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Tradicion Quetzal

#54 San Jose Street, San Juan 00926-7358, Puerto Rico
+1 787-721-2188
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
4 weeks ago
“First stop ”
5 weeks ago
“Superb experience!”
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
#54 San Jose Street, San Juan 00926-7358, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last year when I came across this restaurant I was surprised at the food quality. We stopped here w/o knowing it was there and the service, price and everything was superb. So we came again 3-4 months later with friends and family but this time...More

Thank fssaez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in Old Town San Juan about two hours ago and stopped in for a drink the hand made margaritas are the best added the guacamole and the perfect stop Give it try

Thank John F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Quetzal is an absolute favorite restaurant in Old San Juan. The food and the people who work there are absolutely amazing. Fun, sweet, kind, innovative, super generous staff and the food are always excellent. If you have food allergies they are also really happy to...More

Thank kathyk03
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My wife, Isabel, and I have been trying to get into this place for a little while. It seems that their actual business hours are different that what is posted on social media, so we kept missing it. . We finally made it in on...More

Thank opsboss2017
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The worst service I've ever had. I'am local and I am used to visit restaurants (3-4 a week). I never had such an horrible experience. I bought an online coupon from a very frequently visited page called Gustazos. The moment I said I have the...More

1  Thank Carlo M
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best Gustazos yet! Must try for authentic food and creative cocktails. Ambiance is modern and nice!

Thank zach F
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

One of the most traditional mex rest in PR. You can try food you have never try in other PR mex rests. Good prices, excelent food. Service is good too. Margaritas are so so. Cold beer. I like it due to the fact they always...More

Thank SuperPro P
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Tradicion Quetzal has a great modern sensibility to it's food. It was packed with locals on the night we were there, and the chef had made some simple but beautiful dishes. Fajitos with home made corn chips, a soft tortilla with pork and onion with...More

Thank rowross
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Throughout my stay in Old San Juan, I returned to Quetzal multiple times. I tried multiple dishes and they were all delicious, especially the goat and the tacos al pastor. They have an incredibly fresh watermelon margarita and their blood mary is incredible as well....More

1  Thank 61lyssam
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We loved Quetzal so much we spent 3 nights there. We drank & enjoying the music (which we could also request our favorite songs) The energy there is amazing! Definitely won't forget this place

Thank Mariafe B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #54 San Jose Street, San Juan 00926-7358, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-721-2188
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Tradición Quetzal trae a Puerto Rico los verdaderos sabores de Mexico en el corazon del Viejo San Juan. Nuestra meta es proveer una experiencia realmente representativa de la gastronomia Mexicana mediante un acercamiento casi ortodoxo de la mano de nuestra Chef Ejecutiva y co-duena Christiane Dubost que haga a sentir a nuestros visitante en las calles de Mexico, experimentando sus sabores y olores. Tradicion Quetzal brings to Puerto Rico the true flavors of Mexico in the heart of Colonial Old San Juan. Our menu truly portrays Mexico's culinary and cultural tradition with an orthodox approach. Mexican Co-Owners and Executive Chef Christiane Dubost give our clients what they themselves crave... the true flavors of Mexico and it's people!
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