Mediterranean Cuisine in San Juan

During your travels through Puerto Rico, you'll encounter a wide selection of choices with regards to dining. But guests who seek Mediterranean cuisine in particular can't afford to miss the various establishments that do it best. Fortunately, there's a good bunch of places where you can order dishes prepped in this style.

With many options, from the informal atmosphere at Ciao Mediterranean to the tempting dinner service at Transylvania Restaurant, you might come across a dish with just the right elements.

Restaurants Map

The following list allows you to browse the many places that specialize in food of the Mediterranean variety. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to read the full article about its location, style, and more.

Ciao Mediterranean

Isla Verde | (787) 791-6100

Ciao Mediterranean, which is on the premises of Intercontinental San Juan Resort Spa and Casino, is situated near the center of Isla Verde. Hoping to have a great plate of food in a fun and convenient location? Give some thought to the informal bites and backdrop here.

Al Salam Restaurant

Hato Rey | (787) 751-6296

Al Salam Restaurant is located close to San Juan; it's to the south of Condado District. Affectionately identified as an informal restaurant, it's often reserved for lazy days outdoors. <p>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.</p>

Alibaba Restaurant

Condado District | (787) 722-1176

Alibaba Restaurant can be found in the eastern outskirts of Condado District. Hoping to have quality Mediterranean cooking in a breezy, no-fuss environment? Give some thought to the laid-back ambiance at this café.

La Playita Restaurant

Isla Verde | (787) 791-1115

La Playita Restaurant, which is part of Hotel La Playa, is found in near the middle of Isla Verde. Head on over to Isla Verde for an unforgettable experience with the special: health food. <p>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.</p>

Istanbul Turkish Restaurant

Old San Juan | (787) 722-5057

Istanbul Turkish Restaurant is located near the middle of Old San Juan. If it doesn't feel right to dress up just for grabbing some great Mediterranean fare, stop by this place where the service and style is very relaxed. <p>Istanbul Turkish Restaurant offers daily lunch specials every weekday, except for on holidays.</p>

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
Makarios Bar & Restaurant Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan Mediterranean (787) 723-8653
Transylvania Restaurant Old San Juan French, German, Mediterranean (787) 977-2328

Similar Food

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If your preferences are flexible, there are more options from this same flavor palette at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Il Bacaro Venezia (787) 977-5638 Italian Old San Juan
Danny's International (787) 724-0501 Italian 1.0 mi. North of Central San Juan
Voga (787) 721-8500 Italian 1.2 mi. North of Central San Juan
Pizza Mar (787) 791-4401 Italian Carolina, Eastern part of San Juan
El Conde Pasta Pizza (787) 727-5566 Italian 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan
Pura Sangre Pizza & Grill (787) 963-0797 Italian 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan
Bleu Bistro (787) 723-1728 French Old San Juan
Pizza Colors (787) 788-5971 Italian Catano
Barrachina San Juan (787) 725-7912 Spanish Old San Juan
Pizza Queen Inc (787) 993-1980 Italian 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan

Some of the most unique culinary offerings in Puerto Rico are those that you didn't think you'd ever wander into during your daytime travels. Then again, you can't go wrong when you make a list of specific places to try. To read more details about the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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