Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Lunch restaurants in San Juan and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Al Dente thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat La Mallorquina, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Lunch.

CyberNet Café

This Internet cafe offers affordable, reliable access for visitors who want to check their email, monitor their stocks or just surf the 'net. Access is available in 15-minute increments – an entire hour is less than $10. Hot and cold coffee...  Read More

Old San Juan
El Picoteo

El Convento Hotel surrounds El Picoteco in the warm embrace of its classic Spanish Mission style. In the courtyard you'll find locals lounging and playing backgammon while curious tourists lazily sip sangria. Enter the restaurant and sample the...  Read More

Old San Juan

This Tex-Mex hot spot has a location in Isla Verde as well as the Old San Juan address. Visit Lupi's in Old San Juan for nightly happy hour specials. Lupi's in Isla Verde features live music each night. Both sites are home to the island's best...  Read More

New Taste Chinese Restaurant

Ashford Avenue, just steps from one of the more lovely beaches in San Juan, is filled with shops of all types and restaurants of every cuisine. But you'd be hard pressed to find better than New Taste, if you're craving dim sum as authentic as...  Read More

La Patisserie de France

Fresh baked crusty breads, chewy sweet rolls and flaky croissants are sure to tempt all but the most vigilant dieters. Stop here in the morning for a cinnamon bun and coffee or a piece of quiche. For lunch, snuggle into a booth in the upper...  Read More

Cafeteria Los Yeyos

When in San Juan, do as the San Juaneros do and stop into this little cafe in a working class neighborhood in the Old City. Don't let the sparsely decorated place fool you, the food is in the spotlight of those bare bulbs. Breakfast is a bargain...  Read More

La Fonda del Jibarito

For satisfying the hearty appetite, a visit to this family run restaurant is a must. The room is simple with crowded tables and noisy patrons. There's even a country balcony over the kitchen and the walls feature the streets of San Juan. House...  Read More


This local gathering place for great weekend brunches is said to have some of the best coffee around. Located just a few blocks from the beach, it draws a room full of local politicians and other community figures. Strong coffee complements...  Read More

La Casita Blanca

The name means small white house. And it's just that simple character that makes La Casita Blanca such a great spot. Locals love La Casita because of the generous portions of Puerto Rican fare. Favorites include the veal fricassee and pastelon...  Read More

Restaurante El Chotis

Traditional tapas are served with a flourish in this little section of Spain in Hato Rey. Try the fried calamari or savory sausage. Should you find yourself there on a Friday night, you can indulge in the seafood studded paella while the...  Read More