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El Jibarito

) #37 of 797 Restaurants in San Juan €€ - €€€ Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-8375
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mofongo” (393 reviews)
“pork” (131 reviews)
“cube steak” (20 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 1,836 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Charming atmosphere, authentic menu, family friendly, full bar. We ate here for lunch. It was a nice break from the summer heat and the empanadas were awesome!

Thank BellaSkinCare
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here after a recommendation from the hotel concierge. Everything was was so delicious and affordable. We are thinking about going back again before we leave.

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 6 days ago

Recommended to us by several locals - and they weren't wrong. At #37 out of 700 or so it is way underrated. Great food. Great price. Great value. Seating - place was full when we arrived, and folks kept coming. Waitstaff - friendly and helpful...More

Thank john b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by our UBER driver and glad he did - great meal at relatively reasonable price. Not the best seating arrangements but the food makes up for it. Recommend thr fish dishes. Excellent.

Thank Sergio D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for dinner when we got into PR- great local food, a bit greasy, but still good. Quick, friendly service and overall, a good dinner!

Thank denvertransplant721
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful little restaurant located on Calle Sol in Old San Juan. This is a perfect place to experience some of Puerto Rico's traditional dishes. The staff is friendly and the food is great.

Thank Debra H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for a drink and light meal on a hot and humid day in Old San Juan. We had the sangria and 2 appetizers. The steak seemed popular, but we had a lot of walking to do and didn't want to eat a...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here for many years and the service and food gets better. I love the bistec encebollado. Yum

Thank jorge r
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is well know by the locals and appeared to be many eating here when we stopped in. Food was good but service was lacking. Our waitress spent most of her time visiting with employees and people she knew in the restaurant. Seemed this...More

Thank DougDoha
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant provided authentic food at a reasonable price. We enjoyed exploring Old San Juan and ate lunch here because a friend recommended we do so. Our server was friendly and helped explain the menu. Another fun experience in P.R.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
james c
Que estacionamiento hay y cuanto se paga? gracias.
9 October 2016|
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Response from Tereza P | Reviewed this property |
No hay estacionamento.
Shauntelle M
Will the restaurant be open on Thanksgiving Day 2015?? It is our only day in San Juan and we would really like to eat lunch there!
6 November 2015|
Response from Marvin R | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you might have to call them to see. I do know holiday season is San Juan's busy season.
Robert A
What days are you open and what are your hours? Thank you!
26 October 2015|
Response from Kanzora | Reviewed this property |
Hours Mon - Sun: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm Address: 280 Calle Sol 00901 San Juan, Puerto Rico Phone +1 787-725-8375
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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