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El Livin - CLOSED

Parque Luis Munoz Rivera, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-977-6500
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
5 Feb 2016
18 Aug 2015
“Customer Service at Its Best!!!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Latin, Spanish
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Parque Luis Munoz Rivera, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 5 February 2016

Walked from Hilton last night. Disappointed to find it closed. No signs explaining whether closing is permanent or seasonal. Too bad. (The park it's in is pretty tho)

Thank surfer143
Reviewed 18 August 2015

I had dinner at this restaurant when I visited San Juan, Puerto Rico in November of 2013. Maria, our concierge, recommended this restaurant. I am glad I listened to her advice. The staff made us feel like royalty, the food was yummy, and we even...More

Thank party2004pooper
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

We found out of these place thru a special coupon that we bought online. The pictures looked very nice and cozy. Al though we didnt saw the menu we bought it. The restaurant is located in a beautiful park between trees and lots of greens....More

3  Thank andrea8881
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Ever the optimists, we had high hopes for El Livin to provide a nice dinner on our last night in San Juan. It is a 10 minute walk from the Hilton Caribe, hidden in the Luis Muniz Riviera park, near the old armory so seemed...More

2  Thank uktravailer
Reviewed 26 June 2014

This is a wonderful restaurant, with good food, great service and a lovely setting. The staff make you feel welcome as soon as you walk in. Service is fast, and friendly. The food was tasty, and very well priced. It is just a 5 minute...More

Thank Pajomo
Reviewed 4 May 2014 via mobile

El Living, colloqialism for Living Room is an enticing local relaxed bistro set on the portal of historic old San Juan. The restaurant features local comfort food, appealing to the tourist trade with a more conservative palate. I enjoyed the ambiance and it wasn't too...More

Thank GabeF8
Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

Last night My wife and I visited for the first time this little known restaurant located inside the Luis Munoz Rivera Park. It was a very pleasant surprise to find a great little restaurant hidden in the middle of the city park. El Livin serves...More

1  Thank conradowa
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Exceptional food, ambiance and service. Felt like a welcomed guest; unlike most restaurants we visited in SJ. Hard to find, but omg so worth it! I would travel back just for their paella risotto. Spread the word, THIS IS A GEM!

Thank Kristen B
Reviewed 27 March 2014

This restaurant is on the second floor of an old structure within an old park in San Juan, with parking, out of sight of other places and just a weird place for a restaurant to be located. The place is a high ceiling wooden structure...More

2  Thank Luvsviolet
Reviewed 6 February 2014

I loved the atmosphere, a great place to go and have drinks and a nice meal. The owner was there and she was very nice and attentive to all the customers.

1  Thank JacquelineBiasco
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 40
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parque Luis Munoz Rivera, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-977-6500
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