South American Cuisine in San Juan

If you find yourself in the mood for South American food, don't miss out on a chance to satisfy your hunger. Though not terribly plentiful, you can still find a few places in Puerto Rico serving this type of food.

Restaurants Map

With lots to try, from the fine dining atmosphere at Lima Restaurante to the neighborhood eateries where cocktails are just as important to dinner as the fare, there is a choice for every visitor and style of vacation.

Below, you can read up on the small set of popular South American eateries you'll have the chance to check out as you're out on the town. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to view more information about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Lima Restaurante

Miramar | (787) 725-1597

Set in Miramar, near the middle of Condado District, Lima Restaurante is on Ave Ponce de Leon 667. Seafood and South American flavors make for a bold combo at this notable formal dining option. <p>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.</p>

Ceviche House

Isla Verde | (787) 726-0919

Positioned in the northwestern outskirts of Isla Verde, Ceviche House is a popular choice for vacationers exploring this area of San Juan. Salty, fresh seafood and South American fare are made for each other at this place.

Similar Food

If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, there are more options from this same flavor palette at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Chili's Caguas (787) 703-6464 Tex-Mex 0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Caguas
Taco Bell Caparra Hills -- Mexican 3.0 mi. North of Central Guaynabo
El Asador (787) 289-9966 Latin American 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan
Lemon Grass (787) 729-5555 Latin American 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan
Armando's Mexican Cuisine (787) 726-2636 Mexican Isla Verde
Pina Colada Club (787) 721-0303 Latin American 1.9 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan
El Churry (787) 525-2552 Argentenian Isla Verde
Sabor (787) 276-2255 Latin American Carolina, Eastern part of San Juan
Casa Lola Restaurant (787) 998-2918 Latin American 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan
Chili's Dorado (787) 665-7027 Tex-Mex 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best places to grab a bite in Puerto Rico are those you decide upon spontaneously while walking around during the day. Of course, it's still smart to have a few favorites on the itinerary. To find out more details about the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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