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La Jaquita Baya

) #50 of 797 Restaurants in San Juan $$ - $$$ Caribbean, , Latin
Ave Fernandez Juncos, San Juan 00907-3181, Puerto Rico
+1 787-993-5359
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (29 reviews)
“gnocchi” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 15:30All hours
Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ave Fernandez Juncos, San Juan 00907-3181, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 252 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My cousin and I had to go to San Juan to take care of some business and decided to visit one of our favorite restaurants as it had been a while since we went last. The place was closed for renovations to reopen the day...More

Thank Carmen A
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Every time I go to PR I come eat here. Food is delicious. You should definitely try the "pastel de jueyes" or plantain with crab meat- It is the best I have ever had. The desserts are special very different - actually made by the...More

Thank Raquel S
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Was incredible great experienced🍴, I will go back and recommend to everyone I know. The Jaquita rice🥘🍷my God , I never had taste a rice so delicious in my life, and desserts 🍮 are so great too. 🙏🏻 thanks to everyone in Jaquita Restaurant for...More

Thank yogaida
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is a cool place. It's got a laid back vibe with menus on clip boards. The food and drinks are both traditional but creative. The one thing that you MUST try is the pork belly mofongo appetizer. It's a large piece of very moist...More

Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Quaint, original - artistic presentation of great food! Swordfish and red snapper were decadent and delicious! Love this little local fav. Great wait staff, creative chef.

Thank farrareid
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A little gem of a restaurant with creative dishes and twists on old favorites. Nice wine list. Family friendly!

Thank Teresa A
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My husband and I walked into this restaurant based on the reviews of others and a unique menu selection. However, the hostess just stared at us when we arrived. When we asked to sit at the bar, she asked us if we were sure. We...More

Thank aubreyv120704
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A friend recommended this restaurant - it is a farm to table establishment. The food was excellent and was worth the Uber ride. It's not in the tourist district so worth the time to find this place. We ended up getting several dishes to try...More

Thank fr0mdaburgh
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The place is nice but looks understated when compared to the food. Food is great! Great taste, well presented and great quality.

Thank D B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

La Jaquita Baya is a very special place for me. Is not just because the food is always excellent, but also because I know the Chef all my life. Always dedicated, talented, charismatic, and excellent Chef. There is no single choice in their menu, which...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Allyson M
How close are you to Ciqala Luxury Suites and can we make a reservation for 26 people for November 12, 2016??
2 September 2016|
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Response from RodriguezAponte | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps another restaurant is better suited for a group that big. It's is very close from your location, but I dont know if its the right choice. Is it a business meeting? friends and family?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave Fernandez Juncos, San Juan 00907-3181, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-993-5359
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We focus on reviving forgotten dishes from our delicious puertorrican gastronomic culture. We sponsor "lo nuestro" You should do it too. Eat local, Eat fresh!
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