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Top Choice Juice Bar in Rincón

Carta Buena

Good coffee and better smoothies are served from a bright orange booth that waylays you as you head out from Rincón towards the Punta Higüero Lighthouse. The incredible thing about Carta Buena is that everything you…
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, for the elegant…
Top Choice Brewery in Rincón

Rincón Beer Company

This cracking new brewpub has enlivened the Plaza de Recreo in central Rincón. It offers a great selection of Puerto Rico brews and it's preparing to concoct its own, too. San Juan's Old Harbor Brewery and Cabo Rojo…
Top Choice Square in Rincón

Plaza de Recreo

The Plaza de Recreo deserves a lot of plaudits for having spruced itself up in recent years. It's now once again surrounded by bustling restaurants, bars and even an inn; it becomes positively cacophonous on Thursda…
Fusion in Rincón

Chateau Rose at the Horned Dorset Primavera

Elegant and exclusive, the Chateau Rose restaurant at the Horned Dorset Primavera is among Puerto Rico’s best fine-dining options – fitting for a hotel that's also one of Puerto Rico's best. You climb the sweeping s…
Italian in Rincón

Mangia Mi

Exploding onto the eating scene in central Rincón in 2016, Mangia Mi with its oak floors, vaulted ceilings and stone walls evokes the classically understated look of a restaurant in a well-to-do countrified corner o…
Breakfast in Rincón

La Rosa Inglesa/English Rose Inn Restaurant

The trick to this exceptional breakfast place are the crusty homemade breads and savory home-stuffed sausage, which turn the egg dishes into a real event. Upscale surfers shovel down breakfast burritos and poached e…
Puerto Rican in Rincón

La Cambija

In a town where so many successful restaurants are expat-owned, it's nice to see Puerto Rican–helmed La Cambija doing well. Locals and tourists mix around the bar, or at the informal, open-air tables, feasting on pi…
Lighthouse in Rincón

Punta Higüero Lighthouse

Nicknamed El Faro, the Punta Higüero Lighthouse dates from 1892 and rises almost 100ft. It was restored in 1922 after being severely damaged by a tsunami set off by the devastating 1918 earthquake. The 26,000-candle…
Bar in Rincón

Tamboo Tavern

The patio bar of the Beside the Pointe guesthouse overlooks some of the best sand in Rincón. With a congenial après-surf scene and a young and vivacious local crowd who drink a little too much and dance a little too…