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San Juan Cafe

3314 Wrightsville Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403-4116
+1 910-790-8661
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Caribbean, Latin, South American, Puerto Rican
$$ - $$$
3314 Wrightsville Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403-4116
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I recently revisited the San Juan Cafe for dinner with friends of ours who had never been there but wanted to try it. The first time we ate at the SJC it was kind of a let down. Possibly, it was due...More

Thank pparrothead
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I've been to this restaurant several times over the years, and yesterday I was there again. It's one of my favorite small restaurants in Wilmington. The ambience is warm and welcoming as soon as you walk in. The bartender knows how to make a fine...More

Thank Eponymous_13
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Neat little place I was driving down Wrigjtsville Avenue saw their flag banner and name Stopped in had a cerveza y un ron con pina and a couple appetizers nice bartender and owners and met the chef last night as i went again really good...More

Thank SenorPescado
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome place and staff, even though the order got mixed up by the chef, getting shrimp instead of steak it was awesome. Good thing I do like shrimp and to make it more interesting we both got dessert on the house. House Flan and Coconut...More

Thank Charlie79pr
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This was our third visit to San Juan Cafe, and, by far, my favorite. I've also had the Chile Relleno, which was the best I've ever had, and the burritos, which were amazing. Tonight I ordered the fried chicken, which is something I think I...More

Thank karinocity
Reviewed 16 June 2017

My wife , her sister and I ate at the San Juan Cafe recently. We have never eaten there before so we thought we would give it a try. My wife and I have been in the real San Juan four times and twice the...More

Thank pparrothead
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Went there last night for the first time. We called and were told we needed reservations but the place was pretty much empty the entire time we were there. At first glance, the place was cute. We sat in the very small dining room and...More

Thank Smdm330
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Stopped by for lunch while at a conference. Service was slower than most, but that's a good thing since everything is fresh and made to order. I had the black bean burrito with verde sauce and it was perfect. A wonderful balance of flavors, beautifully...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017

For years I have been going to a vacuum repair shop next to San Juan Cafe, but had never dined there. Then hubby strolled down to the cafe while he was waiting for me to pick up our vacuum and was intrigued by the menu....More

Thank Eatsmeister
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

What a great lunch. Decided to treat a friend to lunch at a new to her place; she enjoyed it. Started with fresh chips and salsa. Then we ordered our lunch, my friend ordered the burger - the waiter said it was the best burger...More

Thank Annie A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, South American, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3314 Wrightsville Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403-4116
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-790-8661
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