Incredible Local Cuisine Near Bahia Beach in Puerto Rico

December 9, 2015

When traveling to Puerto Rico, experiencing the local cuisine is sure to be a highlight. At Bahia Beach, we are in close proximity to Old San Juan, which means some of the finest flavors of the island are right around the corner. While there is no shortage of delectable diners and exquisite eateries, these are a few of the favorite restaurants of locals and tourists alike:

Punto de Vista

For an incredible atmosphere and divine local cuisine, the rooftop cafe known as the Punto De Vista Restaurant & Bar is ideal for a romantic meal with awe-inspiring views. Located atop the Milano Hotel, Punto de Vista is known for their made-to-order authentic Puerto Rican food. They even claim to have the most delicious mofongo (a native dish of mashed and fried plantains with seasonings) in town.

Cafe Puerto Rico

Staying true to its name, Cafe Puerto Rico serves up local cuisine in a welcoming atmosphere. It is located in the Plaza de Colon, making it the perfect resting place during a day of strolling the winding streets of San Juan. When you dine here, you will experience Puerto Rico flavors in their truest form while enjoying the cozy vibe.

La Cueva del Mar

If you are craving seafood with a hint of Puerto Rico flavors, La Cueva del Mar is worth a stop. This local cuisine hotspot is known for its fish tacos; however, everything from their seafood mofongo to their deep-fried red snapper is unquestionably unforgettable. It touts a relaxed, yet lively, atmosphere and has three locations throughout Puerto Rico, with the Old San Juan location being the nearest to Bahia Beach.

Trois Cent Onze

For award-winning local cuisine with a French twist, Trois Cent Onze is an excellent setting for exceptional food and an intimate atmosphere. This sophisticated restaurant can be found in the heart of Old San Juan, and its exquisite offerings are the epitome of culinary mastery.


When nothing will do but extraordinary, Pikayo is the place to frequent. Chef Wilo Benet left his heart on the plate when crafting the culinary masterpieces presented at one of the top fine dining options for local cuisine in Puerto Rico. Pikayo has been recognized internationally for its idyllic fusion of traditional and exotic ingredients and its offerings are sure to tantalize your taste buds.

From formal fine dining to casual cafes, Bahia Beach is privileged to be nearby to some of the finest offerings of local cuisine in Puerto Rico.