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rebecca D. Jan 13, 2007 01:53 PM

My husband & I are interested in finding some great resturants in the San Juan area of PR.
Any suggestions?

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  1. phelana RE: rebecca D. Jan 14, 2007 08:06 PM

    Go to Tangerine in the Waterclub. UNREAL setting, oceanfront, really hip and a great menu.

    1. phelana RE: rebecca D. Jan 14, 2007 08:06 PM

      Dragonfly in OSJ

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        CW1201 RE: rebecca D. Jan 17, 2007 04:11 PM

        The Parrot Club and Aguaviva, owned by the same folks that operate Dragonfly...

        We also like El Patio de Sam, have only had beer there, but I understand that they have really good burgers.

        1. michele_corum RE: rebecca D. Jan 19, 2007 07:45 PM

          Ajili Mojili. Upscale puerto rican fare. Yuuuuuummmmy!

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            adamandeve RE: rebecca D. Jan 25, 2007 12:02 PM

            You must absolutely go to La Casita Blanca. I can't remember the name of the area where it is, but it is a working class barrio, far from the tourist traps. It's a big, airy colonial house, run by a charming man (fluent english) and they have the daily specials (no regular menu) on a board. Traditional Puerto Rican food, but made by real experts. Everything was delicious, though fried (It is PR, after all). And the experience can't be more authentic, even though there are plenty of gringos there. No view, no fancy drinks with umbrellas, just real, delicious PR food.

            http://www.frommers.com/destinations/...

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              sushiman RE: rebecca D. Jan 30, 2007 12:22 PM

              Ropa Vieja and order the pork rind risotto.

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