Restaurant Options in Ponce

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Ponce, the second most populated city in Puerto Rico, is highly regarded for its culinary scene. Many of the establishments throughout town are owned by local families which specialize in serving hearty, home-style meals of local delicacies. There is also a handful of spots that take Puerto Rican fare and spin it on its axis, creating a fusion of sorts that seems to be irresistible to foodies. Mixed amongst these two style of cuisine are the restaurants that cater to a broader range of eaters, with eclectic menus aiming to please large groups with varying pallets.

Caribbean and Local

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Travelers will have lots of opportunities to enjoy trying local flavors during their stay in Ponce. Caribbean and vegetarian dishes are among the dining options you'll find in the area. Don't forget to click on the links to read additional info.

Salvatella's Cuisine has a few different cuisine options to choose from, including Caribbean and vegan. Set on a farm, Salvatella's Cuisine focuses on creating the freshest menu possible for their customers to enjoy in an intimate and friendly environment. Vegetarian and vegan menus are available. You can call them at (787) 930-1781.

Vistas Restaurant offers various different dishes to enjoy, including chicken and pasta. Known for it's spectacular views, Vistas Restaurant boasts great customer satisfaction. Chef Moises Lago invites you dine on any of his delicious menu items, soaking in the cityscape. They're located on Cristina Street #76.

Pollo Tropical Ponce: For a quick and easy meal while staying in line with the Caribbean setting, try Pollo Tropical. Their rice dishes as well as grilled chicken have made them famous as a tasty alternative to the more well known fast food restaurants. If you are looking to call before making reservations, do so at (787) 290-0090.

You can learn more about similar kinds of dining options within Ponce by taking a look at the table down below.

Caribbean and Local Restaurants in Ponce
Name Location Type Phone Number
La Pagoda Cream 1.4 mi. South West of Downtown Ponce Chinese, Creole (787) 844-4030
Pollo Tropical Ponce Ponce Caribbean (787) 290-0090
Puebla Crepas Mexican Grill Ponce Mexican, Vegetarian (787) 843-3666
Salvatella's Cuisine Ponce Caribbean, Vegan, Vegetarian (787) 930-1781
Vistas Restaurant Downtown Ponce Caribbean (939) 350-2407
Zuppa Restaurant Ponce American, Caribbean, Italian, Latin American (787) 842-4787

European and Asian

If you find yourself craving some European food, you'll have lots of restaurants to choose from in the region. In addition to Italian food, you can also choose from International and American options, among others.

Sancho’s Hilton can be found at Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort and is a restaurant with a casual theme located in southern Ponce. Sushi and sashimi in Puerto Rico? It's true! The property is situated at 1150 Caribe Avenue.

A notable dining venue worthy of consideration is Canela Cafe. Choose from a menu of tapas while you wait for your main meal, which could include anything from a salad to seafood to a New York strip steak. Guests will be able to find them at 509 Tito Castro Avenue.

Pizzaioli: There are a few pizzerias on the same street as Pizzaioli, but this one stands out for its Brazilian flare the extends from the food to the atmosphere. The property is situated at 1295 Ave Munoz Rivera.

Another local establishment you might enjoy is Romano's Macaroni Grill Ponce. Every meal at Romano's is an Italian feast. The menu is comprised of several categories that will allow you to choose from salads, pastas, meat based dishes, flat breads, artisan sandwiches, and more. Of course, each meal begins with a bread basket and your choice of wine. The property is located on Avenida Hostos.

View more information about related types of eateries inside Ponce by viewing the chart just below.

