Bar Gitano

Tapas Restaurant and Spanish Restaurant$$$$
San Juan
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  • Vanessa
    "Shrimp albondigas and patatas bravas were amazing."(5 Tips)
    Michelle Wendy
    "veg paella"(6 Tips)
    Jennifer C.
    "blistered peppers & chorizo egg rolls."(2 Tips)
    Nicky D.
    "Try the Padrón Peppers. 1 in 10 is spicy!"(2 Tips)
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  • Madeline G.
    Wow how disappointed I was when I ordered my truffle pizza to go last night 😭😭😭 I guess the chef either forgot to put truffle oil or just I ordered the I correct one. I don't think I will go back
  • Heather F.
    Seafood paella and the octopus was so tender. Reese was an amazing server, fun and great sense of humor.
  • Natalia K.
    Natalia KrystelFebruary 1
    Been here 5+ times
    amazing brunch
  • jessica b.
    jessica bogartDecember 31, 2015
    Truffle pizza was amazing!!!
  • Foodiespr
    FoodiesprDecember 8, 2015
    Funky Mac Gitano my favorite at the bottomless #brunch @bargitano
  • Jessica W.
    Jessica WestSeptember 18, 2015
    Ceviche is amazing! Ask for a lime on the side for an extra flavor kick
  • Calvin M.
    Calvin MultanenApril 2, 2015
    Great tapas, reasonably priced drinks, and friendly service. Try the ribs!
  • S
    SFebruary 14, 2015
    good patatas bravas and fish tacos
  • michelle s.
    michelle schweinfurthFebruary 9, 2015
    Grilled octopus, cocktails, and ceviche were very good
  • Patty P.
    Patty PinkertonJanuary 29, 2015
    Ceviche, fish tacos and sesame shrimp are what you want on your plates!
  • Patty P.
    Patty PinkertonJanuary 29, 2015
    Fish tacos and ceviche are awesome! Sesame shrimp... Yum!
  • Jennifer C.
    Jennifer CMJanuary 21, 2015
    Great tapas & sangria, fish tacos were fantastic, as were the blistered peppers & chorizo egg rolls.
  • Lisa R.
    Lisa RDecember 31, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Love this place...
  • Vanessa
    VanessaSeptember 4, 2014
    Everything was delicious! Shrimp albondigas and patatas bravas were amazing. Loved the Padron peppers too. Great service :-)
  • C J.
    C JAugust 23, 2014
    Octopus and patatas bravas are must-haves.
  • steve h.
    steve hdJune 14, 2014
    Garlic mushrooms will be ordered by you
  • Lucy M.
    Lucy MariaMay 17, 2014
    Super nice bar! Service and food are great!
  • Scott W.
    Scott WalkerApril 27, 2014
    Food was so so, atmosphere and service were fine.
  • Dana H.
    Dana HarveyMarch 28, 2014
    A little but expensive, but so so good. I didn't eat anything that wasn't delicious, but the Spanish fried potatoes in particular were awesome.
  • Louis A.
    Louis AbateMarch 28, 2014
    Great fish tacos andCroquetas Del Dia - skip the pork ribs (overdone, not enough meet). Don Juan was really good.
  • Andrea C.
    Andrea C.February 16, 2014
    Patio seating is great for people watching. Don't bother with the pan con tomate but definitely order the champiñones al ajillo.
  • Denis W.
    Denis WhelanJanuary 1, 2014
    Best tapas ever! Do not miss.
  • Chris
    ChrisDecember 6, 2013
    Live flamenco, weird hip family atmosphere, and the tomato bread was off the chain.
  • Jane B.
    Jane BillingerOctober 30, 2013
    Just try everything on the menu at least once. Best food, sangria, and mojitos you can find!
  • Michelle Wendy
    Michelle WendySeptember 6, 2013
    Excellent live music some nights at the front of the restaurant space. Can get a little loud and difficult to hold conversation but they do have front patio al fresco as an alternative.
