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La Madre

351 Calle San Francisco | Callejon Del Tamarindo, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-647-5392
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“burrito” (28 reviews)
“fish tacos” (33 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
351 Calle San Francisco | Callejon Del Tamarindo, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was totally enamored with the outside dining and amibence after sunset! Great fusion of Mexican with a Carribean flair. Had the beef and chicken enchiladas which were incredibly light!

Thank Redflava49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we too stumbled upon this restaurant while wandering around San Juan. Decided to walk back at dinner time. It' was unassumingly delicious as stated. Service can be spotty for city dwellers but worth every second of the wait. We shared chimichangas which were flavorful and...More

Thank pattycakesnyc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With the great reviews I read beforehand, and the quality of food/service we received, it’s hard to understand why this place isn’t more crowded. The huevos rancheros was delicious and light, but filled me up as well (I wouldn’t order it if you don’t enjoy...More

Thank Zach J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I were in Old San Juan looking for a place to eat last minute because our original restaurant choice for dinner closed by the time we got there. This place came up in a google search when I was trying to find...More

Thank Alyssa B
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

After our cruise, we spent a day in Old San Juan. We were walking and stumbled on this place. It had a Sunday brunch and we liked the menu. The food was excellent Mexican food with a Puerto Rican spin. Fresh watermelon juice was my...More

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This unassuming and unexpected Mexican restaurant in Old San Juan certainly didn’t disappoint. The food was fantastic. Great people, awesome drinks too. Went in hungry, came out stuffed! Omg. So good.

Thank Derby92
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with awesome food. Not what you would expect. Authentic place authentic food. I would give it 6 stars if it were possible.

Thank John K
Reviewed 24 March 2018

We slept in on Saturday and were very pleased to find that they served a late brunch. They were very accommodating as my partner ordered 'off the menu' and just wanted fried eggs and toast. I ordered one of the brunch egg specials and it...More

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 9 March 2018

During a quick last-minute tour of Old San Juan to our friends from Iowa, we get hungry and want to get a bite on a mexican restaurant. After reviewing the available restaurants on a monday afternoon, we choose La Madre. We walked to the place...More

Thank Hernan R
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I stopped at La Madre because I loved the atmosphere of the place and was packed. Normally a good sign that the food is excellent. I wasn't disappointed with the food but founded to be just good. There are not many Mexican restaurants in Old...More

Thank DavidMedinaPR
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 Calle San Francisco | Callejon Del Tamarindo, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-647-5392
  • E-mail
We are a small, locally owned business offering high quality meals cooked with the best ingredients. A very intimate space to enjoy lunch or dinner, and now brunch on the weekends. Fresh fruit juices, mimosas & margaritas, premium coffee and great music make this a place you don't want to miss.
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