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Bang for your Buck!

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Bang for your Buck!

Hi everyone!

Just looking at gauging everyone's ideas on what you do to get more bang for your buck in Puerto Rico. Maybe it’s a happy hour special or you split a huge meal between 2 at a specific restaurant. What are your tips?

It’ll be my boyfriend and I staying in La Concha. We will be relying on public transportation. Wanted to see Old San Juan and maybe El Yunque. If you need more info, let me know! Now share those tips!

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1. Re: Bang for your Buck!

La Madre in OSJ. Margaritas are $5, the ribs are big enough for 2 to share, the regular burrito order serves 2 burritos. Plus the food is amazing, better than any regular mexican joint.

For a good and inexpensive breakfast, try Il Postino, close to La Concha.

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2. Re: Bang for your Buck!

Thanks nytoparis! Will keep those in mind! Anyone else? :)

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3. Re: Bang for your Buck!

if you explore El Yunque, rent a car. it will be cheaper than taking a cab or paying for a tour. it's an easy drive and not that far from san juan. you can hike down to La Mina falls and do other trails on your own.

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4. Re: Bang for your Buck!

Tnincy, we will be limited to public transportation or cabs since we have no car nor can we drive lol..

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5. Re: Bang for your Buck!

Punto De Vista Bar and Restaurant 2 for 1 Mojitos and amazing food at incredibly low prices. We went there 3 times during our visit last week. We wanted to visit again but our time was too limited to make another trip downtown. You will not be disappointed in the selection, service or prices. The surroundings are very basic but you will not mind once you experience the charm of everything else that is offered at this great place. We also stayed in Condado and we utilized both cabs and buses for our downtown trip. We waited at the bus stop and without fail we were offered shared cab rides to downtown for $2.00 each. We did not have the same success with our return trips and La Punta Vista is very near the bus terminal. Enjoy!

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Wednesday is Ladies Day at Caribbean Theatres (both The Metro AND The Fine Arts/Miramar are served by a bus that runs until midnight), reduced prices for women all day, I think it's about $6-7, a total bargain. Check out the 24-hour restaurant known as "Los Pinos" across the street from the Fine Arts/Miramar, great Fruit Batida's (Sweet Fruit Shake), try the Papaya! Their Churrasco (skirt steak) is famous too and BEST if all, they have a great juke box! If your not familiar with the tunes, put in your dollar and just take a chance on some great songs!!! The juke box there provides a GREAT vibe and the staff is very pleasant at this unassuming local spot!

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7. Re: Bang for your Buck!

Antonellas (sp) pizzeria and resturant in OSJ yummy great slices and fun spot!

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8. Re: Bang for your Buck!

Antonellas (sp) pizzeria and resturant in OSJ yummy great slices and fun spot!

Edited: 24 May 2012, 02:43
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9. Re: Bang for your Buck!

After 2pm on Wednesdays, the art museum offers free admission. Its located on De Diego Ave, very close to freeway. You can easily walk or take a bus to it from Condado.

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10. Re: Bang for your Buck!

Early Bird special at Verdanza Hotel Rest. H. J. Yee´s Sushi rolls for $ 5.00 from 5 pm to 7 pm