Caribbean Cuisine in San Juan

Caribbean culinary staples are enjoyed across the islands by people from all walks of life, particularly for including a myriad of spices, incredible fruits and vegetables, and gorgeous seafood. There's more than enough restaurants just for this type of food.

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With many options, from the informal backdrop at Metropol Hato Rey to the lovely breakfast service at Beach Bohio Bar & Grill, you're bound to find something worth sharing - or not, as the case may be.

Below, get more details about the rather large selection of places serving Caribbean cuisine to be found. You can click each restaurant's name to read more about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

Metropol Guaynabo

Guaynabo | (787) 272-7000

Metropol Guaynabo is located in Guaynabo, a city in the vicinity of San Juan; seven miles (11 and a half kilometers) to the south of Old San Juan. Fresh seafood and Caribbean flair make for an exciting meal at this favorite restaurant.

This Metropol location features contemporary decor with sleek lines and a unique ceiling fixture. The walls are warm and inviting in deep oranges.

Metropol Hato Rey

Hato Rey | (787) 751-4022

Positioned 1.4 miles southeast of San Juan, Metropol Hato Rey is a smart choice that's worth considering if you're exploring this neighborhood. Condado District is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the north-northwest. Fresh catches from and Caribbean food go well together at this unique dining option.

With mixed drinks, including the popular Cuban mojito, and traditional Cuban dishes with a local twist, Metropol offers a meal that everyone is sure to enjoy. You can expect high quality dishes with vibrant colors and ever more vibrant tastes.

Beach Bohio Bar & Grill

Dorado | (787) 486-7915

Located near the middle of Dorado, Beach Bohio Bar & Grill is at 301 Highway 693. Does your whole family love hamburgers? If you say yes, remember the name Beach Bohio Bar & Grill and make it a must-do item on your list.

Metropol Isla Verde

Isla Verde | (787) 791-5585

Metropol Isla Verde is found toward the center of Isla Verde. Fresh seafood and Caribbean flair get along famously at this colorful eatery.

Metropol in Isla Verde offers a delicious mix of both Cuban and local food that is sure to be a hit for the entire family. The menu contains numerous dishes that include Cuban staples like pork and seafood, and of course, rice.

Magic Burger's Grill

Hato Rey | (787) 998-6100

Magic Burger's Grill is located in the vicinity of San Juan; it's to the south of Condado District. Vacationers that desire hamburgers will wholly enjoy dining here during a visit to Hato Rey.

Magic Burger's Grill sells classic and specialty hamburgers as well as wraps, sandwiches, and salads. Sides include salads, french fries, mofongo, and tostones.

