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Mi Casita

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Plazoleta Isla Verde | Isla Verde, Carolina, San Juan 00979, Puerto Rico
+1 787-791-1777
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food here was amazing. We had san juan's signature mofongo dish plus fried chicken and the yellow rice had pork chunks in it that put it over the top.

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Thank Justin B
Avon, IN
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5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was excited to see the menu at Mi Casita....they have several mofongo dishes and I had fallen in love with this local specialty after a food tour in Old San Juan. What a disappointment. The mofongo was dry and flavorless. The pork was deep fried and woefully dry and overcooked. The meal was served with a bowl of....something. It... More 

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Thank Frankeyboy8
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The service is terrible and they blame you or have excuses, food is ok. If you don't want to be a waiter and are put off by someone asking for coffee or never come back to table then maybe you should rethink your career choice.

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Thank Mark D
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Delicious shrimp omelette! Best cafe con leche... friendly, fast service. Less than $10 per person for a huge breakfast, great food.

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Thank KaraK143
Lodi, New Jersey
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place for bfast across from the Intercontinental at about one third the price. Simple diner setting with American or local choices. Beware that coffee refills are not free however.

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Thank morais24
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you've never had mofongo this is a great place to try it. They have 9 different types. I had skirt steak and it was tremendous. I eat mofongo all over Puerto Rico when I get the chance and this was top two for me.

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Thank Brian B
Leroy, Ohio
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our cab driver, taking us from the airport to the InterContinental Hotel, recommended Mi Casita across the street from the hotel. He said it was good, local food. The next morning, we walked across the street for breakfast. Mi Casita is located in a strip plaza behind the Marketplace Café on Isla Verde. It is a small diner-type restaurant with... More 

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Thank jamb28
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with friends. If you are looking to dive into Puerto Rican food, this is it! The pic posted is Mofongo with Beef Steak. It's absolutely delicious! The people there are also very friendly! It's also in walking distance to the beach. You do have to pay for parking, but it is free you have lunch at... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first stop on our first trip to Puerto Rico. It came highly recommended by the staff at our hotel. I was a little hesitant at first because it was small and tucked in between other businesses in a strip mall. I'm so glad we didn't let that hold us back. My husband decided on the chicken/steak/shrimp special... More 

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Thank Robbin V
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only stopped in for a couple breakfasts. Quick and friendly service, simple food and affordable. Wish it was a little cleaner.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Soups, Puerto Rican, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plazoleta Isla Verde | Isla Verde, Carolina, San Juan 00979, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-791-1777

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