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El Jibarito

€€ - €€€, Vegetarian Friendly
280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-8375
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“mofongo” (349 reviews)
“cube steak” (31 reviews)
“pork” (147 reviews)
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Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wife was yearning for local cuisine after a long flight to San Juan. Did some walking in the colonial city and off the beaten path found El Jibarito. The place is local, simple and not pretentious. You come here to eat and eat at reasonable...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant recommended by people from the hotel I was staying, very good service, the food was served fast and it was delicious.

Thank Cristian C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food here is pretty good. Nice authentic puertorrican dishes. Mofongo was tasty and there were decent kid options. Great ponche de ron!

Thank zannatista
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arriving in Old San Juan, we asked one of the workers at our hotel where they would go for a good Puerto Rican meal. El Jibarito was the first place several people mentioned. We were able to do a comfortable walk to this great...More

Thank Emelyn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a close walk from our hotel in Old San Juan and the first place we had dinner. It is pretty low frills, with great local options like Mofongo, steak and onions, fried plantains, and lots of fried apps. Really affordable too. Seemed like...More

Thank trimess
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a non pretentious restaurant with good authentic food...it's been here for a long time, try anything, ask for their recommendations or suggestions....love it! take it from a local..

Thank waldobird
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best places to eat in San Juan! We stop here during every vacation. If you want to experience local food, don't miss El Jibarito!

Thank William G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a suggestion from our cab driver. We had been touring the El Morro Fort in the rain and decided to walk there since we were wet anyway. It was a quick 15min walk, but we were totally drenched when we arrived....More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First night in Puerto Rico so we had to try something local and traditional. This hit the spot. The cubed pork with mofongo with garlic sauce was excellent!

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the area while vacationing and this establishment was recommended by someone familiar with the area. It was off the beaten path but well worth the small journey. We arrived close to 4:00 p.m. The staff was polite. This appears to be a...More

Thank Rockstar1972
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Maribelisse R
3 July 2018|
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Response from Gotoguy23 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they can make you what you are looking for. Looked like a pretty extensive array of liquor.
1 August 2017|
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Response from Lorenzzelaya | Reviewed this property |
They have sancocho everyday.
james c
9 October 2016|
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Response from Tereza P | Reviewed this property |
No hay estacionamento.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-8375
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