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Pirilo Pizza Rustica

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Italian, Bar, Pizza
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Corner of Fortaleza Street & Tanca Street No. 201-2, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-721-3322
12:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Wed 12:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Highland, Maryland
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272 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

This joint is highly vaunted and thus we went in search of good Puerto Rican pizza pie. A close friend raves about the pizza at Eclipse in Isabela (Feh) and the pizza at Il Convento (worse then feh) and thus this trip. The open air restaurant plays good music, has good service, good cocktaisl and 2 for $5.00 Peronis! We... More 

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Hammond, Indiana
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

They place is kinda small but nice.The décor was really nice,they also have a broad local beer list.I had the lasagna which was very good.It was also nice not to be charged for a second glass of soda like at other dining establishments in the San Juan area.Will definitely be back next time to try try the pizza.

Thank rick7702
Charleston SC
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98 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Great appetizers and pizza. The stairs are really steep but if you can climb them I really liked the upstairs. It was much less crowded and had a great atmosphere.

Thank Ready2Goanytime
Pittsford, New York
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

This restaurant has the best pizza I have ever had, and I've had a lot! We went with friends, and between us had four different pies. They were all amazing> Go on an off hour, (late lunch), to avoid waiting on line.

Thank mgk72nj
Omaha, Nebraska
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

I researched restaurants to visit before my husband and I traveled to San Juan, and this restaurant continually came up in that research. On our first night when I saw a line almost around the block, I knew we had to try it! We got the Pesto Pizza and the Argentinian empanadas, both were AMAZING and some of the best... More 

Thank kaitlyn00016
Toluca, Mexico
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Great place for an excellent pizza and a really good variety of craft beer! A place to go while you are in Old San Juan to definitely enjoy!

Thank enriqueman
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

On vacation and this is my first time here. The place itself is absolutely beautiful and the staff is so nice and helpful. The food was phenomenal, I ordered the vegetable pizza and the ingredients were so fresh! I definitely recommend Pirilos for pizza ♡

Thank Isamar F
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

This is prize winner craft pizza place. The place is very well acclimated to show you Pirilo's history in wall drawings and writing (I still don't know if Pirilo was a real person or a character). Is like a Little Italy in town. Huge place, 2 floors. Great, great pizzas of countless mouthwatering combinations. In the metro area of the... More 

Thank Reneadorno
Grecia, Costa Rica
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123 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

What looks like a tiny little bar - is not, go further in and you will find a great restaurant with wonderful food. And a very good bar. Service was fantastic! The pizza was outstanding, make sure you order the garlic bread knots.

Thank RedheadinCr
Gurabo, Puerto Rico
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

We went to celebrate my bff's husband birthday! ✨ At first the host advised us that we needed to wait 45 minutes for our table. We were okay with it since we were going to walk to ben & Jerry's to get an ice cream bite. There very techie. She got an ipad and quickly asked for our number and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$26
Italian, Bar, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Fortaleza Street & Tanca Street No. 201-2, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-721-3322
The restaurant:Pirilo is a rustic pizzeria in which we prepare, with dedication, delicious classic Italian and international dishes; always using the freshest local products. The space is designed and decorated by combining the typical Italian trattoria with the emblematic colonial architecture of Old San Juan, creating a picturesque and warm environment. The Pirilo bar has a wide selection of drinks, exclusive to the restaurant and a variety of more than 50 handcrafted beers.Hours: Pirilo is open every day and offers lunch and dinner during the following times: Sunday 12:00 pm- 12 amMonday 12:00 pm- 12 amTuesday 12:00 pm- 12 amWednesday 12:00 pm- 12 amThursday 12:00pm- 2:00amFriday 12:00pm- 2:00amSaturday 12:00pm- 2:00amReservations:Pirilo welcomes guests on a walk-in, first-come-first-served basis.

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