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El Parnaso

) #401 of 801 Restaurants in San Juan ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, Latin,
Calle de Christo, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (7 reviews)
“nachos” (8 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Pub, South American, Central American
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Calle de Christo, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviews (79)
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

We stopped here for a drink and an appetizer after a long day of great sight-seeing in and around San Juan. Because it is located right next to another restaurant with a happy hour sign, we were confused about drink pricing, but straightened that out...More

Thank Erikita101
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Fiancée and I sought a place for drinks, tapas. Menu was overpriced even during 'happy hour'. Chips and salsa in most Mexican restaurants is a freebie while waiting for meal. Their chips were boring, salsa was diced jalapeños and when we asked for something milder,...More

Thank Gregory J
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Wow!! Chips and about 1/2 cup of guacamole was $10.95! I ordered shrimp fajita quesadilla with rice and beans. Again, there was only about 1/2 cup of rice and 1/2 cup of beans. The quesadilla was about 1/2 the size I was expecting for $17.95....More

Thank boyumz
Reviewed 27 March 2017

El Parnaso is really close to a bunch of Old San Juan tourist attractions, but naturally is not particularly authentic or value-oriented food. I stopped because I was walking around for hours and craving Mexican, which is pretty much the situation I'd recommend eating here...More

Thank hurstkkm
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Waited an hour for ice cold food that was obviously not made to order. When we asked for our rice that didn't arrive with our meals they told us they were out, apparently they weren't planning to tell us. The food was terrible, very dissapointing....More

Thank Mainebiker
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We loved this little spot. Street cafe and bar. Joshua is a great guy and extremely customer focused. I would definitely eat here again.

Thank Larry L
Reviewed 2 March 2017

serve was bad. what food we did get was cold. and not cooked all the way. and they never let us know that they where all out of rice and tried to play it off and see if we didn't notice that it wasn't on...More

Thank cpicard78
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Mexican food with a Puerto Rican flair. Best burrito ever! We sat at an outdoor table which was very fun but the inside of their restaurant was beautiful and festive too.

Thank michelew789138
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Chose to eat here after a tiring day of sightseeing primarily because in the evenings it occupies the street at the door of our hotel. The service was good but the food and drinks were just average.

Thank Tuthfairy5
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The food was ok (nothing stellar), but the service is a bit slow. Don't expect a lot of food for your money, but it was an ok place to stop and eat on a Sunday afternoon.

Thank Seaturtle32
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Pub, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de Christo, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
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