Spanish Cuisine in San Juan

Throughout Puerto Rico, you'll happen upon a savory selection of places to have a hot meal. Spanish food lovers will want to visit the various establishments known for these fun flavors. Luckily, there's an enormous pool of restaurants for food prepared in this style.

Restaurants Map

With plenty of variety, from the informal locale of El Catador D' Abreu to the crave-inducing breakfast and dinner at Palio, you're sure to locate a menu item that suits your taste - and budget.

Take a moment to pursue this full list of Spanish establishments available in Puerto Rico. Click on one of the options to view more information about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Piropo Tapas & Barra

Ocean Park | (917) 689-0985

Situated in Ocean Park, toward the eastern outskirts of Condado District, Piropo Tapas & Barra is a smart choice for people thinking about staying near this neighborhood or nearby. Visitors that are in the mood for tapas will wholly love eating here during a visit to Ocean Park.

Airenumo Restaurant Bar & Lounge

Old San Juan

Located near the middle of Old San Juan, Airenumo Restaurant Bar & Lounge is at 102 Tanca. When the whole group's hoping to find a delectable Spanish dish in a setting that makes you comfortable, this mellow, informal restaurant hits the spot.

Airenumo serves Spanish and Puerto Rican cuisine, but is especially known for their paella, of which there are over 20 varieties on the menu.

Palio

Old San Juan | (787) 721-5100

Palio, part of Sheraton Old San Juan Hotel, is located in the eastern outskirts of Old San Juan. Beautiful seafood and Spanish flavors make for a bold combo at this well-liked restaurant.

Specialties at Palio include smoked rib eye steaks and Seafood Palio.

Mist

Isla Verde | (787) 728-3666

Located near the heart of Isla Verde, Mist is a part of San Juan Beach Water Club. Don't overlook Isla Verde for an unforgettable experience with the special: sandwiches.

As night falls, Mist begs that guests socialize over appetizers and cocktails. There is music spun by an International DJ, and lots of opportunity to dance. During the day you can lounge poolside and order from the lunch menu.

Barrachina San Juan

Old San Juan | (787) 725-7912

Positioned near the middle of Old San Juan, Barrachina San Juan is at 104 Fortaleza Street. Seafood (of course) and Spanish panache make for a bold combo at this restaurant.

Barrachina offers Puerto Rican favorites, which are generally a local twist on traditional Spanish foods. Expect to find numerous rice and seafood options on the menu.

Spanish Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Airenumo Restaurant Bar & Lounge Old San Juan, Western part of San Juan Creole, International, Spanish --
Barrachina San Juan Old San Juan International, Spanish (787) 725-7912
Bodegas Compostela 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Portuguese, Spanish (787) 724-6088
Booby's Restaurant 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan Spanish (787) 753-8181
Cafe Valencia Rio Piedras, Central San Juan Spanish (787) 764-3790
Caficultura Old San Juan Spanish (787) 723-7731
Casa Manolo 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan International, Spanish (787) 723-2481
Che's 2.0 mi. East-Northeast of Central San Juan Argentenian, Spanish (787) 726-7202
Descorche Restaurant 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon Spanish --
Drums 3.7 mi. East of Central San Juan Spanish (787) 253-1443
El Catador D' Abreu Hato Rey, Central San Juan Spanish (787) 758-5125
El Picoteo Old San Juan Spanish (800) 468-2779
La Casona Restaurant 0.3 mi. East of Central San Juan International, Spanish (787) 727-2717
Los Gorditos Bayamon 0.2 mi. South West of Central Bayamon Spanish (787) 269-9879
Mirabueno Old San Juan Spanish (787) 889-0868
Miro Seafood Bar And Grill 1.0 mi. North of Central San Juan Caribbean, Spanish (787) 723-9593
Miro-Marisqueria Catalana 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan Spanish (787) 723-9593
Mist 3.1 mi. East of Central San Juan Fusion, Italian, Spanish (787) 728-3666
Palio Old San Juan Fusion, Spanish (787) 721-5100
Pelayo 1.0 mi. North of Central San Juan Spanish (787) 724-0999
Pez Dorado Marisqueria 3.4 mi. North of Central Guaynabo Caribbean, Latin American, Spanish (787) 273-6759
Pikayo 1.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central San Juan Fusion, International, Spanish (787) 721-6194
Piropo Tapas & Barra 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan Spanish (917) 689-0985
Punto de Vista Restaurant & Bar 0.4 mi. East of Old San Juan Spanish (787) 729-7575
Restaurant Antonio 1.0 mi. North of Central San Juan Italian, Spanish (787) 721-2139
Restaurante Raices San Juan Old San Juan Spanish (787) 289-2121
Soho Tapas Bar & Restaurant Hato Rey, Central San Juan Contemporary, Spanish (787) 758-3512
Solera 1.2 mi. North of Central San Juan Spanish (787) 721-8500
Triana 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan Spanish (787) 725-8819
Tropical Taste Restaurant Old San Juan Spanish (787) 722-1455

Similar Food

Pinoli Restaurante

If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, there are similar flavors to be experienced at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Pizza Pasta Juncos (787) 734-2150 Italian Juncos
Faccio Pizza Las Americas (787) 250-8882 Italian 1.3 mi. South of Central San Juan
Pizza Colors (787) 788-5971 Italian Catano
Madeleine Cafebistro (787) 763-1285 French 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan
Magno Pizza Palace (787) 764-3756 Italian 1.5 mi. South-Southwest of Central San Juan
Di Zucchero Restaurant (787) 505-7466 Italian 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan
Plaza's Pizza (787) 794-2550 Italian 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central San Juan
La Pasta Criolla (787) 713-0965 Italian Juncos
Mimos Pizza (787) 282-6917 Italian Rio Piedras, Central San Juan
T P A Gusto Di Italia (787) 724-8833 Italian 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central San Juan

Plus, you may also like the mainstay dishes from places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
El Patio Latin Bar Cafe (787) 791-0505 Tapas 3.2 mi. East of Central San Juan
Pirilo Pizza Rustica (787) 721-3322 Tapas Old San Juan
Cafe Barlovento (787) 724-7283 Tapas 1.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central San Juan
Di Vino Wine & Tapas (787) 253-4422 Tapas 3.2 mi. East of Central San Juan
Casa Cortés Choco Bar (787) 523-4642 Tapas 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan
Deleites (787) 626-7526 Tapas 9.1 mi. Northwest of Central Bayamon
Tapas Cafe Bar (787) 294-6655 Tapas 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan
Jamon Jamon Restaurant (787) 993-1848 Tapas 2.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central San Juan
Vinisimo (787) 767-7902 Tapas Rio Piedras, Central San Juan

Some of the most memorable kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in Puerto Rico are the ones you run into naturally while journeying to and from your hotel. Of course, you can't go wrong when you have a few favorites on the itinerary. To discover much more regarding the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.

 

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