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L'Osteria Restaurante

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176 Calle Delbrey, San Juan 00911-2009, Puerto Rico
+1 787-721-5224
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Puerto Rico
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Your can never go wrong here. Always fresh ingredients and friendly service, with an awesome wine selection.

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Thank LARA M
Fairview Park, Ohio
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We made reservations at the suggestion of the concierge at our hotel, and got them at our desired time of 7:00pm. when we goth there there was only one other table for 2 occupied, a was the case for the rest of our time there. The food was home made and excellent. Not sure why there was no one else... More 

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Thank AnneMC5
Cristian C, Owner at L'Osteria Restaurante, responded to this review

Hi , thank you for your review . Our goal is to give always the best quality and service not matter how many guest we have , a pleasure to have in our house. We are waiting you soon More 

1 review
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Cozy, intimate restaurant with amazing food and personal attention from the chef. Can make many dishes & desserts gluten free with same delicious taste.

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Thank Vangie T
montreal
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Go to Puerto Rico- you must go to Osteria in Santurce : A good friend now to me and fantastic TRUE authentic Italian cuisine- balanced , respect to tradition and the essence of cooking-and yet modern -Chef Christian -great Chef and class act- Complimenti e auguri-Grazie molto per tutto Osteria -Homemade pasta, Truffle flan, lightly smoked pigeon- The food sings...serious... More 

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Quaint Italian restaurant owned by Chef Christian Crostelli. Excellent menu with fresh homemade pastas, seafood, and miscellaneous meats. Every week new delicious surprises. Very professional and friendly service. They bake their own bread. Great Italian wines list. I usually let the maitre decide which wine matches my meal. Always on the mark. Do not miss the broiled octopus, ragu rabbit... More 

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San juan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I went to L'Osteria for Valentine's dinner and it certainly did not impress. My boyfriend and I both choose the "Menu San Valentino" which included degustation portions of appetizers, a main dish and a dessert. I had the cod which was dry and bland and my boyfriend had the lamb which was average. The staff was all over the place... More 

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Thank Tinamaria13
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The place is in a small neighborhood that is a hidden gem. The menu is small but packs a bunch it changes on a daily basis with fresh local ingredients. I loved everything we ordered especially the octopus and mushroom truffle flan which was out of this world. It looked like dessert but tasted like truffles and wild mushrooms. For... More 

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Thank Sam N
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Christian the owner/chef has a delicious menu, a mind blowing wine list, and interacts with all customers throughout the course of their dinner. Making a choice from the outstanding menu for each course was hard enough, but to then get a surprise ricotta bread and butter pudding as a "thank you" dessert took the biscuit. Amazing restaurant.

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Thank David O
San Juan, null, Puerto Rico
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We love the food here. The chef, Christian is super nice and great ! The food is always delicious. It is quiet and great for romantic dinners or intimate dinners with friends. Highly recommend this secret place.

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Thank Lauren B
Cristian C, Owner at L'Osteria Restaurante, responded to this review

Thank You so much. More 

TAMPA, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

You can find Italian food anywhere inbPR but excellent food, that is another thing! This out of the way Gem will have you wanting to be Italian! The food is simple but expertly prepared. A pumpkin soup was an expert blend of taste and texture. The wild bore pasta was tasty and filling. We couldn't skip the Italian cheesecake Orr... More 

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Thank Ramon P
Cristian C, Owner at L'Osteria Restaurante, responded to this review

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 38 - USD 65
Cuisine
Wine Bar, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Calle Delbrey, San Juan 00911-2009, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-721-5224

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?