Tex-Mex Cuisine in Puerto Rico

Throughout Puerto Rico, expect to happen upon a diverse set of restaurant gems preparing local ingredients. Tex-Mex food lovers should check out the restaurants offering this cuisine on the menu. Across Puerto Rico, visitors will find a pretty good variety of restaurants that offer this favorite.

With many options, from the very casual favorite named Chili's Cayey to the inviting dinner and lunch at Chili's Guaynabo, there's something special waiting for each person in your party and even for that special night you're planning.

The following list allows you to pursue the rather large selection of places serving Tex-Mex cuisine in Puerto Rico. Click each option to learn more about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Steak N' Sea Restaurant

Cabo Rojo | (787) 851-3131

Located on the island of Puerto Rico, near Cabo Rojo, Steak N' Sea Restaurant is on the premises of Parador Perichi's, and is a good choice for you to consider if you're thinking about going to this side of the island. It's 6.4 miles south-southwest of Mayagüez. As part of a menu decked with Tex-Mex cuisine, this possible dining pick eagerly offers their seafood and steak.

While steak and seafood are of course the specialties at Steak N' Sea Restaurant, soups are also available.

Chili's Montehiedra

The vicinity of San Juan | (787) 708-1000

Set 3.0 miles east-southeast of Guaynabo, Chili's Montehiedra is a viable choice worth considering if you are exploring this area of Puerto Rico. In case you're wondering, Caguas is approximately eight miles (13 kilometers) to the south. Head on over to the vicinity of San Juan for an unforgettable experience with the special: hamburgers.

Chilis features an eclectic decor that blends American nostalgia with a Mexican cantina.

Chili's Cayey

Cayey | (787) 738-6335

Chili's Cayey, on the premises of Mall Plaza Cayey, is on Road # 1 Km 55.2; it is 1.8 miles to the east-northeast of Cayey. When it comes to their style, the atmosphere this awesome bar and grill is considered casual, which is important because diners can spend some time winding down while they savor the good eats here.

Chilis specializes in American and Southwestern (think: Tex-Mex) cuisine. Everything has a bit of a kick to it, including the french fries. The menu ranges from baby back ribs and cheese burgers to soups and salads.

Chili's Plaza del Sol


Chili's Plaza del Sol is located on the northern side of Bayamon, a city in the vicinity of San Juan; five miles (eight kilometers) to the south west of Old San Juan. The general vibe and formality of this awesome bar and grill is very casual, so patrons can take a time out and just order and indulge in whatever sounds good.

The noisy, bright, and fun environment at Chile's beckons everyone to a good time.

Chili's Arecibo

Arecibo | (787) 879-1320

Chili's Arecibo is located at Plaza Del Norte. Arecibo is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the east-southeast. After a long day, it's really convenient that this awesome bar and grill is about as casual as they come, which is important because folks can take a time out and just order and indulge in whatever sounds good.

The bright decor and fun atmosphere is inviting to everyone.

Tex-Mex Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Chili's Arecibo 2.4 mi. West-Northwest of Central Arecibo American, Tex-Mex (787) 879-1320
Chili's Barceloneta Barceloneta, Northern part of Puerto Rico American, Tex-Mex (787) 846-1000
Chili's Caguas 0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Caguas American, Tex-Mex (787) 703-6464
Chili's Carolina Carolina, Eastern part of Puerto Rico American, Tex-Mex (787) 791-3200
Chili's Cayey 1.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Cayey American, Tex-Mex (787) 738-6335
Chili's Condado 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan American, Tex-Mex (787) 725-5657
Chili's Dorado 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon American, Tex-Mex (787) 665-7027
Chili's Guaynabo Guaynabo American, Tex-Mex (787) 774-0295
Chili's Hato Rey 1.3 mi. South of Central San Juan American, Tex-Mex (787) 766-7760
Chili's Humacao 1.4 mi. East of Central Humacao American, Tex-Mex (787) 880-4884
Chili's Isla Verde Isla Verde American, Tex-Mex (787) 791-3200
Chili's Mayaguez 3.0 mi. South of Central Mayagüez American, Tex-Mex (787) 834-0880
Chili's Montehiedra 3.0 mi. East-Southeast of Central Guaynabo American, Tex-Mex (787) 708-1000
Chili's Plaza del Sol 1.7 mi. North of Central Bayamon American, Tex-Mex --
El Paladar Bar & Grill Yauco, Southwestern part of Puerto Rico Spanish, Tex-Mex (787) 267-4491
Steak N' Sea Restaurant 2.8 mi. Northwest of Central Cabo Rojo Tex-Mex (787) 851-3131
The Brass Cactus 0.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central Luquillo Tex-Mex (787) 889-5735

Similar Food


If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Quiznos Aguadilla (787) 819-1290 American Downtown Aguadilla
McDonald's Hatillo (787) 898-0924 American Hatillo, Western part of Puerto Rico
El Meson Sandwiches Mayagüez (787) 833-8114 American 1.0 mi. North of Central Mayagüez
La Monserrate Sea Port (787) 841-2740 American 5.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Ponce
El Hamburger Grill (787) 996-4313 American Downtown Humacao
Emidian Restaurant (787) 798-4948 Creole Bayamon
De Sylvia -- Creole 1.2 mi. West of Central Luquillo
Cafe Manolin (787) 723-9743 Creole 0.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central Old San Juan
Sabor De Mexico Inc (787) 251-2277 Mexican Bayamon, Eastern part of Puerto Rico
Quiznos Miramar Santurce (787) 724-4906 American 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan

Also, you might want to find a signature item like the tacos offered at Roca Taina.

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best places to grab a bite in Puerto Rico are the ones that you run into naturally while walking around during the day. Of course, it's still smart to make a list of specific places to try. To read more information about the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.


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