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Ruben's Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Caribbean, Latin,
1317 Ave Ponce de Leon | Parada 19, Santurce, San Juan 00907-4020, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-2581
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
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“churrasco” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Spanish
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1317 Ave Ponce de Leon | Parada 19, Santurce, San Juan 00907-4020, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poor service, no music and awful food. We had Caesar salad and it was brought out w wishbone dressing in a bottle.

Thank Bdagal67
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We were told this was real PR food, but don't go on a Monday. Many things were out, and it seemed like leftovers.

Thank abnorlin
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Great flavor at a reasonable price in San Juan!!! If you're looking for great flavor in San Juan, visit Ruben's Cafe. And the best part is that it's open 24 hours a day. Np matter what time you go, the food is always great. The...More

Thank OrtizManuel
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This cafe recommended by a local. The restaurant looks like a hole in the wall, but it was busy with many diners coming and going. The cafe is open 24/7. There was a nice selection of local favorites such as garlic chicken, empanadas, mofongo, etc....More

Thank deniseLosangeles
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We went to PR on May and we ate in this places twice, the food is very good, the services is excellent, you can seat outside or inside, prices are also good.

Thank Artiles P
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We needed to burn an hour before our movie started s o we stopped in for drinks. Staff and people were friendly and prices were fair.

Thank Dorathy P
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Popped into Ruben's for dinner after arriving in San Juan; we were looking for something with local flavor not far from our hotel. First, let me say finding parking near the restaurant can be difficult; most people appear to park illegally, but we erred on...More

Thank Dez P
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Best TriMofongo ever. Their coco mojito is also great. If u r a meat lover their churrasco is amazing. We always make sure to eat here when visiting Isla Verde.

Thank Rbolivar1
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Service was slow and waiter was rude/snippy. Brought wrong drinks, then switched mine out from another guest table...unbelievable 😩. Food was tepid...not hot and this after over a 30 minutes wait for the food. My wife's Arroz con Pollo was practically un-edible. Would never go...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Perhaps we visited on a bad night --- we reviewed the menu and decided to eat here since it was close to our hotel. We ordered a sampler, chicken and rice, a Ceasar salad and mofongo. Salad was not fresh....sampler did not look at all...More

Thank RoseB52
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  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Spanish
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1317 Ave Ponce de Leon | Parada 19, Santurce, San Juan 00907-4020, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-724-2581
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