Creole Cuisine in Puerto Rico

During your travels through Puerto Rico, expect to be overwhelmed by the tempting spread of restaurants and other dining options. If you're admittedly obsessed with Creole food, you can't afford to miss the places known for this style of cooking. Thankfully there's dozens of restaurants for this type of food alone.

With lots to try, from the informal atmosphere at Café Pierre to the beautiful smells of dinner and lunch at Paseo Playero Restaurant, there's a menu for every guest and any desired budget.

Take a moment to read more about this full list of Creole restaurants available in Puerto Rico. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to discover the details about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Blue Moon Bar & Grill

Vieques | (787) 741-3318

Blue Moon Bar & Grill, part of Inn On The Blue Horizon, is located 0.7 miles west of Esperanza; it is 4.6 miles to the south west of Isabel Segunda. Here's one sure-fire reason to visit Vieques when you want the familiar, inviting flavor profile of tapas.

Specialty drinks are prepared by a highly qualified bar staff, and if you want something to eat you'll find a number of freshly made dishes like tacos, burgers, sandwich wraps, and tapas.

Café Pierre

Condado District | (787) 721-1200

Positioned near the center of Condado District, Café Pierre is on the premises of Doubletree By Hilton San Juan at Gallery Plaza, and is a viable choice for people thinking about spending some time seeing this section of San Juan. Are you in the mood for a great plate of food in a refreshingly casual and classy location? Then go enjoy the laid-back set-up and menu at this café.

The menu at Cafe Pierre features an International selection upgraded with Puerto Rican flair.

Las Cascada Restaurant

Cabo Rojo | (787) 851-2158

Las Cascada Restaurant, which is part of Parador Boquemar, can be found near Cabo Rojo; it's to the west of San German. Beautiful seafood and Creole style eats make a nice pair at this unique restaurant.

Serving excellent continental and creole cuisine, Las Cascada takes pride in the quality and freshness of its food. The well seasoned seafood is especially delicious, and all main courses include a meat selection with your choice of five different specialty sauces to choose from.

Yiya's Restaurant

San Lorenzo | (787) 736-8427

Located in San Lorenzo, in the same general area as Juncos, Yiya's Restaurant is on Carr 181 Km 30.4 Bo Quebrada. It's southeast of Caguas. Searching for a great plate of food in a breezy, no-fuss setting? Consider the free-and-easy ambiance and service at this grill.

The arched doorways, latched barrels, and cobblestone walls are contrasted with sleek contemporary furniture that gives Yiya's a touch of old world Spain mixed with modern flare. The atmosphere is casual and family-friendly, with live music on occasion.

Meson Restaurant and Bar

Carrizales | (787) 898-1000

Meson Restaurant and Bar is a part of Parador El Buen Café, and is a good option for guests exploring this neighborhood. If you're wondering, Arecibo is to the east-southeast. Patrons that are in the mood for coffee will fully like stopping here during a visit to Carrizales.

Brightly decorated starting with the yellow walls, Meson Restaurant and Bar is typified by its homey atmosphere and is a warm and inviting place to enjoy a meal -- even when all 60 tables are filled with guests.

