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Marmalade Restaurant & Wine Bar
Marmalade Restaurant & Wine Bar

Marmalade Restaurant & Wine Bar Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.marmaladepr.com
  • Phone: (787) 724-3969
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner : Open from 5:30pm
    Closed on Tuesdays from June17th through October 31st .

    *We accept reservations up to ONE MONTH IN ADVANCE to the calendar date.

    *In order to preserve the Marmalade experience at the respect of our patrons the age requirement for children is seven years or older. Children's Menu is not available.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Fusion / Eclectic, Contemporary French, Vegetarian / Vegan
  • Executive Chef: Peter Schintler
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Inquiries for exclusive use of Marmalade Restaurant and Wine Bar for private events or parties are welcome. Marmalade is the only Gastronomic venue in Puerto Rico that has function space of 122 seats and a private bar area of equal capacity.
    For group bookings please email to peter@marmaladepr.com.
  • Private Party Contact: Henriett Schintler (787) 724-3969
  • Special Events & Promotions: PLEASE NOTE WE ARE OFFERING ONLY TASTING MENUS DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON:
    Ala Carte Dining is NOT available on the following dates:

    ***NEW YEARS EVE MENU ***
    December 31st
    $89/person Wine Pairing $47/person

    *** CHRISTMAS WEEK MENU***
    December 24th -December 30th and January 1st
    4 Course Dinner $65/person Wine Pairing $39/person
    5 Course Dinner $75/person Wine Pairing $47/person
    6 Course Dinner $85/person Wine Pairing $56/person
    We do not offer Children's Menu.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Fortaleza Street
  • Public Transit: Bus Station is located only two blocks from the center of San Juan where Marmalade is located
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Three secured parking garages are located only one block south of the restaurant on Calle Recinto Sur . Street parking is also available in Old San Juan. Valet Parking is not available in Old San Juan due to regulation.
A word from Marmalade Restaurant & Wine Bar
We accept reservations up to ONE MONTH in advance to the calendar date.
For Parties of 6 or larger we offer our Signature Group Tasting Menu priced at $79/person.

*In order to preserve the Marmalade experience at the respect of our patrons the age requirement for children is seven years or older. Children's Menu is not available.


