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Carli's Fine Bistro & Piano

206 Tetuan Street | Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Latin, Puerto Rican, Caribbean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
206 Tetuan Street | Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My colleagues and I had a wonderful experience at Carli's last evening. The food was excellent, the service was efficient and friendly and the Mojitos prepared by Fausto were unanimously voted the best we've ever had. To top it off, Carli played some great jazz...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, people and music. Thanks Ibis for taking care of us today. Had a wonderful afternoon enjoying great music by Roberto and Gilberto at Carli's Cafe in Old San Juan

Thank LuisCruzDiaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Carli’s Fine Bistro and Piano was recommended by a mutual friend of mine and Carli’s. Hubby and I went on a Monday night about 8:00 pm and it was quiet. When we entered the restaurant, Carli was there and he was playing the piano. He...More

Thank AfrinetNYC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky to hear Carlos playing the piano. the food and service was very good. It was close to the dock and the restaurant had outdoor seating. We had reservations and I was glad we did so that we could sit inside.

Thank Katkev23
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Carli's Restaurant in Old San Juan (look for the Banco Popular Building) is a gem and Carli Munoz is a gift from Puerto Rico. This small (maybe 12 tables) restaurant with it's ample bar delivers great high end food, served by a professional team and...More

Thank JoeEatWell
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Carli’s Fine Bistro & Piano is a small and very cozy restaurant in Old San Juan that provides great food in an intimate, relaxed, and casual dining atmosphere. You have a choice of eating indoors, while being entertained to fabulous soft music, or in the...More

Thank SaraJane52
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant in Old San Juan. The waiter was super friendly and invited us in and seated us immediately. I ordered the filet mignon for my sons (11 & 8 yrs old) to split. It was cooked to perfection and accompanied with...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This was my 2nd visit while on business in San Juan. Each time I dined with my staff and each time the service and food were very good. The only thing to note is that if you are on a time schedule, this is not...More

Thank ladyinmaryland
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

What a fun place! It's very cozy and intimate inside. We found the piano music to be a nice mix of popular songs and some smooth jazz. The food was a nice surprise, and the service was quite good. We would definitely eat here again,...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Try the risotto fritters...very good. Their wine offering are excellent. They outdoor seating is great for a rest after walking for a while.

Thank jayrodsan
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Questions & Answers
Laury C
22 January 2017|
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Response from kenny h | Reviewed this property |
I have seen everything from dressy to sightseer casual. The fact that you care enough to ask tells me you will be good! I hope you go there and love it.
26 October 2015|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
That I wouldn't know. However, if Carli is not performing that nite there is usually a musician taking his place or a group. It is still worth the visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM
3:30 PM - 1:00 AM
3:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Tetuan Street | Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico (Formerly Carli Cafe Concierto)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 787-725-4927
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