Posted on Sep 5, 2019
- Anthony HEl Jibarito is really as good as it gets in Old San Juan when it comes to authentic Puerto Rican, Caribbean style food. It takes about 10 minutes to walk from the parking garage to the restaurant uphill but exercise if good for you. From the outside you seen a light green exterior, and it doesn't look like much and if you walk too fast, you will miss it but when you find it, it's a hidden gem in the midst of many restaurants vying for your attention. The restaurant is small and cozy, so don't mind if you are sitting within a foot of another patron. The decor inside reminds you of being outside on the streets walking through the alleyways and well there are pictures to show you the history of this great place. From the looks of El Jibarito, you don't expect much but when you have your first bite of Pollo en Salsa Criolla then you will thank me. This place is like soul food for the islands and I know my soul food. The wait staff was pleasant, attentive and timely and very helpful in ...
- ophelia cThis place was amazing and beyond my expectations. Skirt steak was phenomenal. Rice and beans superb. Mango and rum the best! Try it and you will not be disappointed. Also, our service was bomb!!
- Mariluz FThere was a blackout in over 75% of the island while we was there. They have a generator that kicked in almost immediately and we were able to enjoy absolutely delicious food. Will definitely go back again the next I visit PR