South American Cuisine in Puerto Rico

When the craving strikes for South American food, don't miss out on a chance to treat yourself. You may be a bit limited in your options, but you can still find a few locations in Puerto Rico within this category.

With everything from the very casual atmosphere beloved by diners at Ceviche Hut to the simple cafes whose regional delicacies will have you craving more, you are sure to find something worth fighting over.

The list below allows you to peek at the small set of popular South American places you'll have the chance to check out as you explore. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to get further details about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

Lima Restaurante

Miramar | (787) 725-1597

Set in Miramar, near the heart of Condado District, Lima Restaurante is a smart choice for you to consider if you're going to spend some time exploring this neighborhood or the surrounding area. Seafood and South American flair make for an exciting meal at this much-loved fine dining establishment.

Peruvian flavor dominate the menu at Lima, where seafood is their specialty. Several high end cuts of meat, like filet Mignon, also make an appearance on the menu, and sides include such options as Peruvian rice and boiled yucca.

Ceviche Hut

Luquillo Kiosk Zone | (787) 355-1200

Ceviche Hut is located at Luquillo Kiosks. In case you're wondering, Luquillo is one and an eighth miles (a kilometer and a half) to the east. The style of service at this awesome bar and grill is 100% casual, so, of course, travelers won't need to get dressed up to have mouthfuls of South American food.

Ceviche House

Isla Verde | (787) 726-0919

Located along the northwestern outskirts of Isla Verde, Ceviche House is at 79 Isla Verde Avenue. Seafood (of course) and South American flair are a great pair at this dining option.

Similar Food

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, there are similar flavors to be experienced at establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
La Monserrate Sea Port (787) 841-2740 Latin American 5.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Ponce
Puebla Crepas Mexican Grill (787) 843-3666 Mexican Ponce
El Potosi Tacos Mexicanos (787) 286-0665 Mexican 0.4 mi. East of Central Humacao
La Vista Latin Grill & Bar (787) 722-7000 Latin American 1.1 mi. North of Central San Juan
Taco Maker Luquillo (787) 889-4466 Mexican 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Luquillo
The Blue Iguana Mexican Grill & Bar (787) 860-6000 Mexican 0.8 mi. East of Central Fajardo
Taco Maker Mayaguez (787) 834-1247 Mexican 3.0 mi. South of Central Mayagüez
Delicias Criolla (787) 285-3190 Latin American Downtown Humacao
El Asador (787) 289-9966 Latin American 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan
El Parnaso (787) 723-4548 Mexican Old San Juan, Eastern part of Puerto Rico

Guests often find that the best places to grab a bite in Puerto Rico are the ones you decide upon spontaneously while walking the streets near your hotel. Then again, it doesn't hurt to have a concrete plan for some meals. To discover much more about the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.


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