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Restaurants in Old San Juan

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Old San Juan restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Old San Juan restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Old San Juan to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Old San Juan restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Old San Juan.

  • El Jibarito

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Locals pack into this colorful restaurant at lunchtime for down-home comida criolla, the traditional Puerto Rican cooking that pulls from the islan... More
  • Marmalade

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Behind its traditional old-world façade, Marmalade is like a Technicolor fantasy: bright white spaces punctuated by hot pinks, aquamarines, and sun... More
  • Panza

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Located in the hip hotel Chateau Cervantes, Panza (named after Don Quixote's sidekick), is one of Old San Juan's chicest eateries. In the high-ceil... More

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