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Al Dente - CLOSED

309 Calle Del Recinto S, San Juan 00901-1988, Puerto Rico
+1 787-723-7303
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (81 reviews)
“arancini” (12 reviews)
“veal chop” (11 reviews)
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309 Calle Del Recinto S, San Juan 00901-1988, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was an unexpectedly great Italian Restaurant. It was unexpected because it is in a very touristy area just a few blocks from where the cruise ships dock. We were in Puerto Rico for 6 nights and the Puerto Rican diet of pork, plantains, beans...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A must stop in your trip to old San Juan. Delicious appetizers and meal. Sample the arancini, better order to 2 or you fight with your friends for them. the carbonara was outstanding, so was the salmon. If you like italian food this is the...More

Thank luis g
Reviewed 10 February 2017

My wife and I have visited Old San Juan every year for the past 7 years and have always stopped at Al Dente for lunch. This year we dined on Baked penne pasta and tortellini with bacon, both great choices Wait staff was attentive but...More

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Went for lunch with 2 colleagues. The service was very good as was the food. I had the lasagna and did not regret the choice. There is a good selection of lunch specials, well worth it. The ambiance is nice. The only thing is not...More

Thank GrandeSanJuan
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Very nice Italian restaurant. Big and low price wine list. Pleasant facility; v. good service; I had the tortellini a la pana- excellent; others had the lasagna- very good; pumpkin raviolli - very good; they offer a early bird, lower price menu from 4-7pm M-Th.

Thank John A
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Great food and service, however the portion sizes were rather modest for an Italian pasta dish. So if you're hungry, make you you get a starter and or a Secondi! Only downside to eating here, if you want to sit outside, you get the constant...More

Thank MikePrz78
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome Italian option after days of Spanish food. Great homemade pasta. Fettuccine Alfredo was great & hub had the gnocchi. Also had some apps all were good. I had the champagne mojito- amazing!

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 20 January 2017

A group of us stumbled upon Al Dente while strolling the streets of Old San Juan one afternoon while looking for a place to grab quick drink. It as an amazing find and we ended up staying much longer than expected. Everything about the establishment,...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 16 January 2017

this was our tip to Art who Loves Italian food! Excellent service from MULTIPLE waiters Ate inside as weather looked like rain. Many choices. LAgsna was excellent but NO sides offered. Appetizer was excellent! ? rice balls in suace? Two of 4 at our table...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The service and food were amazing! We were eating outside when it started pouring rain and they immediately relocated us inside. Service was attentive and the food was incredible. We spent the same or more on other San Juan restaurants that were inferior to this...More

Thank BethAV
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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