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El Platanal

) #272 of 797 Restaurants in San Juan ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Caribbean, Latin,
Calle Marginal, San Juan 00957-2536, Puerto Rico
+1 787-250-8199
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“plantains” (16 reviews)
“pernil” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Calle Marginal, San Juan 00957-2536, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food is good, average I would say. It is different because of the tostones sandwiches and because of the arañitas bowl are big. I took for ever to get the drinks and appetizers and not to mention how long we have to wait for the...More

Thank Soraya A
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Simply put, this is where you go if you want comida criolla while in Puerto Rico. The food is phonemenal. We ordered the sampler for appetizer, mofongo relleno de mariscos mixtos, chuletas kan kan. Everything was outstanding...and the prices are moderate. Very good value!

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I went to Platanal foR Dinner on a Sat Night . We waited for almost 45 mins to be seated. I took my family 3 kids and I have to say restaurant very loud and busy. The service is not so great due to servers...More

Thank RoLa87
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We had the trifongos with beeftsteak and some Piña coladas. The food was really good and we had a good time. It has a pretty good ambience to it. Love the grandfather clock.

Thank Yuki K
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Great Puerto Rican food. Reasonable price. Good service. Unbelievable "Chuleta Kankan" with "Mofongo"

Thank alfeligo
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for genuine Puerto Rican food. Business lunch or family, service is great, food is really good and economical. Very popular with the locals

Thank c0c0si
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Very god food. It's Dominican style food with Puerto Rican fusion. Great prices especially their lunch specials. I love the "canasta with churrasco or chicken". Good prices good sevice.

Thank Maribelisa01
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Casual place for a casual time. Happy hour is very happy. Good prices for great food. Plantain soup is the best.

Thank Diazvil
Reviewed 20 September 2016

the best plantain sandwiches ever !!! the prices are moderate and they have a good service. The place is bigger than it appears.

Thank frances30pr
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I love the 10oz churrasco, is the best plate they serve, also try churrasco sandwich o chicken sandwich!

Thank J Eduardo R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Marginal, San Juan 00957-2536, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-250-8199
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