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Spicy Caribbee

154 Calle Del Santo Cristo, San Juan 00901-1535, Puerto Rico
+1 888-725-7259
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Saw the shop as we walked through old San Juan. Love the hot sauces - Fuego is great and banana... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PoCoStripes
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We bought the Puerto Rican vanilla from this shop when we visited San Juan. Just recently read the... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Samuel P
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Springfield, Ohio
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We opened Spicy Caribbee on June 1988. More than a spice shop, Spicy Caribbee also sells tropical jams, Puerto Rican coffee and fragrances.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana ketchup” (17 reviews)
“hot sauce” (7 reviews)
“spice shop” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
154 Calle Del Santo Cristo, San Juan 00901-1535, Puerto Rico
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+1 888-725-7259
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"banana ketchup"
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"hot sauce"
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"spice shop"
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"shop keeper"
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"wonderful shop"
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"great spices"
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"online store"
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"old san juan"
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"passion fruit"
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"pique"
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"gifts"
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"tsa"
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"puerto"
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"gato"
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"cristo"
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"caribbean"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the shop as we walked through old San Juan. Love the hot sauces - Fuego is great and banana ketchup is awesome too! Can't wait to brew up the coffee I picked up. Paula was very friendly and helped us find another great stop...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

We bought the Puerto Rican vanilla from this shop when we visited San Juan. Just recently read the ingredients on the label and were dismayed to see that it is made with vanillin and not natural vanilla. Very disappointed.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This was a wonderful shop in Old San Juan. They shipped our purchases home at a very reasonable cost.

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Stopped in while wandering about the streets of Old San Juan. Lovely atmosphere; made very welcome just to look about. Nice collection of Save A Gato souveniers, if you wish to help the cats of Old San Juan.

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

I vist ed this store on call del cristo,it was near my hotel,large range of sauces,spices ,jams and rums,and you get to taste before buying ,loved their passion fruit pepper sauce and guava jam ,they sell other souvenir stuff ,but mostly rum and spices, definitely...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Whenever I have been in San Juan I make a special trip to Spicy Caribbee to buy banana ketchup to bring home. It's a great little shop selling sauces, jams, spices and some gift items. The shop keeper is very friendly and nice to chat...More

1  Thank Sharon S
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful family run spice shop! Everything was delicious. I purchased so much I had to have it shipped home! Staff were so warm and inviting!

Thank Tikimom17
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

A small shop with a great selection of herbs, spices, tea, and sauces. I bought some Puerto Rican vanilla that I can't wait to use, and some extra spicy chai tea. Prices are what you'd expect. Stop in just to take in the smells and...More

Thank Susan L
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Great little store filled with jams, spices, ketchup, sauces etc.made from family recipes beenntjere for 28 years and they even ship.There's a display where you can taste some of their goodies . Good prices and even TSA approved bottles of hotsauces and condiments. Try the...More

Thank Mariaai21
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Like others we came by Spicy Caribbean by chance and happy we did. If you like spices you have to stop here. We bought spice packets for family and friends back home and they make great little gifts. Better than #%@ t-shirts...lol. Owner was helpful...More

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