We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Il Bacaro Venezia

152 Calle Aruz, San Juan 00917-4560, Puerto Rico
+1 787-977-5638
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (32 reviews)
“tiramisu” (7 reviews)
“carpaccio” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
152 Calle Aruz, San Juan 00917-4560, Puerto Rico
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (186)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Wrote a review as I was surprise the restaurant was not near the top in their geograhical area. Service is great, food was even better, and pasta are wonderful. Have gone often best time to dine is early in the afternoon. Usually weekend nights are...More

Thank hrauffant
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Nice place to have a nice Italian dish , good for lunch on business if you are in Old San Juan. Quality of the pasta and the daily dishes are highly recommended , very good sangria , a place to relax and have a good...More

Thank rafcama57
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Nice, small, pleasant Italian restaurant in Old San Juan. The food was very good, the service was average, but not bad.

Thank Jorge P
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This restaurant survives the hurricanes with a new smaller menu. We had their pasta special asparagus with pasta in a vodka sauce. Paired with a red wine excellent. This is our favorite go to place in the neighborhood.

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Great pasta the best so far in Puerto Rico , high quality service and the Sangria was excellent. The place cozy and relax.

Thank Johan Daryl S
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is our go to restaurant as we live in Old San Juan. We really enjoy the pasta specials. We had Corvina as our entry, it was cooked perfectly with Cherry tomatoes and capers served with a side of vegetables. We started with their soup...More

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This is our go to restaurant as we live in Old San Juan. We really enjoy the pasta specials. Last week we had salmon and asparagus in a cream sauce, the week before was Scallops. They have a limited but excellent wine list. You must...More

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

2nd time here and i really enjoy this place. Garlic bread, Carpaccio, fettuccine special were all perfect! I enjoy the vibe in this place.... and will definitely be back. Only one thing to note the address on trip advisor is not accurate- it should read...More

Thank Pat F
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We had dinner at Il Bacaro Venezia during a recent stay in Old San Juan. Although it was fairly quiet, the food and service were excellent. We had a very nice dinner. Chicken Marsala was very good. The bread was fresh, and salads were nice...More

1  Thank radx4
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

A must do for Dinner when you're in San Juan! The restaurant is in Old San Juan on very quaint street. The restaurant is small & very interesting. Service is excellent very warm greeting we were a party of 8 with 4 children we were...More

1  Thank Don51644
Nearby HotelsSee all 161 hotels in Puerto Rico
Hotel Plaza De Armas Old San Juan
962 reviews
.12 km away
Decanter Hotel
312 reviews
.12 km away
S.J. Suites
282 reviews
.17 km away
La Terraza de San Juan
788 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Casa Cortes Chocobar
2,500 reviews
.07 km away
Carthage Express
170 reviews
.10 km away
162 reviews
.11 km away
Pani Agua
177 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old San Juan
14,239 reviews
.09 km away
The Poet's Passage
314 reviews
.07 km away
Fundacion Casa Cortes
298 reviews
.09 km away
San Juan Gate
960 reviews
.14 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
15 February 2017|
Response from Ivancitopr | Reviewed this property |
Hi: I called the restaurant after reading your question and got answered. There is a $15 corkage fee.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Calle Aruz, San Juan 00917-4560, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-977-5638
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing