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701 Ave Ponce de Leon Ste 108 | Edificio del Centro de Seguros, San Juan 00907-3256, Puerto Rico
+1 787-963-1298
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11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 15:00
Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Catrina is in the House... This is an Authentic Mexican Gem in the Town of Miramar in San Juan. Just less than 10 minutes from Old San Juan or Condado. If you like Regular or Flavoured Margaritas THIS is the place. The Carnitas have a Spices and Cinnamon taste (YUM!). Secret, they have a Salon (BAR) just on weekends... More 

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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This review is about the speakeasy located in the back of the bar. You must know the password to enter the speak easy. Once in the back of the bar, near the restrooms, you knock on the steal grate and a small window will open. Once you give them the password, you enter to a beautifully designed speakeasy. This part... More 

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Thank Timo2099
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This restaurant offers a quaint and some what romantic experience. We were started off with house totopos and salsas which were a very nice surprise. They offer four different house made salsas that allow you're palate to explore different textures and spices including a carrot infused house sauce which was very delightful. We decided to only have cocktails due to... More 

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Thank Franco R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Open kitchen that allows you to see everything. One cook with a toothpick in his mouth shoved his face in sauce container. The other cook shoved her face in the churro dough to smell it. They were using gloves to protect themselves and not the food and customers like it's supposed to be. They handled everthing without changing gloves. For... More 

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Thank JenAya7
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6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Had Tacos al Pastor, which were small (three, 3 1/2 inch tortillas). The flavor was good, however price steep at $12.85 plus $2.95 for grated cheese on them. Total for the tacos with tax and tip: almost 20 dollars! Corona beer was $6.

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Thank FAGonzalez
South Daytona, Florida
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This was an excellent experience, from the attentive, helpful and friendly service given by our server Angela to the delicious and fresh food. Loved and ate every bite! Really the best Mexican food we ever had!

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Thank Kathi R
Miami, Florida
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I was really excited about eating here. The food sounded great. When it came out it was bland and mediocre. The service was good. The food also Comes out very slow.

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Thank MiamiEsq13
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The food was good. I ordered the chicken fajitas and my boyfriend the biftec tacos. Great taste!!! Now, we ordered an appetizer that the waiter brought AFTER the food.... it was supposed to be before the food not after. We waited for the food and appetizer for over 30minutes. We paid $88 including tips, taxes, 2 main entrée, 1 appetizer,... More 

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Thank Ada M
Puerto Rico
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112 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We went to Bartola for a lunch meeting amd being my first time there I was not sure what to expect. The experience was good overall. Good location and nice ambience. Food was not that amazing as other people told me but it was not bad either, it was just good. But I have to say that the service was... More 

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Thank Jordanar
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Not sure why this not rated higher. If your thinking your going to get "American" Mexican food your wrong. The chef knows his spices and is NOT scared to use them. Went with our group of 9 and all went away very happy. Restaurant was great and music was awesome. Our waiter walked around and shook our hands and held... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Ave Ponce de Leon Ste 108 | Edificio del Centro de Seguros, San Juan 00907-3256, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-963-1298

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?