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El Patio de Sam

102 Calle de San Sebastian, San Juan 00901-1198, Puerto Rico
+1 787-723-1149
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (30 reviews)
“mofongo” (50 reviews)
“rice and beans” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Latin, Bar, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
102 Calle de San Sebastian, San Juan 00901-1198, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Full of young families, we knew that we would enjoy lunch here; we were not disappointed. We agreed that this was one of the most enjoyable meals that we had in Old San Juan. My Mofango pollo in garlic sauce was served with amarillos and...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Very nice setting that fits the name (like a patio inside a home). Tables can accommodate families/groups. Included children's menu. Service and excellent with good food at reasonable prices. Was disappointed that they did not have mofongo (shortage of plantain on the island due to...More

Thank Mismatched
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We had visited the fort and while walking back down to town we were very pleased to find this very unassuming cafe from the outside that opened up be an oasis from the heat. We had the appetizer sample plate, lovely, then each had a...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 26 August 2017

the servic at best is mediocre the food is not what ypu woul expect inthis area of old san juan the locals go mainly to the bar not to eat

Thank Jose C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We had a plate that had mini versions of alcapurrias, pastelillos, sorullitos, etc as well as a mofongo with carne frita. Everything was delicious!!!

Thank SouthFloridaCoolmom
Reviewed 12 August 2017

What looks to be a small Cantina type restaurant....opens up inside to a great place for an excellent (or dinner?). Service was very good, but took a while to receive our orders...looks like favorite local place for Families. Food was excellent...and probably one of the...More

Thank Frisbe44
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Great food, great service and great drinks! Homemade desserts were especially delicious. Also in a great location in San Juan with good prices.

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Excellent international restaurant with a Latin flavor touch. The service was excellent and the food was very rich in flavor and with excellent temperature. The place is a colonial building with a nice appearance and very well decorated. Good atmosphere with some soft relaxing music...More

Thank paquitin
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Delicious mofongo, prompt service, friendly waitress. This place made a terrific pina colada and had authentic cuisine.

Thank thelindseyann
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and I can barely give an average rating. The food had barely any taste, the chicken meat had almost no hint of chicken in it, flat taste. And had watter drowning salad on my dish. The service was decent.

Thank Pecarius
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Calle de San Sebastian, San Juan 00901-1198, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-723-1149
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