Eat. Drink. Indulge

Where to Eat

Cocina Abierta

Some of the most delicious creative culinary servings are made in this marvelous restaurant. They offer exquisite dishes and great drinks.

 

📍​Calle Caribe, San Juan, 00907

 

La Factoría

Nominated within the 50 best bars of the world. From the very moment you enter, you can feel that La Factoría is not your ordinary bar. Their unmarked location is full of secret passages that lead to six bars, each curated with a different ambiance and drink menu. Whether you seek to enjoy craft cocktails, dance the night away to live music, or simply relax in good company, they got you. Food here is very good.

📍​​148 Calle San Sebastián, San Juan, 00901

 

Oceano

Turn your ordinary nights into those of sultry excitement and luxury with Oceano. This modern beachfront mansion located in the trendy San Juan neighborhood of Condado delivers a state-of-the-art dining experience with local and international cuisine.

📍​​2 Calle Vendig, San Juan, 00907

 

The Wicked Lilly

Enjoy food, get drunk, fall in love, and make bad decisions. Visit this beachfront restaurant that both local residents and tourists enjoy where you are invited to celebrate life & share blends of modern and traditional Puerto Rican cuisine.

📍​1 Calle Vendig, San Juan, 00907

 

La Alcapurria Quemá

Simple & straight forward. A curb side joint in the middle of the city. Stop by if you’re looking for a typical Puerto Rico experience @ LA PLACITA!

📍​​251 Calle Duffaut, San Juan, 00907

 

Santaella

Restaurant of the world renowned chef, Jose Santaella, whose dishes are rooted firmly in authentic & local ingredients with an elegant evolution of flavors. Some of the top bartenders in P.R. grew their roots in this place, meaning they have amazing cocktails.

📍219 Calle Canals, San Juan, 00907

 

Jungle Bird

This James Beard award nominee serves not tiki, but Taino-tropical drinks combined with a surprising and ever-changing food menu to write home about.

📍​254 Calle Canals, San Juan, 00907

 

La Penúltima

La Penúltima serves about everything to welcome all customers, from seafood to beef, hamburgers and even tacos. This corner bar is a fan favorite. Be sure to try their fresh cocktail called gin & juice.

📍1359 Avenida de la Constitución, San Juan, 00907

 

La Marqueta

La Marqueta is San Juan’s Seaside Hideaway, located in the heart of Condado, combining music and entertainment with five-star hospitality. Think five-star food truck park experience with an amazing view of the ocean.

📍​1005 Ashford Ave, San Juan, 00907

 

Hard Rock Café

Rock ’n’ roll-themed chain with a high-energy vibe serving burgers & American classics.

📍​1214 Ashford Ave, San Juan, 00917

 

Jose Enrique

James Beard Award winner is the owner & chef at this bustling destination. Serving upscale Puerto Rican cuisine envisioned by a celebrated chef. No name on the entrance makes you feel like you’ve uncovered something special.

📍​1021 Ashford Ave, San Juan, 00907

 

Cayo Caribe

Cayo Caribe serves one of the best Caribbean food and seafood in the area. The best part is its modest prices and extensive offering. You can choose to enjoy your food on the outdoor patio or in the indoor venue. Mom & Pop type ambience. Always a hit amongst locals & tourists alike.

📍​​1451 Ashford Ave, San Juan, 00907

 

Musa

A bit off the beaten path, this chic gastro pub serves everything from tapas and cocktails to upscale seafood dishes. This is definitely the place where art meets food in the heart of Santurce.

📍​613 Calle Cerra, San Juan, 00907

 

Restaurante Raíces

The flavors of our ancestors times, where they mix tradition, the culture & folklore of our island. That unmistakable “sazón” that makes each dish or typical “gustito” a delight to the palette.

📍​​315 Calle Recinto Sur, San Juan, 00901

 

Verde Mesa

Tucked down a historic old-town street, this little gem of a restaurant is lauded for its creative menu, with great options for vegetarians and vegans. Verde Mesa’s fresh and flavorful dishes are made with ingredients from local organic farms, like their scallops in corn velouté. Antiques and mood lighting create a romantic ambience. And don’t miss the crème brûlée.

