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Barrachina Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, South American, Central American, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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104 Fortaleza St. | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-7912
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Wed 11:00 - 17:00
Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great place to stop while visiting Old San Juan. Many food and drink items. Excellent Pina Colada's, Mofongo was tasty. Nice atmosphere to relax and take a break while exploring the city.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for my one and only pina colada of the trip. They claim to have originated it here. It's pretty good, but not that different from any other pina colada. That being said, it is a nice bare with good service. Try to ignore the screeching of the parrots.

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Parker, Colorado
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are visiting Old San Juan, you have to stop by here and have one or many original Pina Colidas. The bartender was the most knowledgeable people I have met on the different rums.

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Tampa, Florida
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying in Old San Juan pre cruise and we decided upon Barrachina for dinner. Among it's claims to fame is it is the birthplace of the Pina Colada. This restaurant has a central courtyard and two air conditioned dining rooms to either side. The ambiance was charming and the menu was extensive. Our group had members that ordered... More 

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Buffalo, New York, United States
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had dinner in the open courtyard. The setting was lovely. The pina colada was all that you would expect from the "original", The food was mediocre.

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Calgary AB
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89 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've spent many winter weeks in PR, and one of the first things on our list, is get to old San Juan and Barrachina's. Why? the Pina Coladas, excellent food and service, and the "I'm on vacation" feel. Jorge still runs the bar, and is such an interesting character. This year though, and only because I needed to venture to... More 

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Jamaica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came In San Juan on a cruise and decided to check this spot out for the sake of its popularity. It is an easy walking distance from the port..had to ask a few questions but found it pretty easy once you bare left from the cruise port. Once we got there, I can't say it was a disappointment. Had to... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first time dining at Barrachina after many yearly visits to San Juan. I'm so glad we discovered it, finally. The restaurant is quite large and offers seating outside in the courtyard under large umbrellas, in air conditioned side rooms, upstairs on the balcony, or at the bar. The menu ranges from small plates to large and includes... More 

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Gainesville, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant in Old San Juan was recommended by our taxi driver who stated that he knew the original owners. It was also reported to be the birthplace of the pina colada. It was so good we went twice. The appetizer Special Sampler is huge (filling for lunch for two people) and amazing. If you're looking to sample a variety... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Came in solely to have a drink and do some wifi work after a while at sea. Devil's we're good but the shrimp cocktail was stand high at$9 for 5 small shrimp. Wifi didn't work and the management didn't seem to care. Would not go again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, South American, Central American, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Fortaleza St. | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-7912
Description
Puerto Rican and International Cuisine, Home of the world famous Pina Colada

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?