Lechonera El Rancho Original

Forty years serving one of the best best roasted pork of Puerto Rico. Here you can enjoy a pleasant atmosphere for your family, at the edge of the creek and dance music for everyone. In addition to the traditional food, you can buy the best…

Lechonera Los Pinos

Years ago in his travel show, Anthony Bourdain touted this “lechonera” as the best roasted pork he had ever had. Since founded, Los Pinos never disappoints, having always great roasted pork. It is not fancy or high-end place, but a must if…

El Rancho de Apa

Luis “Apa” Ramos is known by some as “El Rey de lechón asado” (the king of lechón) - and it’s not only locals who swear by his pig. Chef Eric Ripert flies Mr. Ramos up to New York each year for a "lechón" feast at his Michelin-starred Le…

Top 10 Lechoneras of Puerto Rico

James Beard, the American cooking authority, was not impressed with Puerto Rican cuisine when he was posted on the island during World War II. “I have always felt that food in the Caribbean is perhaps the worst in the world,” he wrote in…

Ron del Barrilito – Hacienda Santa Ana

Hacienda Santa Ana is the home of Ron del Barrilito, the oldest rum in Puerto Rico. It offers several tours and experiences featuring their rum, which has been made there in the same way since 1880. Its Heritage Tour will take you around…

Christmas Boat Parade, Club Náutico de San Juan

This is a floating show of boats illuminated with Christmas motives and free for the enjoyment of the family. The best place to watch the parade will be from Bahía Urbana in Old San Juan. There is ample space to appreciate the illuminated…

El Navideño Restaurant at Orocovis

A very special place where it's always Christmas. Lights, trees, moving figures, music, everything is from this festive time, not to mention the Puerto Rican menu. There is no complete Christmas without rice with pigeon peas, cakes,…

Puerto Rican Pastries

Pastries are a food group in Puerto Rico, so the island has many "panaderías" or bakeries. Try an assortment of guayaba pastelitos, bizcochos and danish. Pick a bakery that has a covered outside dining area where you can relish in the…

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Piña Colada

The "piña colada" is a sweet cocktail made with rum, cream of coconut or coconut milk and pineapple juice, usually served either blended or shaken with ice. It may be garnished with either a pineapple wedge, maraschino cherry, or both. The…