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Il Bacaro Venezia

152 Calle Aruz, San Juan 00917-4560, Puerto Rico
+1 787-977-5638
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (30 reviews)
“tiramisu” (7 reviews)
“carpaccio” (5 reviews)
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152 Calle Aruz, San Juan 00917-4560, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This restaurant survives the hurricanes with a new smaller menu. We had their pasta special asparagus with pasta in a vodka sauce. Paired with a red wine excellent. This is our favorite go to place in the neighborhood.

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Great pasta the best so far in Puerto Rico , high quality service and the Sangria was excellent. The place cozy and relax.

Thank Johan Daryl S
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is our go to restaurant as we live in Old San Juan. We really enjoy the pasta specials. We had Corvina as our entry, it was cooked perfectly with Cherry tomatoes and capers served with a side of vegetables. We started with their soup...More

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This is our go to restaurant as we live in Old San Juan. We really enjoy the pasta specials. Last week we had salmon and asparagus in a cream sauce, the week before was Scallops. They have a limited but excellent wine list. You must...More

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

2nd time here and i really enjoy this place. Garlic bread, Carpaccio, fettuccine special were all perfect! I enjoy the vibe in this place.... and will definitely be back. Only one thing to note the address on trip advisor is not accurate- it should read...More

Thank Pat F
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We had dinner at Il Bacaro Venezia during a recent stay in Old San Juan. Although it was fairly quiet, the food and service were excellent. We had a very nice dinner. Chicken Marsala was very good. The bread was fresh, and salads were nice...More

1  Thank radx4
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

A must do for Dinner when you're in San Juan! The restaurant is in Old San Juan on very quaint street. The restaurant is small & very interesting. Service is excellent very warm greeting we were a party of 8 with 4 children we were...More

1  Thank Don51644
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We took a couple of our old friends here for dinner. There were five of us and they made room for us. The specials were right on and the lasagna was excellent. The portions are good sized so there was no room for desert. The...More

1  Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We walked by here and went in to try it out for dinner. Excellent food and a nice ambiance. They were short staffed that night (apparently three regulars had to dropout) and the service was still excellent. Would highly recommend.

1  Thank Rahul P
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous dinner in our one night in The old city. They were willing to work with my difficult diet of being gluten free...and switched out the pasta for risotto...and it was delicious! The wine was great too and they made my husband...More

1  Thank Spinmom1
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14 February 2017|
Response from Ivancitopr | Reviewed this property |
Hi: I called the restaurant after reading your question and got answered. There is a $15 corkage fee.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 22
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Calle Aruz, San Juan 00917-4560, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-977-5638
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