Mexican Cuisine in San Juan

While exploring Puerto Rico, expect to be overwhelmed by the wide range of local eateries, vendors, and fine food. Those who adore Mexican cuisine particularly can't afford to miss the various establishments serving this favorite. And luckily, guests will have access to several restaurants that offer this favorite.

From the pleasant, very casual setting of Taco Maker Central to the crave-inducing dinner and lunch at Lupi's Mexican Grill & Sports Cantina, there's something for every guest and any style of dining desired.

Restaurants Map

The following list allows you to preview the numerous Mexican establishments in Puerto Rico. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to find out more about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

Sabor De Mexico Inc

Bayamon | (787) 251-2277

Sabor De Mexico Inc is located in Bayamon, a city in the vicinity of San Juan. Do you just have to have tacos during your visit to Puerto Rico? If so, you'll likely agree Sabor De Mexico Inc could be a permanent plan in your vacation agenda. True Mexican fare like roast suckling pig and proper tacos are what guests will find at Sabor de Mexico.


Condado District | (787) 723-3939

Tijuana's is located in the heart of Condado District. Vacationers who are in the mood for tacos will especially love dining here during a trip to Condado District. The sun and the moon seems to revolve around the lounge at Tijuana's, which features a celestial decor and a casual, though bustling atmosphere. Guests also have the option of dining on the terrace which is equally as relaxed.

On The Border Plaza Guaynabo


On The Border Plaza Guaynabo, a part of Plaza Guaynabo, is located in Guaynabo, a city in the vicinity of San Juan; six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) to the south of Old San Juan. Make the trip here to Guaynabo for a mouth-watering helping of the specialty, tacos. With a mesquite wood fired grill and fresh tortillas made every hour, On the Border offers some fresh tasty Mexican food in Puerto Rico.

Taco Maker Santurce

Ocean Park | (787) 722-6094

Located in Ocean Park, in the eastern outskirts of Condado District, Taco Maker Santurce is a logical choice that's worth considering if you're thinking about spending some time seeing this neighborhood. Here's one sure-fire reason to visit Ocean Park if you're a fan of Mexican cuisine, but particularly tacos. The Taco Maker serves quick service Mexican fare, with such favorites as tacos, burritos, and taco salads available for a low price and in only a matter of minutes. The kids meal strays away from Mexican fare only to offer chicken nuggets as an alternative, and tator tots are also on the menu. For dessert, choose between flan, turnovers, and cinnamon sugar crustos. All food is cooked fresh daily, and made to order.

Taco Maker Central

Hato Rey | (787) 767-4147

Positioned in Hato Rey, near San Juan, Taco Maker Central is a logical choice for vacationers thinking about going to this neighborhood or the surrounding area. If you're curious, Condado District is approximately two and a half miles (approximately four kilometers) to the north. Thinking about Mexican food, and definitely need some tacos? Actually, either way you should think of this place as the easiest decision you'll make all day. The Taco Maker offers a low-key environment, where you have the opportunity to dine in the spacious lobby, pick up a meal for carry out, or drive through for the ultimate in convenience.

Mexican Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Armando's Mexican Cuisine Isla Verde Mexican (787) 726-2636
El Parnaso Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan Mexican (787) 723-4548
Hacienda Don Jose 1.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central San Juan Mexican (787) 722-5880
Jalisco Restaurant Carolina, Eastern part of San Juan Mexican (787) 701-6435
Lupi's Mexican Grill & Sports Cantina Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan Mexican (787) 253-2198
On The Border Plaza Escorial 2.5 mi. West of Central Carolina Mexican (787) 776-3135
On The Border Plaza Guaynabo 0.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Guaynabo Mexican --
Orale Guey 1.1 mi. North of Central San Juan Mexican (787) 200-6495
Sabor De Mexico Inc Bayamon Mexican (787) 251-2277
Taco Bell Caparra Hills 3.0 mi. North of Central Guaynabo Mexican --
Taco Maker Ave Universidad Rio Piedras, Central San Juan Mexican (787) 294-2626
Taco Maker Canton Mall Bayamon Mexican (787) 740-5925
Taco Maker Central 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan Mexican (787) 767-4147
Taco Maker Santurce 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan Mexican (787) 722-6094
Tijuana's 1.0 mi. North of Central San Juan Mexican (787) 723-3939

Similar Food

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, there are similar flavors to be experienced at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Pina Colada Club (787) 721-0303 Latin American 1.9 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan
Pez Dorado Marisqueria (787) 273-6759 Latin American 3.4 mi. North of Central Guaynabo
Steak And Company (787) 727-7882 Argentenian Isla Verde
Café Pierre (787) 721-1200 Latin American 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan
Che's (787) 726-7202 Argentenian 2.0 mi. East-Northeast of Central San Juan
Panza Restaurant (787) 289-8900 Latin American Old San Juan
Cafe El Punto (787) 725-1306 Latin American Old San Juan
Chili's Plaza del Sol -- Tex-Mex 1.7 mi. North of Central Bayamon
El Patio Latin Bar Cafe (787) 791-0505 Latin American 3.2 mi. East of Central San Juan
Pamperi (787) 721-1200 Argentenian 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best restaurants in Puerto Rico are those you casually come across while trekking the town of your choice. Of course, that doesn't mean you can't learn about dining in a particular region in advance. To discover even more regarding the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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