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La Madre

351 Calle San Francisco | Callejon Del Tamarindo, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-647-5392
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“burrito” (29 reviews)
“fish tacos” (33 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
351 Calle San Francisco | Callejon Del Tamarindo, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot. Recommended from Casa Blanco Hotel - great location and tasty food and great drinks. Highly recommend

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Simply Great. Excellent dishes, great Service, Great Drinks, Nicely located in Old San Juan. This place has it all. Look nowhere else. You can have Mexican food or International even some Asian inspired dishes. We were a group of 12 and were treated very nicely.

Thank jorgeitpr
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for an early dinner, the food was tasty! We had their Queso, but wished we’d skipped this (it was excellent) because we also ordered their tacos which were huge, we couldn’t finish them! The restaurant is small and charming,...More

Thank A G
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited La Madre for brunch yesterday. We intended to go there for lunch, but on Saturdays they apparently serve only brunch until 5:00PM. She ordered fish tacos and really liked them. I ordered chilaquiles with red sauce. I love chilaquiles, but...More

Thank Peulin
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Staff was super friendly although it was a bit of a wait to finally receive our food. In their defense we are a large family of 7. The food was worth the wait! Loved every bite!

Thank docairforce
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Okay so Sunday night, we are wondering around looking for GOOD FOOD (not necessarily local, but fresh and tastey) we found a GEM! A side alley with lovely music and outdoor seating to enjoy a romantic evening! And great service and pricing! Fabuloso y perfecto!!!...More

Thank aatryban
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Stopped here by chance for dinner. Interesting Mexican/Caribbean fusion, and it was outstanding! I had the Japanese style steak with roast corn and mashed plantains and sweet potatoes. Flavors were amazing, steak was perfectly cooked. Had a virgin mojito that was to die for (I...More

Thank GetOutandPlay
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Great brunch, better dinner! We got sone omelette with pulled pork and pancakes for brunch. For dinner we had literally all the appetizers and they are to die for! Simply delicious!! Ah also try "La O", from the same owner in the same street, you'll...More

Thank dradiaz
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

After a google search for the “best chilaquiles in San Juan”, we were directed to La Madre, and google was soooo right! Lol. We just had a great lunch here. Chilaquiles and sopes were awesome and the exotic margaritas were delicious. So glad we stopped.

Thank ScottS5947
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

La Madre is a decent tex-mex kind of eatery in the old town of San Juan. Staff was lovely. Cocktails were excellent. I am not the biggest fan of tex-mex food, but it is very decent in its category. Excellent seating.

Thank midnight_in_belgium
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 Calle San Francisco | Callejon Del Tamarindo, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-647-5392
  • E-mail
We are a small, locally owned business offering high quality meals cooked with the best ingredients. A very intimate space to enjoy lunch or dinner, and now brunch on the weekends. Fresh fruit juices, mimosas & margaritas, premium coffee and great music make this a place you don't want to miss.
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