20 Best Restaurants in Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico is the best place to go for a vacation to enjoy the beauty of nature, a landscape of mountains, and stunning waterfalls.

But, the eateries here are also very recommended to visit because they offer you plenty of delicious food in the town.

Tripboba gathered the best 20 restaurants that you can visit in Puerto Rico.

For example, Marmalade, Sofia's Old San Juan, Entrevinos, 1919 Restaurant, and Cocina Abierta are the five of these best 20 eateries in Puerto Rico.

So, get rid of your hungry tummy by visiting these eating places when you go on vacation to Puerto Rico.



Marmalade is the first restaurant on this list and is very recommended to visit while coming to Puerto Rico. This stylish restaurant is located at 317 Calle de la Fortaleza and it opens daily from 5.00 until 11.00 PM, so you can visit Marmalade every day, as long as you want.

Marmalade has plenty of food selections which include, Fluke Sashimi, Ahi Tuna Tartar, Popcorn Shrimp, Heirloom Golden Beets, Ceviche, Puerto Rican Heirloom Tomatoes, Japanese Cauliflower, Spaghetti Squash Ramen, Local Organic Rabbit, Tiny White Bean Soup, Risotto of Lobster, Black Bass, Organic Salmon, The Three Pigs, Grilled Ahi Tuna, Natural Hormone-Free Lamb Tagine, Pasture Raised Hormone-Free Beef Tenderloin, and Ancient Grain Gnocchi.

Marmalade Restaurant

Really lovely atmosphere to have a culinary experience or for special occasions.

They serve an international menu with creative plates, as well as cocktails & wines.

Address : 317 Calle de la Fortaleza, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico


MUSA is a colorful, modern, and cozy restaurant that serves delicious international dishes with fantastic service and good staff. Located at 613 Calle Cerra, MUSA starts open from 10.00 AM until 3.00 PM and opens again from 5.00 until 10.00 PM every Tuesday to Sunday.

MUSA has a brunch menu which includes plenty of delicious dishes such as Steak N Eggs, Sancocho, Pork Chop, Musa Mac and Cheese, Grilled Cheese Croque Madame, Mongolian Pork Sandwich, MUSA Burger, Pancakes, Tostadas Francesas, Revoltillo de Longaniza, Omelets de Ropa Vieja, Revoltillo de Salmon, Omelets de Salmon, Waffles Classic, Chicken & Waffles, and Salmon & Waffles.


Colorful funky restaurant with a good brunch spot.

They feature creative international dishes & drinks.

They even have one of the best passion fruit mojitos, as well as pancakes and omelettes.

Address : 613 Calle Cerra, San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico


La Placita is one of the restaurants in Puerto Rico that you have to visit. Located in Plaza del Mercado de Santurce,

La Placita is the perfect place to go to enjoy your meal in every condition because it opens 24 hours a day, so you can go to La Placita every day, as long as you want. You can enjoy some tasty dishes here such as Carne Frita Encebollada, Pastelon De Corned Beef, Serenata De Bacalao, Filete De Res Angus, Salmon Asiatico, Camarones Al Ajillo, Lacon Asado, and Pollo Al Pesto De Cilantro.

La Placita, Puerto Rico

A really cool hangout place for all travelers or those who want the best culinary experience.

Lots of drinks as well as good affordable food.

Everything you need for a great night.

Address : 300 Calle dos Hermanos, San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico


Sofia's Old San Juan is the first Italian restaurant on this list and you have to visit it because Sofia's Old San Juan offers attentive service, generous portions, fantastic staff, and of course, a lot of tasty Italian fares.

Sofia's Old San Juan is situated at 364 Calle de la Fortaleza and it starts open from 11.30 AM until 10.30 PM every Tuesday to Sunday and is closed on Monday. For the food options, you have Homemade Lasagna Bolognese, Tony's Risotto, Fettuccini Alfredo with Chicken, Eggplant Parmigiana, Spaghetti Soprano with Jumbo Meatballs, Spinach Ravioli, Fettuccini Carbonara, Tortellini Loren, Linguine al Pesto, and more to go.

