Latin American Cuisine in Puerto Rico

Throughout Puerto Rico, expect to come upon a diverse set of restaurants, cafes, and places with delicious cocktails. But guests who seek Latin American cuisine in particular will want to visit the places offering this cuisine on the menu. You won't have trouble finding a place either, since there's dozens of restaurants for this type of food alone.

With options including everything from the informal destination known as Sea View Terrace Restaurant to the wonderful dinner service at Club Hiedra, there's something for every visitor and every mood.

The list below allows you to pursue the large collection of restaurants specializing in Latin American food to be enjoyed. For each option that interests you, click the name to view the full article about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Pina Colada Club

Viejo San Juan | (787) 721-0303

Positioned 1.9 miles northwest of San Juan, Pina Colada Club is on the premises of Caribe Hilton. The overall atmosphere of this fun favorite is pretty casual, so, of course, diners should feel relaxed as they come to dig into the scrumptious menu items.

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.

Sea View Terrace Restaurant

Guardarraya | (787) 839-6339

Sea View Terrace Restaurant , which is on the premises of Caribe Playa Beach Resort, is situated in the vicinity of Emajagua; it is approximately five and a half miles (approximately nine kilometers) to the east-southeast of Patillas. Fresh seafood and Latin American fare are an outstanding combo at this well-liked dining option.

As you might imagine, dining does in fact take place on the terrace at Sea View Terrace Restaurant. This lovely spot is open to the elements, which allows you a view of the Caribbean Sea as you sit on the wooden furniture surrounded by greenery, sun, and sand.

Aguaviva

Old San Juan | (787) 724-2535

Aguaviva is located toward the center of Old San Juan. Seafood and Latin American cuisine are an outstanding combo at this informal place.

Lighted jellyfish lamps hang from the ceiling, looking down on the contemporary dining room, making you feel as though you are under the sea. The open kitchen allows guests to watch while the chef creates his masterpieces, and a ceviche and oyster bar is located in front of the kitchen.

El Tesoro De La Jungla

Aguada | (787) 868-4224

El Tesoro De La Jungla is located in the heart of Aguada, a town in the vicinity of Aguadilla; to the south west of Aguadilla. Because this is an informal type of restaurant, it's convenient, plus great for quicker, quality meals.

El Tesoro de la Jungla serves up Caribbean and Puerto Rican fare.

Casa Cubuy Restaurant

(787) 874-6221

Casa Cubuy Restaurant, on the premises of Casa Cubuy Ecolodge, is a good choice for people exploring this side of the island; it is 8.0 miles to the north of Humacao. Lovely, mild seafood and Latin American fare make a nice pair at this laid-back establishment.

With soft Latin music playing in the background, guests can sit at the open counter that looks out over the forests of El Yunque. While you're waiting, play a game of billiards or simply enjoy the view.

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 Aromarte Cayey, Southeastern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 263-2527
Cafe El Punto 0.1 mi. South West of Central Old San Juan Chilean, Latin American (787) 725-1306
Cafe La Princesa 0.2 mi. South West of Central Old San Juan Caribbean, Creole, International, Latin American (787) 724-2930
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 Del Angel 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 722-1245
Casa Lola Restaurant 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 998-2918
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
Coladas Isla Verde Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 253-2008
Delicias Criolla Downtown Humacao Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 285-3190
Descorche Wine and Cheese Mayagüez, Western part of Puerto Rico Latin American, Spanish (939) 253-0798
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 Patio Latin Bar Cafe 3.2 mi. East of Central San Juan Latin American (787) 791-0505
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
Inca Chicken Vega Baja, Northern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 727-1556
Jam Rum Bar & Bistro Moderne 1.0 mi. North of Central San Juan International, Latin American (787) 721-5991
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 Jaquita Juana Diaz, Southern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Latin American (787) 837-2860
La Mancha De Platano Caguas International, Latin American (787) 960-4700
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
Lechonera Y Cafeteraa Los Amigos 3.9 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cidra Caribbean, Latin American (787) 738-0222
Lemon Grass 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Asian Fusion, Latin American (787) 729-5555
Lemongrass Pan Asian Latino 1.9 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan Latin American, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (787) 721-0303
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
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
Pineiro's Latin Cuisine Cabo Rojo, Western part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, International, Latin American (787) 254-0404
Sabor Carolina, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Caribbean, Latin American (787) 276-2255
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
Tu Delivery Criollo Bayamon Caribbean, Latin American (787) 798-3417
Zuppa Restaurant Ponce American, Caribbean, Italian, Latin American (787) 842-4787

Similar Food

For something different in the same ballpark, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Pancho Villa Grill (787) 823-8226 Mexican 0.5 mi. North of Central Rincón
Ceviche Hut (787) 355-1200 South American 1.1 mi. West of Central Luquillo
Taco Maker Montellano (787) 263-5899 Mexican 1.6 mi. East-Northeast of Central Cayey
Gauchos Parrilladas Argentina (787) 294-1087 Argentenian 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan
Taco Maker Guayama (787) 866-6933 Mexican Guayama, Southeastern part of Puerto Rico
Taco Bell Aguadilla (787) 882-2966 Tex-Mex Aguadilla
Chili's Cayey (787) 738-6335 Tex-Mex 1.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Cayey
Taco Maker Centro Comercial Bairoa (787) 258-0899 Mexican Caguas
El Parnaso (787) 723-4548 Mexican Old San Juan, Eastern part of Puerto Rico
Taco Maker Penuelas (787) 836-4848 Mexican Penuelas, Southwestern part of Puerto Rico

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best places to grab a bite in Puerto Rico are the ones you happen upon during your exploration of different cities. Of course, that doesn't mean you can't have a few favorites on the itinerary. To read more details regarding the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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