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Casa Dante

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39 Isla Verde Ave., Carolina, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 787-726-7310
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The first authentic Puerto Rican food we had on our trip was Casa Dante. We loved the sangria, empanadas, and mofongo. Our waiter was great and offered multiple recommendations that we were very pleased with. The empanadas aren't what you think of in terms of a pastry but were so good we fought over the leftovers. You can find cheaper... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

My family went there yesterday. There were four of us. Each of us ordered a different meal and each of us thought it was the worst meal we had ever eaten!

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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

First of all - there was a bug in my food.. How disgusting is that???? we got new food and it was really good, but the appetite was already down. service was very slow, even though I said that we are ready to order, the table beside us (who arrived after us) order first. No one asked how it tasted... More 

Thank Maria B
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Great food, great service, Great atmosphere what more can you ask for. Felt more like eating in someone's home than a restaurant. and the staff was so friendly and accommodating that it will be my family's first stop when we go back to Puerto Rico.

Thank MAU20904
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Great food and really good sangria. A little on the pricey side compared to some of the nearby restaurants but well worth it.

Thank fm156
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I have been eating here for years. Mofongos are great and the other dishes are great too. This time I came with a client. We started with cold Medallas and then wine. For appetizer fried cheese and corn fritters. For dinner they followed my recommendations and order the sea food stew with cassava mofongo, fish with criollo sauce and I... More 

Thank Gil P
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Personal attention by the owners, gives your lunch an extra touch. This was a lunch with fraternity brothers. The owners gave us a room in the back, were we were royally served. Delicious Caribbean food in a quaint location, close to the ocean and the airport.

Thank Osvaldo M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

We discovered Casa Dante on the first day of our vocation, and we could not go to other places anymore! This place is great: delicious food and drinks! We came here everyday for lunch and dinner! Best Mofongo, steak, and Sangria!!!! Dante and his wife, Millie, are super nice people! We will come here again next time we are in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

This restaurant have the BEST mofongo on the island, Location and service are OK so don't worry about that. Price all depends on the budget that you have available. But expect to spend around $12-$40 dollar PP depending on the food choice. This place have the BEST MOFONGO, It's a must-try for first-time visitors. ( Mofongo is a mashed mound... More 

Thank Mrs-Viz
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

My trip to PR must always include a least one meal from Casa Dante. Food has an amazing amount of Caribbean flavor location is quainte and servers are pleasant.

Thank Ayeyne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Isla Verde Ave., Carolina, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-726-7310

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