During your visit to Puerto Rico, expect to have the privilege of deciding between a wide selection of restaurants and other dining options. But guests who seek Latin American cuisine in particular will definitely want to check out the various establishments specializing in this cuisine. Thankfully there's dozens of restaurants for this type of food alone.
From the informal favorite named Lemongrass Pan Asian Latino to the scrumptious dinner and lunch at Aguaviva, there is something to suit each and every type of traveler and any style of vacation desired.
Below, preview the wide selection of places serving Latin American cuisine to be enjoyed. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to view the full article about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.
Located in the eastern outskirts of Condado District, El Asador is at 350 San Francisco Street. You'd be lucky to find yourself in Condado District for a mouth-watering helping of the specialty, steak. Inside El Asador is decorated with an old world bistro feel. Tiled floors, dark wooden furniture, and dim lighting makes the inside cozy and warm, while outside on the terrace guests enjoy views of San Juan in a romantic spot.
Situated in Hato Rey, near San Juan, Casa Jose is at 352 E M Hostos. It is south of Condado District. Fresh seafood and Latin American fare go well together at this highly praised fine foods restaurant. Casa Jose features an elegant atmosphere complete with white linens and chandeliers.
Situated 1.9 miles northwest of San Juan, Lemongrass Pan Asian Latino is located at Caribe Hilton, and is a logical choice for guests who are going to explore the island. Out-of-towners who are in the mood for sushi will especially love stopping here during a trip to Viejo San Juan. What should one expect when they dine at an Asian/Latin fusion restaurant? Lemongrass is known in particular for Latin influenced sushi.
Lemon Grass is located toward the eastern outskirts of Condado District. When you walk in, expect an over-the-top dining experience that offers a well-deserved break from quick-service restaurants. Lemon Grass serves a unique fusion of Pan Asian and Latino fare. Start with shrimp egg rolls with mango and coconut glaze, segue into fried rice or lo mein, and for your main course, select amongst Smoked Pork Chops, Japanese Eggplant in Black Bean and Honey Glaze; Red Snapper in Orange-Carrot Sauce with Plantain Spiders; and more.
Aguaviva is located near the middle of Old San Juan. Fresh seafood and Latin American fare both share the spotlight at this enjoyable place. Lighted jellyfish lamps hang from the ceiling, looking down on the contemporary dining room, making you feel as though you are under the sea. The open kitchen allows guests to watch while the chef creates his masterpieces, and a ceviche and oyster bar is located in front of the kitchen.
|Aguaviva||Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan||Caribbean, Latin American||(787) 724-2535|
|Antojitos Puertorriquenos||Rio Grande||Caribbean, Latin American||(787) 888-7378|
|Aureola Cafe Restaurant||Old San Juan||Caribbean, Latin American||(787) 977-0100|
|Cafe El Punto||Old San Juan||Chilean, Latin American||(787) 725-1306|
|Cafe La Princesa||Old San Juan||Caribbean, Creole, International, Latin American||(787) 724-2930|
|Cafetteria Mallorca||Old San Juan||Caribbean, Latin American||(787) 724-4607|
|Café Pierre||0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan||Creole, International, Latin American||(787) 721-1200|
|Casa Del Angel||2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan||Caribbean, Creole, Latin American||(787) 722-1245|
|Casa Jose||1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan||Caribbean, Creole, Latin American||(787) 993-6003|
|Casa Lola Restaurant||2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan||Caribbean, Creole, Latin American||(787) 998-2918|
|Club Hiedra||1.0 mi. North of Central San Juan||Latin American||(787) 946-3183|
|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 Patio Latin Bar Cafe||3.2 mi. East of Central San Juan||Latin American||(787) 791-0505|
|Jam Rum Bar & Bistro Moderne||1.0 mi. North of Central San Juan||International, Latin American||(787) 721-5991|
|La Vista Latin Grill & Bar||1.1 mi. North of Central San Juan||Latin American||(787) 722-7000|
|Lemon Grass||2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan||Asian Fusion, Latin American||(787) 729-5555|
|Lemongrass Pan Asian Latino||1.9 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan||Latin American, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim||(787) 721-0303|
|Panza Restaurant||Old San Juan||Contemporary, Latin American||(787) 289-8900|
|Pez Dorado Marisqueria||3.4 mi. North of Central Guaynabo||Caribbean, Latin American, Spanish||(787) 273-6759|
|Pina Colada Club||1.9 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan||Creole, Eclectic, Latin American||(787) 721-0303|
|Sabor||Carolina, Eastern part of San Juan||Caribbean, Latin American||(787) 276-2255|
If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and restaurants like the following:
|Gauchos Parrilladas Argentina||(787) 294-1087||Argentenian||1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan|
|Chili's Caguas||(787) 703-6464||Tex-Mex||0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Caguas|
|Taco Maker Santurce||(787) 722-6094||Mexican||1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan|
|Chili's Condado||(787) 725-5657||Tex-Mex||2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan|
|Chili's Hato Rey||(787) 766-7760||Tex-Mex||1.3 mi. South of Central San Juan|
|Che's||(787) 726-7202||Argentenian||2.0 mi. East-Northeast of Central San Juan|
|Chili's Carolina||(787) 791-3200||Tex-Mex||Carolina, Eastern part of San Juan|
|Buenos Ayres||(787) 783-4730||Argentenian||1.1 mi. North of Central San Juan|
|Tierra Del Fuego||(787) 294-7018||Argentenian||1.2 mi. South of Central San Juan|
|(787) 727-7882||Argentenian||Isla Verde|
Some of the most memorable places to dine in Puerto Rico are those that you find suddenly while walking the streets near your hotel. However, writing down the contact info for at least two places on your schedule, might save you in a pinch. To discover more about the culinary options available to you, check out this page.
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