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Courtyard by Marriott Av. Ponce de Leon 801, Miramar, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-7700
06:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 10:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
Sat 07:00 - 10:30
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San Jose, California
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342 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had breakfast on all days of our stay at the Courtyard Marriott. Its sit-in place and so have to wait to be seated and given the menu card, etc.. all of which takes time. The first day experience wasn't great, as we were expecting a buffet breakfast to quickly eat and leave. Added to that we were not able... More 

Thank JupiterNine
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Everything about this restaurant is great. The service, the wine list, and the food are just perfect. This is one of the few high-end restaurants in Puerto Rico were you can eat a spectacular “cochinillo”. This restaurant is definitely one of my favorites and between the 3 best ten restaurants in Puerto Rico.

Kansas City, Kansas, USA
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317 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

When you have to ask for a menu, you know you're in trouble. The servers were all scatterbrained. Drinks were not served unless repeatedly asked. Refills - hah! Requested items were not brought to the table. The entire wait stood around talking to each other and essentially ignored customers. Do yourself a favor and go to a nearby eatery. Pitiful

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43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We enjoyed this restaurant twice for breakfast. The restaurant was clean and nice and good staff. The food was reasonably good and presented well. The only thing was is that it was slow - took us about 45-min - an hour to get breakfast so plan accordingly. .

Thank scrapbookchef
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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115 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This place is a hidden gem in Miramar. Located inside the Hotel Marriott Courtyard in Miramar. Had a great dinner and the Tuna Tartare was the best plate. Had a few good bottles of wine with friends and had a great time. Service was Ok, but they have improved since my first time there.

Thank mirage-ult
Berryville, Virginia
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143 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We were tired when we checked into the Marriott Courtyard and decided to try this restaurant. We expected expensive, we didn't expect the food and service to be superb. We had the three course prefix menus, with no dessert. We saw some wonderful looking desserts go by, but we are not sweet eaters. I had the special Fois Gras it... More 

Thank Huron68
Ithaca, New York, United States
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We unexpectedly spent a night in San Juan when our flight plans changed, and chose the Marriott Courtyard as a convenient place to stay. We were surprised and delighted to find the hotel was home to an excellent restaurant, Ariel. The setting was quiet and contemporary, the food was superb (I had fish), and the service was quite attentive. The... More 

Thank BKinIthacaNY
Columbus Ohio
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109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

An affordable and delicious breakfast. We had a generous portions that were well prepared. Our party of three adults picked the same item: a breakfast bread basket, juice, and coffee. The bread basket had five breads. The dining room was mid-sized, quiet, and overlooked their pool.

Thank lawton1osuedu
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Went for brunch and it was good but really expensive. I guess the super fancy ambiance is included on the price. They even have a standard $5 charge for water (you learn about that when you get the check). Honestly, I've had great brunches in other places around the area and find the food is better and more creative. But... More 

Thank ruthy_q
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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155 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This is a good option for a quiet lunch or dinner. Very good food, nice wines, excellent service. The bar is another alternative if you only want to have a drink and eat something. Menu is limited, but with very good options.

Thank Salvador H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 38 - US$ 40
French, International, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:30 - 10:00
06:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Courtyard by Marriott Av. Ponce de Leon 801, Miramar, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-7700
"Ariel" is the masterpiece of Chef Ariel Rodriguez. After years of upholding the highest culinary standards as the Chef & owner of the legendary "Augusto's" he has reimagined the space and stamped he's name on it. Creating a renewed space for his culinary artistry with the highest service standards. Join us at "Ariel" to enjoy Chef Ariel gastronomic creations that will delight your senses!

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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?