  • Michelle Wendy
    Michelle WendySeptember 6, 2013
    Exceptional, mainly Spanish, wine list most are 30-40$/bottle range. I loved the veg paella but wished for more rice in the dish (Indonesian in me, what can I say?! Lol). Veggie loaded & totally yum!!
  • Martine M.
    Martine MooreJune 30, 2013
    I really like the ceviche over a tostone! Live music and flamenco dancing!! A great place to start the evening!
  • Aine O.
    Aine OMalleyMay 16, 2013
    Really good sangria. And the garlic and butter mushrooms are insanely delicious.
  • Gisel M. D.
    Gisel M. DragomirApril 5, 2013
    Sangría Blanca was amazing! Had me tipsy after 4 sips! Don't leave with out trying it!
  • Alejandro G.
    Alejandro GarciaFebruary 15, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The tapas are decent, but its a great nightlife venue.
  • Chris P.
    Chris PoundsDecember 31, 2012
    Chorizo egg rolls and cevice hit the spot
  • John
    JohnOctober 1, 2012
    Only a couple 'craft' beers available.
  • Gerald M.
    Gerald MartinezJuly 10, 2012
    Worst Paella in Town.
  • Jeremy B.
    Jeremy BakshtJuly 8, 2012
    Seafood paella and many deserts
  • Jennifer U.
    Jennifer Uff.July 5, 2012
    Unbelievable meal, unbelievable service. Don't miss out on the prawns and the hummus, the best I've ever had.
  • Matt U.
    Matt UffalussyJuly 4, 2012
    Get the shrimp.
  • Taylor S.
    Taylor StockettJune 20, 2012
    Get the DATE TART! It is the most amazing thing I have ever had in my mouth...and that's saying something!
  • Nicky D.
    Nicky DigitalApril 25, 2012
    Try the Padrón Peppers. 1 in 10 is spicy!
  • Ryan S.
    Ryan SarhanMarch 7, 2012
    Get the Bacon wrapped Dates! They're amazing! The only thing I didn't like was the quantity. 4 for $7 (not that I regret ordering it).
  • Ceci G.
    Ceci GarciaFebruary 5, 2012
    Amazing! The pulpo is the best ever
  • Amanda L.
    Amanda LonisDecember 28, 2011
    Loved the croquettes and the cod gratin.
  • NataschaOS
    NataschaOSSeptember 4, 2011
    Congrats to Chef Trevi~o in this "taberna" venture! Went twice in 10 days! The tapas are delish! Dates, boquerones, patatas, ... and don't leave w/out trying sangria!
  • Joe M.
    Joe MartinezJuly 23, 2011
    Great tapas and wine selection. Loved the croquetas de bacalao the best. The albondigas are to die for.
  • Carlos F.
    Carlos FMFebruary 13, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to start the night!
  • Taryn P.
    Taryn PisaneschiDecember 9, 2010
    Try the patatas bravas, pulpo del bar (grilled octopus) & Pan con jamon Serrano. The coca de setes is a tasty flatbread w/ oyster mushrooms & manchengo cheese. True tapas in sharing size. Yum!
  • Dane H.
    Dane HartzellSeptember 24, 2010
    Very hip and fun. Great atmosphere, decor, music and general vibe. We had seafood paella which was above average but not great. The tapas might be a better bet. Our Tabla Carna & Queso was great.
  • Enid A.
    Enid AlfaroAugust 19
    Excellent service
  • Cristina
    CristinaMarch 23
    Te recomiendo una jarrita de sangria para acompañar tus tapas.
  • Victor A.
    Victor AndujarFebruary 7, 2015
    Chorizo al Jerez por supuesto, nadie lo hace mejor. Y las croquetas del dia, inigualables... hoy son de jamón serrano y queso manchego.
  • Grec G.
    Grec GreggsOctober 18, 2014
    Tremendo servicio, comida y buenos mojitos 😉
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