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Address: South Fortaleza Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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South Fortaleza Street is known for its trendy restaurants.

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SoFo can be a festival or an Area in Old San Juan

Locals usually refer to SoFo as a part of Fortaleza Street in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. There are many Restaurants in this Area and many other Restaurants very close in Old San... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 April 2016
27Ruben27
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San Juan, Puerto Rico

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Locals usually refer to SoFo as a part of Fortaleza Street in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. There are many Restaurants in this Area and many other Restaurants very close in Old San Juan Area. From small, local food joints to expensive Chef supervised Restaurants. Fortaleza Street also have shops and more shops, etc. in a Historic Area that is... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

Strolling through this food festival made for a great evening. You can carry your alcoholic drinks on the street as you check out all the food options, live music, and social scene. Buskers entertained, and the people watching is great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

South Fortaleza street has a great variety of restaurants. These, during SoFo, offer some of their light plates or specials for the day in a casual atmosphere. A great way to experience a taste of their flavors. Our favorite this year, Dragonflys noodles.

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Fort Myers
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

We had no idea this event would be going on during our trip - amazing surprise! We heard great music, danced some salsa and drank rum with the 'president' of Columbia and his tennis team! We met so many wonderful people the first night, we couldn't help but go back every night! Great experience - great surprise!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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207 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

Literally the best food, cocktails and music available in SoFo (South Fortaleza street in Old San Juan) offered to taste/enjoy in the middle of the street at great prices.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013 via mobile

If you crave for ambiance, food diversity and a variety of music. Visit Sofo Culinary Fest. Around 40 different Restaurants, about 5 music bands, and many local arts and crafts.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2013

Excellent block party with outstanding music along with what I call "culinary extravaganza". The festival takes place twice per year. Unfortunately, when the next one will take place is always a mystery and it is always announced about a week before it takes place which makes it impossible to plan for if you live in the main Land. I have... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2012 via mobile

An unexpected trip brought me to San Juan and when I got to hotel bellhop advised me That old San juan is celebrating its food and culture. So from morning to night tons of vendor are brought out to showcase their interpretations of their puerto Rico. Great array of local vendors selling real puerto rican foods, crafts, and music are... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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12 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2012

I used to like this festival--it was fun, casual, had great food, and outside. Perfect! But as a resident of Fortaleza Street (yes, people do live here) I've come to the conclusion that I'm going to have to leave town every time this event occurs. Why? The music is too loud. How loud? Well, we were watching the Olympics last... More 

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Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2012

This is a wonderful way to taste test various restaurants for a fraction of the regular priced full plate versions. Participating restaurants set out booths offering small portions of their specialy dishes. This way you can make sure you like the place before committing to spending big bucks on dinner. There's music, lots of eating and and an all-around good... More 

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