We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


1 Calle Santa Ana, San Juan 00911-1450, Puerto Rico
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (39 reviews)
“mahi mahi” (14 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Calle Santa Ana, San Juan 00911-1450, Puerto Rico
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (436)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 410 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

it looks scary from the outside. there are tables on the beach and from what we could see the beach is the main entrance. If you can get by pass the appearance of the restaurant you might experience Genesis which is the best server I...More

Thank gusvour
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eating dinner with your shoes off, in the sand is luxury at its best. This is our first time to the island and we really wanted a nice atmosphere for dinner tonight and we were thrilled! The food (we recommend sea food) was better than...More

Thank Colette2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything from the setting, the cuisine, ambiance and service was absolutely awesome. cant wait to go back!

Thank Rigob3rt0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the restaurant is great, right in front of the beach. I would go there again just for the view in the beach.

Thank Printerbob17
Reviewed 7 June 2017

What could be more local than a great meal sitting on the beach watching the sunset. A very nice menu with a very accommodating staff and chef

Thank Mark4743
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We were staying at an hotel where this restaurant was and had seen great reviews on TripAdvisor and decided to have dinner. Nice cosy little restaurant with views of the sea and you can also eat outside on the beach, my husband and myself both...More

Thank beverley d
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Spent a couple of nights in San Juan for my wife's 40th. Booked a reservation in hopes of the restaurant being a family friendly environment (1 yr old baby). Once we arrived it appeared to be a slow night at restaurant but the staff was...More

Thank Get_my_moneys_worth
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We weren't expecting too much from Pamela's - we just wanted to eat on the beach. As others have noted, the tables are right on the sand and your chairs sink in! It's a beautiful setting. But the food was absolutely terrific! We started with...More

1  Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We found this and so glad we did! 6 of us took a taxi from the port to Pamela's..we prepaid $45 which included 6 drinks and lunch..service was 5 star and food fantastic..we also had free loungers and umbrella and we had the gorgeous beach...More

Thank Barbeecat
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Pamela's in directly on the beach. Eat there for my wife birthday. The food was fantastic. Service was great. Very romantic at night. Will return for certain.

Thank Alan H
Nearby Restaurants
806 reviews
.26 km away
Acapulco Taqueria Mexicana
219 reviews
.46 km away
La B de Burro
253 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ocean Park Beach
646 reviews
.12 km away
Ocean Park
189 reviews
.60 km away
Across Caribe
125 reviews
1.01 km away
Yelo Spa
29 reviews
1.06 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
17 February 2016|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from pablo m | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about booking a day trip, you must simply call and make a reservation because it is in an enclosed community. However, well worth eating in front of the beach. Another great location is perurican on condado... More
8 January 2016|
Response from MarkChapin | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I didn't take specific notice of gluten free options or not.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Calle Santa Ana, San Juan 00911-1450, Puerto Rico
    (Calle Italia)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 726-5010
  • E-mail
Pamela’s Caribbean Cuisine is an award-winning San Juan restaurant popular for special occasions. Adjacent to Numero Uno Pamela’s is known not only for its exquisite Caribbean-fusion menu, but also for its one-of-a-kind beachside location. All meals are made from the freshest ingredients; local seafood, the finest cuts of meat, and area fruits and vegetables are featured. Be sure to leave room for dessert—an array of homemade delectable treats are not to be missed!

Enjoy spectacular ocean views no matter where you sit, but for a truly unforgettable experience, be sure to reserve a table on the beach. Lunch is served from 12PM to 3PM and dinner from 6PM.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing