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Barrachina Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, South American, Central American, Puerto Rican, Pub
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104 Fortaleza St. | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-7912
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
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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Manchester, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

drink's good food's good servers are nice. nothing exceptionnal, except the fact that this place invented the pina colada. closes kinda early too... we had to sneak through the jewelry shop to get out.

Thank diesylone
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Holy cow their Pina Coladas really are the best in the world!!! I've never had a better one. The food was great too! I had the plantain canoe and it was so so yummy!

Thank Stephanie K
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It may have been because it was a holiday, but the restaurant was pretty empty and we still had to wait to be seated. The Pina Colada's were delicious but our appetizers - coconut calamari and garlic shrimp were just OK and not large portions. There are just so many restaurants in the area, I wouldn't come back to eat... More 

Thank RachaelDenverCO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a long wait after disembarking our cruise before our 4pm flight home. We are so glad we took advice to go to Barrachina. They offered luggage storage starting at 9am for a tip. Best money spent. We spent the rest of the morning exploring Old San Juan's beautiful streets and shops. We came back for lunch and had... More 

1 Thank jpspica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our 2nd time here and it was just as great as we remembered it! The Pina Coladas are to die for, food is excellent and our server Kenny was awesome!! Don't visit San Juan without making a stop here!!!

Thank Jon P
Silverdale, Washington
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The restaurant that invented the Pina Colada has a great location in old San Juan and has a great décor. Food was ok but there are plenty of places in San Juan with better dishes.

Thank alankL3961GW
Plainfield, Illinois
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155 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stopped by here on our walk through Old San Juan. Appetizers of wings, grouper and Spanish sausage were very tasty As were the Pina Colada's.

Thank Scott K
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We only stopped in to try the piña colada since it was first made at this location so I can't speak for the food. However the piña colada was very good and the server provided a sample, nonalcoholic, before we ordered. Service was great for the short amount of time we spent there. If you ask for a plastic cup... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good and the service was as well. It's one of the more well known restaurants in old San Juan. I don't think you will be sorry if you go.

Thank Tim C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The birthplace of piña colada. A must try while in Old Juan. The service was great. Drinks to perfection. They have a variety of dishes to choose from. You can't go wrong. The staff are are very helpful, courteous and very attentive. And don't forget to say hello to the lovely birds on your way out.

Thank linda c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Caribbean, Latin, Bar, South American, Central American, Puerto Rican, Pub
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
Puerto Rican and International Cuisine, Home of the world famous Pina Colada

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