Arroz con Pollo from Cafe Puerto Rico San Juan Puerto Rico

Tasting the Old Town San Juan at Cafe Puerto Rico

Fried Rice Chicken

A happy dish makes for happy tummies when eating fried rice and chicken Arroz con Pollo dish in Old Town San Juan, Puerto Rico. They sure love their chicken here with so many different ways to prepare it. That is one very bright and yellow dish. It’s not just pretty, but also very nomnom. With the first bite, you will fall in love with the soft and light rice. One of the softest riced we’ve tried. So well seasoned, you might not be able to stop. Not just about the rice, it comes with giant pieces of grilled chicken. The chicken tasted a bit too dry, and if not for the fantastic rice, it would have scored fewer noms. Rice made it all worth it, and we could keep on eating it. Like many dishes in the area, it was cheap for just $12. We got so much food—one of our favorite recipes from the adventures in Puerto Rico.

Plantains Crabmeat Casserole $19

This is not your grandma’s casserole but a whole new level of nomnom experience in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. It just might blow your taste buds. Its sweet plantains are stuffed with crabmeat and topped with a ton of cheese. When they made this, they went all-in — crazy amounts of everything. The whole thing is layered with giant pieces of crab meat. Perfect seafood and sweet flavor combination. You can really taste each distinct ingredient. It is served with a side of mashed potatoes and rice. If you here, there is no excuse not to try this amazing dish. That is one costly dish, but so worth it. The actual dish name is Cazuela de Salmorejo y Maduros. Make sure to sit outside and enjoy a sweet breath on your old town, San Juan adventures. / Yelp / Tripadvisor
Calle O’Donnell, 208 San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901