El Picoteo

Dine on true Spanish fare at El Picoteo in Hotel El Convento. Whether you want to sample a selection of tapas, or go for a full meal, the perfect wine pairing is waiting to complement each menu on the item.


Along with an extensive menu of tapas, there are a number of full meals available on the menu including Costillas de Cordero con Chutney de Cerezas, which is Grilled lamb chops with berries chutney or a favorite in the Spanish and Latin American culinary world, the empanada.

El Picoteo specializes in tapas with Spanish twists. When it comes to the level of formaility, the setting here is informal. The option to eat here is on the table during both dinner and lunch, so make time to try it.


This restaurant is a part of Hotel El Convento, which is located in the heart of Old San Juan.

Tourists can merge their dining experience with some excellent local sightseeing possibilities by patronizing one of the many interesting nearby attractions, including Plaza Felisa Rincon De Gautier.

Many travelers say they've come to these parts for the variety of fun activities found throughout the region. Travelers who find themselves anxious to tee off can leisurely practice (or take serious score) at this restaurant's closest located golf facility, Fort Buchanan Golf Club. While you're in town, also check out Escambrion Beach, which you will find to be the nearest beach and is only two miles away. Also, keep in mind these are only a few options among a group of golf courses and beaches within the area.

Nearby Restaurants

If you and your party are seeking out another local restaurant with some similar menu items or comparable prices, there are quite a few nearby dining spots to choose between, including Airenumo Restaurant Bar & Lounge.

Then of course, if you're in the mood for something a little different, this part of Puerto Rico features a long list of food and drink venues that will surely suit the tastes of nearly any kind of diner. For example, you could also consider eclectic food at Patio del Nispero, which isn't very far away.

Credit Cards Accepted

El Picoteo accepts most major credit cards.

Contact Info

Location: 100 Calle Cristo, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Phone: (800) 468-2779

Website: http://www.elconvento.com/dining/el-picoteo.aspx


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