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El Meson Gallego

1247 F D Roosevelt Ave | Puerto Nuevo, San Juan 00920, Puerto Rico
+1 787-783-5866
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (5 reviews)
“croquetas” (2 reviews)
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Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
1247 F D Roosevelt Ave | Puerto Nuevo, San Juan 00920, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

Elegant restaurant, superb high quality food. Place where you do not have to worry about what to eat.

Thank alvaroacc
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great traditional Spanish food. Elegant informal setting. Powerhouse at lunch. Brilliant service. Fresh seafood and paella specialty.

Thank Angel C
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

The place is elegant. The staff is friendly and provide great service. Food is excellent. Definitely recommend for business or friends.

Thank G2492QCcarlosd
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Good service, but expect to pay premium $30+ per person. Food is above average. It has an antique old look. I enjoyed my lunch.

Thank Erick P
Reviewed 15 January 2017

What can I say one of my all time favorite restaurants. From the begining to end - The Atmosphere, Staff, Sangria, Spanish Ham (Jamon Iberico), Cheese (Queso Manchego). The Croquetas, Calamares, Pulpo, Paella, Trufa de Chocolate & Cafe con Leche - From start to finish...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

An elegant, quiet atmosphere in the Hato Rey area. Always with great service by its staff. Starting with typical Northern Spain appetizers, follow by delicious main courses dishes including fish or meat, and finishing it with dessert of the region.Nice wine list.Valet parking .

Thank Rosendo M
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

The place is elegant and the food is wonderful. Always a great place to take special guests. It is one of my favorite places in San Juan

Thank G2492QCcarlosd
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Wow. Excellent Spanish food and service. We lived in Spain for 4 years, and probably would state that the food in Meson is probably even better than in Spain. Yes...TRUE. Try the croquetas....Great. Service, we were taken care off by Angel (wonderful gentleman from Asturias)...More

Thank Ivan P
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Excellent service and Spanish style food. Waiters are very friendly and have no problem modifying dishes and sides to please you. Food is somewhat expensive but it is worth it. It has good flavor and the service is part of the experience.

Thank Wilfredo M
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Went for lunch on a Sunday about two weeks ago with my parents, wife, and son. As soon as we got it you could "feel in the air" that it was going to be an excellent meal. We were promptly greeted and seated and offered...More

Thank Julio G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:30
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18:30 - 22:30
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18:30 - 22:30
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18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1247 F D Roosevelt Ave | Puerto Nuevo, San Juan 00920, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-783-5866