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.

If you check out the menu at El Picoteo, among other options you'll find tapas served with Spanish flair. When deciding how to dress for this restaurant, consider that the style of the food and service is informal. This dining option is on the table during both dinner and lunch, so make time to try it. You could discover flavors you've been missing all your life.


Located in the heart of Old San Juan, El Picoteo is on the premises of Hotel El Convento.

This section of Puerto Rico has plentiful camera-worthy sites, each of which help characterize this vivacious town. Two of the closest landmark sites from their location include Plaza Felisa Rincon De Gautier and Children's Museum, both of which are within a reasonable driving distance of the El Picoteo.

Many guests also anticipate the variety of outdoorsy activities located around this district. Any golfing guests who've only dreamed about playing in such a beautiful location can test their skills at this restaurant's closest golf facility, Fort Buchanan Golf Club, which can be found within traveling distance of El Picoteo. Or sometime during your visit you might want to chill out at Escambrion Beach, which is the most convenient beach and is only two miles away. And happily, those two aren't the only options that exist for beaches, golf courses, and outdoor sports within the area.

Nearby Restaurants

If you and your party are in the mood for another restaurant in the area with some similar types of food or similar prices, there are quite a few nearby dining spots to pick from, including Airenumo Restaurant Bar & Lounge.

Then of course, if you want something different, this region of Puerto Rico provides an excellent selection of dining establishments, where you can find many different cuisine styles and menu items. For example, you could also consider eclectic eats at Patio del Nispero, which isn't very far away.

Credit Cards and Other Info

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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