Contemporary Cuisine in Puerto Rico

During your visit to Puerto Rico, you'll be impressed by the plentiful supply of restaurants, cafes, and places with delicious cocktails. If you're admittedly obsessed with contemporary food, you should pay attention to those restaurants that do it best. Fortunately, there's quite a broad selection of places that feature it on their menus.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the fine dining locale of Sambuka Restaurant to the crave-inducing dinner and lunch at 1919 Restaurant, it really is possible to find the dish with just the right elements.

Take a moment to pursue the large collection of contemporary eateries to be enjoyed. For each of the options, click to read the full article about its location, ambiance, and more.

Mi Casa by Jose Andres

Dorado | (787) 278-7217

Positioned near the center of the island of Puerto Rico, Mi Casa by Jose Andres is on the same premises as Ritz-Carlton Dorado Beach. It's 1.9 miles west of Dorado. It's worth noting that within the genre of contemporary cuisine, this possible dining pick is particularly known for its seafood and tapas. <p>Most of the dishes have that avant-garde flare that foodies can't get enough of. Not only is each dish artfully prepared, but it is artfully placed as well. Not in the mood for a full meal? Check out the tapas menu. Whatever you choose to eat, Mi Casa also has a long list of wine pairings.</p>

Il Nuovo Perugino Enoteca

Hato Rey | (787) 722-5481

Il Nuovo Perugino Enoteca is found in the vicinity of San Juan; it is 2.1 miles to the south-southeast of Condado District. Travelers that want desserts will fully love dining here during a visit to Hato Rey. <p>One of the most interesting things about Ill Nuoo Perugino is the architecture. Inside, the wood flows in a way that feels fluid and ocean like, enveloping guests in a unique setting that must be seen and not heard about.</p>

1919 Restaurant

Condado District | (787) 724-1919

Located near the middle of Condado District, 1919 Restaurant is on the same premises as Condado Vanderbilt Hotel, and is a smart choice for vacationers visiting this section of San Juan. Sure to please everyone, 1919 Restaurant isn't just contemporary delights and particularly seafood, but they're also dubbed a hotspot for steak. <p>At lunch they offer a three course menu, while dinner is a fourcourse prix fixe menu. A la carte service is available all day as well. They focus heavily on using organic, locally-sourced products and are known for their creative style that always pays off.</p>

Choices

Miramar | (787) 993-3500

Choices, which is on the premises of Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino, can be found in Miramar, a neighborhood in San Juan; 1.9 miles to the east-southeast of Old San Juan. Craving tempting contemporary eats in a fun and convenient location? Perhaps you'll like the naturally relaxing bites and backdrop here. <p>Classic dishes with a modern twist make this spot a must try.</p>

Sambuka Restaurant

Hato Rey | (787) 777-1070

Sambuka Restaurant is found in the general vicinity of San Juan; it's 2.2 miles to the south-southeast of Condado District. When considering this restaurant, anticipate an over-the-top dining experience that offers a refreshing change from quick-service restaurants. <p>Inspired by modern lines and Japanese artwork, Sambuka features a clean, starkly decorated dining room.</p>

contemporary Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
1919 Restaurant 1.3 mi. North of Central San Juan Contemporary (787) 724-1919
Amadeus Cafe Restaurant 0.3 mi. West of Central Old San Juan Contemporary (787) 721-6720
Augusto’s Restaurant 1.1 mi. North of Central San Juan Contemporary, French (787) 725-7700
Choices 1.9 mi. East-Southeast of Central Old San Juan Contemporary (787) 993-3500
Eighty20 Bistro 3.2 mi. East of Central San Juan Contemporary (787) 253-9000
Il Nuovo Perugino Enoteca 1.1 mi. Southeast of Central San Juan Contemporary, Italian (787) 722-5481
Jose Jose Restaurant 1.1 mi. North of Central San Juan Contemporary (787) 725-2323
Koco 3.4 mi. East of Central San Juan Caribbean, Contemporary (787) 791-7078
Mi Casa by Jose Andres 1.9 mi. West of Central Dorado Contemporary (787) 278-7217
Miski Mikuna 0.1 mi. Northwest of Central Boqueron Contemporary, South American (787) 906-7878
Panza Restaurant 0.3 mi. East of Central Old San Juan Contemporary, Latin American (787) 289-8900
Sambuka Restaurant 1.2 mi. Southeast of Central San Juan Contemporary (787) 777-1070
Soho Tapas Bar & Restaurant 1.4 mi. South-Southeast of Central San Juan Contemporary, Spanish (787) 758-3512
Taste Global Cuisine 0.2 mi. East of Central Old San Juan Contemporary (787) 724-4814
Zest 3.1 mi. East of Central San Juan Contemporary (787) 728-3666

Some of the most unique dining destinations in Puerto Rico are those you decide upon spontaneously while walking around during the day. Of course, you can't go wrong when you learn about dining in a particular region in advance. To read much more concerning the types of food available to you, check out this page.

 

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