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Mares The Ritz-Carlton

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6961 Avenue of the Governors | Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
+1 787-253-1700
06:00 - 12:00
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Washington D.C.
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98 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

A bright, happy and tasty start to any day, the breakfast buffet is an excellent choice. It's not the biggest buffet, but the quality is excellent and the service is lovely.

3 Thank InsoucianceAbroad1
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

No better way to start your day then breakfast at the Ritz in Mares restaurant. Freshly prepared breakfast foods impeccably prepared by Jeremy at the omelette station..anything you want anyway you want, he won't disappoint! Wait service are incredible, Susanell and Caesar two favorites see to your every need..it's a can't miss and you will leave full and quite happy!

3 Thank Donna F
New York City, New York
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Buffet changes daily byt the staff is so sweet and helpful. You can older ala carte but given so many choices why?

3 Thank dannyboy10025
Bronx, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

The brunch menu was amazing! Unfortunately I did not take a picture of my meal, but it exceeded my expectations. There is a combination of American and cultural dishes (Don't forget the mimosa!). Mares is right by the entrance of the pool and you have a great view of the garden.

3 Thank D_Andreina
Syosset, New York
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268 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Mares at The Ritz Carlton in SAN Juan has the best breakfast buffet we've ever had. Its's set it up like you're in a bakery. They have every kind of pastry imaginable and they all look delicious. The blueberry muffin was amazing! The cook making the omelets actually says he makes the omelets with love. It was incredible. Our waiter... More 

3 Thank MissS85
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate here twice for breakfast. Both times it was equally delicious. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable about their menu and what goes in each dish.

6 Thank pollyt3
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

During our stay at the Ritz we were able to experience the breakfast buffet and the sit-down. Both were absolutely perfect! The service was amazing and the buffet had endless options! What made this place perfect was they played authentic salsa music while we ate. Berta was super nice and made her rounds to make sure everyone was enjoying themselves.... More 

5 Thank Caridad D
Daytona Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I cannot pass the opportunity to write this review!!! my waiter Geovanni Reyes at the breakfast buffet was in many ways the best service I have ever had. and I can say this because this is my 12th visit to the Island in 4 years always attentive not only with me but you could look at the other patrons sitting... More 

6 Thank Fernando M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Thank you Berta --- your team is the best in Puerto Rico! The food is wonderful --- especially Chef Jeremy's omelets. I am in PR often for business and I try to always start my day at Mares. Amazing staff and fabulous food!

6 Thank Libby R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Beginning from the host the experience was unique. The services is like is suppose to be. The Manager Bertha is the example to follow by all manager. The attention was personalize to each customer. The server Giovanni was very special with the attention and anticipate our needs.

4 Thank Luis P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Caribbean
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 12:00
06:00 - 12:00
06:00 - 12:00
06:00 - 12:00
06:00 - 12:00
06:00 - 12:00
06:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6961 Avenue of the Governors | Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Carolina
  • Phone Number: +1 787-253-1700
All day dining with outdoor seating available.

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