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“Great Restaurant in Old San Juan, good sushi and atmosphere”
Review of Dragonfly

Dragonfly
Ranked #65 of 1,072 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$100
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Bar Scene, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Description: At Dragonfly's, our candlelit atmosphere is calming and provides for intimate spaces within the restaurant. Our romantic restaurant serves plenty of vegetarian and meat dishes and has two dining areas, a lounge, and two bars. We also offer our customers a communal noodle bar. Dragonfly's sexy, ruby red, and gold interior is transporting and designed to resemble an old opium den in tropical Asia.
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Have eaten at the Dragonfly twice this year when in Old San Juan and had a great experience both times.. first time just me and my wife, second with my 6 and 9 year old. Both times got the Tuna Tataki with the avacado sorbet... incredible! Also recommend the Dragonfly roll. They have a great menu for kids as well... Lo Mein, Traditional Ramen, and Fried Rice, all in a Asian fusion atmosphere with good service, and convenient location to Plaza Colon.

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Thank TrippinTaylor
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Emilio F, Owner at Dragonfly, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2014

I'm happy to hear that we're becoming a regular stop for you when you head down to San Juan. We've always got a plate of Tuna Tataki with your name on it!

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Emilio

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Highly recommended by native Puerto Ricans and others as well. It was expensive but service and food was excellent! The duck nachos are a must and the rum punch are unique. Atmosphere was quaint. Did I say the service was exceptional! A must eat place when visiting!

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Thank Julie K
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Emilio F, Owner at Dragonfly, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2014

Your recommendation is greatly appreciated, Julie! We can't wait to see you again the next time you make it down from Georgia.

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Emilio

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is the place for you if you are a Sushi Lover! The service was excellent and the drinks were well made.

Thank Catt317
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Emilio F, Owner at Dragonfly, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2014

Short, sweet and much appreciated -- it makes us smile to hear that you're such a fan of our sushi. We look forward to seeing you again the next time a craving hits you!

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Emilio

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Reviewed 27 May 2014

Dragonfly seemed to be recommended by many people on the internet so my boyfriend and I decided to try it out while we were in San Juan. There was a little wait but thankfully there is a nice little lounge area where we could go ahead and pick what we wanted while we waited. We didn't have to wait too long before we were seated, however, we were unlucky enough to have to sit next to the stairs and my chair was constantly being bumped by people needed to get by. The restaurant seemed busy and it took our waitress a VERY long time to finally get to us but she was pleasant and even had some drink recommendations that turned out well. The food didn't not blow either of us away like we were expecting. The duck was only so-so and the sushi was far more mediocre than it should of been for a place (and price) like that. However, the calamari was phenomenal and I enjoyed how they staggered bringing out each plate so we weren't overwhelmed.

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Emilio F, Owner at Dragonfly, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2014

While it's great to hear that the calamari was a hit, I'm sorry if we dropped the ball on service. We're always doing our best to put your feedback into action and would love a chance to impress you a bit more on a future visit.

Thank you for letting us be part of your story,
Emilio

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Reviewed 26 May 2014

The food is a fun fusion, but the real pleasure is in eating in the basement. The ambiance is really cool and the wait staff members are all really genuinely sweet and attentive.

Thank brydjitte
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Emilio F, Owner at Dragonfly, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2014

It's great to hear that you enjoyed the fusion so much. We'll look forward to welcoming you back again the next time you make it down to San Juan.

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Emilio

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