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Compostela

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106 Ave Condado, San Juan 00907-2737, Puerto Rico
724-6088
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Flagler Beach, Florida, United States
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241 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this is a lovely restaurant and when in puerto rico, it should be on your list. i love spanish food and this is a great example of why! we had the octopus carpaccio, croquetas and red snapper with tiny brussel sprouts --- and the food was wonderful! they also have a wine room with thousands of bottles -- pretty amazing.

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Thank ritabee27
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and drinks are really expensive and their cuisine is not that fancy. Service is good, but for some reason they don't hire women. Some items of the menu are just plain local food without any creative variation.

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Thank Fernando M
Hull, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I walked over from the quaint Hotel Iberia and enjoyed flawless service and sumptuous food! My host said this was one of the 3 best restaurants in San Juan and that he has been coming here for 30 years. I can see why!

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Thank Timothy5
Toluca, Mexico
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoy the great food and the great service that this place has offered every time we have visited! This is a not to missed place if you come to Puerto Rico.

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Thank enriqueman
Guatemala City, Guatemala
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524 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Good Spanish food restaurant, located at ten minutes by car from the Convention Center. Delicious food. I ordered the Halibut fish, Octopus Carpaccio, Ham Croquettes and were all very good. You can enjoy a nice glass of wine as they have a variety of wines to choose from. I also tried the Orange Flan, delicious! Medium range prices. I went... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This restaurant was good traditional Spanish fare. The waiter were cordial. The wine was excellent and the ambiance was nice.

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Thank Hamin A
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Cuisine is seafood oriented and western. Quality of dishes were amazing. Wine collection is off the charts. Very modern decor, clean and new. We had the filet mignon, which they customized perfectly. Had the halibut - fantastic. Had the scallops. Each dish was cooked to perfection and they tweaked it to your personal preference. This is top 3 favorite in... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Been dining here for 16 years now! Jose & Maximino Rey are the true dynamic duo! Place is definitely pricey but once you put that first bite, (of anything!) you'll know it is money well spent! Love the wine selection: it is a nice balance of old world with new world and the prices are fair. They do not accept... More 

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent cuisine by chef Jose Rey and service coordinator maitre Maximino Rey (no relation). Compostela distributes wines so needless to say, they have the good stuff... Fyi, i just finished having green salad with sashimi quality tuna dices for starters, a Hendrix martini to warm me up on a rainy PR Friday, and half bottle of Sonoma Russian River Valley... More 

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Thank TurpialdelSur
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Best restaurant in San Juan, definitely. Great wine. Personalized one to one service. Great food, what else? Every visitor should not leave PR, before visiting Compostela.

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Thank Manuel C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Ave Condado, San Juan 00907-2737, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 724-6088

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Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?