South American Cuisine in San Juan

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some South American food, don't miss out on an opportunity to satisfy your hunger. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, there are a couple of places in Puerto Rico offering this type of food.

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With plenty of variety, from the fine dining atmosphere at Lima Restaurante to the simple cafes whose top dishes are worth returning for, there's a menu suited for each visitor and any desired budget.

Take a moment to preview the small collection of South American places that you may come across as you're out on the town. You can click each restaurant's name to view the full article about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Lima Restaurante

Miramar | (787) 725-1597

Lima Restaurante is found in Miramar, outside the center of Condado District. Fresh fish from Puerto Rico's coasts and South American fare make for an exciting meal at this highly praised fine dining establishment. Peruvian flavor dominate the menu at Lima, where seafood is their specialty. Several high end cuts of meat, like filet Mignon, also make an appearance on the menu, and sides include such options as Peruvian rice and boiled yucca.

Ceviche House

Isla Verde | (787) 726-0919

Ceviche House is located along the northwestern outskirts of Isla Verde. Seafood and South American cuisine are a great pair at this dining option.

Similar Food

Also worth considering if you really love South American food, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Pamperi (787) 721-1200 Argentenian 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan
Chili's Isla Verde (787) 791-3200 Tex-Mex Isla Verde
Chili's Montehiedra (787) 708-1000 Tex-Mex 3.0 mi. East-Southeast of Central Guaynabo
Lupi's Mexican Grill & Sports Cantina (787) 253-2198 Mexican Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan
Ummo (787) 722-1700 Argentenian 1.0 mi. North of Central San Juan
Costumbres Argentinas (787) 701-0004 Argentenian Carolina, Eastern part of San Juan
Chili's Carolina (787) 791-3200 Tex-Mex Carolina, Eastern part of San Juan
La Vista Latin Grill & Bar (787) 722-7000 Latin American 1.1 mi. North of Central San Juan
Cafe El Punto (787) 725-1306 Latin American Old San Juan
Pina Colada Club (787) 721-0303 Latin American 1.9 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best cuisines in Puerto Rico are those you find suddenly while journeying to and from your hotel. However, keeping the addresses of a few restaurants in your agenda, allows you to stay flexible. To find out more information about the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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