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Cafe Puerto Rico

208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-2281
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“mofongo” (464 reviews)
“chicken” (145 reviews)
“cassava” (26 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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11 - 20 of 1,242 reviews

Reviewed 20 March 2018

Very good classic PR food. Although I was hoping for some more traditional home-based foods, like pernil and pasteles.

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Cafe Puerto Rico is a small, local restaurant in the Old City. The food is excellent and truly authentic Puerto Rican! The mofongo is outstanding and I had the skirt steak which might be about the best I've ever had. Deserts were yummy, too. You...More

Thank E4281UYdavidg
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We had heard about Cafe Puerto Rico and had to try it on our first night in San Juan. The food was great and the service matched it. Our waiter was very helpful and friendly. My wife and I shared the 1/2 sampler appetizer and...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Located in the heart of Old San Juan. They serve the best criollo food around, and it’s among my first stops when I come back home to Puerto Rico. If you get excited about authentic rice and beans and mofongo, this is the place. Tourists...More

Thank EdL342
Reviewed 4 March 2018

If you are looking for good Puerto Rican food at Old San Juan you need to check Café Puerto Rico. The Skirt steak is very good. The rice and chicken are excellent. Deserts are very good too (flan is the best). Service is good and...More

Thank DavidMedinaPR
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We have been visiting Cafe Puerto Rico for years and it always serves up delicious food. The chicken gumbo and mufungos are our go to dishes. The skirt steak with rice and beans was our son’s favorite. Don’t forget the sangria, it is delicious. If...More

Thank Happado
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

A friend and I had a great time at cafe Puerto Rico last night. The waiter was awesome and gave great recommendations for food and drink options. Loved the guava dessert, and the mofongo was great too. Thanks!

Thank Paige H
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The manager of the hotel we were staying at recommended this café, and I am just so glad we were able to find it and stopped in. We liked it so much we came back twice. Not only was the food delicious and very authentic...More

Thank Kelty E
Reviewed 22 January 2018

trAs been there as long as i have come to Puerto Rico. It is right in old San Juan , they have a nice outside seating on the plaza so you can look at people. They have a sampler which has every speciality of the...More

Thank ll99n
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We enjoyed our lunch very much. Had to try the mofongo which was tasty. Their special house drinks were good. Staff is also pleasant.

Thank Danielle M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 O'Donnel Plaza Colon, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-724-2281
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