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Tasca El Pescador

178 Calle dos Hermanos, San Juan 00907-3008, Puerto Rico
+1 787-721-0995
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“fresh seafood” (14 reviews)
“red snapper” (10 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
178 Calle dos Hermanos, San Juan 00907-3008, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have wonderful lobster and king carb legs ! Go Thursday to Sunday when the action and the music is all around la placate

Thank Morape
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent seafood in an Old San Juan setting. Don't miss this culinary delight Very small establishment with excellent service

Thank John V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was out of this world! Frescura (freshness) y sabor (and flavor), puedes escoger tu pescado fresco y la salsa (you could choose your fresh fish and the sauce) we had fried fish with garlic and it was amazing (pedimos pescado frito con ajo y...More

Thank jessicaopp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit San Juan do not miss this place. Come on Friday 7 pm, enjoy one of the best food in Puerto Rico, then walk into the Placita have some drinks and dance salsa until you drop dead. Do no drive back, since you...More

Thank Manuel C
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Located in the famous Placita de Santurce, I would only go there during the day because the lack of parking and how crowded the area can be. Now they have valet parking, but at night it can still be a nightmare, so go by Uber....More

Thank Manuelq57
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed fresh seafood for reasonable prices. Fresh tuna Lobster Octopus All tasted differently so the chef knows how to cook. Really juicy and fresh taste. The restaurant is opposite a market hall and in a very nice area. Service was good as well. Paid 90$...More

Thank tkwetina
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We haphazardly ended up in this restaurant after walking by the tables and seeing a pyramid of squid ink rice. It was really good food at a fair price. Fresh whole fried fish is the ticket. The fried sardines were great. The shining star, however,...More

Thank Scottford
Reviewed 1 April 2017

the server must have been waiting on fifty tables as everything took forever to accomplish. We put our name in for a table and waited about 15-20 minutes. When a table was free outside we sat at it in case someone else just walking by...More

Thank PatootB
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Ate dinner there outside on Sunday night with hubby. They were out of their signature dish whole fried red snapper, so we started with fish empanadas, and shared the doral al ajo ( mahi with garlic) with beans and rice. Excellent and authentic as a...More

Thank lorihazz
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I've reviewed El Pescador previously, and simply have to say that I love it. Try the tuna tacos and the salmon, among many other of its culinary delights. Remember to read the price per pound prior to ordering, and prepare yourself for the best seafood...More

Thank TTFamily2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Calle dos Hermanos, San Juan 00907-3008, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-721-0995
  • E-mail
Was recommended in Fodor's San Juan, in Santurce section