South American Cuisine in San Juan

If you've got a hankering for South American cuisine, don't miss an opportunity to satisfy your hunger. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, you can still find a couple of locations in Puerto Rico where you can sample this kind of food.

With plenty of variety, from the fine dining locale of Lima Restaurante to the simple cafes whose signature dishes will melt in your mouth, you are sure to find something you'll return for again and again.

Restaurants Map

Take a moment to browse the few choices for South American places you'll have the chance to check out during your getaway. For each option that interests you, click the name to read more about its location, style, and more.

Lima Restaurante

Miramar | (787) 725-1597

Lima Restaurante is situated in Miramar, toward the center of Condado District. Fresh seafood and South American panache go well together at this inviting fine foods restaurant.

Lima offers a bistro-style setting, with hard wood tables and modern style chairs along the windows and wall, and a long bench-style table and seating along the center of the dining room. Seating is also available on the terrace, and service is exemplary.

Ceviche House

Isla Verde | (787) 726-0919

Ceviche House is found toward the northwestern outskirts of Isla Verde. Fabulously fresh fish and South American flair play nicely together at this dining option.

Similar Food

For something different in the same ballpark, there are more options from this same flavor palette at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
On The Border Plaza Guaynabo -- Mexican 0.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Guaynabo
Chili's Plaza del Sol -- Tex-Mex 1.7 mi. North of Central Bayamon
Buenos Ayres (787) 725-1818 Argentenian 1.1 mi. North of Central San Juan
Jalisco Restaurant (787) 701-6435 Mexican Carolina, Eastern part of San Juan
Chili's Condado (787) 725-5657 Tex-Mex 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan
Che's (787) 726-7202 Argentenian 2.0 mi. East-Northeast of Central San Juan
Taco Maker Santurce (787) 722-6094 Mexican 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan
Café Pierre (787) 721-1200 Latin American 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan
Gauchos Parrilladas Argentina (787) 294-1087 Argentenian 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan
Chili's Isla Verde (787) 791-3200 Tex-Mex Isla Verde

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best places to dine in Puerto Rico are those you casually come across while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. At the same time, you'll save yourself some stress if you make a list of specific places to try. To find out much more regarding the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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