Cuban Cuisine in Dorado

If you find yourself in the mood for Cuban food, don't miss an opportunity to treat yourself. Though not terribly plentiful, you can still find a couple of places in Puerto Rico offering this type of food.

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With everything from the informal setting of Metropol Dorado to the dives where spirits are as much a part of dinner as the food itself, you're bound to find something worth sharing - or not, as the case may be.

Below, browse the limited selection of Cuban eateries you'll encounter during your stay. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to find out more about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Metropol Guaynabo

Guaynabo | (787) 272-7000

Metropol Guaynabo is on Las Cumbres Avenue. It's 7.1 miles south of Old San Juan. Salty, fresh seafood and Cuban fare share the same plate at this noteworthy dining option. <p>This Metropol location features contemporary decor with sleek lines and a unique ceiling fixture. The walls are warm and inviting in deep oranges.</p>

Metropol Dorado

Dorado | (787) 278-5500

Metropol Dorado is located just beyond the the center of Dorado. Speaking of delicious, specialty Cuban cuisine, this visitor favorite is especially proud of their chicken and seafood. <p>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.</p>

El Capitan

Dorado | (787) 278-0011

Located toward the center of Dorado, El Capitan is a logical selection for you to consider if you're going to be spending time seeing this town or nearby. Fabulously fresh fish and Cuban food are an outstanding combo at this crazy tasty dining option. <p>At El Capitan, you'll find the days fresh catches laid out on ice waiting for you to select. Of course, they are best known for their lobster, which is only $15(USD) a pound on Thursdays.</p>

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If you don't mind changing things up a bit, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Aloha Old San Juan (787) 289-5626 Caribbean Old San Juan, 10.4 mi. East of Central Dorado
La Villa Dorada De Alberto (787) 278-1715 Caribbean 0 mi. North of Central Dorado
Don Tello Restaurant (787) 788-1951 Creole 10.6 mi. East of Central Dorado
Cafe Ochoa (787) 977-8259 Caribbean Old San Juan, 10.4 mi. East of Central Dorado
Pez Dorado Marisqueria (787) 273-6759 Caribbean 12.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Dorado
El Conejo (787) 220-5665 Creole 0 mi. North of Central Dorado
Aguaviva (787) 724-2535 Caribbean Old San Juan, 10.4 mi. East of Central Dorado
El Picoteo (800) 468-2779 Spanish Old San Juan, 10.3 mi. East of Central Dorado
Cafe Del Caribe (787) 977-0260 Caribbean Old San Juan, 10.4 mi. East of Central Dorado
Parrot Club (787) 725-7370 Caribbean Old San Juan, 10.7 mi. East of Central Dorado

Guests often find that the best dining options in Puerto Rico are the ones you run into naturally while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. Although, you can't go wrong when you have a concrete plan for some meals. To discover more regarding the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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