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Al Dente

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309 Calle Del Recinto S, San Juan 00901-1988, Puerto Rico
+1 787-723-7303
12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Waiter was willing to work with us on what we wanted, which was great! The food was fantastic, and i LOVED the ambiance! The Kid's pizza was great, I even stole a couple pieces from my daughter! :) Loved the veal!

Thank Ashley B
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recomended to us by the hotel, and we were not disapointed. both the food and the service we excellent

Thank Mark F
Puerto Rico
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

beautiful italian-sicilian restaurant...excellent service... I asked many questions about the menu & everything was very well explained... fresh ingredients...I had spaghetti pommodoro, albariño white wine & Crème Brulee...Highly recommended...

Thank anastacia111
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

JMJ Very authentically decorated and the menu is truly real Italian. Enjoyed the food, ambiance, and friendliness of the staff, at this cozy restaurant. Like an Italian dinner is meant to be, there was no rushing along with the meal. This was great for us because we were all busy talking, but if you have time restrains check to see... More 

Thank mother15
Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After seeing much hype about this restaurant I thought I would give it a go. Unfortunately all the food had zero flavor, I had veal and wasn't aware it would be fried because the menu is incredibly vague as well. The only upside was the service. All the servers were attentive and friendly. But too expensive for disappointing food.

Thank Shannon M
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely evening at the restaurant. The food was tasty the stuff polite and helpful and the wine made it look like a magical place. We preferred to sit outside and to soak the streets atmosphere. We'll come again.

Thank Yaankee
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very cozy restaurant, the service is spectacular. The risotto balls of starter are from the other side. The churrasco is very good. The place is a bit pricey but the food very good.

Thank Rodny D
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first time eating here. I ordered the Lasagne for dinner and it was luke warm at best. The waiter never check with us about our meal or if we needed anything. The place was not real busy and their was no excuse for a luke warm meal. It took more than 25 minutes for the meal to... More 

Thank Carlos T
Palos Verdes Estates, California, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered two seafood pastas and was a little disappointed. Food was flavorless, Diet Coke was flat and an unexpected charge for a bread refill was tacky. Otherwise location is good, nice ambience and decent service.

Thank Marilyn A
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As A former restaurant owner I am very discriminating when it comes to rate a restaurant. We have been living in puerto Rico for two years and we have not found the perfect place to eat until we found Al Dente Restaurant. Upon our arrival we where greeted properly by the owner who took the time to brief us in... More 

Thank Ivan I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 Calle Del Recinto S, San Juan 00901-1988, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-723-7303

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?