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La Jaquita Baya

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Ave Fernandez Juncos, San Juan 00907-3181, Puerto Rico
+1 787-993-5359
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Today
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
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Mon - Thu 18:30 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 15:30
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 18:30 - 23:00
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Norwalk, Connecticut
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A little gem of a restaurant with creative dishes and twists on old favorites. Nice wine list. Family friendly!

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Thank Teresa A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I walked into this restaurant based on the reviews of others and a unique menu selection. However, the hostess just stared at us when we arrived. When we asked to sit at the bar, she asked us if we were sure. We sat at the bar to enjoy some drinks and food, but were never acknowledged. We... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend recommended this restaurant - it is a farm to table establishment. The food was excellent and was worth the Uber ride. It's not in the tourist district so worth the time to find this place. We ended up getting several dishes to try among ourselves. Every dish was great.

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Thank fr0mdaburgh
PR
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is nice but looks understated when compared to the food. Food is great! Great taste, well presented and great quality.

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Thank D B
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Jaquita Baya is a very special place for me. Is not just because the food is always excellent, but also because I know the Chef all my life. Always dedicated, talented, charismatic, and excellent Chef. There is no single choice in their menu, which you won’t say “wow”!! Very well priced and just my favorite restaurant for Puerto Rican... More 

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Thank PEDRO J T
Puerto Rico
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224 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Jaquita Baya to a friendly classmates reunion we do every two years, when one of our classmates who lives in California comes and visits. Unfortunately, although he was part of this years meeting he had to leave early. Our waitress with a fancy elegant name which I cannot remember was very helpfull, cordial and patient with these... More 

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Thank George B
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great cocktails, suculent pork belly, delicious smoked beef, mussels in coconut broth, the rabbit was perfectly cooked, and the stewed beans with rice had a very authentic Puerto Rican flavor. Service was very attentive. Will definitely be back for more!

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Thank Carlos P
Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second time at Jaquita Baya and it does not disappoint. The food is incredible, service is excellent and drinks are delicious - and it has a fun atmosphere. Both times I have been here, I have split several appetizers with friends so that we can try as much as possible - and I have yet to try... More 

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Thank Elyse R
San Juan Metro Region, Puerto Rico
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104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is like third time visit with some colleagues. We know that in business change is necessary, but they change plates from the menu that were really good. Not that this time wasn't, but we missed those. Service was great and accurate time. The presentation still awsome. Food always please us. This a very nice restaurant.

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Thank Lilybeth S
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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

La Jaquita Baya is nestled in a residential neighborhood in Miramar, away from the tourist strips. There's little to show for from the outside, but once inside, you're going to feel like a local at home. The food here is to die for. Try one (or two) of the tasty appetizers to start off. I assure you will be scratching... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
Thursday
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave Fernandez Juncos, San Juan 00907-3181, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-993-5359
Description
We focus on reviving forgotten dishes from our delicious puertorrican gastronomic culture.
We sponsor "lo nuestro" You should do it too. Eat local, Eat fresh!

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