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La Cueva del Chicken Inn

$$ - $$$Pizza, Caribbean,
507 Ave Ponce de Leon, San Juan 00917-3713, Puerto Rico
+1 787-753-1306
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“fried chicken” (18 reviews)
“chicharrones” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (38 reviews)
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Pizza, Caribbean, Puerto Rican
$$ - $$$
507 Ave Ponce de Leon, San Juan 00917-3713, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is the place where the first pizza was offered to the public in Puerto Rico, pure history. Really nice ambiance, a bit dark this place is ideal for a romantic date. Ordered pizza and liked it, good crust, well cooked. Prices are affordable. Service...More

Thank Paulie1234
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I went with my parents on a Sunday evening and the restaurant was very busy. We observed there were only a few waiters to serve many tables with groups from 2 up to 10 persons. Attention to our table was very poor, we had to...More

Thank Lourdes J
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Ever since I can remember this restaurant has acquired a thing for it's pizza and fried chicken parts ( chicharrones de pollo). It's not a touristy place, mostly locals... you need to try this pizza it's unique . We order allways pizza and fried chicken...More

Thank waldobird
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went last week. I have been here before. The good thing about this place is its consistency in the classic dishes. Had the skirt steak, medium. Always like it when my plate comes as ordered, not overcooked. Drinks are average price but good in quality....More

Thank Wilfredo M
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

An oldie but goody!! great pizza, and the BEST coconut flan in the world!! Been coming to La Cueva since I can remember, also great chicharrones!

Thank Daniel H
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We went at lunch hour. We order steak (bistec) and fried chicken empanada with rice and beans. The steak was very dry, poor quality. The food was not good. The sangria was almost grape juice, not alcohol inside. We had to wait a lot for...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Part of PR culture and folklore for many years Good pizza Good service Family place and also visit by business people Has parking

Thank Alfredo G
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place has one of the best pizza in town. And the chicharrones de pollo (fried chicken is excellent. It is kind of dark but in a good way. It is a different but nice atmosphere.

Thank GrandeSanJuan
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Best pizza and fried chicken. If you are into sweets the coconut flan (custard) is very good. Coffee not so good...

Thank Madeline P
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Greatest pizza on the island and rightly so since they claim it was the owner, and father of Puerto Rican (Hollywood & Broadway) actor Raúl Julia, who first introduced pizza to PR. A must visit spot!! Very low lighting so be warned folks who have...More

Thank Magda41162
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27 June 2015|
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Response from BoriDrac | Reviewed this property |
Casual... mahones , shorts. Polo. Pizza es la especialidd del lugar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10
Pizza, Caribbean, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 Ave Ponce de Leon, San Juan 00917-3713, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-753-1306
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