European and Asian Restaurants in Ponce
Name Location Type Phone Number
Canela Cafe 0.9 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Ponce International, Spanish (787) 841-2125
Canton Chino Ponce Chinese (787) 848-3161
Domino's Ponce Ponce Italian (787) 984-3030
K-Za Pizza Delivery Ponce Italian (787) 299-2087
La Pagoda Cream 1.4 mi. South West of Downtown Ponce Chinese, Creole (787) 844-4030
Melao Downtown Ponce Continental (787) 813-5050 ext. 7502
Paradise Pizza Ponce Italian (787) 844-9393
Pizza Chez Ponce Italian (787) 840-2731
Pizza's Heaven & Italian Steakhouse Ponce Italian (787) 844-0448
Pizzaioli Ponce Brazilian, Italian (787) 259-0909
Pizzalato Ponce Italian (787) 848-6875
Pizzeria Hot Bite 1.4 mi. South West of Downtown Ponce Italian (787) 290-3322
Rambla Pizza House Ponce Italian (787) 843-4090
Romano's Macaroni Grill Ponce 1.2 mi. South of Downtown Ponce Italian (787) 812-2800
Sancho’s Hilton 2.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Ponce Asian (787) 259-7676
Zuppa Restaurant Ponce American, Caribbean, Italian, Latin American (787) 842-4787

American and Other

There are a large number of locations that offer American food in Ponce. As an alternative, visitors can choose between International and eclectic fare, among other options.

La Terraza Restaurant is located at Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort and is a breakfast possibility located within southern Ponce. Located at the Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort, guests can take all three meals a day at La Terraza and feel as though they are dining in a new spot each time. Guests will find them at 1150 Caribe Avenue.

Tanama Restaurant is a nice restaurant you could try. Guests at the Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino will have the pleasure of dining at Tanama Restaurant, which serves a variety of International and local fare. Find them at 3315 Ponce by Pass.

El Bohio Sports and Pool Bar: El Bohio Sports and Pool Bar is a favorite hang out amongst guests of the Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort. Lite snacks and cool beverages are available for those relaxing poolside. You'll find them at 1150 Caribe Ave..

A area restaurant you might enjoy is La Cava Restaurant. For a unique meal in a trendy atmosphere, La Cava is the perfect choice every time. They're located at 1150 Caribe Avenue.

Lola's Eclectic Cuisine is situated at Ponce Plaza Hotel & Casino and is a lunch and dinner spot found within downtown Ponce. Looking to be adventurous with your food selection. Lola's Eclectic Cuisine is the perfect spot to do so. If you have questions and want to call ahead, do so at (787) 813-5033.

You can see more information on related types of options inside Ponce by scrolling to the table just below.

American and Other Restaurants in Ponce
Name Location Type Phone Number
Buffalo's Ponce Ponce International (787) 220-4411
Burger King Rambla Ponce American (787) 840-3396
Canela Cafe 0.9 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Ponce International, Spanish (787) 841-2125
El Bohio Sports and Pool Bar 2.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Ponce Eclectic (787) 259-7676
El Meson Sandwiches Ponce 1.2 mi. South of Downtown Ponce American (787) 848-4971
El Meson Sandwiches Ponce North 3.5 mi. Northeast of Central Ponce American (787) 290-3335
Flamers Charbroiled Hamburgers Ponce American (787) 844-7001
La Cava Restaurant 2.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Ponce Eclectic (787) 259-7676
La Terraza Restaurant 2.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Ponce International (787) 259-7676
Lola's Eclectic Cuisine Downtown Ponce Eclectic (787) 813-5033
McDonald's La Rambla Ponce American (787) 259-8059
Piccolo Cafe Ponce Eclectic, International (787) 813-2020
Pizzaioli Ponce Brazilian, Italian (787) 259-0909
Popeye's Ponce Mall 1.5 mi. South West of Downtown Ponce American (787) 978-2444
Puebla Crepas Mexican Grill Ponce Mexican, Vegetarian (787) 843-3666
Salvatella's Cuisine Ponce Caribbean, Vegan, Vegetarian (787) 930-1781
Sizzler Ponce Ponce American (787) 841-5320
Subway Ponce Ponce American (787) 290-2501
Subway Ponce Mall 1.5 mi. South West of Downtown Ponce American (787) 385-5119
Tanama Restaurant 4.1 mi. South West of Central Ponce International (787) 844-1200
Zuppa Restaurant Ponce American, Caribbean, Italian, Latin American (787) 842-4787
 

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