Mark’s at the Meliá
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...
Catedral Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
The twin bell towers of this cathedral cast an impression of piety over the plaza, even as young punks gather to show off skate tricks...
Those who don’t eat at Ponce’s elegant newcomer should at least visit the rooftop lounge for expert cocktails and the stunning view. The...
On warm evenings, lines stretch down the sidewalk at this institution, located across from Parque de Bombas. Smooth blended tropical...
Mark’s at the Meliá information
Lonely Planet review
Long regarded as Ponce’s final word in fine dining, the cozily lit (though somewhat stuffy) restaurant within the Meliá Hotel has been lauded in every foodie magazine on the island for comida criolla treated to ‘French’ technique. Though more inventive newcomers threaten Chef Mark French’s place at the top of Ponce’s food chain, this is the place for upscale mofongo (mashed plantains), or try the salmon plates ($25).