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“worst dinning experience”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of La Jaquita Baya

La Jaquita Baya
Ranked #56 of 991 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Latin, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We focus on reviving forgotten dishes from our delicious puertorrican gastronomic culture. We sponsor "lo nuestro" You should do it too. Eat local, Eat fresh!
San Juan, null, Puerto Rico
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“worst dinning experience”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2013

Awaited for an hour as no reservations are accepted. Had to leave to another restaurant as the management never achieved accommodations. No service provided while waiting. We had to make our way to the bar and request / wait for drinks (30 min.).

  • Visited November 2013
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Puerto Rico
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119 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Amazing Puerto Rican Cuisine with a Creative Twist!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

The restaurant is small and cozy. The service and the food are great! The waiters are very helpful. Excellent lunch spot if you have more than an hour. The presentation of all meals is five star, and the best thing is that everything tastes as good as it look. Everything that I've tried has been delicious. But last visit I had a chocolate cake with nutella that was unbelievable!

Nice place for authentic Puerto Rican cuisine.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Jordanar
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Delicious and friendly!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2013

Their starter with the pigeon peas and chips are excellent! Portions are a good size and Marilyn's recommendations did not disappoint.

Visited September 2013
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Thank SoJu X
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Mojitos to die for”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

This place is just awesome! They serve real Puerto Rican food and their dishes are very creative. The mojitos are definitely to die for. I tried the passion fruit mojito and the guava mojito....both of them came with real fruit in them, Our bartender Carlitos was so cool. He knew a lot about liquor history anf the making of the different cocktails! The ceviche was so good!

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Jossie R
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washington dc
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102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Authentic puertoriccan cuisine”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013 via mobile

Overall, a good meal. They weren't stingy with the sangria, although the bar was slow. We had the grilled conch salad, which was tangy and tasty; the cerdo leneo, which my husband said was smokey and yummy. Our entree was the grilled whole red snapper -- fresh, moist, and flaky, and the sauce was light and good. Seemed a little pricey ($5 for a small side salad) but a pleasant evening.

Visited September 2013
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Thank evieao
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