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Tropical Taste

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Caribbean, , International
156 Cristo Street | Puerto Rico, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-723-1458
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (14 reviews)
“pernil” (13 reviews)
“rice and beans” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Puerto Rican, International
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
156 Cristo Street | Puerto Rico, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have puertorrican food, and is soooooo delicious! They have tostones (I’m a sucker for tostones), and the service is great! Can’t leave old San Juan without stopping by this little jewel.

Thank ZuleykaMojica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered a variety of dishes and they were all great. The drinks were awesome, too. We’ll be back!

Thank TracyandParis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled on this place last year, and couldn’t wait to get back !!! The food is delish, and service excellent. We were taken care of by the owner, a very pleasant lady !! We had the pernil, which is pulled pork, with beans and rice...More

Thank kwkokonut
Reviewed 11 March 2018

This place is awesome! I went right when it closed and they still let me in and have some mojitos, without any rush! Excellent prices Este lugar es estupendo. Fui justo cuando cerraron, pero me dejaron entrar y tomar sus mojitos con mi familia, sin...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Tropical Taste is actually located in the back of a clothing store, so look for signs near the sidewalk directing to it. I had the chicken, rice, beans and sweet plantains — portions were ample and the taste was great! The place doesn’t have tons...More

Thank Kaitlyn M
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We needed an afternoon snack and on the personal recommendation of a staff member at Hotel El Convento, we walked the half-block to give this place a try. You walk through a retail space & it's in the back. Wow - It was Outstanding! The...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We found this place by accident, but it was lunch time and we gave it a try - I had the Pernil and my husband had the pasta - food was delicious and the portions more than adequate - I never saw a sign for...More

Thank Jayne G
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We happened to find it while looking for souvenirs to take home to our daughters...so glad we did!! Delicious and affordable, with an adorable atmosphere and great service.

Thank Jessi C
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We accidentally found this restaurant while souvenir shopping. When ordering our food I opted to stay close to a taste I know (sort of) and ordered the mofongo pollo my friend ordered pernil and we both truly enjoyed our meals! I'm so glad we stopped...More

Thank Lady H
TropicalTaste, Owner at Tropical Taste, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We appreciate you taking the time to give us a five star review. Hope perhaps in the near future, we get the chance to serve you again.

Reviewed 26 June 2017

This place is a hidden restaurant behind a store, so it is not infested with tourists. It serves authentic PR food. Enjoyed the Mofongos and other dishes.

Thank USA123WashingtonDC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 20
Caribbean, Puerto Rican, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Cristo Street | Puerto Rico, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-723-1458
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Puerto Rican restaurant open 7 days a week from 11am till 7pm, offers Puerto RIco traditional food. Open for lunch and early dinner, located in an indoor patio inside Kamel International Bazaar close to the Cathedral in Old San Juan. Groups are welcome. Kids menu available.
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