Sofia Italian Grill Pizzeria

Need a break from the typically Latin and Caribbean influenced restaurants that dominate the Puerto Rican dining scene? Just head to Sophia Italian Grill Pizzeria in historic Old San Juan. At Sophia's, you will find a menu filled with the finest Italian offerings in a relaxed and elegant setting.


Cooked to perfection in their imported oven from Naples, Italy, the Neopolitan style pizza as well as Pizza Campana with fresh arugula and prociuttto on top are simply devine. Also offered are pasta, risotto and grilled meats such as Grigliata per due, which has become a local favorite.

If you check out the menu at Sofia Italian Grill Pizzeria, among other options you'll find pasta served with Italian flair. When it comes to the level of formality, the setting here is informal. They are open for business during both dinner and lunch, so give it a try. You might discover some dishes that you fall in love with.


High ceilings, wood furnishings, and calm colors of grays and blues highlight the interior ambiance of this Colonial building. The decor provides an upscale, authentic Puerto Rican setting for an exclusively Italian restaurant. The ever-present glow of candlelight at each table sets a romantic tone in the indoor dining room, while outdoor seating is available on the palm fringed terrace.


Set near the center of Old San Juan, It is at 355 San Francisco Street.

This part of Puerto Rico has a spread of camera-worthy sites, each of which help characterize this vivacious area that's an attraction all its own. The nearest visitor favorites from the restaurant include Plaza La Barandilla/ La Barandilla Stairs and Plaza Salvador Brau, both of which are only a short distance from Sofia Italian Grill Pizzeria.

Active travelers often gravitate toward the fun-in-the-sun activities found about the area. Travelers ready to take to the greens could plan ahead to play a round at the closest golf course, Fort Buchanan Golf Club, which can be found within traveling distance of Sofia Italian Grill Pizzeria. After a long, hot day on the links, refresh at Escambrion Beach, which is the most convenient beach and is only a mile and a half away. And happily, these two options are among a few different options for golf courses and beaches in the vicinity.

Nearby Restaurants

For those looking for another restaurant in the area with similar kinds of food and/or a similar atmosphere, there are lots of nearby places to choose between, including Al Dente Ristorante. It is found a couple hundred yards to the south-southeast of this restaurant.

However, if you're in the mood for something a little different, this region of Puerto Rico boasts an impressive selection of food and beverage establishments, where you'll encounter all types of cuisine styles and menu items. For example, you can try International fare at Pirilo Pizza Rustica, which is about a hundred yards away.

Hours and Other Info

Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 5 pm until 10pm. Open Saturday from noon until 11 pm, and Sunday from noon until 10 pm. They are closed on Tuesday.

Contact Info

Location: 355 San Francisco Street, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Phone: (787) 721-0369




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