Cesar’s Comida Criolla
Teatro La Perla
The restored 1000-seat Teatro La Perla recently reopened for theatrical and musical performances. The columned entrance, designed by...
Parque de Bombas
Ponceños (people from Ponce) claim that the eye-popping Parque de Bombas is Puerto Rico’s most frequently photographed building – not...
Plaza Las Delicias
Within this elegant square you’ll discover the heart of the city and two of the city’s landmark buildings, Parque de Bombas and Catedral...
La Perla Del Sur
This chipper little bar attracts a crowd of amiable older gents who leisurely push pool balls around the table and practice their...
Mark’s at the Meliá
Long regarded as Ponce’s final word in fine dining, the cozily lit (though somewhat stuffy) restaurant within the Meliá Hotel has been...
Lonely Planet review
The ultimate hole-in-the-wall for comida criolla (traditional Puerto Rican cuisine), this humble joint might be rough around the edges, but the savory piles of pork, chicken and seafood (most served with rice and beans) are the city’s best home cooking and best dressed in the homemade hot sauce. Daily offerings are scrawled on the chalkboard.