We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Jibarito

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Vegetarian Friendly
280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-8375
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mofongo” (389 reviews)
“pork” (141 reviews)
“yellow rice” (60 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,937)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,756 reviews

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food and service is very good. It's delicious and professional service. They makes you feel like home. We went like 5 times during our vacations at old San Juan.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had supper here and would recommend this as a must on your local restaurants list. It specializes in local cuisine. Corn fritter appies with a couple of different sauces was a great start. Cold beers were good too! I had the...More

Thank Gotoguy23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where the locals go. Empanadas are exceptional as well as the sangria. Reservations not accepted so plan accordingly. Worth the trip!

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you can manage come here. I literally got a pitcher of sangria, skirt steak, and cheese balls. Literally the best dinner ever! Great service!

1  Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 1 week ago

El Jibarito offers a great selection of Puertorrican comfort food. Great place for lunch. The prices are fair for the quality of food they serve.

Thank DavidMedinaPR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything on the menu is sooo good you cant ever go wrong The servings are substantial and the staff is bilingual Enjoy!!!

Thank LadyCinctus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finishing a meal here. We go here every time we are in San Juan. We had the pork cubes in plantain sauce and the chicken with creole sauce with a side of plantains. Everything was delicious.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What I really like about this little gem is the service from the friendly staff. When we sat down and began to view the menus, our server brought over a small bowl of "today's special" for us to taste. She then explained what it was,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warm welcome followed by great drinks and a myriad of local treats! The taste and quality of the food is exceptional and authentic! Local gather here to share food and laughs! Don't be afraid of trying the delicacies of the Puerto Rican Cuisine without paying...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We asked around San Juan and in Yabucoa about where locals would go when in San Juan, and El Jibarito’s name came up again & again. We know why! The food is hands-down delicioso! On La Calle del Sol, it’s in downtown Old San Juan,...More

1  Thank balanceseaker
Nearby HotelsSee all 161 hotels in Puerto Rico
La Terraza de San Juan
786 reviews
.08 km away
Da House Hotel
616 reviews
.18 km away
Hotel Milano
945 reviews
.20 km away
S.J. Suites
273 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Punto de Vista Restaurant & Bar
2,091 reviews
.20 km away
Carthage Express
167 reviews
.19 km away
Cafeteria Mallorca
857 reviews
.13 km away
La Madre
354 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Castillo de San Cristobal
4,092 reviews
.23 km away
Fundacion Casa Cortes
295 reviews
.19 km away
San Juan Cemetery
1,068 reviews
.23 km away
Fortaleza Street
571 reviews
.24 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
1 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from SheKnowsHerStuff | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Won't go here again because the service is terrible. Very unfriendly staff.
james c
9 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Tereza P | Reviewed this property |
No hay estacionamento.
Shauntelle M
6 November 2015|
Response from Marvin R | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you might have to call them to see. I do know holiday season is San Juan's busy season.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-8375
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing