Caribbean Cuisine in San Juan

Classic Caribbean fare is embraced by people from all walks of life, especially for including savory and sweet combos, exotic produce, and some of the world's best seafood. When it comes to availability, there's dozens of options for this cuisine.

With options including everything from the very casual backdrop at Sheraton Pool Bar & Grille to the inviting breakfast, dinner and lunch at Cafetteria Mallorca, you might come across a dish you'll return for again and again.

Restaurants Map

Use the list below to pursue the several places serving Caribbean cuisine available in Puerto Rico. On each restaurant's name, click to get further details about its location, style, and more.

Sheraton Pool Bar & Grille

Miramar | (787) 993-3500

Sheraton Pool Bar & Grille is on the same premises as Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino, and is a viable choice worth considering if you are thinking about spending some time visiting this neighborhood or the surrounding area. If you're curious, Old San Juan is two miles (three kilometers) to the west-northwest. Don't overlook Miramar when you want the familiar, inviting flavor profile of sandwiches. <p>Caribbean inspired lunch favorites are on the menu at this laid back establishment.</p>

Sirena Restaurant

Isla Verde | (787) 791-0404

Sirena Restaurant , which is part of Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort, can be found just outside the heart of Isla Verde. Beautiful seafood and Caribbean flavors are an outstanding combo at this informal eatery.

La Villa Dorada De Alberto

Dorado | (787) 278-1715

Set toward the center of Dorado, La Villa Dorada De Alberto is a good choice worth considering if you're exploring this town and the surrounding area. Seafood (of course) and Caribbean flavors are a great pair at this well-liked eatery. <p>A seafood restaurant at heart, La Villa also serves steak and chicken, and has an extensive soup menu.</p>

La Llave Del Mar

Isla Verde | (787) 791-7227

La Llave Del Mar is found in toward the heart of Isla Verde. This local establishment isn't merely Caribbean themed dishes and of course seafood, but we shouldn't forget they're also known for putting out great steak. <p>Well-known among the natives for its lip-smacking range of seafood, La Llave del Mar also serves piping hot grilled steaks.</p>

Koco

Isla Verde | (787) 791-7078

Situated near the center of Isla Verde, Koco is located at El San Juan Resort & Casino, a Hilton Hotel. When the boisterous crew is looking out for a tasty selection of Caribbean eats in a setting that makes you comfortable, this informal restaurant is a perfect fit. <p>Koco is a 6,000 square foot restaurant featuring modern Caribbean decor.</p>

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

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Cafe Manolin (787) 723-9743 Creole Old San Juan
Paladar Boricua Restaurant (787) 687-5777 Creole 4.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Caguas
Café Pierre (787) 721-1200 Creole 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan
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
La Pasta Criolla (787) 713-0965 Creole Juncos
Gallery Inn Restaurant (787) 722-1808 Creole Old San Juan
El Capitan (787) 278-0011 Creole 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon
Guacamayo Pool Bar and Grill (787) 791-8777 Creole 3.6 mi. East of Central San Juan
Katrina's Restaurant (787) 278-3183 Creole 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best places to try Caribbean food in Puerto Rico are those you wind up near unexpectedly while walking the streets near your hotel. Then again, you'll save yourself some stress if you have a handful of favorites in mind. To learn more regarding the dining options awaiting you, check out this page.

 

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.

About Food