Restaurants

Top Choice Bistro in San Juan & Around

José Enrique

Though hidden in a pink house without a sign, you'll have no problems finding one of the western hemisphere's best restaurants – just follow the excited hordes in the know. Reservations aren't possible, so be prepar…
Top Choice Vegetarian in San Juan & Around

Cocobana

A mural of a cow with a toothy smile and a flower behind its ear will be the first sign that you've arrived at one of the best vegetarian restaurants in town. Cocobana has an extensive menu of innovative sandwiches,…
Top Choice Puerto Rican in El Combate

Annie’s Place

Breezes from the ocean drift into mellow, open-walled Annie’s, a bar-restaurant with sensational empanadillas (dough stuffed with meat or fish), lobster soup, fish salad and homemade burgers. Overlooking El Combate'…
Top Choice Spanish in San Germán

Tapas Café

The food and atmosphere are both great at this cafe, which would effortlessly fit in among the Triana district of Seville. Flamenco drifts under the high ceilings, and bullfighting paraphernalia adorns the walls, wh…
Top Choice Seafood in Guayama

La Casa de Los Pastelillos

After seeing the sorry excuse for what passes for pastelillos (fried dumplings) elsewhere, you might not recognize the namesake of this seaside patio restaurant. The ambitious variations of the fried staple (shark? …
Top Choice Mediterranean in Isabela & Around

CLMDO

Central Isabela finally has a restaurant it can be truly proud of – in fact, it may just be the North Coast's best. This crisply cheery modern space with its open kitchen opened its doors in 2013 with an innovative …
Top Choice International in Rincón

La Copa Llena

Is your glass half empty or half full? It's hard not to look on the bright side of life at La Copa Llena (the full cup). Down by the Black Eagle Marina, this is one of the best restaurants in Rincón, both for the el…
Top Choice Breakfast in Aguadilla

TBC

Creativity and attention to detail are the fortes of this newcomer to the 110 eating scene, formerly operating near Shack's beach in Isabela. Ingredients like chia seeds, quinoa and house-made granola are thrown int…
Top Choice Seafood in Vieques

El Quenepo

Upscale El Quenepo has a lovely interior and an equally delectable menu. The food is catch-of-the-day fresh – a family of seven brothers supplies the seafood – and the decor is contemporary. Specialties include whol…
Top Choice Mexican in San Juan & Around

Acapulco Taqueria Mexicana

Hands down, the best street tacos in town. Acapulco is a purist – no cheese, no lettuce, no hard shell. This is the real deal: a pair of stacked corn tortillas, sizzling meat, cilantro, onion and a squeeze of lime. …