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La Madre

351 Calle San Francisco | Callejon Del Tamarindo, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-647-5392
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“burrito” (28 reviews)
“fish tacos” (33 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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351 Calle San Francisco | Callejon Del Tamarindo, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

With the great reviews I read beforehand, and the quality of food/service we received, it’s hard to understand why this place isn’t more crowded. The huevos rancheros was delicious and light, but filled me up as well (I wouldn’t order it if you don’t enjoy...More

Thank Zach J
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I were in Old San Juan looking for a place to eat last minute because our original restaurant choice for dinner closed by the time we got there. This place came up in a google search when I was trying to find...More

Thank Alyssa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After our cruise, we spent a day in Old San Juan. We were walking and stumbled on this place. It had a Sunday brunch and we liked the menu. The food was excellent Mexican food with a Puerto Rican spin. Fresh watermelon juice was my...More

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This unassuming and unexpected Mexican restaurant in Old San Juan certainly didn’t disappoint. The food was fantastic. Great people, awesome drinks too. Went in hungry, came out stuffed! Omg. So good.

Thank Derby92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time with awesome food. Not what you would expect. Authentic place authentic food. I would give it 6 stars if it were possible.

Thank John K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We slept in on Saturday and were very pleased to find that they served a late brunch. They were very accommodating as my partner ordered 'off the menu' and just wanted fried eggs and toast. I ordered one of the brunch egg specials and it...More

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 8 March 2018

During a quick last-minute tour of Old San Juan to our friends from Iowa, we get hungry and want to get a bite on a mexican restaurant. After reviewing the available restaurants on a monday afternoon, we choose La Madre. We walked to the place...More

Thank Hernan R
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I stopped at La Madre because I loved the atmosphere of the place and was packed. Normally a good sign that the food is excellent. I wasn't disappointed with the food but founded to be just good. There are not many Mexican restaurants in Old...More

Thank DavidMedinaPR
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The best food and cocktails I have had in a restaurant since long time ❤, one of the best in San Juan

1  Thank SGM2109
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The food and service was really amazing. My girlfriend and I loved it for Valentine’s Day. It was a beautiful evening.

Thank Ricardo G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 Calle San Francisco | Callejon Del Tamarindo, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-647-5392
  • E-mail
We are a small, locally owned business offering high quality meals cooked with the best ingredients. A very intimate space to enjoy lunch or dinner, and now brunch on the weekends. Fresh fruit juices, mimosas & margaritas, premium coffee and great music make this a place you don't want to miss.
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