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Ropa Vieja

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1021 Ashford Avenue | Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-2665
11:30 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 22:30
Mon 11:30 - 22:00
Tue - Wed 11:30 - 22:30
Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:59
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New York City, New York
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197 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I am averaging out the "star rating" between us. I rated it a 5, but my sweetie gave it a 2. Allow me to explain. Loved every little bitty of the shrimp creole dish. If I had bread, I would have cleaned up my plate. Baring that, I would have licked my plate clean, but that wouldn't have gone over... More 

Thank Rstraubh
East Lansing, Michigan, United States
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is pricier than some of the other Puerto Rican restaurants in the area in general it was good. However, my daughters meal was amazing! I highly recommend the black bean risotto with steak tips!

Thank Karissa C
Double Oak, Texas
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I wish we would have asked for a dinner recommendation sooner during our week long stay because we would have ate here more. The food was fantastic...great flavor (we had the skirt steak and garlic shrimp mofongo), 5-star staff, and the meal was delivered hot and fast. Highly recommend if you are in this area; less than a 5 minute... More 

Thank Tammy V
Long Island
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have eaten here at least 20 times over the years. While I didn't have much of an appetite tonight, I couldn't be in San Juan and not taste their risotto. One employee stood out tonight. Cesar. He came to our table constantly making sure we were ok and refilling our water. Exceptional service by Cesar. Thank you!

Thank Diane714
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I were vacationing in San Juan...the Renaissance recommended Ropa Vieja. We were outside looking at the menu...Cesar met us at the door and said, "If you don't like the food I will pay for dinner!" Cesar pretty much ordered for us and the meal was fantastic....so much that we went back a few nights later! Thank you... More 

Thank Joe F
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We would not know from the outside that this is going to be the best meal so far of our vacation. The staff is very professional and attentive. We asked for recommendations and were very pleased.Our group had lamb, skirt steak,a shrimp dish and a chicken dish. We all were very pleased .We can hope that the rest of our... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in to grab dinner the night before our cruise. The food was delicious and prices were fair compared to other similar restaurants. I would definitely go back if I'm ever in San Juan again. It was just my husband and myself but I probably wouldn't take young children here. It's more of an adult restaurant and tables are... More 

Thank starrang99
St. Thomas
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very good food, Cuban and Puerto Rican style. Good service and staff. A bit pricy, but it is on the Condado hotel strip, not some suburban street corner.

Thank WBostwick
Hackettstown, New Jersey
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband had eaten here years ago and was thrilled it was just as delicious as he remembers! We ate here when we stopped at the island on a cruise, it's a 10 minute taxi ride from port. They have the best sangria I have ever tasted and fantastic vaca frita, tostones and ropa veija. Absolutely recommend this restaurant!!

Thank AgentBadgerQ
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ropa Viaje es a classic sure bet. An extensive menu for genuine Puerto Rican /Cuban food. From appetizers to dessert there is always a solution to every craving. Service is always good.

Thank kitbenavent

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1021 Ashford Avenue | Condado, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-2665

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