Creole Cuisine in Dorado

While exploring Puerto Rico, you'll come upon a delicious array of places to have a hot meal. Creole food lovers will definitely want to check out the places where it's always on the menu. Expect to see more than enough restaurants serving this style.

With choices such as the informal setting of El Capitan to the crave-inducing dinner and lunch at El Conejo, you are sure to find something worth fighting over.

Restaurants Map

Use the list below to preview the wide selection of restaurants specializing in Creole food awaiting Puerto Rico's guests. For each restaurant, you can click its name to discover the details about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

Cafe Puerto Rico

Old San Juan | (787) 724-2281

Set near the center of Old San Juan, Cafe Puerto Rico is at 208 O"Donnell Street. Salty, fresh seafood and Creole cuisine both share the spotlight at this enjoyable eatery.

Local cuisine is what you'll find on the menu at Cafe Puerto Rico, with the paella and mofongo being specialties that are often recommended.

Metropol Dorado

Dorado | (787) 278-5500

Metropol Dorado is located toward the heart of Dorado. It's worth noting that within the genre of Creole culinary creations, this place likes to suggest its chicken and seafood.

The menu at Metropol consists of classic Cuban food that has been adopted by the people of Puerto Rico. The result is a fresh new taste that is familiar to both Cubans and Puerto Ricans, yet unique. Guests can choose from a wide selection of soups, salads, meats, chicken, seafood, desserts, cocktails and wines. Some of their most famous plates are the Stuffed Cornish Hen and the "Fiesta Cubana" which is a combination of typical Cuban dishes: Congri, Tamale, Pork, Casava, Pot Roast, and Shredded Beef.

Don Tello Restaurant

Catano | (787) 788-1951

Don Tello Restaurant is a good choice worth considering if you're exploring this neighborhood. If you're curious, Old San Juan is approximately a mile and a half (approximately two and a half kilometers) to the north. Fresh fish from Puerto Rico's coasts and Creole style eats both share the spotlight at this noteworthy dining option.

Don Tello Restaurant offers authentic creole food and does so with passion. They have large portions and a stocked bar, and offer a good time along with their food.

Airenumo Restaurant Bar & Lounge

Old San Juan

Airenumo Restaurant Bar & Lounge is situated near the middle of Old San Juan. For those times when you're anticipating a really excellent Creole meal in a welcoming setting, this mellow, informal restaurant is a great fit.

Airenumo serves Spanish and Puerto Rican cuisine, but is especially known for their paella, of which there are over 20 varieties on the menu.

Cafe Manolin

Old San Juan | (787) 723-9743

Located near the center of Old San Juan, Cafe Manolin is at 251 San Justo Street. Gladly termed a casual place to dine, it's nice when you're not in the mood to get dolled up.

At Cafe Manolin the portions are big and the Creole food is just as hearty and flavorful as it should be. Eggs are the star of the show at breakfast, with over a dozen menu items that include eggs, and for lunch you can get your choice of chicken, steak, pork, and seafood. Sides include rice and beans, mofongo, tostones, salad, and french fries.

Creole Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
A la Vara 0 mi. North of Central Dorado Creole (787) 796-1313
Airenumo Restaurant Bar & Lounge Old San Juan, 10.4 mi. East of Central Dorado Creole, International, Spanish --
Cafe Manolin Old San Juan, 10.5 mi. East of Central Dorado Creole (787) 723-9743
Cafe Puerto Rico Old San Juan, 10.4 mi. East of Central Dorado Caribbean, Creole (787) 724-2281
Don Tello Restaurant 10.6 mi. East of Central Dorado Creole (787) 788-1951
El Capitan 0 mi. North of Central Dorado Creole, Cuban (787) 278-0011
El Conejo 0 mi. North of Central Dorado Creole (787) 220-5665
Gallery Inn Restaurant Old San Juan, 10.5 mi. East of Central Dorado Creole (787) 722-1808
Katrina's Restaurant 0 mi. North of Central Dorado Creole (787) 278-3183
La Fonda De Angelo Old San Juan, 10.6 mi. East of Central Dorado Creole (787) 845-2886
La Ostra Cosa 10.2 mi. East of Central Dorado Creole (787) 722-2672
La Terraza Dorado 0 mi. North of Central Dorado Caribbean, Creole (787) 796-1242
Metropol Dorado Central Dorado Creole, Cuban (787) 278-5500
Pika Bar & Restaurant 4.6 mi. South West of Central Dorado Creole, Latin American (787) 220-1210

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Carli's Fine Bistro & Piano

Also worth considering if you really love Creole food, you might like distinctly different, but still related restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Burger King Altamira -- American 12.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central Dorado
El Meson Sandwiches Old San Juan (787) 721-5286 American Old San Juan, 10.4 mi. East of Central Dorado
Metropol Guaynabo (787) 272-7000 Cuban 12.6 mi. Southeast of Central Dorado
Beach Bohio Bar & Grill (787) 486-7915 American 0 mi. North of Central Dorado
Burger King Morovis (787) 862-3917 American Morovis, 12.8 mi. South West of Central Dorado
McDonald's Ciales (787) 871-4237 American Ciales, 15.6 mi. South West of Central Dorado
Sizzler Dorado (787) 665-7061 American 0 mi. North of Central Dorado
Longhorn Bayamon (787) 778-0880 American 8.8 mi. East-Southeast of Central Dorado
El Buren Restaurant (787) 977-5023 Caribbean Old San Juan, 10.3 mi. East of Central Dorado
El Mesón Sandwiches Plaza Del Sol (787) 778-0075 American 8.5 mi. East-Southeast of Central Dorado

Guests often find that the best food and drink options in Puerto Rico are the ones that you casually come across during your exploration of different cities. Of course, it doesn't hurt to plan on visiting specific venues. To find out more concerning the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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