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Nuyorican Cafe

312 Plaza San Francisco | Old San Juan, San Juan 00927-5812, Puerto Rico
+1 787-977-1276
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Great atmosphere

Small but great salsa bar with live music. $5 cover. Good drinks at reasonable prices. Good mix of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TJRTravel
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
via mobile
The Sound of Puerto Rico

If you want to hear the sound of Puerto Rico... this is the place you need to come to and order the... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
mrojas72
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Morristown, New Jersey
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Best Music Venue in San Juan!!! Music Theater Poetry Ambiance, Salsa, Latin Jazz, Folklore, Hip Hop.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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312 Plaza San Francisco | Old San Juan, San Juan 00927-5812, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-977-1276
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small but great salsa bar with live music. $5 cover. Good drinks at reasonable prices. Good mix of locals and travelers and everyone there the night we visited had good "onda" and led to a great night of dancing. Go with a positive attitude and...More

Thank TJRTravel
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

If you want to hear the sound of Puerto Rico... this is the place you need to come to and order the Parcha Mojito. Watch a live band sing and play their heart out; and if you spirited enough show your salsa dance moves on...More

Thank mrojas72
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This was actually our very first stop on the Island, as we found street parking near by. Don't be afraid to tip the street parking "panhandlers." They've got quite the hustle going, but they find the parking!!! Great open establishment, great service, great drinks!!! We...More

Thank Pacviajante
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

It was difficult to find the place at first. It's hidden in an alley. But once we got there, t was an amazing experience. The live salsa music started at around 10pm, and the dance floor filled soon after. Food was good and drinks were...More

Thank Athenalim
Reviewed 27 May 2017

To visit the Nuyorican Cafe is to be transported to the intimate, dimly lit, energy driven, salsa venues of New York City in the early 1950's. The place has retained it's character since it's inception. What the "Whisky a Go-Go" signifies for rock in to...More

Thank Moebius456
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

The instructor was great and we enjoyed the lively atmosphere once the live music started. The place is a little hard to find, but just ask a local and they will point you there.

Thank Teri F
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Staff at CasaBlanca recommended the Nuyorican Cafe. Awesome place tucked in an alley/walking street. Good Mojito's and great performers

Thank Shane S
Reviewed 15 April 2017

If you want to enjoy great live salsa music, this is the place. It's a small and unassuming place, you wouldn't think it would accommodate an 11 piece band and full dance floor full. We went early to take part in the salsa dance class...More

1  Thank GennyfromtheD
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place. Its small and in an alley way. But worth going to. We went 2 nights in a row. They do a salsa lesson around 9 and then a live band came on around 10. Drinks were good and cheap. I like...More

1  Thank Travelchatgirl
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This place was a really great time. Drinks are reasonably priced and the music was great. We had to pay a $5 cover, but it was a Saturday night, I'm unsure if they charge on other nights.

Thank Aschly D
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helene g
1 May 2017|
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Response from Mom241995 | Reviewed this property |
Drinking age in PR is 18yo, but no one under 18 is permitted there as it is a night club
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Kennetris W
20 April 2017|
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Response from Obakeiro | Reviewed this property |
Depends...yet you will always find a local willing to teach you any night...best bet is to contact them directly... at their website: nuyoricancafepr
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