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Cafe Puerto Rico

208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-2281
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mofongo” (465 reviews)
“chicken” (147 reviews)
“cassava” (26 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:45 pm Hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 1,246 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this little hole in the wall place! The atmosphere was calm and relaxed with jazz music in the background so you can actually converse during your meal. Our food was outstanding and truly authentic Puerto Rican fare. Our waitress was pleasant, helpful and very...More

Thank jswider
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Rice with shrimp. Excellent! I tried a batido too and it was pretty good. They serve you a lot so be prepare to share. Ambiance was good. Had a great time. Great service!

Thank Sunshine1890
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

At first glance this place almost appears to fit the definition of "hole in the wall" circumstances....if those types of places suite your taste then you will be happy....and if they really aren't your style you will still be pleasantly surprised! This restaurant boasts a...More

1  Thank Alexander C
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Stopped by here while touring Old San Juan. A couple that almost knocked me over while running across the street recommended that my friend and I have dinner at Café Puerto Rico. They said they just had an amazing meal so we decided to check...More

Thank kml2010
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Not recommend it. We entered at 7:20 pm on Sunday, April 22 and where we were going to sit was at the table that was under the stairs. We asked for another table and the employee told us we had to wait. We told her...More

Thank Nmm M
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped here after touring around old San Juan. Many restaurants were closed due to the blackouts so we settled for this. The food was good, however service wasn't so great. I'll blame the lack of good customer service on the circumstances at the time.

Thank neicey83
Reviewed 14 April 2018

If you want authentic Puerto Rican cuisine this is the place to go. The menu features many local dishes. My wife had a mofongo with skirt steak and mushrooms; I had fresh red snapper - both excellent. As an appetizer we had alcapurrias (like small...More

Thank corletoRG
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Cafe Puerto Rico is in the the picturesque Plaza de Colon in Old San Juan. It’s the perfect lunch or dinner spot if you are visiting the nearby Fort San Cristobal. The menu is simple, but unique. I got the grouper fillet creole style with...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

From the service to the great food. Real criolla teast. Everything is cook perfectly, I had mofongo, fried plantain (tostones) , plantain soup, and tres leches for desert... truly recommend it. Great ambient and location, if you want you could eat out side with the...More

Thank Roberto S
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We were looking for local fare during our trip to Puerto Rico. We were surprised when our Concierge suggested Cafe Puerto Rico as it had not been on our early plans. The restaurant is small and very much a step back in time with elaborate...More

Thank sbarney11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-724-2281
  • E-mail
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