📍​​​107 Calle Tetuan Esq, Calle San José, San Juan, 00901

 

Chocobar Cortes

Old San Juan’s only choco bar, you’ll savor hand crafted local chocolate in a beautiful, unique ambiance, an innovative gastronomic space where chocolate is incorporated into almost every dish and beverage.

📍​​​​210 Calle San Francisco, San Juan, 00901

Triana Tapas and Flamenco

Transport yourself to Southern Spain while enjoying a refreshing mojito & great Spanish cuisine.

📍​​​251 Calle Recinto Sur, San Juan, 00901

 

Vianda

Vianda serves a small, seasonal, rotating menu anchored by local ingredients and products. From the modern, industry yet natural feel of the interior to the warm reception from the Vianda team, the overall vibe here is casual yet the experience resembles something slightly more elevated. Think farm to table.

📍​​​1413 PR-25, San Juan, 00907

 

1919 Restaurant

1919 Restaurant blends the experience of world-class dining with the flavor of locally-sourced ingredients. Savor artisanal delicacies served freshly — and with a contemporary flair from their kitchen to your table. This place stands out as one of the best fine dining experiences P.R. has to offer.

📍​1055 Ashford Ave, San Juan, 00907

 

Marmalade Restaurant & Wine Bar

A stylish looking place with Fusion, Eclectic, Contemporary-French and vegetarian-vegan cuisine. It has a great bar and bartenders with crafting drinks before or after the meal. Amazing experiences can be enjoyed in this fine dining restaurant. Make sure to try their white bean soup.

📍​317 Calle de la Fortaleza, San Juan, 00901

 

311 (Trois Cent Onze)

Intimate eatery featuring elevated French cuisine & fine wines in a dimly lit, romantic atmosphere. Great food in a simple and somewhat romantic setting.

📍​311 Calle de la Fortaleza, San Juan, 00901

Niche Bistro

This small and intimate fine dining restaurant in Condado that serves up an artistically plated fusion between Caribbean and French cuisine.

📍​8 Calle Taft, San Juan, 00911

 

RAYA by Mario Pagan

The strikingly designed Caribbean Asian restaurant brings the spirit of Asia to the heart of Puerto Rico. Let them take you into a vibrant world of fresh fusion food created by our locally famous chef, Mario Pagan.

📍​55 Cll Barranquitas, San Juan, 00907

 

ARYA Rooftop

By day, a relaxing atmosphere is created to enjoy breakfast or lunch with a view —ordering such as a CornFlake Crusted French Toast, their signature ARYA Ribeye Burger, Pork Longaniza Sliders with truffle cheddar or their Yellowtail Tacos. At sunset, a lively crowd gathers to experience the magic hour, wine down or order from their signature cocktail list.

📍​55 Cll Barranquitas, San Juan, 00907

 

Asere Cubano Kitchen/Bar

From traditional Cuban dishes such as Ropa Vieja to fresh local lobster. Amuse yourself tasting frog legs or go classic with their delicious codfish or red snapper with “boniato”.

📍​​180 Calle dos Hermanos, San Juan, 00907

 

Mai Pen Rai

Something radically different, a casual Thai restaurant with a top-notch cocktail selection, particularly the gin and tonic.

📍​​303 Calle Canals, San Juan, 00907

 

Delavida Restobar

Where you can sit on the wide covered deck, enjoy some authentic Puerto Rican food or decadent bar food like nachos and tacos. They also have daily lunch specials, brunch on Sundays, and salsa dancing on Thursday nights.

📍​​1361 Calle Iturriaga, San Juan, 00907

 

San Juan Smokehouse

Serves up heaping portions of pulled pork, brisket, BBQ chicken, and Memphis-style dry rub ribs smoked in hickory.

📍​​255 Calle Orbeta, San Juan, 00907

 

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