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Yantar Restaurant

Yantar Restaurant

    Yantar Restaurant 1018 Ashford Ave, Condo.Astor Condado (San Juan) 787-724-3636 Open Tuesday through Saturday, 5:30 pm to 2 am   Chef Xiomara Marquez presents perfectly plated dishes (tapas and entrees)  in the Spanish style. Elegant surroundings, lagoon view, and perfect service add to the appeal.

Yantar Restaurant Bar

      Yantar Restaurant Bar Edif. Astor, 1C 1018 Ashford Avenue Condado, San Juan 787-724-3636 Opens at 5:30 pm Tuesday through Saturday   A delicious tapas menu; gorgeous lagoon view from wall of windows. Another wall showcases wine bottles.  An elegant space; the hot new spot in Condado.    

Abreu's Wine Cellar

Abreu’s Wine Cellar

      Abreu’s Wine Cellar 650 Ponce de Leon Avenue Miramar San Juan 787-724-8266 Open noon to 10pm weekdays; 3pm to 11pm Saturday and 1pm to 10pm on Sunday. $$ Chef/owner José Abreu (of JoséJosé fame)  offers an extensive wine menu by the glass or the bottle, as well as tapas and full meals. […]

Vendimia 305

Vendimia 305

Vendimia 305 Calle Antonio Pérez #100, Isabela 787-830-6622 Noon-10pm Wednesday-Thursday; noon-midnight Friday and Saturday; noon-9pm Sunday, $$ Chef Efraín Cruz specializes in paella, seafood and lechón asado (roasted pork) in this oceanfront location. Catch the Flamenco nights. En esta localidad frente al océano, el chef Efraín Cruz se especializa en paellas, mariscos y lechón asado. […]

Valencia, Café

Valencia, Café

Café Valencia, 1000 Muñoz Rivera Avenue, Río Piedras (San Juan) 787-764-3790 Open Monday-Thursday and Sunday from 11:30am to midnight; Friday from 11:30am to 2am;  Saturday from 5pm to 2am. $$ A loyal clientele appreciates the special paella and Spanish dishes, whether they dine in or take out. La clientela de la localidad aprecia la paella […]

Triana Tapas y Flamenco

Triana Tapas y Flamenco

Triana Tapas y Flamenco 251 Recinto Sur, Old San Juan 787-725-8819 Open Sunday-Thursday from 11am to 10pm;  Friday-Saturday from 11am to 11pm. $$ Dine on Spanish favorites, with lunch specials daily that include a beverage. Flamenco dancing Friday and Saturday beginning at 8:30pm. Pruebe la oferta española y los especiales de almuerzo diarios, con bebida […]

Toro Salao, El

Toro Salao, El

El Toro Salao, Plaza Arturo Somuano (behind the Tapia Theatre) Old San Juan 787-722-3330 Open daily 11am to midnight. $$ A Latino/Spanish tapas bar, with seating on 2 floors and outdoor dining under the umbrellas on the plaza. Another experience by OOF! restaurants. Una barra de tapas latino-españolas, con mesas en dos niveles y bajo […]

Rosa de Triana Tasca Española

Rosa de Triana Tasca Española

Rosa de Triana Tasca Española 72 Caleta de San Juan, Old San Juan 787-722-1144 Lunch and Dinner daily. $$ Authentic, from the house (1523) to owner (José Antonio Lloret) to food (paellas, etc.) to entertainment. Live music Todo auténtico, desde la casa (del año 1523) hasta el propietario (José Antonio Lloret), la comida (paellas, etc.) […]

Picoteo, El

Picoteo, El

El Picoteo, Hotel El Convento, 100 Cristo Street Old San Juan 787-723-9020 Open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner; closed Monday. $ Well-known for its Spanish tapas and Old City charm. Reconocido por las tapas español,  y por el encanto de la vieja ciudad. Reviewed 1999: “a Mecca for friends…deliciously simple dishes attractively displayed…” […]

Pelayo

Pelayo

Pelayo 71 Luisa Street Condado (San Juan) 787-724-0999 Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. $$ Local food and Spanish tapas. Comida autóctona y tapas españolas.

    • Cranberry Sauce…Finally! November 26, 2015
      Originally posted on Hot, Cheap & Easy: I have never posted a cranberry sauce recipe before because frankly every time I tried I ended up with a lip-puckering nasty gloopy mess and we’ve just used lingonberry jam from IKEA instead. A happy surprise for the table So this year, I did not even tell my…
    • Sweet-Tart Homemade Lemonade (made entirely by the kids) August 21, 2015
      My son and niece (8 and 11 respectively) had made some sugar syrup* for me last week – they are pretty good with the stove these days and eager to see how things are done. I actually used most of it for adult beverages (mango-chile mojitos and passionfruit mojitos), but in return for their help, […]
    • Mango Mojitos With Ancho Chili Salt August 15, 2015
      It was another summer Friday in the neighborhood and that called for another festive cocktail. Riding high on the success of last session’s passionfruit mojitos, I decided to make mango mojitos. The drink itself followed much the same construction, but the mango was decidedly sweeter than the passionfruit, so I decided that it needed a […]
    • Savory Spicy Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken August 3, 2015
      It is too hot for cooking, but the family’s gotta eat, so cook I must. So I have employed the slow cooker; it makes for tasty and tender meals and doesn’t heat up the kitchen. Here is my interpretation of Moroccan Chicken; it was a big success with everyone in the house (the spiciness is […]