Creole Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
A la Vara 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon Creole (787) 796-1313
Agua al Cuello 9.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cabo Rojo Creole, Eclectic (787) 254-1212
Airenumo Restaurant Bar & Lounge Old San Juan, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Creole, International, Spanish --
Antojos Restaurant Bar & Restaurant Salinas , Southern part of Puerto Rico Argentenian, Creole, Latin American (787) 824-8765
Aquarium Seafood 0.6 mi. Southeast of Central Utuado Creole (787) 894-1500
Arecifres Del Guajataca Quebradillas, Western part of Puerto Rico Creole (787) 895-8522
Ay Bonito! 1.2 mi. West of Central Luquillo Creole (787) 644-1455
Bistro Rico 1.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central Palmas Del Mar Creole, French (787) 850-3838
Blue Bahia Seafood Central Fajardo, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Creole (787) 863-6509
Blue Moon Bar & Grill 0.7 mi. West of Central Esperanza American, Creole (787) 741-3318
Buena Vibra Bar & Tapas Cabo Rojo, Western part of Puerto Rico Creole, Spanish (787) 718-0024
Cafe Aromarte Cayey, Southeastern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 263-2527
Cafe La Princesa 0.2 mi. South West of Central Old San Juan Caribbean, Creole, International, Latin American (787) 724-2930
Cafe Los Migueles Loiza Caribbean, Creole, Mexican (787) 957-6600
Cafe Manolin 0.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central Old San Juan Creole (787) 723-9743
Cafe Puerto Rico Old San Juan, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Creole (787) 724-2281
Cafeteraa La Criolla Mayagüez, Western part of Puerto Rico Creole (787) 832-6153
Café Pierre 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan Creole, International, Latin American (787) 721-1200
Café Rústico 0.7 mi. East of Central Mayagüez Creole (787) 834-5653
Calizo Seafood Bar And Grill 2.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Fajardo Caribbean, Creole (787) 863-3664
Candelero Smokey Grill House Downtown Humacao American, Creole (787) 550-0518
Caramelo Restaurant Guaynabo Creole, Cuban, Japanese (787) 296-4976
Caribe Wraps Arecibo, Northwestern part of Puerto Rico Creole, International (787) 881-2343
Casa De Los Pastelillos Bayamon Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 995-0350
Casa Del Angel 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 722-1245
Casa Grande Cafe Central Puerto Rico Creole, Vegetarian (787) 894-3939
Casa Lola Restaurant 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 998-2918
Casa Patria Restaurant 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Luquillo Creole (787) 439-5447
Casa Tropical Cayey, Southeastern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 263-2660
Castillo del Mar 1.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Luquillo Creole --
Chrispletas Guaynabo Creole (787) 272-2626
Coladas Isla Verde Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 253-2008
Contraste Restaurant 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan Creole (787) 296-4808
Coqui Kokee Restaurant 2.8 mi. East of Central San Juan Creole (787) 726-4330
Costa Mia Central Fajardo, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Creole (787) 801-5400
De Sylvia 1.2 mi. West of Central Luquillo Creole --
Delicias Criolla Downtown Humacao Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 285-3190
Di Yukas 1.4 mi. North-Northeast of Central Fajardo Creole (787) 922-2000
Dieguito and Markito's 1.1 mi. West of Central Luquillo Creole, Spanish (787) 355-0875
Don Esteban 0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Fajardo Creole (787) 860-3067
Don Tello Restaurant 1.6 mi. South of Central Old San Juan Creole (787) 788-1951
Dona Fela Utuado, Western part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Creole (787) 894-2758
Edwin Sea Food 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Luquillo Creole (787) 889-1645
El Balcan De Dixon Cabo Rojo, Western part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Creole (787) 254-1248
El Balcon Cafe Guayama, Southeastern part of Puerto Rico Creole (787) 864-7272
El Bohio Fajardo Central Fajardo, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Creole (787) 863-0865
El Capitan 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon Creole, Cuban (787) 278-0011
El Conejo 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon Creole (787) 220-5665
El Fogan De Abuela Restaurant Central Puerto Rico Caribbean, Creole (787) 262-0781
El Gran Cafe Aguadilla 1.2 mi. South West of Central Isabela Creole (787) 882-8420
El Manjar Tropical 1.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Luquillo Creole (787) 477-3070
El Nuevo Horizonte Yabucoa , Eastern part of Puerto Rico Creole (787) 893-5492
El Patio Restaurant 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central Isabel Segunda Creole (787) 741-6381
El Platanal 8.4 mi. South-Southwest of Central Coamo Creole (787) 219-6507
El Resuelve 0.2 mi. North of Central Isabel Segunda Caribbean, Creole (787) 741-1427
El Revolu 1.2 mi. West of Central Luquillo Creole --
El Rincon de las Alcapurrias Downtown Humacao Creole (787) 446-6772
El Taquito De La Vaca Barranquitas, Central Puerto Rico Creole, Mexican (787) 857-8600
El Varadeo Seaside Grill 1.2 mi. Northeast of Central Fajardo American, Creole (787) 860-2662
El Yate Bar and Restaurant 0.3 mi. North of Central Isabel Segunda Creole (787) 741-4191
Ely's Place 1.2 mi. West of Central Luquillo Creole (787) 889-1761
Emidian Restaurant Bayamon Creole, International (787) 798-4948
Ernestina’s Restaurant Luquillo, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Creole (787) 526-5701
Francisco's 1.9 mi. North of Central Rincón Caribbean, Creole (787) 823-0101
Gallery Inn Restaurant 0.2 mi. North of Central Old San Juan Creole (787) 722-1808
Guacamayo Pool Bar and Grill 3.6 mi. East of Central San Juan Creole, International (787) 791-8777
Gugu's Bar & Grill 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Luquillo Creole (787) 355-0756
Happy Crab 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon Creole (787) 794-4400
Inca Chicken Vega Baja, Northern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 727-1556
Jarama Seafood and Steakhouse Mayagüez, Western part of Puerto Rico Creole (787) 834-7095
Karambola Ocean View Restaurant Isabela, Western part of Puerto Rico Creole (787) 969-9810
Katrina's Restaurant 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon Creole (787) 278-3183
La Brochette 0.6 mi. Southeast of Central Palmas Del Mar Creole (787) 852-7173
La Casita 0.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central La Parguera Creole (787) 899-1681
La Fonda De Angelo 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Old San Juan Creole (787) 845-2886
La Garita Del Roble 3.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central San Juan Cajun, Creole (787) 274-1186
La Gran Parada 0.3 mi. Southeast of Central Esperanza Caribbean, Creole (787) 529-3272
La Ostra Cosa 0.4 mi. South West of Central Old San Juan Creole (787) 722-2672
La Pagoda Cream 1.1 mi. South West of Central Ponce Chinese, Creole (787) 844-4030
La Pasta Criolla Juncos, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Creole, Italian (787) 713-0965
La Terraza Dorado 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon Caribbean, Creole (787) 796-1242
Las Cascada Restaurant 1.2 mi. South of Central Cabo Rojo Continental, Creole (787) 851-2158
Las Lomas Restaurant & Bar 0.1 mi. Northwest of Central San German Creole, International (787) 243-3722
Las Tortugas Utuado, Western part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Creole (787) 894-9600
Los Munchies de Raquel Central Fajardo, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Creole, Mexican (787) 655-4576
Los Remos Restaurant and Beach Club 1.9 mi. West of Central Betances Creole (787) 357-7117
Made in Puerto Rico Dorado 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon Caribbean, Creole (787) 626-6666
Meson Restaurant and Bar 3.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central Arecibo Creole, International (787) 898-1000
Metropol Dorado 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Dorado Creole, Cuban (787) 278-5500
Mi Favorito 1.1 mi. West of Central Luquillo Creole --
Molinas Restaurant Downtown Aguadilla Creole (787) 882-1487
Mom & Dad's Cafe Bayamon Caribbean, Creole (787) 279-5904
Monchos Cafe Cayey, Southeastern part of Puerto Rico Creole (787) 738-8995
Mucho Gusto Restaurant Isabel Segunda Creole (787) 741-3300
Paisaje Escondido I Utuado, Western part of Puerto Rico Creole, Latin American (787) 894-9022
Paisaje Escondido II Central Puerto Rico Creole, Latin American (787) 894-9024
Paladar Boricua Restaurant 4.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Caguas Creole, International (787) 687-5777
