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Address: Calle San Jose at Calle San Sebastian, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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This Bohemian dive in San Juan is a popular bar and club, and it must be...

This Bohemian dive in San Juan is a popular bar and club, and it must be seen to be appreciated.

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Great bar in Old San Juan

Saw other reviews so I thought we should check it out. We got there around 6:30pm and the main bar was empty. The bartender (forgot his name) was excellent and the drinks were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 February 2017
DeaconCouple
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Upstate N.Y.
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Upstate N.Y.
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Saw other reviews so I thought we should check it out. We got there around 6:30pm and the main bar was empty. The bartender (forgot his name) was excellent and the drinks were even better. Me both had Lavender Mules and they were truly crafted drinks. By 7pm, the place started to get busy. We watched the bartender craft drink... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

It would look like an eclectic vintage place with an ambiance of its own but it rubs elbows with an abandoned place. Dust, smells and out of place could be part of their definition. The bartenders would hardly pay attention to you and needless is to say that the price for a mediocre mojito was way too much. We ordered... More 

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Thank Mercy R
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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257 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice bar at Old San Juan. Great atmosphere along with excellent bartenders. Highly recommended!

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Thank surf_golf
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We searched el Viejo San Juan for this bar based on a friends recommendation and I'm glad we did. It's was a great start to a vacation. Don't miss it, it's off the beaten path. You think you are in Brooklyn, NY. The vibe is friendly, fun, latin music, dancing, great bar and bartenders and food if you get hungry.... More 

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Alloway, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

We visited Old San Juan two years in a row, booked the same top shelf cocktail tour two years in a row with Spoon Food tours and ended up at this hip bar both times! "La Factoria". Caroline, our tour guide remembered that we had a good time at this spot and so we returned. You could pick any drink... More 

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Oregon
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176 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Great, gritty, fun place to hang for a drink. Great service, even though it was really busy, eclectic crowd, lots of fun for late night. Definitely stop in. You will love it!

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Thank mpn7330
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

Great place and spot in the city. Different atmospheres and good music. Love the Salsa one. The building it's very interesting and special.

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Las Vegas
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76 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

This was one of the highlights of our night out in San Juan. La Factoria was a labyrinth of several rooms each featuring different themes. There were a few standard bars, a room playing club music, a room playing Latin dance music. I couldn't even tell you all the styles of music playing through this huge place, but it was... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Great vibe, cool place, excellent drinks.....kind of a trendy type of place, great music. Bartender said the place used to be called Hijos and its still visible on the wall

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite spot in Old San Juan. Bartenders are so talented! They have craft cocktails and can pretty much put anything together- and it always tastes amazing. They also have yummy tapas and a great wine selection.

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