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$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Puerto Rican
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Ave Isla Verde, San Juan 00979, Puerto Rico
+1 787-791-5585
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food is very good,inexpensive and large portions. Good service and plenty parking. I went with the whole family of six and we all had something different for lunch.

Thank moreira2355
New York City, New York
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food is always plentiful. Waiter was attentive. Had the Plato DE navidad. Pernil, rice & a pastel. Was very good. Always one of my stops when I'm in PR

Thank lakisha f
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We heard great things about Metropol and decided to go with our group of 16. Our server was Diego and he was absolutely amazing! I honestly was so surprised at the prompt and wonderfully service we had because after all we are a group of 16. We started off with a tamale and it was to die for! For our... More 

Thank jeffandjayme08
Puerto Rico, Caribbean
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122 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is really good but really small portion. Also, the food is very expensive. The people that work in the restaurant is very friendly.

Thank Galloza89
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a familiy, after landing at the LMM airport from a business trip. It was nice to see the place was full, even on Tuesday; and there were amny continentals eating Cuban-Puerto Rican food. The waiter did a fantastic job, to ensure we had dinner fast. I had a Lomillo Encebollado with Yuca and Tostones. House Wine was... More 

Thank TRM0510
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu has many options. Perfect blend of Cuban and Puerto Rican cousine. The congri (rice with black beans) is the best in the island. The palomilla beefsteak is to die for.

Thank James C
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The fact that this place is right next door to the cock fighting pit shouldn't bother you that the chicken is fantastic. So is the fish and the rice and anything else you order at this authentic local hangout. This place is packed every night of the week. We've never had a bad meal there and I highly recommend the... More 

Thank Puppycash
Orange City
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the Leg of Lamb and they gave me two of them. Also had sorullos and mofongo. For dessert, we shared a delicious Flan. Plenty of food was served and some was taken for the next day. Two people can eat if each orders something and they share it. A variety of Cuban cuisine was on the menu. Parking could... More 

Thank Lourdes S
Columbus, Montana
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The last time I visited this restaurant was before 1989! Omg still amazing food and great service. It was a great start to my vacation! Huge portions incredible flan de queso!

Thank David C
Orlando, Florida
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154 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peers love coming here from previous visits. Went with them to try this restaurant. Server recommended a dish - tried it as it was my first time in Puerto Rico. Was very dry/bland for my tastes. The server was very dedicated to the group - just didn't love the food. Visited other locations with much better food/service experiences.

Thank Eric O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Puerto Rican
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave Isla Verde, San Juan 00979, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-791-5585

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?