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Diner Reviews
  • "We were on vacation and were told from friends who had been here before that we HAD to eat here, they said they would fly back to PR just to eat at Marmalade again. We went with the 5 course tasting with wine pairing, it was outstanding. We got to each choose our own 4 courses (the 3rd course has to be the signature white bean soup, no complaint with that). Some highlights were the soup of course, the popcorn shrimp, the foie gras was incredible, and the pork cheek entree was splendid. We had the butterscotch bread pudding and caramel corn creme brulee for dessert, both were super tasty, though we were so full by that point that we only really nibbled on them. Absolutely worth the money spent and would recommend going there to anyone."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Great food and includes a vegetarian tasting menu. The best place i ate in Puerto Rico while staying in Old San Juan. It does feel like a New york restaurant, so not the choice if looking for a more local feel. THe food and service was amazing and the staff and Chef very passionate and proud of the food. Will make sure to go back each time I visit San Juan."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "This dining experience was truly unique - from the atmosphere to the food it was all one of a kind. The 4,5, or 6 course ordering options are definitely the way to go. I chose to have 4 plates and felt that I'd had enough to eat. It was very pricey but worth it if you want to splurge on a great evening."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Nice restaurant in charming Old San Juan. Ambience and service were stellar. We did the chef tasting menu and the pasta appetizer and white bean soup were incredible!!!!!!! One of the best soups I have EVER had. The entree (sea bass) was mediocre (my husband had the organic chicken which was good but not great). The ice cream special that night was some sort of vanilla with brandy and truffle oil (it was NOT the well known millionaire's ice cream that is on the regular menu). Anyway, ice cream and truffle oil tastes like a basketball player's feet with cologne sprayed on them (I would imagine, I don't have any ACTUAL experience with this....) Still a cool place with great service. Will go back and try different entrees and desserts!!"
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "My boyfriend & I went all out, each ordering the 5 course meal. We had the tiny white bean soup, ceviche, popcorn shrimp, lobster risotto, gnocci, & the black truffle pappardelle for appetizers. Everything was insanely good, w/ the exception of the lobster risotto which I found to be only ok; however, my bf loved it. For my main, I chose the monkfish & my bf chose the salmon special. I really enjoyed the monkfish but I didn't care for the salmon. To me, it lacked any salmon flavor. My bf said he really liked it. For dessert, we got the special blueberry crisp w/ boozy ice cream & the carrot cake. The ice cream had an overwhelming booze flavor but the crisp itself was lovely. We didn't try the carrot cake until the next am - not our taste."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "I consider myself a foodie and love to treat myself to nice meals in NYC and I have to say that the experience I had at Marmalade rivaled the TOP restaurants in NYC. The food was fantastic, the server was beyond knowledgeable and helpful and would recommend to anyone going down to PR to not miss Marmalade."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "One of the best restaurants on this island! The tiny white bean soup is delicious, a must have! My mouth starts to water just thinking about it! The sea bass is also wonderful. We have tasted most of the appetizers and they are all very good. The Chef/owner comes to the table to see how your experience is, which is such a nice personal touch. I visit the island a few times a year and we must always come here! The decorations and restaurant set up is absolutely beautiful!! You must try this restautant, you will be glad you did!"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "It was truly a gastronomical experience. We enjoyed the 5-course tasting menu with the wine pairing and it took us on a delicious "journey". No wonder this restaurant is rated #1 on TripAdvisor."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "It was very pleasant to discover the refined tasting menu at Marmalade after few meals in Puerto Rico- a true "fried food" Mecca. The service was friendly and attentive from the table strewed with rose petals ( we were celebrating an anniversary) to the explanations given with every dish to the stop by the chef to chat. The bean soup is a delight ( it is their signature dish and the recipe is offered spontaneously). The beef tenderloin and sea bass entrees were both fork tender."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "The restaurant is small but quiet. The service was excellent. I don't know what all the high ratings are about. They use local ingredients and spend time describing each entree which is nice. However, some of the dishes were way over-spiced and we actually sent 2 dishes back because of that. They were gracious and replaced them with another dish of our choosing. It looked like the owner wearing a chef outfit came around to each table. That was a nice touch but it felt like he was just going through the motions. I would not go back nor recommend. Marmalade is nice but really more hype than anything else. Save yourself a lot of money and eat somewhere else."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "If looking for want of the best culinary experience on San Juan this is the place."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "I chose Marmalade to celebrate my birthday with a group of girlfriends and it was a really nice restuarant. Perfect ambience for a sexy evening in Puerto Rico, which is what I was seeking. The food was amazing. I did have the tasting menu and it's pricey, but worth it. Especially for a special occasion. I'm not used to dropping over a hundred bucks on just myself for dinner, but you only live once! We requested that the chef come out when he had a moment to meet me and he actually did come over to our table and talked for a moment, took pictures with me and a few of my friends and of course I bragged on everything I'd eaten. Peter was very nice and he's a master when it comes to food. Glad we came and would love to come again."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Our second time at marmalade was even better than the first. We ordered the 4 course tasting and both had the Jimmy Hendrix to drink (a must try). Apps: both had ceviche, delicious. Intermediate: I had the gnocchi with short ribs- delicious and she had black pepper pappardelle which was also delicious. The chef knew we were repeat customers and sent out the awesome white bean soup for us. Entrees: I had the pork cheeks which is delicious and she had the sea bass which she said was some ofbthe best she has had. Waiter then sent out two dessert drinks (frangelica) before our desserts. We both ordered the bread pudding which we took home with us because we were stuffed. The 4 course is plenty. We will be back for sure."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Thank you Open Table for guiding us to Marmalade! We celebrated our first anniversary there with a three hour dining experience. We had the five course with wine paring. Everything was truly amazing, including the secluded table adorned with rose petals. We have dined in many great restaurants around the world, and we both agree this experience surpasses all of them."
    Dined on 10/5/2013
  • "Everything we ate was phenomenal. We did the 4 course tasting and each course was outstanding. The snapper ceviche with tostones was delicious, as was the Maine lobster risotto and the "popcorn" shrimp. The food was creative - the popcorn shrimp was grilled shrimp on ancho flavored popcorn. One of the people in our group has numerous food allergies and she could eat off of the menu due to the large selection of gluten and dairy-free foods, and the entire page of vegan foods. So, this restaurant is good for everyone. The wait staff are extremely knowledgeable about everything on the menu and the chef walks around the restaurant and talks to everyone so is very available. This restaurant alone is worth a trip to San Juan."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Marmalade far exceeded my high expectations and will be an 'automatic' in future visits to SJ. The service was professional yet personable, the food was presented wonderfully, and it was delicious (!): portions were properly sized and delectable, and the wine pairings were unerring. No drawbacks!"
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "I brought a group of 6 friends specifically to Marmalade from Tampa for dinner. The chef, Peter, met with us personally and specifcally picked our wine pairings and seemingly endless courses of some of the best food ever tasted! It was an absolutely epic dinner lasting several hours that we will never forget. The food, wine and service are all 5 star. I will fly in to eat at Marmelade many times in the futre. Absolutely amazing."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This restaurant looked fabulous for vegetarians and I was excited to go. What a disappointment! The food was presented beautifully but that's where it ended. Both my dining partner and I found our meals to be bland and not at all exciting. The server was overly (annoyingly so) enthusiastic in her descriptions of the menu. What was most alarming was the bill. We were way overcharged. When we brought it to her attention there was no apology. She brought us a new tab, but when we got back and checked our accounts we were both still overcharged on our cards. We called and there was again, little apology. We later received an email inviting us back for a free drink and tapas but had zero desire to go back! Beware! It seemed like a scam!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Excellent service, great menu. We got the tasting menu and the portion sizes were perfect: not too big, not too small. The owner/chef comes around and greets tables. I highly recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "My husband and I celebrated our 10 yr anniversary at Marmalade. The food was outstanding and out server Eddie was terrific! The creme brûlée was phenomenal."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Not only 1 of the best restaurants in PR but also in the world. Chef Peter takes extra ordinary care of every detail. From a trained staff to food textures to superb flavors. I would highly recommend it to anyone visiting PR."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Amazing all around ! We dined here 2 out of our 3 nights in San Juan !"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "My husband I and I travel to PR every year or so, and always make sure to eat at this unique, not-to-be missed restaurant. Amazingly delicious food, prepared by a creative and welcoming/friendly chef who stops by every table to chat with diners, in a beautifully decorated, swanky space makes for a wonderful dining experience every time! We will continue to return whenever we are in town..."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "My girlfriend and I went to have dinner for our anniversary. It was our first time at the restaurant. We had the tiny white bean soup, jamon iberico and foie gras to start and for second course homemade gnocchi for her and Grass Fed Natural Hormone-Free Beef Tenderloin for me. Not enough characters here to express how good everything was and the high quality in every detail."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "The plates seemed to never stop with so varied tastes and textures. Only wish I spoke better spanish to understand the menue better."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "Kudos to Chef Peter Schintler for making a last minute trip with my wife to San Juan just that much more perfect. Not only is the food as creative as you would expect from a four-star chef, but Schintler's ability to craft a traditional menu that is largely gluten free, and also a vegetarian one that is extremely alkaline, is just a wonder. I could go on and on about the delectable smoked Pork Cheeks that my wife devoured and the extensive wine list which was paired perfectly to the plates... But, for folks who are paying attention, Chef Schintler (who spends time visiting every table) is incredibly knowledgeable about the work of some pioneers in the field of alkaline eating and has made vegetarian food sexy and delicious for us."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "We found this place on Trip Advisor and it was outstanding. In Old San Juan, we were they prior to leaving on a cruise and Marmalade was the perfect place to spend a wonderful night before sailing. Will definitely visit again next time in San juan."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "We had one of our most wonderful meals in Puerto Rico here! The 'Popcorn Shrimp' was delicious... the soup was out of this world... even the simple raspberry dessert was a surprise. Don't miss this place... a must visit."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "what a great find in San Juan. we had the best time with great service from Anglia. Food was great we did the 6 course dinner and it was great, just a nice taste of everything, we ordered different items so it was like a 12 course dinner. great wine list. A must when you are in Old San Juan. it's just a short walk from the dock if your coming by ship."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Love it every time I come here. The food is amazing. We brought our two teenagers this time and they liked it a lot. Jonathan is a great server. My only complaint is that we had to wait a bit too long between one course and the next."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "I have been a couple of times and this place is great!!! Must start with the white bean soup. Heavily truffle infused menu and huge selection. Even vegetarians had a whole page of selections."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Highlight of our PR trip. Unbelievable food. Seabass to die for! Chef is an culinary artist!! Do not leave PR without eating here!!!!"
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "I went for the six servings with wine pairings. The first 4 servings gave me a great opportunity to try different things on the starters menu. Portion sizes were very reasonable. The fifth serving was the main dish. Tasty. The sixth serving was dessert (out of this world). All servings came with a well paired glass of wine. If you are in town, I highly recommend this place. Interior design is also different."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Incredible food, awesome service. Can't miss this if you are in OSJ. Attention to detail is a specialty here."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Loved this restaurant in Old San Juan. Service was excellent, the Chef/Owner was checking in with diners to see if they were pleased. The food was far from ordinary. Each course was both delicious and presented beautifully. The bean soup is a must."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "Words can't describe how amazing this place. From the moment you walk in there is an energy to the place. We were immediately greeted and shown to our seat. Our waiter was amazing. He went over everything thoroughly and checked on us at all times. He was funny and kind. Now the food.... OMG!!!!! It is out of this world. We ordered the YellowTail Poke and spaghetti squash to start. SO GOOD!!! Then the lamb, which melted in your mouth. Loved their specialty drinks. The owner/chef also made his rounds to all the tables. He wanted to make sure that all the customers were happy and if they needed anything else. I wish I lived in Puerto Rico, so I could go back every weekend to eat at Marmalade. You MUST try this place."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "We ate here in March and were back in San Juan on business and decided to see if they could pull off an encore……yes they could. Extremely creative and the wine pairings were on the mark..and stretched our knowledge. We have eaten at places like The French Laundry and other Michelin starred restaurants. Marmalade is every bit as good. But you MUST have the prix fixed menu with the wine pairings for each dish. You the choice of each course form the full menu…and each individual choice has its own wine pairing. And don't overlook the vegetarian page….the ancient grain vegan gnocchi was to…die..for! I will be back in PR in November and will return. This is a destination restaurant."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Way overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced overpriced"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "This place was really terrific. The food was great. Chef Peater came to our table to greet us. It is clear he is an expert and has a true passion for food and wine. The staff was amazing, but the bartender was incredibly rude... My bilingual husband spoke Spanish to him (as we were in PR) and he barked back that he didn't speak Spanish in the most unwelcoming of ways. We were ready to leave, but the hostess was sweet and sat us immediately. I'm so very glad we stayed. The food & the crest of the staff were amazing!!"
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "Jonathan was a very attentive server, had wonderful suggestions and my husband and I enjoyed a five course meal with wine pairings. I thought the serving sizes were generous for five courses. The pork cheek was so tender, the kale salad was refreshing. We even sat at a comfortable little booth, just the two of us for our big honeymoon dinner. It was a once in a lifetime experience! "
    Dined on 5/28/2014