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Ariel Restaurante

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Courtyard by Marriott Av. Ponce de Leon 801, Miramar, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-7700
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2013

This is one of the few in the San Juan metro area (I can only think of 2 more) that the owner/chef actually cooks at the restaurante. Every day. The food is consistently exquisite, cooked to perfection. The quality of ingredients is evident. The well-trained waitstaff is the best in any upscale restaurant in Puerto Rico. I have been going... More 

1 Thank Picky-yet-Fair
springfield, il
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013

Who would have thought such a great restaurant would be tucked away in a little hotel!!!!!! We choose the three course meal and it was yummy, the service was superior, food outstanding, little cookie gifts when you left!!! Worth every penny!!! My husband had the salmon and I had scallops, can not say enough!!!!

1 Thank caton6949
New York City, New York
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013

If you're looking for a culinary experience this is definitely a place for you. Chef Ariel and his team are talented individuals. You can choose from a wide selection on the menu or ask for the chef's recommendations. If you still can't find what you're looking for and have a clear idea of what is, ask the Maitre D, he... More 

Thank Replicant_Roy
Puerto Rico
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2013 via mobile

Great ambience, great service, very high quality meal. A little bit expensive. The filet mignon exquisite.

2 Thank Leon005
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013

Everyone else gave it rave reviews so we had to give it a try. My husband was shocked that we were going to a hotel restuarant - couldn't be a great place. SHOCKER! This is Brooklyn's River Cafe in Puerto Rico! Attentive service with outstanding food. The lobster turnover appetizer was simply amazing! Our kids love to eat good food... More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2013

The atmosphere is warm and inviting especially after being received by Marcos Mercado. The man takes the experience to another level. The food is spectacular. Coupled with Marcos' wine pairings, it was truly a memorable meal. This is arguably the best restaurant in San Juan. Enjoy!

Thank DDL2013
Puerto Rico
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88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2013

Augusto's Cuisine is the epitome of fine dining, elegance and seamless service. Never have I had poor service or a dish to be returned. Chef/Owner Ariel makes sure of the quality of his restaurant, beginning with the freshest of ingredients and his culinary creations, from the classic to the contemporary; and yesterday's lunch was no exception. But standing out, once... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2013

Here during a tropical storm warning - the governor declared a state of emergency and closed all restaurants and bars outside of hotels. We were going to eat at a place in the neighborhood which we found out was closed when we arrived, this restaurant was in the area so we called an audible and stopped. Ill admit, I was... More 

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san juan
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2013

the food the service the place everything is very very good very good wine list,easy parking valet parking

Thank baldr1c
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2013 via mobile

Chef Ariel, thank you for an amazing yummy culinary experience. You pour your heart and soul into your food and it shows! Thank your for sharing your love!

Thank yvettemz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 38 - US$ 40
French, International
Lunch, Brunch, 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
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?