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Carli's Fine Bistro & Piano

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206 Tetuan Street | Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico (Formerly Carli Cafe Concierto)
15:30 - 01:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 15:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 15:30 - 01:00
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great entertainment on the Saturday with two guys playing music food and service great. Went two weeks later on a Monday and was a disaster poor service the owner playing the piano couldn't hear yourself talk fro too loud not aware of the customers and left in the end as it was too poor.

Thank GerryScotland49
Sydney, Australia
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here twice & very happy with service & food both times. 1st time had a 3 piece band playing and second time just a solo pianist but all accomplished musicians. Not cheap but with decent food and live entertainment it was worth it. I'd eat here again.

Thank Crowey_12
Davis, California
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264 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the highlights of our Puerto Rico visit! Came for the music by Puerto-Rican born, Carli Munoz, who is best known for his eleven years playing with The Beach Boys. Carli has collaborated with major figures in the jazz & rock world, including concerts and/or recordings with Wilson Pickett, The Association, and a wide variety of jazz giants, such... More 

Thank hollisJ_dr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food ; ceviche platter with tostones as apetizer, and a rack of lamb for two. Music jazz by Carli and companions was espectacular! We are locals planning to come December 24 and many more times!!

Thank Les H
midlands uk
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78 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had dinner here the last night of our 2 week trip. The owner(?) & resident Jazz piano player plays in a 3 piece band from 8pm onwards & in a fairly small & intimate setting it was pretty cool to listen to. There's a gold disc on the wall inside & a biography of all the famous musicians he... More 

Thank 34769pete
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Fausto is for far one of the best bartender I ever know, friendly, well prepared, know the business of customer service, is a show bartender the best Mojito in Puerto Rico. Carli the owner is a great musician the restaurant is a blend of drinks,food and music in a perfect balanced, in the harbor of old San Juan, 🇵🇷

Thank Luis C
Newbury Park, California
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a must for a romantic dinner or just fine dining. Food was amazing and fresh. Piano bar was a great touch to a wonder dinner.

Thank Diana D
Somersworth, New Hampshire
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95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

While the food was outstanding, it was the drinks that we can't stop talking about! The Passion Cosmopolitan was out of the world. The Sangria was amazing. The service was wonderful. Loved it!

Thank CarlaGarnet
Kamloops, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We had a beautiful evening here. My wife and I totally enjoyed the night. Food, service, music and wine! All excellent! Relax and enjoy the atmosphere.

Thank jdickie1959
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We went here on the recommendation of our paddle boarding instructor and it was a great way to end our day in the Old city. We were there on a Friday night and got to listen to Carli himself! The music was great. The atmosphere was very old school, white table cloth mixed with a jazz club where the band... More 

Thank Liz B

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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
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, International, Puerto Rican
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
15:30 - 23:00
15:30 - 23:00
15:30 - 23:00
15:30 - 23:00
15:30 - 01:00
15:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Tetuan Street | Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico (Formerly Carli Cafe Concierto)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 787-725-4927

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