Latin American Cuisine in Puerto Rico

While exploring Puerto Rico, expect to be overwhelmed by the great number of fine restaurants, quick eateries, and more. Those who adore Latin American cuisine particularly should pay attention to the restaurants where it's always on the menu. When it comes to availability, there's an enormous pool of restaurants for this style of food alone.

With plenty of variety, from the fine dining atmosphere at Panza Restaurant to the delicious breakfast, brunch and lunch at Delicias Criolla, you could encounter a dish worth fighting over.

The following list allows you to read more about the numerous places serving Latin American cuisine available in Puerto Rico. For each restaurant, you can click its name to find out more about its location, style, and more.

Panza Restaurant

Old San Juan | (787) 289-8900

Positioned in Old San Juan, Panza Restaurant is a part of Cervantes Hotel, and is a smart choice for guests thinking about visiting this neighborhood or the surrounding area. When you walk in, expect a beautiful, formal menu that's a world apart from the informal, quick-service places elsewhere.

Elegance and sophistication typifies the setting at Panza. The restaurant is located in a restored 18th century building in Old San Juan with a quaint sidewalk cafe atmosphere.

Pina Colada Club

Viejo San Juan | (787) 721-0303

Pina Colada Club, a part of Caribe Hilton, is found 1.9 miles northwest of San Juan; it is When it comes to their style, the atmosphere this popular spot is about as casual as they come, so, of course, your gang can really sit back and enjoy good conversation as they eat simple, outrageously good grub.

It doesn't get anymore colorful and vibrant than the decor at Pina Colada Club. The walls and ceiling are painted a bright blue that match the table, the bar and benches are a neon green, and the chairs are either blue or white. The lighting scheme along the ceiling makes it appear as though stars are lighting the dining room.

El Asador

Condado District | (787) 289-9966

Situated toward the eastern outskirts of Condado District, El Asador is a smart choice worth considering if you're going to be visiting this part of San Juan. Does your whole family love steak? If this describes your cravings, you may as well make this place a priority on your agenda.

Inside El Asador is decorated with an old world bistro feel. Tiled floors, dark wooden furniture, and dim lighting makes the inside cozy and warm, while outside on the terrace guests enjoy views of San Juan in a romantic spot.

Lemongrass Pan Asian Latino

Viejo San Juan | (787) 721-0303

Located 1.9 miles northwest of San Juan, Lemongrass Pan Asian Latino is a part of Caribe Hilton, and is a viable option for vacationers thinking about going to this side of the island. Do you just have to have sushi during your visit to Puerto Rico? Even if it's outside your norm, you'll likely agree Lemongrass Pan Asian Latino could be a priority on your agenda.

What should one expect when they dine at an Asian/Latin fusion restaurant? Lemongrass is known in particular for Latin influenced sushi.

La Vaca Brava

Barranquitas | (787) 857-2628

La Vaca Brava is on Route 771 Km 9.3 Barrancas. Cayey is to the east-southeast. This place has high standards and a beautiful decor, which means those vacationers who have finer taste as well as a taste for Latin American fare won't want to miss it.

La Vaca Brava serves authentic gourmet Puerto Rican fare.

Latin American Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Aguaviva Old San Juan, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Latin American (787) 724-2535
Antojitos Puertorriquenos Rio Grande, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Latin American (787) 888-7378
Antojos Restaurant Bar & Restaurant Salinas , Southern part of Puerto Rico Argentenian, Creole, Latin American (787) 824-8765
Aureola Cafe Restaurant 0.1 mi. Northwest of Central Old San Juan Caribbean, Latin American (787) 977-0100
Cafe Del Angel 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 722-1245
Cafetteria Mallorca 0.2 mi. South of Central Old San Juan Caribbean, Latin American (787) 724-4607
Café Pierre 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan Creole, International, Latin American (787) 721-1200
Casa Cubuy Restaurant 8.0 mi. North of Central Humacao Latin American (787) 874-6221
Casa De Los Pastelillos Bayamon Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 995-0350
Casa Tropical Cayey, Southeastern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 263-2660
Club Hiedra 1.0 mi. North of Central San Juan Latin American (787) 946-3183
Delicias Criolla Downtown Humacao Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 285-3190
El Asador 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Caribbean, Latin American (787) 289-9966
El Desecheo Downtown Aguadilla Caribbean, Latin American (787) 891-8995
El Tesoro De La Jungla Aguada, Western part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Latin American (787) 868-4224
Fiesta Restaurant & Pub Guaynabo Caribbean, Latin American (787) 296-4195
Fuentes B.B.Q. Guaynabo Caribbean, Latin American (787) 783-4582
Hacienda Latina Mayagüez, Western part of Puerto Rico Latin American (787) 833-2041
La Alameda Steak House Caguas Caribbean, Latin American (787) 743-9698
La Estacian Central Fajardo, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Latin American (787) 863-4481
La Familia Utuado, Western part of Puerto Rico International, Latin American (787) 894-7209
La Fuente Lunch Break Caguas Caribbean, International, Latin American (787) 745-3656
La Mancha De Platano Caguas International, Latin American (787) 960-4700
La Monserrate Sea Port 5.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Ponce American, Latin American (787) 841-2740
La Vaca Brava Barranquitas, Central Puerto Rico Caribbean, Latin American (787) 857-2628
La Vista Latin Grill & Bar 1.1 mi. North of Central San Juan Latin American (787) 722-7000
Lechonera La Ranchera Guaynabo Caribbean, Latin American (787) 790-9988
Lemongrass Pan Asian Latino 1.9 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan Latin American, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (787) 721-0303
Panza Restaurant 0.3 mi. East of Central Old San Juan Contemporary, Latin American (787) 289-8900
Pez Dorado Marisqueria 3.4 mi. North of Central Guaynabo Caribbean, Latin American, Spanish (787) 273-6759
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
Sea View Terrace Restaurant 3.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Emajagua Latin American (787) 839-6339
Seven Seas Bar & Grill Central Fajardo, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Latin American --
The House of Pastelillos 2.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Fajardo Caribbean, Latin American (787) 268-2222
Zuppa Restaurant Ponce American, Caribbean, Italian, Latin American (787) 842-4787

Similar Food

If you seek even more options in this same genre, maybe you should explore related flavor profiles at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Taco Bell Caguas (787) 745-1525 Mexican Caguas
Lolita's (787) 889-5770 Mexican 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Luquillo
Chili's Plaza del Sol -- Tex-Mex 1.7 mi. North of Central Bayamon
Pika-Pika Restaurant (787) 851-2440 Mexican 0.1 mi. Northwest of Central Boqueron
Jalisco Restaurant (787) 701-6435 Mexican Carolina, Eastern part of Puerto Rico
Chili's Isla Verde (787) 791-3200 Tex-Mex Isla Verde
Texas De Brazil (787) 998-5000 Brazilian 1.6 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan
Pampa's Restaurant (787) 831-0655 Argentenian Mayagüez, Western part of Puerto Rico
Taco Maker Mayaguez (787) 834-1247 Mexican 3.0 mi. South of Central Mayagüez
Los Munchies de Raquel (787) 655-4576 Mexican Central Fajardo, Eastern part of Puerto Rico

Sometimes, the most exciting culinary offerings in Puerto Rico are those you didn't think you'd ever wander into while journeying to and from your hotel. However, keeping the contact info for at least two restaurant possibilities on your itinerary, may prove valuable later when your stomach's grumbling. To discover more details concerning the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.

 

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