Paradise Seafood 4.7 mi. East of Central Humacao Creole (787) 852-1180
Parrillas Restaurant & Bar 1.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central Humacao Creole (787) 474-9440
Paseo Playero Restaurant 3.8 mi. East of Central Humacao Creole (787) 850-8048
Pasion Por El Fogon Central Fajardo, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Creole (787) 863-3502
Pasta Pizza Mia Caguas Caribbean, Creole, Italian (787) 961-0011
Pika Bar & Restaurant Vega Alta, Northeastern part of Puerto Rico Creole, Latin American (787) 220-1210
Pina Colada Club 1.9 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan Creole, Eclectic, Latin American (787) 721-0303
Port House Restaurant Central Fajardo, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Creole (787) 860-1000
Puerto Nativo Central Fajardo, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Creole (787) 655-4265
Punta Caribe Central Fajardo, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Creole --
Quebradita 1.0 mi. North of Central Quebradillas Creole (787) 895-2873
Rancho Marina Restaurant 4.8 mi. North-Northeast of Central Utuado Creole, Fusion (787) 630-2750
Restaurante Bili 0.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Esperanza Creole (787) 741-1382
Restaurante Delicias del Mar y Tierra Mayagüez, Western part of Puerto Rico Creole (787) 834-4444
Restaurante La Llave del Mar 1.0 mi. North of Central Quebradillas Caribbean, Creole (787) 895-5843
Sabores Restaurant 0.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central Isabel Segunda Creole (787) 741-7000
Salsa Restaurant 4.0 mi. East of Central San Juan Creole (787) 791-0404
Sancho Panza Mayaguez Mayagüez, Western part of Puerto Rico Creole, Italian (787) 833-0215
Sancho Panza Restaurant Central Fajardo, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Creole (787) 509-9995
Sandy Sea Food Rest 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Luquillo Creole (787) 889-5765
Sandy's Seafood 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Luquillo Creole (787) 889-5765
Shauna's Isabel Segunda Creole (787) 741-1434
Siglo XX Mayagüez, Western part of Puerto Rico Creole (787) 833-1370
Sol Food 1.9 mi. South of Central Isabel Segunda Creole, International --
Sorcé 2.0 mi. West of Central Isabel Segunda Creole (787) 741-7022
Sorongo Mayagüez, Western part of Puerto Rico Creole --
Terramar Restaurant 2.0 mi. West of Central Betances Creole, Spanish (787) 645-3996
The Spot Sandwhiches 2.0 mi. West of Central Betances Creole (787) 254-1434
Tito Bloque 0.1 mi. South of Central Esperanza Creole (787) 741-2142
Unagi Caguas, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Asian, Creole (787) 344-6523
Uva Playa 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez Creole (787) 652-3266
Yeyos Restaurant Juana Diaz, Southern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Creole (787) 837-3660
Yiya's Restaurant 3.7 mi. South West of Central Juncos Caribbean, Creole, Spanish (787) 736-8427
Zazones Downtown Aguadilla Caribbean, Creole, Fusion, Italian (787) 997-2000

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Also worth considering if you really love Creole food, there are other categories to tackle, including local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Brazo Gitano Franco (787) 832-0070 Caribbean Mayagüez, Western part of Puerto Rico
Pollo Tropical Western Plaza (787) 265-6365 Caribbean 3.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Mayagüez
Piazza (787) 708-6440 American Guaynabo
Subway Krizia Nahir Corp (787) 286-1529 American Caguas
McDonald's Hatillo (787) 898-0924 American Hatillo, Western part of Puerto Rico
Lighthouse Bay Restaurant (787) 815-0910 Caribbean 2.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Arecibo
Costa Y Fuego -- American 1.1 mi. West of Central Luquillo
Saltaire Restaurant (787) 823-3756 Caribbean 2.6 mi. North of Central Rincón
Church's Chicken Trujllo Alto Plaza (787) 755-8365 American Carolina, Eastern part of Puerto Rico
Sizzler Mayaguez (787) 832-2855 American Mayagüez, Western part of Puerto Rico

Some of the best places to dine in Puerto Rico are the ones that you catch sight of - or scent of - while trekking the town of your choice. Of course, it's still a good idea to have a concrete plan for some meals. To learn more regarding the dining options available to you, check out this page.

 

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