French Cuisine in San Juan

Almost everywhere in Puerto Rico, expect to be overwhelmed by the savory selection of restaurant gems preparing local ingredients. Guests who already have plans to eat French food will definitely want to check out the various establishments that dub it their specialty. Across Puerto Rico, visitors will find a good bunch of restaurants within this culinary category.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the informal favorite named Madeleine Cafebistro to the scrumptious dinner service at BLT Steak, you are sure to find something that tempts your taste buds.

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Take time to get a taste for the enticing set of places where guests can grab French food. For each restaurant, you can click its name to discover the details about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Madeleine Cafebistro

Hato Rey | (787) 763-1285

Madeleine Cafebistro is located near San Juan; it's to the south of Condado District. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its French cuisine and desserts, but here they're also dubbed a hotspot for sandwiches.

Madeline serves French treats, artisan sandwiches, and coffee.

La Patisserie De France Restaurant

Hato Rey | (787) 767-7942

La Patisserie De France Restaurant, on the premises of Plaza Las Americas, is located in the vicinity of San Juan; it is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the south of Condado District. When all you need is comfortable clothes and to be eating great French cuisine, come to this dining option where the vibe is very casual.

La Patisserie De France Restaurant is a bistro style eatery, with French style tables and chairs set in a small dining room typified by a floor of large tiles and hard wood finishes.

Trois Cent Onze

Old San Juan | (787) 725-7959

Trois Cent Onze is located near the center of Old San Juan. Formal dining is the standard here, so diners who want to pair this experience with French cuisine won't want to miss it.

Andalusian-style iron rosette marks the entryway to Trois Cent Onze, inviting guest into the intimate cocoon of a restaurant that makes each and every person feel pampered. The decor is European with Moorish-Andalusian tile-work that is simply breathtaking.

BLT Steak

Isla Verde | (787) 253-1700

BLT Steak, which is on the premises of Ritz-Carlton San Juan Hotel, Spa, & Casino, is situated toward the center of Isla Verde. You certainly don't want to pass up Isla Verde for an unforgettable experience with the special: steak.

The chefs at BLT Steak recommend you start with Roasted Tomato Cream Soup, try the American Wagyu Skirt Steak, and end on a sweet note with a Chocolate Cayenne Sweet Cake.

Cafe & Crepes

Hato Rey | (787) 648-5260

Set in Hato Rey, in the same vicinity as San Juan, Cafe & Crepes is a logical selection for guests who are going to explore this neighborhood. If you're wondering, Condado District is to the north. Though they're broadly known for food with French flair, this local spot serves up an awful lot of coffee and crepes.

At Cafe and Crepes you'll find both sweet and savor crepes in the following flavors: Dulce Banana, Nutella, Nutella Strawberry, Nutella Banana, Dulce de Leche, Dulce de Leche y Melocotones, Pollo, Churrasco, Lomo de cerdo, Salmón, and Vegetales. Pair it with an espresso or other warm caffeinated beverage.

French Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
BLT Steak 3.8 mi. East of Central San Juan French, Fusion (787) 253-1700
Bleu Bistro Old San Juan Caribbean, French, Vegetarian (787) 723-1728
Cafe & Crepes 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan French (787) 648-5260
Cafe Marquesa 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan French, Mediterranean (787) 723-4124
L'ami Bistro 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon French (787) 796-6222
La Patisserie De France Restaurant 1.3 mi. South of Central San Juan French (787) 767-7942
Madeleine Cafebistro 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan French (787) 763-1285
Trois Cent Onze Old San Juan French (787) 725-7959

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If you're willing to step just outside the box, there are more options from this same flavor palette at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Pizza Mar (787) 791-4401 Italian Carolina, Eastern part of San Juan
Reggio Pizza (787) 256-3615 Italian 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan
Cafe Istanbul (787) 767-6700 Mediterranean Rio Piedras, Central San Juan
La Playita Restaurant (787) 791-1115 Mediterranean 3.6 mi. East of Central San Juan
Tito's Pizza (787) 796-0314 Italian 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon
Café Pierre (787) 721-1200 Creole 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan
Super Pizza (787) 982-1010 Italian 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan
Cine Pizza (787) 268-3333 Italian 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan
St. Germain (787) 725-5830 European Old San Juan
Papa John's Pizza (787) 722-8180 Italian 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan

Oftentimes, the best places to try any cuisine in Puerto Rico are the ones that you wind up near unexpectedly while walking the streets near your hotel. That being said, you'll save yourself some stress if you plan ahead. To find out more regarding the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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