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El Asador, The Grill House

) #277 of 797 Restaurants in San Juan ££ - £££ Steakhouse, , Seafood
350 San Francisco Street | Old San Juan, San Juan 00927-5812, Puerto Rico
+1 787-289-9966
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible16%
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“asado” (39 reviews)
“ceviche” (15 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Puerto Rican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
350 San Francisco Street | Old San Juan, San Juan 00927-5812, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there by accident and it turned out awesome! Best risotto ever and the ceviche was really good as well. The waiter was really kind and diligent and the place is very well designed, great spaces and excellent ambience, definitely a must when in...More

Thank Magitinto
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We saw the menu outside and wandered in Building was originally a convent Intimate relaxed setting Rustic charm Frank who acts as bartender maitre d and server is charming Great drinks Cirviche and risotto are outstanding One night we did just appetizers Went back again...More

Thank SBfriends
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband had been to the restaurant for his business trip and he took me to this restaurant during our trip. We went there for late lunch around 4-5pm). I ordered a prix fix menu (about $20-25) and my husband ordered a meat dish. We...More

Thank MzHC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having eaten at a number of San Juan restaurants now, I am not going to complain about the somewhat inattentive service. That appears to be a "thing," and it was a minor annoyance. Now on to the GOOD stuff! The restaurant itself is beautiful, with...More

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When going anywhere for me, I have to eat local and this place did it for me. My wife and I came here to get out of the rain while trying to find a place to eat. We had stopped by the day previous during...More

Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a Beautiful restaurant with amazing environment and architecture. The service was great and so was the food even though it was a little bit expensive.

Thank TrotaAye3
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Staff was just as amazing as our trip. We only regret that we did not eat there more than once but we saved the best for last. The steak, risotto,(better than I ever had), potatoes and calamari and the ambiance was perfect! We cannot wait...More

Thank BrwnSunTan
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We only had a few hours in San Juan before making our flight out back to the states, so we took a walking tour of Old San Juan and came across El Asador The Grill House. We started with the delicious fresh fried calamari. Each...More

Thank 1HappyMommaof6
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Very nice environment. Loved the tables and the decor of the restaurant. On a Wednesday night, there were vendors in the upstairs area of the bar that were having a DJ party which was very loud. The food was very good. Mushroom Risotti was great!...More

Thank Morgan B
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I enjoyed this restaurant. The waiters were pleasant and attentive without hovering. They started us with a sample of the Mushroom Risotto, which was creamy and delicious. Then came our Mango Mojitos, which were also good. We had Cesar Salad and Lobster Risotto as appetizer...More

Thank Claire516
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 San Francisco Street | Old San Juan, San Juan 00927-5812, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-289-9966
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El Asador, where you can find the best seafood, meat cuts & Puerto Rican cuisine, has a prime location near Old San Juan's entrance, and right in the heart of the Old City's nightlife. The stylish and exclusive decor of this Bar & Restaurant, accentuated by a magnificent interior patio, provides the perfect environment for a delightful, cozy and sophisticated experience. Whether you are looking for an early lunch, a romantic dinner, or even if you are looking to have a couple of drinks with friends, El Asador is your ultimate destination.
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