Sofia's Old San Juan

An Italian restaurant with a large selection of food for a cute little Italian dining experience.

They have great cocktails with generous portions.

This place is well worth a visit if you are in the area.

Address : 364 Calle de la Fortaleza, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico


Entrevinos is the must-visit restaurant when you go on holiday in Puerto Rico. Located in La Plazoleta De Isla Verde, Entrevinos has a great menu, friendly and helpful staff in a luxury atmosphere and it starts open from 11.30 AM until 11.00 PM every day.

Entrevinos has two different menus divided to starters menu and entrees menu, then for the appetizers, you have King Crab Tempura, Grilled Octopus, Beef Carpaccio, Ceviche, Crispy Mongolian Style Pork, Wagyu & Foie Gras Dumplings, Fried Calamari, Jamon Iberico, and Popcorn Shrimp.

For the entrees menu, there are Serrano Wrapped Tuna, Seared Salmon, Duck Breast, Branzino Filet, Currasco Angus 16oz, Grilled Lamb Chops, Cauliflower Steak, Filet 8oz, Short Rib Pasta, Grilled Rib-eye Steak 16oz, Garlic Shrimp Pasta, Risotto Mamposteao, Lobster Risotto, Chicken Parmigiana, Lasagna Bolognese, and Australian Wagyu Strip Loin MBS #9.

Entrevinos, Puerto Rico

A welcoming restaurant with a wide selection of food perfect for a quick lunch stop.

Good price point for tourists.

Address : 6150 Av. Isla Verde #187, Carolina, 00979, Puerto Rico


Stuffed Avocado Shop is an eatery that you can visit while coming to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Stuffed Avocado Shop is located at Miramar Plaza, 954 Avenida Juan Ponce De Leon, and open daily from 11.00 AM until 9.00 PM, so you can go to Stuffed Avocado Shop every day with your friends just to enjoy the day at the weekend.

Stuffed Avocado Shop offers all the guests several interesting dishes and beverages on the menu which include, Pulled Pork, Beef, Mango Tuna, Chipotle Chicken, Spicy Salmon, Peas, Fish Ceviche, Bottled Water, Soda Water, Flavored Waters, Tea, Coffee, Natural Juices, Avo Choco Mousse, Avo Brownie, and Pinta Gelato.

Stuffed Avocado Shop

This is a great spot to get healthy food.

They offer good fresh ingredients.

You can have toppings that you can choose to make your meal.

Address : 209 C. de San Francisco, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico


Eter Rooftop & Lounge has located t 752 Av. Manuel Fernandez Juncos and open daily from 11.00 AM until 11.00 PM, you can go to this eatery every day with your partner.

There are several incredible and delicious food that you can order here such as Yauco Yellow Corn Meal, Angus Beef Sweet, Grilled Octopus, Avocado Stuffed, Crispy Corn Toast, Corn Beef & Risotto, Mignon Steak Tartare, NY Steak 12oz, Skirt Steak 10oz, Grilled Lemon Chicken Breast, Dry Aged Prime Tomahawk Pork Chop, Whole Fried Red Snapper, Cod Fillet, Seafood Paella, Pan-Seared Mahi Mahi, and Blackened Spicy Baked Fresh Salmon.

Eter Rooftop & Lounge

Late night meal · Outdoor seating


Kabanas is a perfect stop to enjoy the tasty burger and tacos in Puerto Rico plus indoor-outdoor seating. Kabanas is located at 1104 Av. Magdalena, San Juan, and it starts open from 11.00 AM until 11.00 PM on weekdays, and from around 8.00 AM until 11.00 PM on weekends.

