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) #16 of 809 Restaurants in San Juan $$$$ Caribbean, Latin,
999 Ashford Avenue, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
+1 787-721-6194
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
999 Ashford Avenue, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Chef Wilo Benet is at his best, every detail is covered, creative, flavorful and elegant cuisine with an amazing wine list to pair. Great dining room and bar, the service is at Michelin star level, the wine list is updated daily leaving out the surprises...More

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Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2015

Thank you so much! Everything my team and I do here is for our amazing guests, and I'm glad that you enjoyed all the details of our experience. Many Thanks for your visit! Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 21 June 2015

We are foodies and went to eat in about 10 well-ranked restaurants in San Juan in about 6 days. These included Marmalade (twice), Jose Enrique, Oceano, Perla, Santaella, St. Germain Bistro, etc. Pikayo is clearly the best in every aspect. The food was excellent, the...More

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Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2015

The best in San Juan! Now that's amazing. I am very pleased that your experience here was one to remember. Good call sampling the small plates -- if there's anything that stood out to you, don't hesitate to let me know the next time you're...More

Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

I have dined at Pikayo many many times throughout the years and always enjoyed the fish since I don't eat meat. Willo makes the perfect fish never overcooked always moist and juicy. However, this time my husband surprised me for my birthday ordering a customized...More

1  Thank Ana715
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2015

I remember planning that menu! It was very fun experimenting a little and making you something special to try. I hope it was a memorable dining experience! Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

We wanted a really nice dinner at least once on our vacation, and had it at Pikayo. Husband and (12 yo) son had shrimp, I had duck. Both were yummy. Along with appetizers and dessert, it made for a nice meal on the island. It...More

1  Thank ctsb1903
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2015

I always hope that the food and service here is worth the price you pay, and it's great to see that you had a great time here. I hope your vacation was a memorable one -- remember, PR is always happy to have you back....More

Reviewed 29 May 2015

This is by far the best restaurant on the planet Folks. The unique presentation is just the beginning, after tasting the fine clean and fresh food my palette went ballistic. We ordered 6 different entrees and one dish was better than the next. The service...More

1  Thank Fred M
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2015

Fred! The best restaurant on the planet? Wow. I can't even begin to express how much I appreciate that! What an amazing thing to say. I hope to have you back again anytime. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 27 May 2015

Excellent menu. Creative cusine. Great wine list. Service is impecable. Do check operating hours. Reservations are a must.

1  Thank PuertoRicoLOLA
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2015

Lola! Thank you very much. I'm delighted to hear you liked the food and service here. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Service was unbelievable. I felt pampered the entire experience. And the food was the most incredible meal of my life. So many items on the menu all sounding amazing. Jaw dropped when plates arrived all around the table. Amazing experience. Would go every night!!

Thank Adam7784
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2015

Best meal of your life? My gosh. This is amazing to read! Thank you so much, Adam. I am so ecstatic to have given you an amazing dining experience. Would love to have you back anytime. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 25 May 2015

I was here with a large group and they had only one option for me as a vegetarian. It was very good but if it had been something I didn't like I was out of luck. Service was generally good though they did struggle some...More

Thank doctormin
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2015

Thank you very much for leaving this review. We have plenty of vegetarian choices and when those on the menu will not provide we can always custom make even vegetarian tasting menus as we have for celebrities and US presidents alike., always ask. best way...More

Reviewed 25 May 2015

We had a delicious light dinner at Pikayo after a long day of travel to San Juan. We ordered only small plates and wine by the glass. The items we ordered were quite good to really outstanding. We especially loved the gouda bites with guava,...More

Thank Barb1976
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2015

Barb! What a terrific thing to say -- I'm so happy to hear that you and your colleagues all had a great time here. I hope the rest of San Juan is treating you just as well. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

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Reviewed 19 May 2015

Everyone was so friendly and nice in this restaurant. It is a quiet and cool oasis - much nicer than any other place in this hotel. This is the best place to eat or just have a drink. The bartender is fun, helpful, knowledgable about...More

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Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2015

A must? Why, thank you! it was an absolute joy to cook for you, and the staff loved serving you as well. Have a wonderful time in San Juan! Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

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Shanker B
29 December 2016|
Response from love2traveltogether | Reviewed this property |
Hi, They do seem to have a risotto dish as well as a fusilli pasta entree. They also have a few salad options and a cheese empanadilla for appetizers. For dessert, they have a chocolate or cheese soufflé. The service is... More
14 July 2016|
Response from Maribel e | Reviewed this property |
I think they are open.
Kenneth T
23 February 2016|
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Response from Charles043 | Reviewed this property |
It's the kind of place where, if you take pride in your appearance, you'll want to dress nicely in evening attire.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 999 Ashford Avenue, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-721-6194
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Pikayo is the flagship restaurant for Chef Wilo Benet. The restaurant has set standards and raised the level of luxury in fine dining in Puerto Rico. Pikayo combines exquisite taste with exclusive ambiance and unique creativity in its cuisine.Avant-garde and intrepid are two words that can be used to describe Chef Wilo Benet’s cuisine. Benet has redefined Puerto Rican cuisine and in the process has put the Island’s enchanting flavors on display for the whole world to admire.Pikayo uses the best ingredients from both sea and land. Enjoy favorites such as Maine Diver Scallops and Petit Duck Magaret.Chef Wilo and Pikayo have been featured on television and in many publications. Recently, Chef Wilo appeared as a guest judge on Bravo’s popular show, Top Chef. He followed up that experience by competing alongside other well-known chefs on Top Chef: Masters. Pikayo has also hosted Andrew Zimmern and his television show from the Travel Channel.
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