During your travels through Puerto Rico, you'll be overwhelmed by the delicious array of places to have a hot meal. But guests who seek Mediterranean cuisine in particular should check out the places specializing in this cuisine. Luckily, you're likely to come across a good bunch of dining options that have it on the menu.
With plenty of variety, from the very casual atmosphere at Cafe Istanbul to the fantastic dinner and lunch at Ciao Mediterranean, there's a menu suited for each guest and even for that special night you're planning.
Use the list below to get a taste for the rather large selection of Mediterranean restaurants to be found. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to find out more about its location, style, and more.
Situated in the eastern outskirts of Condado District, Alibaba Restaurant is at 1214 Ashford. Since this is a casual place to dine, it's great when you don't want to get too fancy.
Ciao Mediterranean, which is part of Intercontinental San Juan Resort Spa and Casino, is found near the middle of Isla Verde. Considering this is an informal place to have a meal, it's sometimes a respite for hungry visitors on lazy outings.
Located in Hato Rey, near San Juan, Al Salam Restaurant is at 150 Ave Roosevelt. If you're curious, Condado District is to the north. When the whole group's hoping to find a really excellent Mediterranean meal that's far from prim and proper, this mellow restaurant fits the bill. 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.
La Playita Restaurant, part of Hotel La Playa, is found toward the heart of Isla Verde. Tourists that want health food will fully love stopping here during a visit to Isla Verde. 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.
Located in Rio Piedras, near San Juan, Sahara Deli Cafe is on Avenida Ponce de Leon. In case you're wondering, Isla Verde is to the northeast. Make the trip here to Rio Piedras for an unforgettable experience with the special: health food. Sahara specializes in Arabic foods like shawarma and falafel.
|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|
|Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan||Mediterranean||(787) 723-8653|
|Sahara Deli Cafe||Rio Piedras, Central San Juan||Mediterranean||(787) 756-5057|
|Transylvania Restaurant||Old San Juan||French, German, Mediterranean||(787) 977-2328|
Also worth considering if you really love Mediterranean food, you will find similar ingredients and influences at places like the following:
|Siglo XX Restaurant||(787) 265-2094||Spanish||Old San Juan|
|(787) 799-5777||Italian||1.8 mi. South West of Central Bayamon|
|(787) 883-3750||Italian||9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon|
|Romano's Macaroni Grill Caguas||(787) 703-0939||Italian||0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Caguas|
|Restaurant Antonio||(787) 721-2139||Italian||1.0 mi. North of Central San Juan|
|Antonella's Pizzeria||(787) 643-4242||Italian||Old San Juan|
|(787) 977-5023||Italian||Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan|
|Pura Sangre Pizza & Grill||(787) 963-0797||Italian||1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan|
|(787) 282-4567||Italian||1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan|
|Basil Pizza & Italian Cuisine||(787) 294-5074||Italian||1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan|
Despite your dining plans, you may find the best restaurants in Puerto Rico are those that you find unexpectedly while journeying to and from your hotel. Then again, it's still a good idea to know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To discover more information regarding the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.
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