Then, you have a lot of food selections available such as Nachos, Spring Rolls, Burger Slider Trio, Guacamole, Steak Sandwich, Falafel Sandwich, Queso Fundido, Kabanas Burger, Roasted Garlic Edamame, Kabanas Salad, Steak Sandwich, Falafel Sandwich, Kabanas Burger, Classic Cheddar Burger, Holy Chuck Burger, BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, Chicken Breast Sandwich, Fried Chicken Sandwich, Mahi-Mahi Tacos, Chicken Breast Tacos, and House Tacos.

Kabanas Restaurant

A perfect spot to stop for a special mojito or a fine culinary experience.

They are famous for their burgers & tacos with sangria & Moscow mules.

The menu, the people and the atmosphere are great.

Address : 1104 Av. Magdalena, San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico


Carthage Express is one of the best Mediterranean restaurants in Puerto Rico and is very recommended to visit. You can go to 201b C. de San Justo, San Juan to reach this restaurant, and it starts open from 8.30 AM until 4.00 PM every day except Tuesday because it's closed.

For the food options, you have Lamb Shish Kebab, Lamb Platter, Kofta Kebab, Rack of Lamb, Roasted Lamb, Grilled Beef Skirt, Ribeye Steak, Grilled Salmon, Chicken Platter, Chicken Shish Kebab, Chicken Parmesan, Falafel Platter, and Merguez Platter.

Carthage Express

A restaurant with a super filling selection of food for breakfast.

The place is clean with nice staff.

Make sure you stop by and take a seat at the big table.

Address : 201b C. de San Justo, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico


1919 Restaurant is an upscale eatery with new American fare and a perfect place to get the best fine dining experience while coming to Puerto Rico. Located in Condado Vanderbilt Hotel, 1919 Restaurant starts open from 6.00 PM until 11.00 PM every Tuesday to Saturday.

Then, there are plenty of delicious foods on the menu which includes, Tuna Crudo, Seafood Gnocchetti, Lobster Salad, Ricotta Ravioli, Crispy Soft Shell Crab, Wagyu Beef Tataki, Wild Shrimps, Halibut, Ora King Salmon, Branzino, Prime Beef Deckle, Roasted Duck Breast, Boneless Veal Rack, and Colorado Lamb Loin.

1919 Restaurant

Truly a high end restaurant with lots of tables and a beautiful sea view.

They feature New American cuisine, an extensive wine list and first class service.

Offers some of the most incredible food along with beautiful wine pairing.

Address : 1055 Ashford Ave, San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico


Trois Cent Onze is one of the best French restaurants that you can find in Puerto Rico. Trois Cent Onze serves French cuisines with fantastic service, incredible staff, and a romantic atmosphere surrounding. Trois Cent Onze is located at 311 Calle de la Fortaleza, San Juan and it starts open from 6.00 until 10.00 PM on Tuesday to Saturday.

You can enjoy plenty of delicious French foods which include, French Onion Soup, Escargot, Caramelized Pears and Goat Cheese Mesclun Salad, Beef Tartar, Pan-Seared Shrimps, Assiette Campagnarde, Coq au Vin, Grilled Chicken Breast, Salmon Steak, Pork Medallions, Pan-Seared Grouper, Cod Filet, Risotto Forestiere, Pork Risotto, Shrimp Risotto, Honey Roasted Duck Breast, Bouillabaisse, and Grilled Beef Filet Tenderloin.

Trois Cent Onze

An intimate restaurant featuring authentic French dishes.

They even have fine wines in a dimly lit romantic setting.

The whole dish is cooked to perfection and covered in a nice sauce.

Address : 311 Calle de la Fortaleza, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico


Muzzarella is a restaurant that serves so many delicious foods like pizza, risotto, and steaks. Muzzarella is located at 1165 Av. Central, San Juan and starts open from 11.00 AM until 7.30 PM on Tuesday to Saturday, and closed on Sunday and Monday.

Then, you have a lot of tasty dishes available on the menu such as Pickled Eggplant, Grilled Argentinian Sausage with Muzzarella Cheese, Risotto Croquette, Codfish Croquette, Skirt Steak, Fried Muzzarella, Special Provoleta, Caprese Salad, Caribbean Salad, Filet Mignon, New York Steak, Ribeye, Skirt Steak, Chicken Breast, and more to go.


