Contemporary Cuisine in San Juan

While staying in Puerto Rico, you'll be overwhelmed by the great number of restaurants and other dining options. If you're admittedly obsessed with contemporary food, you will definitely want to check out the various establishments that dub it their specialty. Luckily, you're likely to come across several places that feature it on their menus.

With plenty of variety, from the fine dining setting of Il Nuovo Perugino Enoteca to the lovely smelling breakfast, dinner and lunch at Choices, there's a menu for every guest and every dining expectation.

Restaurants Map

Take time to scan and read details about this full list of contemporary establishments to be enjoyed. Click each option to discover the details about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Il Nuovo Perugino Enoteca

Hato Rey | (787) 722-5481

Located on the eastern outskirts of Hato Rey, fairly close to San Juan, Il Nuovo Perugino Enoteca is a logical choice for travelers exploring this neighborhood. It's 2.1 miles south-southeast of Condado District. Tourists that want desserts will wholly enjoy eating here during a visit to Hato Rey. One of the most interesting things about Ill Nuoo Perugino is the architecture. Inside, the wood flows in a way that feels fluid and ocean like, enveloping guests in a unique setting that must be seen and not heard about.

1919 Restaurant

Condado District | (787) 724-1919

Positioned in the heart of Condado District, 1919 Restaurant is on the same premises as Condado Vanderbilt Hotel. Not only is this restaurant famed for contemporary goodies, which yes, includes seafood, but we shouldn't forget they're also fawned-over for another favorite, steak. At lunch they offer a three course menu, while dinner is a fourcourse prix fixe menu. A la carte service is available all day as well. They focus heavily on using organic, locally-sourced products and are known for their creative style that always pays off.


Isla Verde | (787) 791-7078

Koco, a part of El San Juan Hotel & Casino, is found outside the center of Isla Verde. Are you in the mood for a great plate of food in a comforting, convenient environment? Check out the informal ambiance and service at this establishment. Latin fusion coupled with an on-site rum bar make this spot the perfect representation of the Caribbean.


Miramar | (787) 993-3500

Choices is on the premises of Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino. It's 1.9 miles east-southeast of Old San Juan. Hoping to have a great plate of food in a fun and completely informal environment? Then start strolling towards the casual backdrop at dining options such as Choices. Classic dishes with a modern twist make this spot a must try.

Jose Jose Restaurant

Condado District | (787) 725-2323

Jose Jose Restaurant is situated toward the center of Condado District. Seafood (of course) and contemporary flair come together for some great dishes at this exceptional formal dining option. Jose Jose features modern architecture and design, featuring clean lines and lots of browns, blacks, and whites. The contemporary environment yields a refined atmosphere that goes perfectly with the dishes served here.

contemporary Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
1919 Restaurant 1.3 mi. North of Central San Juan Contemporary (787) 724-1919
Amadeus Cafe Restaurant Old San Juan Contemporary (787) 721-6720
Augusto’s Restaurant 1.1 mi. North of Central San Juan Contemporary, French (787) 725-7700
Choices 1.9 mi. East-Southeast of Old San Juan Contemporary (787) 993-3500
Eighty20 Bistro 3.2 mi. East of Central San Juan Contemporary (787) 253-9000
Il Nuovo Perugino Enoteca Hato Rey, Central San Juan Contemporary, Italian (787) 722-5481
Jose Jose Restaurant 1.1 mi. North of Central San Juan Contemporary (787) 725-2323
Koco 3.4 mi. East of Central San Juan Caribbean, Contemporary (787) 791-7078
Panza Restaurant Old San Juan Contemporary, Latin American (787) 289-8900
Sambuka Restaurant Hato Rey, Central San Juan Contemporary (787) 777-1070
Soho Tapas Bar & Restaurant Hato Rey, Central San Juan Contemporary, Spanish (787) 758-3512
Taste Global Cuisine Old San Juan Contemporary (787) 724-4814
Zest 3.1 mi. East of Central San Juan Contemporary (787) 728-3666

Guests often find that the best kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in Puerto Rico are those that you run into during your daytime travels. But, including the names of a couple of restaurant possibilities in your travel plans, will keep your mind at ease. To find out more details concerning the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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