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71 Luisa Street, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-0999
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (158 reviews)
“banana pancakes” (15 reviews)
“croquettes” (23 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
71 Luisa Street, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Their main restaurant (Pelayo's) is already closed due to damages caused by hurricane maria. But they have open the small restaurant Pelayito's located at the facilities of The Wave Hotel. I have to say their food is excellent and the lamb chops are the best...More

Thank ladyazy
Reviewed 14 September 2017

It been a long time since my wife and myself have not visited PELAYO. We were there this past weekend, we had the "Rice with different meats ""ARROZ A LA ASTURIANA". No words to describe the experience, It was the flavor of the PAELLA with...More

Thank 747Raffy
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is definitely a great stop for a local either morning or lunch spot. Many options form Ham Croquettes, chicken empanadas, Quiche Lorraine, amazing sandwiches or a full dinning experience. This is what we call a Spanish style bakery. Glass of wine, beer or just...More

Thank margaretcH7095EI
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

My girlfriends and I came here for a dinner on our girl's trip. The dinner was fantastic and reasonably price. I had the paella. The best part of the restaurant was the amazing service. Kevin was our waiter and he was attentive and fun to...More

Thank Darvy K
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We visit Puerto Rico every year and Pelayo is one of our favorites. Their Paella is one of the best around and is prepared to order (takes 20-30 mins) but sooo worth the wait. Seafood version is our favorite. Besides, you can get a bottle...More

1  Thank TangoCharlie49
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

It was the best service ever; Excellent waiter very dedicated and attentive Loved the food & service Will definitely will be back

1  Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The food here is incredible. Stayed for a week in San Juan PR and this was the only restaurant we went to TWICE. The ceviche is perfect, just enough citrus to bring out the full flavors of the halibut without it being too "lemony". Incredible....More

1  Thank JBruggs3
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

THE BEST restaurant we have been to so far in Puerto Rico. Our server David V. is simply world class. He made our dining experience so magical. We followed his recommendations and started with an out of this world Halibut Cevice... followed by an OH...More

2  Thank RossJoe2015
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Went here with my family and asked if they could make a cocktail to which our waiter, David G., mockingly responded that the place was not a cocktail bar 3 times in a row. After this, he came to our table and suggested again mockingly...More

1  Thank Javier C
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

As an appetizer, I had some shrimp and octopus. So good! For the main course I ate the lamb chops, which were amazing. My brother and dad ate Paella which they said was great. My mom had seafood soup and she ate every bit of...More

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Ricardo S
30 December 2016|
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Response from Sajoruiz | Reviewed this property |
Not at this restaurant.
Marie F
3 June 2016|
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Response from AtlantaLuvTaTravel | Reviewed this property |
They have several different types of Paella. Rice is gluten free and the Paella consist of different proteins.
8 May 2016|
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Response from Franco B | Reviewed this property |
The pricing is per serving and does not depend on how many people eat from it. If you order a paella for 1, but 3 people eat from it, you'd only be charged one serving. However, if you order a paella for 2 and only one... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Luisa Street, San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-724-0999
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