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La Playita

La Playita Review

Unlike some other notable oceanfront restaurants in the metropolitan area, this casual spot doesn't have a price tag as big as the view. Set in a small hotel in Isla Verde, the atmosphere here is laid-back and beachy, and so is the food: you'll find their famous burgers; mofongo with various fillings, including a rare vegetarian option; a local catch of the day; and more creative dishes like mahimahi in a mango-chipotle sauce. All of the seating is outdoors; you can choose the deck and look out for manatees and sea turtles, or relax in a covered section near the bar, where you can try their signature passion-fruit mojitos, or that tropical beach staple, a fresh cold coconut (coco frío). The crowd is a fun mix of locals and tourists who have wandered over from nearby hotels to enjoy the breathtaking views.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Hotel La Playa, 6 Calle Amapola, Isla Verde, San Juan, 00979 | Map It
  • Phone: 787/791–1115
  • Website:
  • Location: San Juan
Updated: 01-09-2012

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