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Pinoli Ristorante

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414 Ave de Diego | Puerto Nuevo, San Juan 00920-3707, Puerto Rico
+1 787-273-1611
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Humacao, Puerto Rico
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a bit off the beaten path but it has free valet parking and security. The decor is cozy and the owner/chef personally comes and explains the menu, recommends the wine. The menu is always interesting with a fairly large mix of different types of dishes from pasta, to rabbit, meat and fish. All of it is put... More 

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Thank MichaelB88
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This is a cozy and beautiful small restaurant, with an exclusive Italian menu. The chef obviously takes great pride in his creations. You can taste the freshness of the ingredients as you enjoy your dinner. Wine menu is noted to be carefully selected. Excellent choice!

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Thank GloryNV
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Puerto Nuevo is mostly a working-class neighborhood of San Juan, so finding a place like Pinoli here is curious if not outright out of place. Yet, this is not a dangerous area, so don't let that deter you. This is probably one of the best Italian restaurants in San Juan. Their fare is really, I mean, really good! we started... More 

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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the structure on the outside inside this place is beautiful! The chef caters to you directly we had the beef carpaccio which was absolutely delicious and the risotto of the day with the veal chops my god it feels like you're sitting in Italy enjoying traditional fare. Definitely a place to come back!

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Thank Sashaenyse1
Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

This short review will help understand the type of place it is. Great! Don't be fooled by the surroundings or the immediate vicinity. A journey for the palate! Chef Christian Darcoli manages to maintain real italian cuisine in the island of PR. We went through a degustation menu. My favorites: pork sausage apple chutney, pappardelle with rabbit saragù to name... More 

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1 Thank Drvalenzuela
San Juan, Puerto Rico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Service and food are excellent! Fresh pastas and sauces, not as pricey compared to other restaurants in town. The quality of food is outstanding. They have a private dining room for groups and peaceful ambiance. Highly recomended!

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Thank prgourmet
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Best upscale Italian Menu with seasonal ingredients. Personal service from owner. Great service and outstanding food

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Thank aprendaaviajar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

pricey but highly recommended worth the price no parking but has valet available chef available to match food selection with appropriate wine

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Thank Jose C
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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351 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

the Italian plates are very good the meats also, the ambiance, the wines the service is very good. They have valet parking.

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Thank Maritza G
Culebra
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Only thing to say is that this is a fabulous restaurant. The chef/owner Christian is a great chef and person.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 Ave de Diego | Puerto Nuevo, San Juan 00920-3707, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-273-1611
Description
Authentic Italian Restaurant, just a block away from Roosevelt Avenue. Pinoli is a warm and rustic restaurant that gives you an all Italian experience... Opened in 1999 by Italian Chef, Christian Darcoli. Since October 2015 offers Italian Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 12m-4pm... Also offers Pinoli Caffe, with an all homemade food from $5!!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?