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Carli's Fine Bistro & Piano

206 Tetuan Street | Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • 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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11 - 20 of 217 reviews

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Loved this dinner on our first night in San Juan. Cozy, romantic setting with live piano. Gorgonzola ravioli was decadent! Friendly service and great drinks. We really enjoyed our time there.

Thank Mackensey C
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This is a very small but lovely little restaurant with impeccable service, great music, creative drinks, and excellent food. We can't say enough about our server who described in great detail the drinks and food available, made great recommendations and took great care of us....More

Thank Kris1230
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We tried to eat here on Easter Sunday but it was closed so tried our luck on Easter Monday. Glad we tried again. Best meal we've had in SJ. Excellent food (the half rack of lamb is delicious) good wine list and excellent service. Jasmine...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Caril's last week and got the last table outside. I had the seared tuna which was superb. It was a busy evening so the service was a little slow, but we were not in any hurry. The wine was delicious. A little pricey,...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

Food selections were interesting and good. Service was outstanding. Very casual with live music both outside and inside. Had been recommended by staff at Monastery Art Suites a few blocks away and we consider it a good recommendation.

Thank jim1946no
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Unique. It feels as if you are enjoyng the fanciest jazz boite in New York; food, music and service included...

Thank Cuquisan
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

What can be better that good food, an award winning bartender for mixed drinks and two guitars playing rock classics? Loved the cod bunuelos tapa

Thank Katarina S
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This is a must to go to place in Old San Juan. Small intimate eclectic. We were there three nights in a row on my last visit. Latin music one night terrific jazz the next and classical rock the last night we even got to...More

Thank Maggie L
Reviewed 16 March 2017

we were recommended to go here after a food tour we took. it was awesome! Fausto did not disappoint =) thanks!

Thank frank h
Reviewed 3 March 2017

On our second evening in San Juan we found Carlos purling by chance. The floor was well presented, staff excellent. My wife and I both had the blackened Which Tuna. It was cooked to perfection. My wife and I find out regularly in London and...More

Thank Malcolm R
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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, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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