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La Madre

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351 Calle San Francisco | Callejon Del Tamarindo, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-647-5392
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 12:00 - 23:00
Thu 12:00 - 00:00
Fri 12:00 - 02:00
Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I really loved the crab cakes and we split the shrimp fajitas. The flavors were delicious! The seafood was super fresh and plentiful. The service was friendly, efficient and all around terrific. We would recommend this restaurant. It was a very comfortable atmosphere. We left feeling great!

Thank Islandwoman7
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were very hungry so we gave this place a go because we didn't want a heavy meal. A very intimate setting with ok service and better food. This place was a perfect lunch time spot. A family of 4 with a variety of Mexican food, this restaurant didn't disappoint. Would recommend.

Thank 6217
Peggs, Oklahoma
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137 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried this small spot at the suggestion of the receptionist at the hotel we were staying at. We wanted a small snack and some alcohol to unwind from our flight in and La Madre was a nice choice. We arrived around 2 Pm so there was no crowd and we took a table outside. The table was sticky (which... More 

Thank nathan T
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The duck quesadilla are amazing and the margaritas are awesome I drink the cucumber one and te mango the ribs was so good and the chicken with the bacon tamales so mind blowing

Thank Jonathan C
St. Thomas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great, service was great, mojitos AMAZING! Our server Claudia was awesome as well. Definitely check it out.

Thank Nicole S
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Who would have thought!!! A small place in a corner of Viejo San Juan and... OMG!!! Great food, best service. Highly recommended!!!

1 Thank Javier R
Boston, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a very long wait, our food finally came. It sure looked good at first, but fell way short. The ceviche was swimming in a soupy mixture full of red cabbage, and it was difficult to discern what sort of fish/seafood was in the ceviche. The seared tuna mini-taco appetizer would have been good if it wasn't waterlogged with ponzu... More 

Thank Scottford
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed dinner at La Madre last night! The staff was very friendly and helpful. We had the chimmichanga appetizer and the fajitas - shrimp and steak. Both were very good. The homemade margaritas were excellent - we tried the cucumber and the carribean cherry. Highly recommend La Madre is you are in the mood for mexican.

Thank Kim A
Indianapolis, Indiana
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and drinks, cute little place that reminded me of my European trip. Great staff. Lots of choices on the menu.

Thank bmarief30
Beirut, Lebanon
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there for dessert and coffee yesterday night. We ordered guava cheesecake and almond croissant with ice cream. Both dishes were impeccable and freshly prepared. We decided to sit outside since the weather was great and it has a great street location. I was unfortunate to have a pigeon poop on my plate after my first bite =). The staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 Calle San Francisco | Callejon Del Tamarindo, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-647-5392
We are a small, locally owned business offering high quality meals cooked with the best ingredients. A very intimate space to enjoy lunch or dinner, and now brunch on the weekends. Fresh fruit juices, mimosas & margaritas, premium coffee and great music make this a place you don't want to miss.

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