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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico,
San Juan

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Dragonfly, Puerto Rico

364 Calle Fortaleza, Old San Juan
San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
Tel: 787 977 3886

Dragonfly is decorated something like an opium den—sitting inside the crimson dining room, beneath light fixtures draped with fabric, you might just find yourself addicted to the Latin-Asian creations on your plate. The Dragon Punch, a potent mix of cranberry, lime, passion-fruit juice, and Bacardi Limón—will start you off with a bang. It's a good prelude to the inventive dishes, such as Peking duck nachos with wasabi sour cream, or Szechuan-pepper tuna with five-spice sauce. The only downer? The no-reservations policy. It can be a drag when the staff corrals you behind a velvet rope to wait for a table. But such is the price of getting your fix.

Open daily from 5:30 pm.


Pamela's Caribbean Cuisine, Puerto Rico

Numero Uno Guest House, 1 Santa Ana Street, Ocean Park
San Juan 00911, Puerto Rico
Tel: 787 726 5010

Like the Numero Uno Guest House, the hotel in which it's housed, Pamela's is both surprisingly high-end and reasonably affordable. In posh Ocean Park—one of the city's older residential districts—the restaurant dishes up creative Nuevo-Latino fare. Among the standout dishes are filet mignon teriyaki rolls; crab cakes served with lemon-lime aïoli; grilled prawns served with coconut curry sauce; and spicy pork loin served with pineapple sweet-and-sour sauce. Reserve a table at sunset and ask to sit as close to the waves as possible. They're open all day, but serve only a limited tapas menu between 3 pm and 6 pm.

Open daily from noon to 10 pm.


Information may have changed since the date of publication. Please confirm details with individual establishments before planning your trip.