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Cafe El Punto

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105 Fortaleza Street, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-646-4943
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10:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Saint Augustine, FL
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

In OSJ with my wife for her 60th birthday trip and wanted to go somewhere close to the hotel (Sheraton Old San Juan) and headed to my usual, Old Harbor Brewery. It seems that it has closed. I consulted TripAdvisor and read the reviews of Cafe El Punto. It was a close walk and worth every step. The drinks were... More 

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Thank Brad C
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thought the food here was great. The service was fast and friendly, they offered to go off menu completely voluntarily to get us exactly what we were looking for. The mofongo was good (not that I have a lot of experience with it to compare to) and they have vegetarian versions on menu, The seafood lovers in our party... More 

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Thank Corey T
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I cannot say enough good things about this place. The food and drinks were wonderful and the service was incredible. Everyone there seemed to go out of their way to make sure we were pleased with everything. Try to request Debra as a server if possible. You could not meet a nicer or more helpful lady. She even wrote down... More 

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Thank Jason G
Flushing, New York
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We tried the cassava mofongo with steak and avocado topped with crabmeat. Both were so delicious and it was the highlight of our trip to Old San Juan.

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Thank Maria A
Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When here based on TA reviews. One of the best dinners on our trip. The food was excellent as was the service. The drinks, mojitos and red sangria were the best drinks the entire trip also. If in Old San Juan, I highly recommend.

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Thank David B
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn't wait until later, just finished and it was amazing !!!! Highly recommended. I think te best was the yuca mofongo and the ceviche was super fresh. Will be back

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Tennessee
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped at Cafe El Punto for a light lunch after a morning walking tour. Excellent Piña Coladas, very fresh and refreshing choices for lunch. Staff is very friendly; bartender was fun to watch. Great lunch choice but wish we had saved this one for dinner.

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Thank 4C's
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted local food, and ate at Cafe El Punto, boy what a great experience. The service was off the charts, and the food was fantastic. The cost was very reasonable. We ate at an expensive Brazilian steakhouse the night before, and it wasn't even close to this little local restaurant. Go there, you won't regret it.

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Thank trannymd
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and wonderful food! Fresh and traditional menu. Very friendly staff. Highly recommend.

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Thank Vicki L
Java,VA
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were touring Old San Juan on a recent cruise. We were shopping at Del Sol and asked the clerk where he ate. He said "right across the road". How convenient I thought but what the heck..I was hungry..Lol. The service staff was very helpful and spoke great English. It seems there specialties are stuffed avocadoes and dishes with plantains.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, South American, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Fortaleza Street, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-646-4943

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