Latin American Cuisine in San Juan

While staying in Puerto Rico, expect to be impressed by the delicious array of places to eat. Can't resist Latin American food during your holiday here? Guests should pay attention to the various establishments that dub it their specialty. When it comes to availability, there's an enormous pool of restaurants for food prepared in this style.

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From the pleasant, very casual backdrop at Casa Del Angel to the beautiful smells of dinner and lunch at Pina Colada Club, there is something to suit each and every type of traveler and all types of budgets.

The following list allows you to read more about this full list of places serving Latin American cuisine awaiting Puerto Rico's guests. You can click each restaurant's name to learn more about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Lemongrass Pan Asian Latino

Viejo San Juan | (787) 721-0303

Lemongrass Pan Asian Latino, part of Caribe Hilton, is situated 1.9 miles northwest of San Juan; it's You'd be lucky to find yourself on Viejo San Juan when you just can't help your cravings for sushi.

What should one expect when they dine at an Asian/Latin fusion restaurant? Lemongrass is known in particular for Latin influenced sushi.

Café Pierre

Condado District | (787) 721-1200

Café Pierre, which is on the premises of Doubletree By Hilton San Juan at Gallery Plaza, can be found toward the center of Condado District. Hoping to have plain delicious Latin American food in a refreshingly casual and classy setting? Don't miss the mellow surroundings at this café.

The menu at Cafe Pierre features an International selection upgraded with Puerto Rican flair.

Pina Colada Club

Viejo San Juan | (787) 721-0303

Pina Colada Club, which is part of Caribe Hilton, is situated 1.9 miles northwest of San Juan; it's Both exuberant and exhausted travelers love that this fun little destination is very informal, which means folks won't be needing their high heels and shirt ties to have mouthfuls of Latin American food.

It doesn't get anymore colorful and vibrant than the decor at Pina Colada Club. The walls and ceiling are painted a bright blue that match the table, the bar and benches are a neon green, and the chairs are either blue or white. The lighting scheme along the ceiling makes it appear as though stars are lighting the dining room.

Lemon Grass

Condado District | (787) 729-5555

Lemon Grass is situated in the eastern outskirts of Condado District. Guests should expect a fine, formal meal for special occasions requiring something beyond so-called beach eats.

Set in on a man-made lake in an old pagoda style building surrounded by bamboo and coconut palms, Lemon Grass offers one of the most unique settings in Puerto Rico. Guests may dine in the lake view lounge or the garden terrace.

La Vista Latin Grill & Bar

Condado District | (787) 722-7000

La Vista Latin Grill & Bar, which is part of San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, is situated near the center of Condado District. Considering this is an informal place to eat, it's perfect for a delicious, but not elaborate, meal.

Latin American Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
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 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

Similar Food

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Pamperi (787) 721-1200 Argentenian 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan
Ummo (787) 722-1700 Argentenian 1.0 mi. North of Central San Juan
Pizzaiolo Brazilian Style Pizzeria (787) 268-0622 Brazilian Isla Verde
Taco Maker Ave Universidad (787) 294-2626 Mexican Rio Piedras, Central San Juan
Orale Guey (787) 200-6495 Mexican 1.1 mi. North of Central San Juan
Taco Bell Caparra Hills -- Mexican 3.0 mi. North of Central Guaynabo
Taco Maker Canton Mall (787) 740-5925 Mexican Bayamon
Chili's Caguas (787) 703-6464 Tex-Mex 0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Caguas
Chili's Montehiedra (787) 708-1000 Tex-Mex 3.0 mi. East-Southeast of Central Guaynabo
Jalisco Restaurant (787) 701-6435 Mexican Carolina, Eastern part of San Juan

Sometimes, the most exciting dining destinations in Puerto Rico are the ones you catch sight of - or scent of - while trekking the town of your choice. But, jotting down a couple of nice-looking restaurants on your itinerary, will keep your mind at ease. To find out even more about the types of food available to you, check out this page.

 

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