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Lupi's Mexican Grill & Sports Cantina

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar, Puerto Rican, Pub
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6369 Ave Isla Verde, Carolina 00979-7100, Puerto Rico
+1 787-253-2198
11:00 - 04:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Good place to stop for a reasonably priced meal amidst the tourist traps of Isla Verde. Not glamorous , but filled with mainlanders in a comfortable and very laid back setting.

Thank Peter G
crown point indiana
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

Enjoyed the atmosphere, pleasant staff, very busy but got served quickly. Decent prices. They need to bottle that salsa. Fantastic

Thank pam62_8
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

On one of the main streets in Carolina, near several large hotels. Is a sports bar also with current U.S. sports on large screens. We tried Taco Platter and Fajitas and both were good. The drinks are a little pricey however. Good parking available.

Thank ArkansasTraveler410
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84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

I love Mexican food and beverages but this was my second time here and I wouldn't go back again. While the food wasn't terrible, it really wasn't that great. The drinks were actually too strong and not very palatable.

Thank Maryland0505
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52 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

We visited Lupi's on our first night in San Juan. While waiting for our order, Gilbert (nice guy) brought us the complimentary chips and salsa. The salsa was some of the tastiest we've ever had. The grouper fingers were good with the accompanying sauce and the chicken quesadilla was very good - the seasoning must be the secret that gives... More 

Thank philliegirl26
North Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

This place was only 3 blocks from our hotel and what a gem! it is a Sports Bar/Cantina The food is authentic and they have huge margaritas! I had the Plaintain Burrito and it was amazing. The staff is friendly, the prices are good and it is just a block away from the beach. They are open late as well.

Thank Michelle S
Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

The nachos were disgusting. The service abysmal. The worst and most expensive margariata I ever had. If you want Mexican do not go here. Much better local restaurants. Do yoiurself a favor stay far away.

Thank tom k
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

i came here the other day with my family. i parked in their parking lot and sat on the patio. the service was slow. the food was nothing special. the bathroom was filthy, which makes me wonder about the kitchen. the bill was over $200. i paid and left. when i got to my car and tried to leave, however,... More 

Thank Sandra C
Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

This was our first visit and we certainly expect to return to this Mexican Food Sports Bar. If Sports Bar's aren't for you, there was a combination of outdoor and indoor seating for a more traditional casual dining experience. The service was quick and attentive and the food excellent. It's well worth a visit.

Thank JBN714
New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

Whenever I stay in Isla Verde, I make it a habit to go to Lupi's for drinks and appetizers. IN the past the drinks and the food was very good. Perhaps I caught it on an off day but the wings were not great and the drinks tasted like salt. Next time I am in Isla Verde, I will go... More 

Thank NewYorkLucille

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Bar, Puerto Rican, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6369 Ave Isla Verde, Carolina 00979-7100, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Carolina
  • Phone Number: +1 787-253-2198
Located next to the San Juan Hotel and Casino, Lupi's offers the best mexican food on town combined with all kinds of sports. We offer every sport event available, plus daily happy hours.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?