Caribbean Restaurant, Bar, and Spanish Restaurant$$$$
Old San Juan, Old San Juan
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    Ariel Z.
    "Indeed the best Pina Colada, better than the one at Caribe's Oasis!"(92 Tips)
    Carlo M.
    "Their original Piña Colada is a must have!"(4 Tips)
    Tota A.
    "delicious vegetarian fajita & the Pinacolada"(3 Tips)
    Jeff B.
    "Great mofongo and piña coladas"(3 Tips)
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  • piña coladas
  • original pina
  • pinacolada
  • good for groups
  • good for dates
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  • Cindy S.
    Cindy SheetsJuly 20, 2013
    Definitely try the piña colada, and the paella is delishous! If you'll be here on a Friday or Saturday, be sure to call for a dinner reservation. They have a free flamenco show. It was wonderful!
    Upvoted Dec 29, 2023
  • The Wall Street Journal
    t's said that the piña colada was invented at this bar and restaurant. The drink is emblematic of Puerto Rico—pineapple, coconut and rum basically make up our landscape. Read more
  • Leila
    LeilaApril 8, 2012
    Waiters are super nice and helpfull. Chicken nachos are great,not greasy like others I've tasted. Got a free piña colada by using a coupon from a travel magazine from the hotels :)
  • Alex B.heart icon on user image
    Alex BennFebruary 17, 2014
    Best place for a drink. The bar tenders are the friendliest and most knowledgeable in old San Juan. Great place for day drinking. Ask for Juan. The man is an artist with his bar tending skills
  • Kevin G.heart icon on user image
    Kevin GilhoolyDecember 26, 2019
    Make reservations! It is a tourist trap - for good reason - so it is not a place to just go on a whim. Staff is great. Try the mofongo. Have a pina colada or two.
  • Stephanie T.
    Stephanie TumamposSeptember 4, 2018
    Little late to check in and put a tip but definitely a must when visiting Old San Juan. Aside from being the place where Pina Colada was first made, I went for the Paella Criolla!
  • Vanessa S.heart icon on user image
    Vanessa SantanaDecember 31, 2013
    Amazing piña colada! The mahi mahi fritters are delicious. The mofongo de yuca with seafood is really good. The wait staff is always friendly.
  • Jamie P.heart icon on user image
    Jamie PapiezMarch 8, 2016
    Everything is amazing! The garlic shrimp, the stuffed canoes with steak, chicken and shrimp and their salsa! So tasty, you'll add it to everything!!!
  • Steph O.
    Steph OsmanskiDecember 29, 2023
    This is the spot where the pina colada was invented by Ramón "Monchito" Marrero in 1954. The rumors are TRUE—this will be the best pina colada of your trip AND your life. 🍹well worth the wait
  • Zack S.
    Zack SheppardFebruary 15, 2013
    Claims, along with the Hilton Caribe, to be the birthplace of the Piña Colada. Not sure there's is better than the Hilton's, but it's definitely easier to get to.
  • Jenifer H.heart icon on user image
    Jenifer HaliliApril 6, 2015
    Best piña colada I've ever had. Also, ordered the pork chop can can and the churrasco, both very tasty!
  • Norman M.heart icon on user image
    Norman MackayFebruary 21, 2018
    We were a table of 8. Everyone was very happy with the food & yes PC is a must.. Good service & very chilled.. Give it a try..
  • Jeff F.heart icon on user image
    Jeff ForbesMay 19, 2015
    One of the two potential birthplaces of the Piña Colada, and they sure know how to make them!
  • Foodiesprheart icon on user image
    FoodiesprMarch 16, 2016
    Delicious the Fortaleza steak full of onions, peppers and ham with mushroom sauce
  • Steven A.
    Steven AndrejaFebruary 12, 2014
    Pina Colada's are great. Try the 151 Pina Colada! That will get you going! The Originator of the Pina Colada does not disappoint!
  • Kirk R.
    Kirk RubenJanuary 24, 2011
    Don't know what David C. Was thinking.... I eat here every single trip to PR and the Piña Coladas and food is great. Go for the Mofongo! But so you know it's heavy and very filling. A+
  • Beth K.heart icon on user image
    Beth KMay 17, 2016
    Paella for 2 can def be for 3 or even 4! Its sooo yummy. Plus the pina coladas are amazing!
  • Claire C.
    Claire CruseJanuary 10, 2014
    Not a huge selection for vegetarians, but one of the two choices -- the vegetables mofongo -- is excellent (and huge). Come hungry.
  • Devin W.
    Devin WeiseJanuary 31, 2015
    So delicious! I got the Shrimp in Garlic Sauce. You have to get the rum cake for dessert!!!!
  • A C.heart icon on user image
    A CAugust 31, 2015
    Seafood mofongo was great! Must enjoy a medalla or pina colada here while you eat.
