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999 Ashford Avenue, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
+1 787-721-6194
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18:30 - 22:00
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

This place is a must if you want great food and excellent service (who doesn't!?!). It's a little bit pricey but in the end worth every dollar. The king salmon is superb! The South American seabass was exquisite! The mofonguitos- YUM! I can't wait to go back!

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Thank Andres G
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this review

Andres, I very much look forward to having you back. I'm so pleased to see that you felt that the entire meal was worth every dollar -- that's what I strive to achieve for all my guests. have a fantastic stay in San Juan! Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

It was truly an amazing evening! From the moment we arrived we felt special and cared for! We where lead to a private room which was quite beautiful as you could see the ocean and all its beauty...even though it was at night! We had two waiters all for ourselves it was quite a big party.Soon the delicious appetizers arrived... More 

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1 Thank TinaKaia
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this review

Tina, this is what I love to see, my guests having a fantastic evening filled with good food, great service, and a fantastic view. I really do hope this was a meal that you won't soon forget. Do come back again soon! Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The food here was the best we had in PR. I have been to the island 3 times in my life and wish I ate here every time. This is a must restaurant for eating at if u stay in PR.

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Thank Davb939
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for stopping by on your third-- I do hope ti see you on your return trips to PR. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Ownerh More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Chef Wilo Benet's unique approach to the Very Best experience in fine dinning, has never faltered. You will enjoy a very special experience with the food quality, preparation, personalized service in a one of a kind enviroment.

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Thank francosoto
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this review

Everything I do here at Pikayo is for my dear customers -- and seeing you have a great experience here is really the highlight of my day. Thank you so much for allowing us to pamper and delight you! Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner More 

San Juan Metro Region, Puerto Rico
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94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

The food was great! Service... OMG they take care of everything! I never get use to it, but my business made me join this places. I would recommend it for couples.

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Thank Lilybeth S
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this review

Lilybeth, I do like it when couples enjoy having Dinner together here while we have the opportunity to take care of them. Do stop by again some time -- there's nothing more complimenting than having a repeat visit. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

The restaurant is located in a hotel, but the food and service is excellent. Could be expensive but is worth it.

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Thank Braulio G
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this review

Braulio, I always want to make sure that your experience here is worth every cent. I really appreciate you stopping by so We can provide another great dining experience. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner More 

Carolina
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Greatest chef of the island. Food is at other level. Gourmet food with natural ingredients. Natural juice drinks. Bacon Lobster is a must

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Thank Elinor S
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this review

The greatest on the island, Elinor? You're too kind! I really enjoyed cooking for you and I'm delighted to see that you liked the bacon lobster. Do stop by again soon! Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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395 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

The ambiance, the service and the food is excellent and expensive but you pay for what you get. Must try it.

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Thank Maritza G
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this review

Marichico, I always want to make sure your experience here is worth every penny, and I'm delighted to see that it was the case for your visit. Stop by again anytime. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Pikayo definitely offers one of the best dining experiences in San Juan. Everything from the ahi tuna appetizers to the souffle duo is expertly prepared by chef Wilo Benet and his staff. Pricey, but worth it!

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Thank MiguelLVargas
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this review

Miguel, it is a pleasure giving you the best dining experience here in San Juan. Knowing that you enjoyed yourself here is really the highlight of my day. Do come back again soon for more. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner More 

Trujillo Alto
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Extremely creative cooking, outstanding flavors. This is Caribbean Noveau Cuisine at its best. You will never forget eating here.

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Thank Roberto R
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this review

Roberto, I am so happy to see that you picked up on the different flavors -- I strive to be as creative as possible to delight my lovely guests, and nothing pleases me more than when they recognize that. Thank you for letting me give you an unforgettable culinary experience. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner More 

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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 25 - USD 100
Cuisine
Latin, Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 22:00
Monday
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 999 Ashford Avenue, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-721-6194
Description
Pikayo is the flagship restaurant for Chef Wilo Benet. The restaurant has set standards and raised the level of luxury in fine dining in Puerto Rico. Pikayo combines exquisite taste with exclusive ambiance and unique creativity in its cuisine.Avant-garde and intrepid are two words that can be used to describe Chef Wilo Benet’s cuisine. Benet has redefined Puerto Rican cuisine and in the process has put the Island’s enchanting flavors on display for the whole world to admire.Pikayo uses the best ingredients from both sea and land. Enjoy favorites such as Maine Diver Scallops and Petit Duck Magaret.Chef Wilo and Pikayo have been featured on television and in many publications. Recently, Chef Wilo appeared as a guest judge on Bravo’s popular show, Top Chef. He followed up that experience by competing alongside other well-known chefs on Top Chef: Masters. Pikayo has also hosted Andrew Zimmern and his television show from the Travel Channel.

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