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Aurorita Restaurant

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303 Ave de Diego, San Juan 00920-2214, Puerto Rico
+1 787-783-2899
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11:30 - 22:30
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Tue - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sun 11:30 - 22:30
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After more than one year of not been there, had lunch with friends. Frozen Margaritas were excellent and so the queso fundido with nachos. Had burritos for lunch which were good. Ambience was awesome and service was excellent.

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Thank Isoto620
auroritarest, Marketing Manager at Aurorita Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for the review! We're glad you came back and had a good time. We look forward to have you back soon. Regards More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always come here to celebrate any special occasion because I'm certain that my celebration will not be tarnished by bad service. The food is amazing and the customer service is first in class! Hint- order the frozen margaritas they are of the roof!!!

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Thank Ernesto V
auroritarest, Marketing Manager at Aurorita Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review! We've been lucky enough to be celebrating all kinds of special occasions like yours for more than 40 years. Its part of who we are and customers like you really appreciate that. We're always happy to receive groups and families for their celebrations and its our pleasure to make you feel right at home and... More 

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited again last week. For the first time I had their fish tacos. I have to say I have a new favorite dish, aside form the fried carnitas. Regular margaritas always good. Service always good.

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Thank Wilfredo M
auroritarest, Marketing Manager at Aurorita Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! Good thing you tried them, we're proud of our fish tacos and kind of hooked on them ;). Our fried carnitas is kind of a signature dish and we love to hear you enjoyed your time with us. You cant go wrong with Tacos and Margaritas. Regards. More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is known for its high quality food mexican food. All of the ingredients are fresh and it shows. Its a big place, very family oriented. Love the frozen margaritas, the fried carnitas and everything on the menu. For tourists staying in the condado or old san juan area, you can take a taxi or uber, it make take... More 

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Thank Maorsini
auroritarest, Marketing Manager at Aurorita Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We truly appreciate you taking the time. We love to hear you enjoyed our place and yes, we take pride in our ingredients, recipes, service and our customers. We're always at your service. Regards. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Restaurant is by far the Best Mexican place I have gone to,I have yet to find any other Authentic Mexican restaurants to taste as delicious as in here at Auroritas, My main dish here is the Burrito Elefante Suizo and its just delicious!!! Ont the weekends at night they have live Mariachi playing tis is seriously the best place... More 

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Thank Francheska C
auroritarest, Marketing Manager at Aurorita Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for a wonderful review! We hear you about the service and please know that we will be addressing this issue. If you could tell the day and time of your visit it will help to address the right people. Regards, More 

Miami, Florida
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

been going to this restaurant for almost 30 years, and it is STILL my favorite Mexican food! fun mariachis too!

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Thank Prgirl13
auroritarest, Marketing Manager at Aurorita Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and thanks for all these years of continuous support. Lucky for us we have clients like you that have been coming for generations and are what make Aurorita so special to all of us. Thanks again and we look forward to see you again. Regards, More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Very good Mexican food. The fried pork tacos are great, the pork "burritos suizos" are amazing, and the guacamole/refritos are out of this world. Try the "margaritas escarchadas" they are the best!! The service is...ok, but you don't have to deal with them on the to go area (that happens to have tables).

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Thank jessicaopp
auroritarest, Marketing Manager at Aurorita Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! Were really happy you like our restaurant so much. We hear you on the service and we're working hard to always improve and serve you the way it should be. Please excuse any inconvenient you may have had. Regards More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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256 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We are Aurorita's food lovers. However, we went last Saturday and the experience was terrible. Frozen Margaritas were very good, as usual. But we ordered Chihuahua special (chips with cheese, refried beans and chorizo) and it was very dry, just a very few refried beans, cheese and chorizo. Many chips were burned. My Combinacion (a tostada and a taco) was... More 

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Thank Ivonna02
auroritarest, Marketing Manager at Aurorita Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! Thank you for pointing out what went wrong, It helps us deal straight with the issue. We're really sorry you had this experience with us and assure you we will address it. If you could provide the time of day you visited we can talk to the crew in charge of your shift to see what... More 

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Tacos and burritos are excellent You may eat at the restaurant or on the quick service area on the side like a fast food but same menu as the restaurant ( you save the tip😄😁) Place gets busy on peak hours and there is not parking some times they have valet parking an security guards

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Thank Alfredo G
auroritarest, Marketing Manager at Aurorita Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Definitely our Burrito is one of our best sellers and we're glad you enjoy it as well. Come back soon. Regards More 

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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The food is ok, but the ambiance is that of a fast food. You don't feel like you're in a Mexican restaurant.

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Thank Jose V
auroritarest, Marketing Manager at Aurorita Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Sorry to hear you were disappointed! we hear your comments and take them under consideration. Your opinion is valuable to us. Regards More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Ave de Diego, San Juan 00920-2214, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-783-2899
Description
Aurorita Mexican Restaurant serving our customers since 1973. Jose Garcia & wife Elizabeth Carmona started out as the first generation of Food Trucks in Puerto Rico in the 70's and little by little built the restaurant. Their customers are loyal and span at least three generations. Its been in the same corner for 40 years and today and its a landmark in Puerto Rico. With the same passion and dedication, it's now managed by their three sons and an amazing team. The best Mexican Food in Puerto Rico and the best Margaritas in town. Tacos, burritos, enchiladas, carnitas, margaritas.

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