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A bustling street full of shops and boutiques.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Fortaleza St, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Many boutiques to select among. uniques pieces along with normal souvenirs. Many of the storefronts are being re-occupied and painted in historically bright attractive colors. worth a couple of hours of easy walking

Thank F7757EZscottb
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A great place to shop and grab a bite to eat, even if not into shopping it's still a place to see just for the atmosphere.

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Fortaleza Street offers fantastic local food and drinks, as well some good shopping (outlet and local stores). An impossible street to miss, Fortaleza Street draws you closer from near any direction within Old San Juan.

Thank Fadamos
Reviewed 7 April 2017

There are 1000 options on this street so your experience will really turn on which ones you choose. We recommend going to the near the end and visiting "Ole" the shop where they sell Panama Hats and size and decorate them for you. Great stuff.

Thank Mike46077
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This area is great for shopping. There are a great variety of shops for the souvenir hunter. There are also many interesting restaurants as well with a chance to test the local cuisine. The area also reminds me of the streets in Havana.

Thank afamteach
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Main street to most shops and restaurants. There are two pharmacies, local and walgreens. Good bakery along the way. Several good restaurants and bars to stop and have a bite, especially Cafe Mallorca. Plaza De Armas is convenient as well as a supermarket where you...More

1  Thank rmybuffy
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Excellent street for a european style stroll at night. 7-10 outdoor restaurants, +25 more to choose + trinket shops. old world charm. Feels like small town Spain,

Thank johnnz-OC
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Not only Fortaleza, but all the little cobblestoned streets parallel to it are great to walk and explore. The old Spanish architecture is amazing and you may stumble upon a great Cathedral or The Governors mansion along the way. Enjoy, you can't get too lost.

Thank PSalemSutton
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Great boutique hotels, colorful buildings and people. Very clean and the street life can be entertaining with markets and street musicians. Close to cafes, the fort, centrally located and easy to find your way around.

Thank jrobs1983
Reviewed 21 March 2017

It is the street where the governor works and lives, it is guarded by several officials, all the streets are of stone and it is definitely a good spot for pics.

Thank Carlos G
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Cathy O
2 June 2017|
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Response from browncondo2102 | Reviewed this property |
If I'm not too late, I found the best deal for the money with great food and service was Tijuana's, at Calle Marina which is in Old San Juan along the water.
Whitney P
8 January 2015|
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Response from stacicooperhoffmann | Reviewed this property |
I concur. Either take the free trolley into and around old san Juan or park near the Sheraton.