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364 Calle de La Fortaleza, San Juan 00901-1717, Puerto Rico
+1 787-722-0665
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“oysters” (68 reviews)
“ceviche” (293 reviews)
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Puerto Rican, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
364 Calle de La Fortaleza, San Juan 00901-1717, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Our fabulous waiter, Jorge, went out of his way to make sure every stage of our meal was not only up to our expectations but beyond. The ceviche was paradise (octopus, crab & mahi-mahi), which Jorge also served with a tasting of a spicy sauce...More

Thank Krob8
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This place was ok. The oysters were fresh and tasty. But otherwise everything else was ok. Limited menu for a seafood place (eg. No whole fish special of the day). No lobster The oysters were a good deal though. 1/2 price at certain hours of...More

Thank Angelina E
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Just wanted to say thanks for an excellent dinner while visiting Puerto Rico. While my wife and I have good dinners at other establishments in Old San Juan and Condado, Aguaviva stood out by far as the best. Why? Food was outstanding, Service was outstanding,...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

the dining experience was 1a the food the service was top of the line in spite of being overpriced if you can afford it enjoy

Thank Jose C
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This Art Deco Restaurant has all of the right components for an ideal casual dining experience, service was impeccable and the food spectacular. It is geared for the seafood lover but they do offer poultry and steaks as well. The desserts were the perfect complements...More

Thank Jossell Louie V
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This was a beautifully serene place. Please try the lobster empanadas, they were delicious! The sauces were all divine on the coconut shrimp and halibut. Service was excellent, Joel was soooo nice and patient and full of smiles. Everyone pitches in including the.adorable hostess. Excellent...More

Thank Margarita R
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We dined here tonight and had the ceviche tasting, scallops, salmon, mahi mahi and homemade snickers dessert . Diana and the entire staff were the most accommodating and helpful and made even baked us extra bread when we asked . Every component was delicious and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We had the chillo con mofongo de langosta (baked red snapper filet with lobster mofongo). We later regretted not getting the traditional entire red snapper served fried, for a couple dollars more. However., it was still an amazing dish! We had the snickers tort for...More

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Great experience. All of the food was great but I loved the coconut mojitos and rice and beans. Wonderful bartender (thaila) and a drink, not to sweet, just perfect. Great service. I'm not even a rice and beans fan but I loved that dish....fish was...More

Thank MarianneB626
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We were walking around looking for a place to eat, and down the street from our hotel was these place. We walk in right before it got busy,the service and food was great.

Thank widelyne b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 15 - USD 60
Puerto Rican, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 364 Calle de La Fortaleza, San Juan 00901-1717, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-722-0665
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Aguaviva, opened in 2002, specializes in seaside Latino cuisine - the freshest fish and seafood prepared with Latino – Caribbean flair by Chef Hector Crespo. Aguaviva features an amazing ceviche and oyster bar in front of the open kitchen, allowing diners to interact with our chefs and dine in a beautiful environment. Oysters are flown in daily and there are six fresh ceviche varieties, all served with hot crispy Puerto Rican tostones.The Aguaviva bar tempts with creative Caribbean cocktails such as the fresh Pineapple Mojito and Watermelon Vivatini and Sangria.Aguaviva’s design is hip and refreshing, with intimate island seaside touches throughout the glowing blue and white candlelit space.Named one of Conde Nast Traveller’s hottest new 100 restaurants in the world, and San Juan City magazine’s Best Seafood Restaurant and Best Restaurant for a First Date, Aguaviva is not to be missed.
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