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Aguaviva Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan Caribbean, Latin American (787) 724-2535
Aloha Old San Juan Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan Caribbean (787) 289-5626
Antojitos Puertorriquenos Rio Grande Caribbean, Latin American (787) 888-7378
Aureola Cafe Restaurant Old San Juan Caribbean, Latin American (787) 977-0100
Beach Bohio Bar & Grill 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon American, Caribbean (787) 486-7915
Bleu Bistro Old San Juan Caribbean, French, Vegetarian (787) 723-1728
Blue Moon Caribbean Cuisine 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan Caribbean, International (787) 728-6648
Cafe 8 0.7 mi. East of Old San Juan Caribbean, International (787) 377-5649
Cafe Del Caribe Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan Caribbean (787) 977-0260
Cafe La Princesa Old San Juan Caribbean, Creole, International, Latin American (787) 724-2930
Cafe Ochoa Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan Caribbean (787) 977-8259
Cafe Puerto Rico Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan Caribbean, Creole (787) 724-2281
Cafetteria Mallorca Old San Juan Caribbean, Latin American (787) 724-4607
Caribe Bbq 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan Caribbean (787) 753-5544
Carli's Fine Bistro & Piano Old San Juan Caribbean, International (787) 484-8438
Casa Dante 4.0 mi. East of Central San Juan Caribbean (787) 726-7310
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
Coladas Isla Verde Caribbean, Creole, Latin American (787) 253-2008
El Asador 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Caribbean, Latin American (787) 289-9966
El Buren Restaurant Old San Juan Caribbean (787) 977-5023
Genuine Broaster Chicken Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan Caribbean (787) 758-4448
Helados Caribe 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Caribbean (787) 728-1820
Koco 3.4 mi. East of Central San Juan Caribbean, Contemporary (787) 791-7078
La Llave Del Mar 4.1 mi. East of Central San Juan Caribbean (787) 791-7227
La Pradera Restaurant 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Caribbean (787) 723-2795
La Terraza 3.4 mi. East of Central San Juan Caribbean (888) 579-2632
La Terraza Dorado 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon Caribbean, Creole (787) 796-1242
La Villa Dorada De Alberto 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon Caribbean (787) 278-1715
Made in Puerto Rico Dorado 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon Caribbean, Creole (787) 626-6666
Magic Burger's Grill 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan Caribbean (787) 998-6100
Mares 3.8 mi. East of Central San Juan American, Caribbean (787) 253-1700
Martin's BBQ Carolina Carolina, Eastern part of San Juan Caribbean (787) 769-0598
Martin's BBQ Ocean Park 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan Caribbean (787) 720-9889
Melao 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Caribbean, Fusion (787) 721-7160
Metropol Guaynabo 0.7 mi. West of Central Guaynabo Caribbean, Cuban (787) 272-7000
Metropol Hato Rey Hato Rey, Central San Juan Caribbean, Cuban (787) 751-4022
Metropol Isla Verde 3.7 mi. East of Central San Juan Caribbean, Cuban (787) 791-5585
Mi Casita Restaurant 3.3 mi. East of Central San Juan Caribbean, International (787) 791-1777
Miro Seafood Bar And Grill 1.0 mi. North of Central San Juan Caribbean, Spanish (787) 723-9593
Mojito's Restaurante Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan American, Caribbean (787) 723-7539
Molasses Restaurant 1.3 mi. East of Central Loiza Caribbean (787) 809-8048
Paladar Creative Cuisine And Bar 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Caribbean, International (787) 963-0878
Pamela’s Restaurant 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan Caribbean (866) 726-5010
Paradise Café 0.7 mi. North of Central Dorado Caribbean, Fusion (787) 796-6125
Parrot Club Old San Juan Caribbean (787) 725-7370
Pez Dorado Marisqueria 3.4 mi. North of Central Guaynabo Caribbean, Latin American, Spanish (787) 273-6759
Platos Restaurant Isla Verde Caribbean (787) 791-7474
Ropa Vieja Grill 1.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central San Juan Caribbean (787) 725-2677
Ruben's Cafe El Originador Del Churrasco Isla Verde Caribbean, International (787) 457-5551
Sabor Carolina, Eastern part of San Juan Caribbean, Latin American (787) 276-2255
Sabor Cubano 3.4 mi. North of Central Guaynabo Caribbean (787) 774-5784
Sheraton Pool Bar & Grille 1.9 mi. East-Southeast of Old San Juan Caribbean (787) 993-3500
Sirena Restaurant 4.0 mi. East of Central San Juan Caribbean (787) 791-0404
Tropical Restaurant Rio Piedras, Central San Juan Caribbean (787) 761-1415
Yerba Buena 1.0 mi. North of Central San Juan Caribbean (787) 721-5700

Similar Food

If seeking variety within the same genre, perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
La Garita Del Roble (787) 274-1186 Creole Rio Piedras, Central San Juan
Happy Crab (787) 794-4400 Creole 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon
Metropol Dorado (787) 278-5500 Cuban 0.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Dorado
A la Vara (787) 796-1313 Creole 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon
Coqui Kokee Restaurant (787) 726-4330 Creole 2.8 mi. East of Central San Juan
Katrina's Restaurant (787) 278-3183 Creole 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon
Pina Colada Club (787) 721-0303 Creole 1.9 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan
Unagi (787) 344-6523 Creole Caguas
La Ostra Cosa (787) 722-2672 Creole 0.4 mi. South West of Old San Juan
Salsa Restaurant (787) 791-0404 Creole 4.0 mi. East of Central San Juan

Some of the most memorable Caribbean restaurants in Puerto Rico are those that you didn't think you'd ever wander into while walking the streets near your hotel. However, including the important details of a few delicious-sounding restaurants in your daily agenda, might save you in a pinch. To read much more regarding the culinary options available to you, check out this page.

 

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