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Blessed Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Bar, Jamaican, Pub
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353 Plaza San Francisco, San Juan 00927-5812, Puerto Rico
+1 787-721-6364
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Baltimore, Maryland
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found the ad at the hotel we were staying, the menu looked very good so I was looking forward to a Caribbean dish. WRONG the place is cute but being that I'm from the islands myself I know how the food should taste, the curry chicken didn't have a sauce to it, the jerk wings was fried I could... More 

Thank Traveler2012311
Level Contributor
10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A hidden gem in la San Francisco ST. Good music, great vibe, decent prices and really Caribbean/Jamaican food!

Thank Michelle M
Level Contributor
34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I love this place. Anthony and his team are great. Beer, shot cocktails or even some food. Come visit anytime!!!!!

Thank Gil P
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere. Nice vibes. Great drinks. It's home away from home. Delicious comfort food. I enjoyed my time there. And the workers are the nicest. And the owner is very friendly.

Thank Cindy M
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Found this restaurant by way of a Gustazos.com online deal. Typical hole in the wall restaurant found around OSJ. Really surprised, the owner outright refused to honor our prepaid online coupon for their restaurant. Server tried to help get owner to understand he had to honor it but owner got mad and stormed back into the kitchen and refused to... More 

Thank Martin S
Woodstock, Georgia
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We stopped in for a cool drink and free wifi. The staff were nice snd the price was happy hour, two for $12. tThere were other people eating there and they seemed pleased. There are writings all over the wall, and the owner asked if we had signed the wall, so when gave us a sharpie pen, and my husband... More 

Thank Lisa P
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The atmosphere was fun and lively. The bartenders were all very nice. Drinks were strong and average priced.

Thank Andrea P
Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We were strolling down el Viejo San Juan when we ran into this restaurant. The food was delicious, seasoned extremely well. Tony, the owner, and our waitress were extremely welcoming!

Thank Amarilys M
Seattle, Washington
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76 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Happened across this place because the one we wanted had a 25-minute wait. We should have waited at the other restaurant because Blessed Cafe took a very long time for some simple brunch orders. We walked in and were the only ones there - I wanted to leave after noticing we were the only ones there during prime brunch hour... More 

Thank Lacey J
Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We were pulled in off the street. The owner was outside the cafe at around 2:30 and he had happy hour $2 beer. Sounded good as we wanted something local and the guys were happy about the beer. We ordered part of the drinks came but no food. After 30 minutes 2 in our group wanted to shop and asked... More 

Thank SusanL49120

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Bar, Jamaican, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 353 Plaza San Francisco, San Juan 00927-5812, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-721-6364
Located in the heart of the Old San Juan for over 10 years, Blessed Café is one of the best kept secrets in the area! This friendly neighborhood restaurant and bar features authentic Jamaican creations paired with a fun and lively atmosphere. Using his grandmother's own recipes of Jerk Chicken, Curry Goat and Ox Tail, Tony has made Blessed Café a regular stop for repeat visitors from the local area and from afar. For those of you who are familiar with these specialized dishes, you will not be disappointed with the delicacies of this authentic Jamaican restaurant. Vegetarian entrees are also offered, along with a great selection of beers and spirits to compliment your meal. Besides the culinary experience, you will also enjoy the smooth sounds and vibes of reggae artists like Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Glen Washington, as well as live reggae music every Saturday night at 10:30 PM. We invite you, your family and friends to visit us for a truly unique experience in Puerto Rico!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?