An awesome place to relax, unwind and enjoy the evening.

They have fresh salads, pizzas, some appetizers with gourmet creole, etc.

They added special menu items, to keep things interesting every day.

Address : 1165 Av. Central, San Juan, 00921, Puerto Rico


Cocina Abierta is a restaurant that serves an interesting menu, located at 58 CII Caribe, San Juan, and starts open from 4.00 until 11.00 PM on Wednesday to Monday, and closed on Tuesday. Cocina Abierta has four different menus like vegetarian menu, pescatarian menu, omnivore menu, and carnivore menu.

All the menu contain plenty of tasty dishes such as Local Beef Carpaccio, Breadfruit & Goat Ricotta Gnocchi, Plantain Mofongo, Thai Fried Chicken, Beef Wellington, Cacao, Celery Root Soup, Black Snook Ceviche, Pibil Pork Bondiola, Pujols Sweet Potato Causa, Celery Root Soup, Fresh Local Fish Tikin Xic, Zucchini Pakora, and Jackfruit Rendang.

Cocina Abierta

Restaurant serving innovative tasting menus as well as wine & cocktail pairings.

The art of each plate of food is impressive.

Local source made into delicious food.

Address : 58 Cll Caribe, San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico


Santaella is a chic restaurant that serves tapas, mains food, and creative cocktails plus good service, tasty dishes, and fantastic staff. Situated at 219 Calle Canals, Santaella starts open from 11.30 AM until 10.30 PM on Tuesday to Friday, and from 5.00 until 10.30 PM on Saturday.

For the food options, there are Goat Cheese Quesadilla, Escargots, Grilled Spanish Octopus, Wagyu Beef Sliders, Ahi Tuna Corn Tacos, Fresh Burrata, Popcorn Chicken, Duck Foie Gras Terrine, Fresh Avocado Salad, Pan-Seared Crisp Fresh Salmon Filet, Shrimp in Garlic Cream Sauce, Boneless Chicken, and Crisp Whole Fresh Red Snapper.

Santaella, Puerto Rico

An industrial style restaurant.

They feature creative tapas, main dishes & cocktails.

Amazing food and extremely professional staff.

Address : 219 Calle Canals, San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico


If you are looking for a cozy place to enjoy your breakfast or brunch in Puerto Rico, then you have to go to The Loft Beach Front. This restaurant is located at 1077 Ashford Ave and opens every day from 6.00 AM until 11.00 AM on Monday to Thursday, and from around 6.00 AM until 3.00 PM on Friday to Sunday.

To make you comfortable here, The Loft Beach Front has some delicious fares on the menu such as Croque Senorita, Mac & Cheese, Eggs Your Way, Three Egg Omelet, French Toast, Salmon & Bagel, Classic Eggs Benedict, Lechon Benedict, Chicken & Waffles, Eggs & Steak, and Huevos Rancheros.

The Loft Beach Front

A restaurant if you want something cozy.

Has a good menu for breakfast as well as a selection of drinks.

Address : 1077 Ashford Ave, San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico


Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse is a famous Brazilian restaurant that you can find all over the USA and you can find it also in Puerto Rico. Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse is an upscale Brazilian eatery located in El Mercado De Paseo Caribe and open daily from 11.30 AM until 2.30 PM, and open again from 4.30 until 9.45 PM.

So, you can visit this steakhouse every day with your family, friends, or your lovely one. Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse has a delight dinner menu which includes of Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Chilled Lobster & Shrimp, Seafood Tower, Filet Mignon, Beef Ancho, Costela de Porco, Wagyu Ancho (Ribeye), Wagyu New York Strip, Dry-Aged Tomahawk Ancho, Prime Lamb Steak, Chicken Breast, Chilean Sea Bass, Pan-Seared Salmon, Cauliflower Steak, and Cauliflower Steak with Market Table.

