Mediterranean Cuisine in Puerto Rico

While staying in Puerto Rico, expect to be overwhelmed by the tempting spread of places to eat. Can't resist Mediterranean food during your holiday here? Guests will definitely want to check out the restaurants that dub it their specialty. And luckily, guests will have access to several restaurants within this culinary category.

From the very casual atmosphere at Cafe Istanbul to the beautiful smells of dinner and lunch at El Cairo Restaurante, there is a choice for every guest and every dining expectation.

The following list allows you to scan and read details about the rather large selection of Mediterranean eateries throughout Puerto Rico. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to see the full article about its hours, location, and other offerings.

La Playita Restaurant

Isla Verde | (787) 791-1115

La Playita Restaurant, which is part of Hotel La Playa, is located toward the center of Isla Verde. In the mood for health food? Then you might discover that dining here is a permanent plan in your vacation agenda.

Mediterranean fare is known for its healthful affect on the body, which is something La Playita takes pride in providing for its guests. Additionally, the restaurant offers a robust wine menu, with such a wide selection that it wont be difficult to find the perfect pairing for your meal.

Alibaba Restaurant

Condado District | (787) 722-1176

Alibaba Restaurant is situated in the eastern outskirts of Condado District. Considered by most to be an informal dining option, it's like a mecca for hungry, intrigued travelers touring the town.

Ciao Mediterranean

Isla Verde | (787) 791-6100

Ciao Mediterranean, a part of Intercontinental San Juan Resort Spa and Casino, is located near the center of Isla Verde. When your family is in need of darn good Mediterranean food without all the fuss, this casual, breezy restaurant is a perfect fit.

Al Salam Restaurant

Hato Rey | (787) 751-6296

Al Salam Restaurant is located close to San Juan; it is to the south of Condado District. When the boisterous crew is anticipating a tasty selection of Mediterranean eats that isn't fussy in the slightest, this easy going restaurant is a great fit.

The offerings at Al Salam Restaurant are similar to what you might find at a Greek restaurant: falafel, hummus, and baba gannosh are just some examples.

El Cairo Restaurante

Guaynabo | (787) 273-7140

El Cairo Restaurante is a logical choice for you to consider if you're going to be spending time seeing this section of the city and adjacent areas. When the boisterous crew is in need of an inviting place serving Mediterranean food in a setting that makes you comfortable, this simple restaurant hits its mark.

El Cairo is ornately decorated with gold sphinxes and other like statues.

Mediterranean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Al Salam Restaurant 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan Mediterranean (787) 751-6296
Alibaba Restaurant 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Mediterranean (787) 722-1176
Cafe Istanbul 3.0 mi. South-Southeast of Central San Juan Greek, Mediterranean (787) 767-6700
Cafe Marquesa 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan French, Mediterranean (787) 723-4124
Ciao Mediterranean 3.3 mi. East of Central San Juan Mediterranean (787) 791-6100
Cocina Creativa Downtown Aguadilla Mediterranean (787) 890-1861
El Cairo Restaurante Guaynabo Lebanese, Mediterranean (787) 273-7140
Erik's Gyros 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Luquillo Mediterranean (787) 889-6220
Istanbul Turkish Restaurant Old San Juan, Eastern part of Puerto Rico Mediterranean (787) 722-5057
La Playita Restaurant 3.6 mi. East of Central San Juan Mediterranean (787) 791-1115

Similar Food

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If you don't mind changing things up a bit, you will find similarly satisfying flavors at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Fancy Pizza (787) 722-2167 Italian 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan
Brother's Pizza (787) 210-1615 Italian 0.4 mi. North of Central Rincón
Pizza Boys (787) 292-7297 Italian 3.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Carolina
Pizzeraa Mi Sueno (787) 861-5634 Italian 1.1 mi. West of Central Emajagua
La Torre De Pizza (787) 752-2230 Italian Little London
Mia Pizza (787) 779-6253 Italian Bayamon
Peter Pizza (787) 837-6624 Italian Juana Diaz, Southern part of Puerto Rico
Melendez Pizza & Restaurant (787) 859-3574 Italian Corozal, Eastern part of Puerto Rico
Mike's Steak House (787) 892-3581 Spanish San German, Western part of Puerto Rico
Pizzeria Morales (787) 899-2055 Italian 6.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Cabo Rojo

Guests often find that the best places to grab a bite in Puerto Rico are those that you happen upon while trekking the town of your choice. However, noting the addresses of a few restaurants in your daily agenda, might save you in a pinch. To find out even more about the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.


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