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Cafe Puerto Rico

208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-2281
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Alexander C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Went there several times during my stay Good food, tried several dishes and no disappointment whatsoever. Also you can have a pre diner cocktail and they have a nice choice of wines by the glass. Nice local ambiance, I enjoyed it. Prices are very reasonable

Thank ToyBoy_B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:45 pm
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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