Mediterranean Cuisine in San Juan

During your visit to Puerto Rico, you'll be impressed by the variety of local eateries, vendors, and fine food. But guests who seek Mediterranean cuisine in particular can't afford to miss those restaurants offering this cuisine on the menu. In this destination overall, there's several restaurants serving this style.

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With choices such as the very casual attitude at Cafe Marquesa to the beautiful smells of dinner and lunch at Al Salam Restaurant, you're bound to find something you'll return for again and again.

Below, browse the restaurants in Puerto Rico where the focus is on Mediterranean food. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to view the full article about its hours, location, and other offerings.

La Playita Restaurant

Isla Verde | (787) 791-1115

La Playita Restaurant, a part of Hotel La Playa, is located just beyond the the center of Isla Verde. Pay a visit or two to Isla Verde when you're feeling like a knock-out serving of health food.

Mediterranean fare is known for its healthful affect on the body, which is something La Playita takes pride in providing for its guests. Additionally, the restaurant offers a robust wine menu, with such a wide selection that it wont be difficult to find the perfect pairing for your meal.

Ciao Mediterranean

Isla Verde | (787) 791-6100

Situated in the heart of Isla Verde, Ciao Mediterranean is on the same premises as Intercontinental San Juan Resort Spa and Casino. Are you in the mood for quality Mediterranean cooking in a comforting, convenient setting? Don't miss the naturally relaxing atmosphere at restaurants like Ciao Mediterranean.

Alibaba Restaurant

Condado District | (787) 722-1176

Set in the eastern outskirts of Condado District, Alibaba Restaurant is a logical choice for vacationers who are going to explore this area of San Juan. When the boisterous crew is looking forward to delicious Mediterranean food in a fairly relaxed and welcoming dining area, this casual, breezy restaurant hits its mark.

Al Salam Restaurant

Hato Rey | (787) 751-6296

Al Salam Restaurant is located in the general vicinity of San Juan; it's to the south of Condado District. Because this is a casual style of restaurant, it's like a mecca for hungry, intrigued travelers touring the town.

The offerings at Al Salam Restaurant are similar to what you might find at a Greek restaurant: falafel, hummus, and baba gannosh are just some examples.

Cafe Marquesa

Condado District | (787) 723-4124

Cafe Marquesa is located in the eastern outskirts of Condado District. When all you need is comfortable clothes and to be tucking into great Mediterranean food, consider this dining option where the whole vibe is very laid-back.

Everything at Cafe Marquesa is baked fresh daily.

Mediterranean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Al Salam Restaurant 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan Mediterranean (787) 751-6296
Alibaba Restaurant 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Mediterranean (787) 722-1176
Cafe Istanbul Rio Piedras, Central San Juan Greek, Mediterranean (787) 767-6700
Cafe Marquesa 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan French, Mediterranean (787) 723-4124
Ciao Mediterranean 3.3 mi. East of Central San Juan Mediterranean (787) 791-6100
Istanbul Turkish Restaurant Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan Mediterranean (787) 722-5057
La Playita Restaurant 3.6 mi. East of Central San Juan Mediterranean (787) 791-1115

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If seeking variety within the same genre, you will find similarly satisfying flavors at establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Piu Bello Gelato (787) 279-3324 Italian 1.7 mi. South West of Central Bayamon
Romano's Macaroni Grill San Patricio Plaza (787) 707-7707 Italian 3.2 mi. North of Central Guaynabo
Barrachina San Juan (787) 725-7912 Spanish Old San Juan
Bigger Big Pizza (787) 875-0505 Italian Comerio
Trois Cent Onze (787) 725-7959 French Old San Juan
Pizza e Birra (800) 468-2779 Italian Old San Juan
Friends Pizza (787) 870-3918 Italian 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan
Super Pizza (787) 982-1010 Italian 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan
Triana (787) 725-8819 Spanish 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan
Restaurante Raices San Juan (787) 289-2121 Spanish Old San Juan

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in Puerto Rico are the ones that you wind up near unexpectedly while walking the streets near your hotel. Of course, you can't go wrong when you have a concrete plan for some meals. To read more details regarding the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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