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El Jibarito

280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-8375
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mofongo” (393 reviews)
“pork” (131 reviews)
“cube steak” (20 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best kept secrets in Old San Juan. It will be in your best interest to get there early! We are here twice while visiting. Make sure to grab a Pina colada TO GO**, it's only $7 and it packs a punch. They...More

Thank FlyerShawn
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to San Juan and were looking for typical PR food and the food here is great and cheap! Very delicious. We received 2 apps, 2 main plates and coffees and paid just under 40 bucks!

Thank Tatiana C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best meal for our 5 days in Puerto Rico. ABSOLUTELY HANDS DOWN THE BEST MEAL!!! Tastey and just very very good. Drinks well made and tasted great. The plantain gravy is OMG! Sooooo good. Any pulled pork dish was excellent, rice tasty. Better than any...More

Thank airforceangella228
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food. Had the chuletas with arroz con gandules .very tasty ! Great atmosphere. Great service . My family and I loved it . Right in Old San Juan.

Thank Tanya S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The first thing to tell you is: unless you'll be done by 6pm, don't drive! Parking is reserved for the locals after 6pm, and it's a big ticket! So cab or Uber it. But the food and atmosphere are both wonderful! Service gets a bit...More

1  Thank BruceH_HydePark
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This lil gem is in old san juan and its truly a gem to visit. The food was incredible, so if you want to expirience good old fashion puertorican food go to this place. You'll love it.

Thank Lorenzzelaya
Reviewed 5 days ago

Looking for a local place to eat, we found and loved this place!!!! Food and service exceptional. The food is extremely tasty and price is right!! We had dinner on 2 separate occasions ! Yummers!

Thank Ednpat
Reviewed 6 days ago

My family and I went here after visiting San Crristobal, and got a recommendation to check it out. I ended up getting the garlic chicken, which I believe normally comes with rice for a side to mix it up with, but I decided to ditch...More

1  Thank Angryzen1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was delicious and always reliable the service has much to be desired and the noise level is high. we did have to seek a waitress by standing up but if you like good food it's worth all the hassle

Thank MamaMcCrary9
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Frankly the menu didn't have many options. We asked 3 times for a cup to pour our drink to 2 different people and she took 40 minutes to bring it. We found it strange that an entire party of 8 sat down after us, got...More

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james c
9 October 2016|
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Response from Tereza P | Reviewed this property |
No hay estacionamento.
Shauntelle M
7 November 2015|
Response from Marvin R | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, you might have to call them to see. I do know holiday season is San Juan's busy season.
Robert A
26 October 2015|
Response from Kanzora | Reviewed this property |
Hours Mon - Sun: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm Address: 280 Calle Sol 00901 San Juan, Puerto Rico Phone +1 787-725-8375
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Central American, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Calle Del Sol, San Juan 00901-1421, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-8375
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