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse, Puerto Rico

Stop here for some delicious Brazilian food.

They offer all-you-can-eat meats on ornate table edges as well as an extensive salad bar.

All dishes are so tender and delicious and juicy.

Address : 15 Avenida Luis Muñoz Rivera Ste 208, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico


Princesa - Cocina Cultura serves classic local dishes with fantastic waiters, delicious food, and a cozy ambiance plus a patio. You can go to 2 Paseo De La Princesa, Calle Shurmberg and it starts open from 11.00 AM until 9.00 PM on Thursday to Sunday.

Princesa - Cocina Cultura also has several delicious foods on the menu which include, Smokey Papaya, Fresh Mahi Mahi Filet, Breaded Swai Grouper Strips, Pan-Seared Fresh Cod Filet, Breadfruit Mofongo Stuffed, Fresh Salmon Filet, Spanish Style Cod Fish, and Sauteed Jumbo Shrimps.

Princesa - Cocina Cultura

A wooded restaurant with a terrace.

They serve classic local dishes, spirits & rum list.

Address : 2 Paseo De La Princesa, Calle Shurmberg, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico


Pirilo is the pizza restaurant that you have to visit in Puerto Rico even you don't really like Italian food or pizza because it offers all the guests delicious foods with attentive service, excellent dishes, and a great place to get the best dining experience. Pirilo is situated at 207 Ca. de la Tanca and it opens daily from 11.30 AM until 11.00 PM, so everyone can visit this Italian eatery every day.

There is plenty of delicious food that you can find on the menu which includes, Papitas Pirilo, Croquetas de Mamposteao, Empanadilitas Argentinas, Empanadilitas Marinas, Empanadilitas Sampler, Hummus, Stuffed Mushrooms, Chorizo Mushrooms, Arugula Salad, Beef Lasagna, Chicken Lasagna, Churrasco Chimichurri, Bocatta Iberca, and Bocatta Mediterranea.

Pirilo, Puerto Rico

A famous pizzeria with a perfect vibe.

The provide vegan options which is a huge plus.

Address : 207 Ca. de la Tanca, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico


St. Germain is a cozy eatery that serves local fare, vegetarian foods, plus a great place for brunch or lunch. St. Germain is located at156 C. del Sol and it's open from 11.00 AM until 9.00 PM on weekdays, and from 9.00 AM until 3.00 PM on weekends.

For the food selections, you have Moroccan, Tuna Tartare, Quinoa Bowl of the Day, Sharon Sandwich, Sharon Sandwich, Chicken Wings, Regular Soup, Large Soup, Karlox Sandwich, Chef's Pasta, Vera Sandwich, Mediterranean Sandwich, Spokane Sandwich, and some drinks like Espresso, Americano, Cappuccino, Mocha, Iced Coffee, Iced Latte, Hot Tea, Iced Tea, and Hot Chocolate.

St. Germain

A family-friendly restaurant featuring a large menu for brunch or vegan.

They serve local dishes, vegetarian & cocktails.

Address : 156 C. del Sol, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico


Chocobar Cortés is the last eatery on this list that offers all the guests a breakfast, lunch menu, and others menu selections available. Chocobar Cortés is located at 210 C. de San Francisco, open daily from 8.00 AM until 3.00 PM and you can go to Chocobar Cortés every day with your friends, partner, or your family.

For the wide menu selections, there are Chocobar Pancakes, Breakfast Wrap, Steak & Eggs, French Toast, Mallorca Bread, Marbled Waffles, Classic Serrano Ham Croquettes, Roasted Pumpkin, Churrasco 8oz, Chocobar Salad Bowl, Avocado Toast, Chocoburger, Garden Sandwich, Choco-club Sandwich, Chocolate Grilled Cheese, Smoked Pork Sandwich, and Grilled Chicken Sandwich.

Chocobar Cortés

A casual restaurant for breakfast.

It offers a breakfast & lunch menu with chocolate used in each dish.

Address : 210 C. de San Francisco, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico