Map of gay-friendly restaurants in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
These may be gay or queer owned, or very gay friendly and exceptionally good.
Deau Verdura is a reasonably priced restaurant with farm-to-table ingredients. Try the cocktails with fresh local juices or the variety of locally sourced daily specials.
Made in Puerto Rico
Mere Pescao (Mother Fish)
Numero Uno Beach Restaurant
Numero Uno Beach Restaurant and Bar is literally, on the beach. If you want to sink your toes into the sand as you fine dine on Puerto Rican fusion cuisine, this is the spot. The back drop…Sunsets and the soothing sound of waves. Expect to spend about $50 or more per person with drinks.
Ostra Cosa is gay-owned and occasionally hosts drag shows in the open and beautiful location in Old San Juan. Alberto Nazario, the owner, has been a supporter of LGBTQ rights for years. Excellent food in an open-air setting. Try the liter of housemade sangria.
Cortez Choco Bar
Choco Bar Cortez is family-owned and run, and the LGBTQ family is welcome. All items on the menu have cocoa bean as part of the recipe, from the hamburger to the martinis. If you are a chocolate fan, this is the place for you.
Donostia is a lesbian-owned breakfast and lunch spot with farm-to-table food, excellenty prepared.
This is more bar, but this gay-owned gay bar Chueca does offer some food items, such as a generous charcuterie platter.
Marmalade offers high end cuisine that will cost, but is perfect for a special night out. the tasting menu with parings is especially wonderful.
Bistro de Paris
Bistro de Paris is gay-owned with fabulously French cuisine that will make you feel like you are in Paris.
Casita Miramar is an experience not to be missed. The house itself is beautiful with terraces, multi-level, meticulous detail and a very gay crowd. The food and cocktails are excellent.
Food stand that specializes in Piña Coladas and Puerto Rican sandwiches. Sergio is obsessed with making the best Piña colada, and you will tase the rum in it (he makes virgin ones as well).
Beautiful piano bar with restaurant and bar built-in. Get reservations when there is a concert here and enjoy! Locals tip: Call the Gallery Inn to make a reservation at the Canon Club if there is no answer. 787-722-1808
Unique bakery / restaurant with an obsession for good food. They are open until 3pm every day. I wanted to try everything on their menu.