sauce very bizarre.

Riaces is but fun but not the ultimate culinary experience.

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Reviewed February 17, 2013

Raices Restaurant have the best chimichurri! Employes wear typical dress. Good service and Nice smoothies!

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