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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” (345 reviews)
“cube steak” (31 reviews)
“pork” (146 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00 Hours
Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We heard from a local this place is the one of the more traditional of the restaurants in old San Juan. We went on a week night. All the other diners spoke Spanish and seemed to know the staff. Local news broadcast was playing on...More

Thank K4166ZJjessicas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A local told us to try this place when we asked so we did and it was well worth it! Great local food. It's a bit off the beaten path for tourist but that's the beauty of it. The chicken stew was a surprise. It's...More

Thank bethanyrenea
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up at El Jibarito after asking a local shop owner in Old San Juan where she would go for lunch. This stop is clearly a local favorite - most of the other diners were locals, and it is located on a primarily residential...More

Thank Diana W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere, the food was excellent as well the service, I'll definitely recommended. I had a great time!

Thank Morena S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This authentic Puerto Rican restaurant was recommended by a couple of locals. We loved every bite! Great service and atmosphere too. Check it out if you go!

Thank Leigh M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got to try so many new foods, all well prepared and tasty. The atmosphere was local. Not full of cruisers (like we were).

Thank cedar4604
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is legit, authentic Puerto Rican food in San Juan. This place = all the flavors you'd expect in a Puerto Rican + plus reasonable prices + local people + good service. It's great really. Truly complete. We truly found a gem here. We left...More

Thank Genesis M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this cafe with its authentic menu and affordable prices. Choose from your favorite Borinqueño dishes, or be introduced to mofongo (mashed plantains and/or yucca shaped into a cup and fried until crispy) served with meat or seafood stews, whole fried snapper with criolla...More

Thank potte129
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another restaurant suggested to us by a local couple. After being seated and trying to determine what we would have, the server brought something to the table for us to try. it was a winner. She said it was Puerto Rican veal stew. It was...More

1  Thank LaVonda H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved this family-owned feeling restaurant. Had delicious lunch & drinks with a lovely staff. Would recommend & go back!

1  Thank Danielle G
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Maribelisse R
3 July 2018|
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Response from Jene E | Reviewed this property |
There's a full bar & they have awesome sangria!
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 |
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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, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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