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Cafe Puerto Rico

208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-2281
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“mofongo” (547 reviews)
“chicken” (142 reviews)
“sweet plantain” (30 reviews)
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5:00 pm - 10:45 pmAll hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

This was our first meal in Puerto Rico, which ended up being my favorite. The portions are incredibly generous, so much so that I would recommend sharing if your appetite is on the small side. The chorizo in wine sauce with plantain fries was outstanding;...More

Thank marn78
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

So good! Careful with the big appetizer sampler... It's huge... he warned us... and delicious! Skirt steak was on point! Staff is very friendly. Drinks were great! Just go... you'll love it!

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Took a cab from SJU and when we asked the driver for a place with good food and drinks, this is where we arrived. We had fried red snapper and chicken. VERY GOOD FOOD. The rum punch was strong, but good. The only problem was...More

Thank thiawroane
Reviewed 28 September 2015

well, we were told to try the mfungo and that this place had the best mfungo. it was not all that great, I had the one with ripe plantains, my husband had the one with green plantains (he did not eat it at all). One...More

Thank g_nadinegrant
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We ate at Café Puerto Rico on our recent visit to Old San Juan. The restaurant's interior seating is very small, but it is augmented with an equally small outdoor seating space. We chose to eat at this restaurant, because it came highly recommended. Not...More

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We ate at this restaurant in Old San Juan when we visited Puerto Rico in September 2015. It was very nice inside and the food was EXCELLENT. Staff were friendly and conscientious. Our waiter Georgie had a big smile all the time! Very nice guy....More

Thank Edward2651
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Glad we took the recommendation to eat here and try Mofongo for the first time! The Wait staff was friendly and helpful and the lunch portions were quite ample!

Thank VGVSFamily
Reviewed 22 September 2015

OHHHH San Juan Puerto Rico is same at United state i different way but is a fun, friendly environment, for family and friend.

Thank sheila c
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We stumbled in here for dinner after a long trip to San Juan, and the staff was just great. Explained what a "mofongo" was, and oh, my, was it delicious! This is the only restaurant we visited more than once during our stay. Just lovely.

1  Thank da0802
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Wow, what a great little local restaurant. The food, atmosphere, and prices are fantastic. It's located in an area that's perfect for a pre or post meal romantic stroll. Even the cocktails were delicious and reasonably priced. The entire staff treat you like family. We...More

Thank TravelWizard1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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