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) #15 of 797 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 12 April 2015 via mobile

We were greeted by a very nice gentleman who seated us towards a comfortable area to the left as you enter the restaurant. While we got ourselves seated, we noticed two locals who he knew by name. I guess this was the "spot". It sure...More

2  Thank wmenende
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2015

Dear Reviewer, Im glad to hear you had a great breakfast experience in PR but I think you have us Pikayo confused for our friends and colleagues at Pelayo. I occasionally have breakfast there myself and love it. We currently do not serve breakfast at...More

Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

During our stay in San Juan we also ate at Oceano, Orozcos, El Jibarito, and Budatai, and Pikayo did not live up to these other excellent places. The lobster was overcooked, and when I noted this to the server, I was told that that is...More

1  Thank Bill M
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2015

Bill, it's unfortunate that you provided such a score only based on the lobster which is exactly how they told you, not as tender as Maine Lobster. Not all lobster are created equal! Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a divine dinner here last night. Jose,our server for the night, was very charming, knowledgable of the menu and on the top of his game. The meal was as close to perfection as it can get, the octopus and the...More

Thank Maritza m
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2015

Maritza, thank you so much for your amazing review and touching words -- I'm so happy when my guests are able to recognize the hard work that my team and I put into giving them an amazing experience here, and reading this just reaffirms that....More

Reviewed 5 April 2015

Mediocre food, slow and forgetful servers, and a large bill are my memories after two weeks have passed...More

3  Thank cklarson
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2015

This is very surprising to hear and I'm sorry you feel that way and but I assure you that my servers are always quick and professional with some exceptions of performance as any other establishment is subject to and apologize if your table was the...More

Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Pricey but worthy experience. Very great food is perfect for anniversary or special occasion. The chocolate dessert is the best part.!!

Thank Srobert546
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2015

I'm glad you found everything to be worth it! The chocolate souffle is indeed one of my favorite things to prepare, and I'm delighted that you liked it so much. Do come again soon. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

We loved this restaurant! Service was excellent, attentive and helpful. The food was amazing. We had the chef's tasting menu and I also tried the wine pairing. I loved every course and the wines perfectly complimented them. It was a truly unique and wonderful experience.

Thank AgnerisN
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2015

Thank you so much for letting me cook for you! I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed the tasting menu, and I certainly hope that you'll come back for more. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 2 April 2015 via mobile

We had a great meal. We all got the tasting menu and my daughter got the pasta. The mozzarella was perfect. The sea bass melted in my mouth. The lobster had several tastes. The lamb chop was juicy. The chocolate soufle was one of bestMore

Thank stentdoc
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2015

Fantastic choice on the tasting menu! I'm so happy you got the chance to sample as much as possible. Do come back again for more of that chocolate souffle that you liked. I hope you have a fantastic time in San Juan. Cheers, Chef Wilo,...More

Reviewed 31 March 2015

Pikayo is just as pretty as it is delicious....A bit expensive but worth it in the long run. Service is wonderful.

Thank nanny6isok
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2015

So thrilled to hear that! Thank you so much for stopping by and enjoying the food and service. Thanks for taking the time to write your review and your visit. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

Reviewed 29 March 2015

My colleagues and I, on a business trip to Puerto Rico, stayed at the Condado Plaza Hilton, and dined at Pikayo one night. I was expecting a regular hotel restaurant experience - above average, but nothing to blow one's socks off. Well, I wasn't wearing...More

Thank TFI02139
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2015

Haha! I'm happy to have blown off your hypothetical socks. Thank you so much for stopping by my restaurant so that the staff could have chance pamper you. It is always such a joy and privilege cooking for new guests. I hope to see you...More

Reviewed 29 March 2015

Absolutely delicious homemade sausages and some of the best risotto I have ever had!! This is a great little restaraunt, there are only about six/seven tables, and I recommend going early as they did start running out of some items! The service was top notch!

Thank EMM_Dallas
Wilo B, Owner at Pikayo, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2015

Your happiness means the world to me! Thank you so much for choosing to dine here -- I'm very pleased to hear that you loved the risotto and sausages. I hope you have an amazing time here in San Juan. Cheers, Chef Wilo, Owner

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Shanker B
are there vegetarian options? we are 2 adults and a child. and we are vegetarians (no meat or seafood)
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
Are you open christmas eve and christmas, if so how far in advance can a reservation be made.
14 July 2016|
Response from Maribel e | Reviewed this property |
I think they are open.
Kenneth T
Is there a dress code
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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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