San Juan restaurants

Vegetarian in San Juan


Vegetarians rejoice! This simple restaurant – attached to a health-food store selling all sorts of groceries and a range of teas – has an excellent buffet with a wide range of tasty fare. Arrive early for the best s…
Cafe in San Juan

Tres Cumbres

Centrally located modern coffee shop with windows looking out onto the city's main downtown plaza. Simple sandwiches, cookies, muffins, croissants and pies make it a good place to spend an afternoon.
International in San Juan


A sign of its popularity, this centrally located restaurant is expanding into the next door space, doubling in size. The menu is wide ranging, with a variety of pasta and pizza, though the food is ordinary. Old albu…
Parrilla in San Juan


This is one of the biggest parrillas in town. The dining room is a bit ordinary, but eating in the garden is a lush experience. Get a table by the picture windows looking into the kitchen and you’ll be able to see y…
Argentine in San Juan

La Cantina del Español

Considering its setting, with vaulted ceilings housed in the basement of a grand colonial era building on the city's central plaza, this restaurant is a bit of a let down. Service can be painfully slow, nevertheless…