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La Vina

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Calle Domenech, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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312 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

La Vina is a bakery resposteria located in Hato Rey many years ago. If you want to have a nice chat with your friends or family. Or, if you want to be a listener to so many interesting conversations ... this is the place. They serve coffee, sandwiches and much more .. all delicious. I only recommend keeping the place... More 

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Thank Ivonna02
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Fast, affordable, significant portions, good flavor, relaxed atmosphere. Parking is hard but worth the effort. A ham, cheese and egg sandwich with coffee and tax is $6.50; me and my wife split the sandwich because half is enough.

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Thank casulangel
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133 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

La Vina is a favorite for people that live in the Hato Rey area. Whenever I go to the island I stop there for one of their sandwich and of course a rum and seven, they do not cut corners on their drinks!

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Thank rman971
Largo, Florida
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253 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Totally worth looking for a parking space , place is bussy but they are fast ,The Cubans and Medianoche are prepared with reall pork and ham NO COLD CUTS ,this is the real way to make this sandwiches , they also have great coffee and Quesitos (cheese pastry served warm) . They also have a small bar with cold beer... More 

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Thank Ricardo V
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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92 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Loved the chicken breast with cheese, is a good combination for a sandwich, really good size, La vina is basically a bakery, cakes and pastries are also really good. This is an excellent place for a casual or fast breakfast. The place is small, and has limited parking, really crowded early in morning. Heard they had some health safety problems... More 

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Thank Paulie1234
san juan
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2014

very good service,pub and sandwiches you feel comftable is like a pubs neighborhood nice place to go when you are hungry

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Thank baldr1c
SanJuan
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73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Being a sandwich freak, I rate this as average. The cubanos and medianoches are good but there are better at Kasalta and La Ceiba. The place is rather small and it is very crowded.

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Thank Manolo N
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2012

I lived near La Viña all my childhood. Since it opened it was THE place to get the best cuban sandwiches and freshly squeezed OJ in town. Place was always packed, lines to order all day, but employees always working fast and very nice. Unfortunatelly, about two years ago the place took a dive. I am not sure but i... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2012

La Viña was my neighborhood's bakery when I was growing up. I could literally walk to the place from my grandfather's. They've traditionally prepared traditional Cuban and Medianoche sandwiches by the metric ton; meat portions tend to be in the large size, and the bread used is quite decent. Whoever goes there for the bread, the pastries or the convenience... More 

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Thank demf
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2012

Really good Cuban sandwiches and medianoches, croquettes, espresso, and great prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Puerto Rican
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Domenech, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?