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Carli's Fine Bistro & Piano

206 Tetuan Street | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901-1870, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-4927
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Latin, Puerto Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
206 Tetuan Street | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901-1870, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After our great dinner at Marmalade we asked the waitress where we could go for an after dinner drink and some music - and she recommended Carli's. We were so glad we went as there was a great 3-piece jazz band and lovely cafe/bar. The...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To bring pasta with shrimps more than 1 hour. Too crazy, I will never never never be back again. Disappointed.

Thank Miguel A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just had an amazing experience last night, all staff is looking how they can give an extra mile so you enjoy your experience. Music was A1. Our server, ivi was absolutely amazing, go. After your meal have coffee and dessetr, both very good.

Thank Monchodomenech
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"Carli's Bistro" is not fine dining. It is a charming venue and Carli's trio was very good, though somewhat loud given the cozy space. The room was packed, so Carli must be satisfied by the attendance, but he, and his chef and service staff seem...More

Thank Erick R
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Risotto with truffle oil a surprise “ a pleasant “ surprise. Combined with piano music and great staff you can’t go wrong while enjoying a quality assortment of menu items. Add some delicious cocktails and your visit will be complete!

Thank Don T
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We came here for a nice, long night out. We started out by having a drink in the courtyard and listening to the singer. We moved inside for dinner. The setting is really romantic- they have music and dim lights, and lots and lots of...More

Thank im_a_t0urist
Reviewed 30 January 2018

It's rather rare to find a relaxed Bistro, that serves fine food, with first class classic entertainment and good service to boot. Carli's to me stood out in Old San Juan as the way it should be done. It's not the cheapest place in town...More

Thank RC30319
Reviewed 21 January 2018

My wife and I came here for dinner during the street festival, badly in need of some quiet and pampered service. Carli's was just what the doctor ordered. Our waitperson was an absolute gem. From the moment we walked in she treated us like royalty....More

1  Thank jmasci
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We found Carli's on Open Table and decided to have Christmas dinner here. What a great choice! The food, wine, and service was amazing, and the atmosphere was perfect, especially after travelling on a plane all day. Be sure to check this gem out. There...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 30 November 2017

My colleagues and I had a wonderful experience at Carli's last evening. The food was excellent, the service was efficient and friendly and the Mojitos prepared by Fausto were unanimously voted the best we've ever had. To top it off, Carli played some great jazz...More

1  Thank Peter T
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Laury C
23 January 2017|
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Response from kenny h | Reviewed this property |
I have seen everything from dressy to sightseer casual. The fact that you care enough to ask tells me you will be good! I hope you go there and love it.
27 October 2015|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
That I wouldn't know. However, if Carli is not performing that nite there is usually a musician taking his place or a group. It is still worth the visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
3:30 PM - 1:00 AM
3:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Tetuan Street | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901-1870, Puerto Rico (Formerly Carli Cafe Concierto)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-4927
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