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Palmas Resturant

€€ - €€€Caribbean, Latin,
281 San Sebastian Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
€€ - €€€
281 San Sebastian Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fish tacos were good. Atmosphere solid. Close to the water. Great breeze. I recommend for a nice relaxing lunch.

Thank curtishinton
Reviewed 3 days ago

I hung out here with friends, during the day; had a Medalla and some platanutres. We talked, shot the breeze, killed time, all the while listening to some lava hot salsa numbers from the 1970s. The place occupies a corner at the end of the...More

Thank Pedro C
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant served up cold beer and very good octopus ceviche! We loved the decor and music. It was the perfect stop while touring Old San Juan! We will definitely go back!

Thank 10jenn
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We had just arrived and our local rentor recommended the restaurant. We ordered mufongo and sides of bean and rice and plaintains. All were delicious and the presentation was unique. Great waitstaff and hats off to the chef. Speedy service for PR. We will definitely...More

Thank Caryn J
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We both had Mofongo as recommended by our waiter. It is a must have dish and Palma’s does it right. Mine was filled with Conch and it was the best Conch dish I’d had since the Bahamas. Hers came with a steak which was a...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here before and as they last time the food is greatand the service is great! It is a little better than just standard Puerto Rican meals. The chef adds a few touches of extra flavor to each dish to give it an...More

Thank Paulrubert
Reviewed 30 August 2017

It was suggested we go here by someone we met out on the street in Old San Juan. It was the middle of the afternoon and not very busy. We had a great little table by the window to the street and enjoyed being inside...More

Thank farmerlara
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Its definitely a top choice for an evening of great food and relaxing water view on the patio. The food is very good with lots of taste. Its a very laid back little spot.

Thank mvergara2017
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this eclectic little restraunt while killing some time in Old San Juan before a flight out. The food was very good authentic Puerto Rican cuisine and it was a cool atmosphere. If you feel adventurous or want to get off the beaten path...More

Thank Matt Y
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Must go see the mojito master. Great bands, laid back vibes with good patio with water view. You will not be disappointed for an evening of all things Puerto Rico.

Thank Kami K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 281 San Sebastian Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 787-630-4725
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