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Il Bacaro Venezia

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152 Calle Aruz, San Juan 00917-4560, Puerto Rico
+1 787-977-5638
18:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Look for the Italian flag on Calle Aruz you won't regret it. The food was amazing and they had my favorite wine, bonus! Great vibe and friendly professional service. Would eat here 100 more times.

Thank Dean J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food! What a little gem! Highly recommended for good Italian food! Great service and atmosphere!

Thank Helena d
Columbia, Missouri
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice small and cozy place with great service from Ricardo and Caesar. Both warm and genuine!! Spinach, pear and Gorgonzola salad, crab stuffed mushrooms, eggplant parmigiana with pasta and substituted pink vodka sauce-- all fabulous!! As was the delicious bread and sangria!! Definitely a good choice!! Make this a dinner priority in Old San Juan- you won't be disappointed!!! A... More 

Thank GemmaTara
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I were looking forward to a nice meal after a long day in San Juan. We left here feeling like we'd won the lottery! The owner and his charming young son greeted us like honored friends at the door and the experience just got better! We love to split plates so we can try different dishes. Some... More 

1 Thank Marilyn R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a foodie. Hard to please. I usually write reviews on very good experiences or very bad ones. This was an excellent dinner. Absolutely loved our dinner. The appetizer, dinner entre and dessert were excellent. I will return here very soon. Try this restaurant. You won't be disappointed.

1 Thank PR-Nature-Lover
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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265 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a wonderful small restaurant serving Italian based food. We had the fish special Tuna and it was out of this world delicious. We also ordered their Caprese Salad and the tomatoes were fresh and ripe, the balsamic vinaigrette was perfect. Had the poached pear for desert and it melted in your mouth. We will be returning often. The... More 

1 Thank RusPat_704
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent!!! You have different choices and everything is good!! The carpaccio, pastas, lamb omg..the best and good ratio between food and $$...I recommend and my family too

1 Thank Jose M
Los Cabos
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We were really welcome by the waiter, very warm, great attitude he offers some options even out of the menu. The food was great, wine was great. The ambience was perfect. Price was very good for what we receive. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Merck03
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Very good Lasagna with Caprese salad delicious. I had Italian Beer and my wife white wine. I could be five stars with better lighting and table cloths. Overall a good experience.

Thank Jimmy A
Mount Washington, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We've been to Italy and have been very disappointed with the good after returning to the United States. We tried this during our stay in Puerto Rico. The lasagna is amazing. It's been my favorite meal of the trip so far. Service was good and friendly. It's only open for dinner, but its worth the wait.

1 Thank Amber K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?