Frolicking around the beaches, a walk along the plazas and chapels or visiting the forts of El Morro and San Cristobal are sure to make you hungry. San Juan has a whole list of luxurious and cheap restaurants catering to the differing needs of the tourists here making it a diner’s paradise. Hire a cheap rental from San Juan car rentals and discover the popular eating places in this hospitable city. You will find restaurants that cater to lavish business meetings as well as to the appetites of cheap budget travelers.
This restaurant located at 320 Calle Fortaleza is popular for Caribbean food by Chef Ivan Ortiz. The decor includes an enclosed patio which is air conditioned and has a sunroof. Various exotic paintings add to the aesthetic streak of the restaurant. You can also enjoy your dinner right under the stars. Take a rental from San Juan car rentals and drop in here to enjoy a night out with the stars. The restaurant also has a good wine list and American and Puerto Rican appetizers at cheap prices.
Take your date to this picture perfect green garden or posh dining room for an intimate dinner. The restaurant is actually housed in a 100 year old mansion surrounded by beautiful gardens creating the perfect atmosphere for a romantic dinner. The menu is Caribbean-Mediterranean and includes grilled mahi-mahi skewers, coconut soup, pork cheeks and chickpea gnocchi in a spicy chorizo sauce, among many others.
Located on Calle Fortaleza near Plaza Colón Old San Juan, this restaurant provides all that you dream of in seafood. The bar serves a selection of heady drinks including mojito and its trademark drink, watermelon sangria. Popular dishes include sushi and ceviches of unique varieties, mahimahi with smoky shrimp, salsa and crabmeat.
Located near the Historic San Juan Capistrano Mission at 31631 Camino Capistrano, L'Hirondelle is one of the most popular French restaurants on the island. You also get Continental and Belgian cuisine here. Enjoy the Sunday Champagne Brunch and Lunch which consist of soup or salad and choice of one entree at a reasonably cheap rate.
Sundried Tomato American Bristo and Cafes
Continental dishes are served in this restaurant in downtown San Juan Capistrano located close to popular places like Mission and Amtrak. The restaurant has a bar upstairs, a bistro area, a patio and a highly lit up dining room. The restaurant is also popular for its Saturday and Sunday brunches which include exotic dishes and a fine wine list.
Koco Restaurant in San Juan
Coconut rules the roost at Koco Restaurant. Drive your cheap San Juan car rental to Isla Verde Avenue to locate this Caribbean restaurant. The restaurant has many coconut infused delicacies blended with other Caribbean delights. The décor is typically tropical with comfortable and plush booths and a long table at the middle. Almost all varieties of rum find a place at its bar. The restaurant is located within Isla Verde's El San Juan Hotel and Casino.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
The popular steak house also has a branch at San Juan. You will find Ruth’s Chirs Steak House located at Isla Verde in the Inter-Continental San Juan Resort and Casino. The steak house here serves all the world famous steaks and other dishes that has made this a well recognized brand for the past forty years.
A homey cheap restaurant located at Calle del Sol 280. Nestled among the residential homes in Old San Juan, this restaurant is popular for its local fare. Local clientele frequent this place for authentic and cheap home flavored San Juan food.