Puerto Rican

Do you love Puerto Rican food? We do too, and that's why we dedicate ourselves to finding the best places to enjoy Puerto Rican cuisine in San Juan. We've diligently scouted out the top eateries, and we've listened to our readers and their reviews of San Juan restaurants. We share the places that get great buzz, like La Mallorquina, and we showcase the ones that have proven themselves over time, like La Bombonera. We also point out good neighborhoods for Puerto Rican restaurants in the San Juan - Old San Juan area, for instance. When the craving hits, we'll make sure you get your fix!

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

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

Marisqueria La Dorada


This spot in the heart of Condado serves up Puerto Rican seafood favorites including paella and camarones. The house specialties are a grilled seafood platter and \"specialty seven rice.\" Sunday features cerdo asado. The service is efficient and friendly.

Old San Juan


What better place to enjoy an authentic Puerto Rican meal than at the city's oldest restaurant? Established in 1848 this spot has been lovingly run by the Rojos family since 1900. The house special is asopao, a thick stew made with rice and...  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

Café del Angel


Plunked down in the middle of a vast array of fast food restaurants, this bustling cafe offers the real goods. The large dining room holds over 100 within walls covered with wild paintings of angels. The menu is stacked with traditional Puerto...  Read More