  • Cody G.
    Cody GardnerMarch 22, 2013
    Gotta get the pina colada! Best in San Juan. Very creamy... worth going out of your way if you're in PR.
  • Andy C.heart icon on user image
    Andy ChapmanJune 9, 2015
    Good drinks, nice courtyard setting. Don't try to play with the birds if you like your eardrums as is!
  • santagati
    santagatiMay 22, 2017
    Grouper Isleño is to die for. Great service, great for groups. No pun intended.
  • Gulgun
    GulgunApril 20, 2013
    Pina colada is amazing. Mojito is amazing. And find the Hector in bar. He is so kind and lovely person.
  • Stacyheart icon on user image
    StacyFebruary 14, 2019
    Piña coladas at the outdoor bar were a perfect start to our day! Get a rum floater for an extra kick!
  • Kim M.
    Kim MayNovember 14, 2011
    The pina coladas are made from a locally made rum! Ron del Barrilito... never been exported & best kept secret... aged 3 years undisturbed in charred oak barrels! Wow.
  • Brad W.heart icon on user image
    Brad WarrenJuly 1, 2015
    Best, and first, pina coladas! Convinced they make them stronger with each consecutive order.
  • Nestor F.heart icon on user image
    Nestor Fajota Jr.July 12, 2014
    A little bit pricey but the food and service are great! Loved the fried plantain and the mofongo...
  • Elizabeth O.
    Elizabeth O'ConnorMay 28, 2012
    Mofongo and piña coladas were awesome. PR Delights not so delightful but fair for a lil taste of each fried snack. GREAT service.
  • Stephanie D.heart icon on user image
    Stephanie DeDeckerApril 19, 2018
    Founder of the Pina Colada! Be sure to try one!
  • Foodiesprheart icon on user image
    FoodiesprJanuary 22, 2016
    Awesome Piña Colada and snapper filet with rice and beans
  • Jonathan R.
    Jonathan RiveraNovember 5, 2012
    It's no joke when I tell you that the Mofongo is top notch!! Compliment it with a Piña Colada and a slice of rum cake.
  • Mansi S.heart icon on user image
    Mansi ShahNovember 22, 2018
    Nice pinacolada!! Yummy! I went for another drink next day!
  • Ben u.heart icon on user image
    Ben ueckerAugust 5, 2017
    Mofongo was good. Also they are good sized portions
  • Stefanie B.heart icon on user image
    Stefanie BrodieMarch 24, 2014
    It truly is the best pina colada (trust a bartender). Speaking of bartenders, Jorge is great.
  • Jill C.
    Jill ClearyJuly 26, 2012
    Piña coladas were delicious. Make reservations for the awesome shows they have here! Mofongo made the meal.
  • Tota A.
    Tota AliSeptember 10, 2015
    They serve delicious vegetarian fajita & the Pinacolada is a must here!
  • Jen M.
    Jen MorrowDecember 7, 2012
    Try the whole grilled Red Snapper! Amazing food and finish with the Pina Coladas! Read more
  • Genevieve H.
    Genevieve HJanuary 6, 2014
    Ramòn is an amazing waiter. He recommended a perfect Puerto Rican meal! Thanks!
  • Alissa M.
    Alissa McCaffreyDecember 27, 2013
    If it's your first time to the island talk to Jorge the bartender. He will show you all around your map!
  • George L.heart icon on user image
    George LevingsFebruary 28, 2017
    Whole snapper, perfectly cooked. Jorge at the bar is a legend
  • Laura T.
    Laura TalarowskiApril 15, 2013
    Birthplace of the piña colada!!! Double of everything. Bartenders are awesome, tip em lots.
  • Allen B.
    Allen BellAugust 15, 2010
    The Pina Colada was great!! and the Mofongo was amazing too!!! Great staff also!! We were lucky and got seats to see a flemenco show!!
  • Mikey
    MikeyMay 8, 2013
    Try the turnovers. Yum filled with beef and or chicken
  • Linda F.heart icon on user image
    Linda FelterMay 27, 2015
    Piña coladas to stay, or to-go. Or both.
  • Diana P.
    Diana PardueNovember 27, 2017
    Famous for their pina coladas, try with dark rum!
  • Ariel Z.heart icon on user image
    Ariel ZachJanuary 13, 2014
    Indeed the best Pina Colada, better than the one at Caribe's Oasis!
  • Natalie S.heart icon on user image
    Natalie SydorenkoMay 17, 2014
    Home of the original Piña Colada! Strong, smooth, and delicious!!
  • Vetha
    VethaFebruary 25, 2011
    Love the buffet on the back cheap and great food! Don't try that pi~a colada coming a local I have had better.
  • Alex S.
    Alex ShilmanAugust 24, 2013
    Delicious food, try grilled red snapper and piña colada!
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