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Cocina Abierta

4.6
548 reviews
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$30 and under
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Fusion / Eclectic
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  • Fit for Foodies
We are an interactive culinary environment.

At our restaurant we create and interpret the culinary ideas inspired from different cultures, products, and techniques. Our always evolving menu is a result of the interaction and interchange of different experiences.

An open kitchen, eclectic and without limitations.
Because cooking is our passion.

Historically cooking evolved through the interaction and exchange of cultures. Through this premise and advances in technology our project, Cocina Abierta, was born, designed for the sharing and development for our passion.

Cocina Abierta is a restaurant and school.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Fusion / Eclectic, International
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Hours of operation
Dinner:
Mon - Wed: 11:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu: 11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Fri: 11:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sat: 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Sun: 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Phone number
(787) 640-1333
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Martin Louzao
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Private party facilities
Reservations are available for private dinners, celebrations and corporate events as well.
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Private party contact
Cristina Gracia: (787) 457-1066
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Valet Parking is also available.
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Entertainment
At the school we offer cooking classes for cooking aficionados. We reveal all of our secrets and we create the dishes shown on our website and blog.
Cocina Abierta also offers a boutique deli with a selection of homemade gourmet products. You will find a selection of breads from around the world and variety of jams, artisanal cheeses and meats, chutneys, and pates. Sweets, chocolates, and baked goods are available.
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Special events & promotions
events@cocinaabierta.net
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 548 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
4.5
value
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 3 days ago

I had a special low carb request which they were able to accomodate. They make Celery Root Mofongo! I am impressed. Drinks are great. The best spot is the outside seating

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Great, attentive & friendly service throughout our outdoor dinner and after-dinner drinks at the bar. The cocktails & food were delicious; we ordered bourbon & gin based drinks, stuffed calamari, mofongo & ceviche. Or dessert was a nice glass of wine from their program and a spiked coffee at the bar.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Nice place to go every other week! Good food, excellent service, reasonably priced.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Thank you for the wonderful meal and service!!! Loved the Pineapple & purple corn glazed duck and Tuna & watermelon ceviche!!!

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5.0Dined on May 15, 2018

Great service and super friendly waiters ready to serve you. The food was also real good . It is a very casual place with great food and very reasonable in terms of pricing

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1.0Dined on May 13, 2018

The music to loud, we ask for straw for mix the drinks, the waiters said they don’t have for reduction in the inventory. The soup was cold, they don’t have coconut water for the drinks.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Excellent service, fabulous food (you must try the plantain carpaccio with tuna tatake - an incredible combination of sweet and savory) and a tremendous value.

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5.0Dined on May 8, 2018

The food was wonderful with so many tasty and unique flavors! Kudos to the chef!

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5.0Dined on May 7, 2018

We went to Cocina Abierta after finding it in OpenTable. Our favorite restaurant in San Juan!! Great quality ingredients, very original cuisine, outstanding service - they accommodated our vegetarian requests and adapted some dishes to replace animal ingredients. The results were delicious!! And they still brought me some of these ingredients on the side since I do eat meat. Very strongly recommend this place over other more expensive default options in Condado and broader San Juan. .

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5.0Dined on May 7, 2018

Delicious dinner on our last night in San Juan! We wanted something a little special and definitely got it with Cocina Abierta. Highly recommend the plantain carpaccio. Foodie-approved menu at an extremely reasonable price.

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2018

Great food! Really nice patio seating and delicious fresh cuisine. A must when in PR!

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Fantástica comida en familia. Repetiremos.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

We went for my birthday. They made it very special for us. Jorge (our waiter) made us feel particularly welcomed. His recommendations were fantastic. The food was exceptional. We are only here for four days but we are going back again before we leave (that is how exceptional this place is). Highly recommended. Try it, you will not be disappointed.

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4.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Different style and a well mix of flavor.

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4.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Wonderful experience, great food! We were on vacation and since we liked it so much we returned on our last evening. Highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Honestly, one of the best meals I’ve had in a LONG time. Claudia was the loveliest and great at her job. I want to make another trip to Puerto Rico just so i can go back. A must stop!

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Everything about this place was amazing. Highly recommend!!!

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2.0Dined on April 15, 2018

horrible seating! chairs were from some place like k-mart; so uncomfortable you could not enjoy your meal.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Excellent environment. Tasty Food.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

¡Espectacular! ¡Para volver!

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The mofungo of celery root with beef cheeks was AMAZING...the octopus starter was chewy😬..service lovely...dining el fresco while not a pretty view was much quieter than inside.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Great food! The plantain carpaccio is delicious! The service was outstanding!

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Great find in San Juan. Delicious food and lovely service. It was so nice to sit outside. Very creative menus and reasonable prices. So glad we went!

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Amazing food. Party of 3, 2 adults and 1 10 year old. If there is one item on the menu you MUST try it is the Sweet Plantain Tuna Carpaccio (I think that was the name). It is AMAZING. I am a bit of a foodie and anytime we travel, I do online research and I always check EATER. This restaurant came up multiple times. The prices are very reasonable for the size of the dishes. Very cool atmosphere. Our table was right next to the kitchen, which i do not normally like, but in this instance it wasn't too loud or distracting. The featured drinks from the bar was fantastic. My son ordered the cheese burger. The only small feedback is that the fries with the burger were extremely soggy and soaked in grease. However, the burger was EXCELLENT.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Mada was a great server, very attentive with great suggestions for food and drinks. It was very lively and when a group of six was seated right next to us, noisy. But the food was innovative, delicious, and good portions without going overboard.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

The food was delicious with a wonderful mixture of ingredients, the service was fanatastic.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

As always....Excellent!

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Good food and ambience. Service was fast and desserts and appetizer were awesome. Good coffee as well

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3.0Dined on March 30, 2018

I loved the service. I ordered the beef tenderloin and it was really good. My boyfriend ordered the catch of the day which was horrible cooked. He couldn’t eat it but he didn’t tell the management. I bet they would’ve been able to fix it.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

My favorite restaurant from my trip to Puerto Rico. Amazing craft cocktails and outstanding dinner. Can’t be beat!!

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Great meal and a great staff. Really enjoyed everything. We had a VERY loud party behind us, but still enjoyed the evening.

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

My girlfriend and I loved it. Carlos the bartender gave us amazing cocktails, the food was one of the best full course meals I've had in a long while. Me and my girlfriend just chilled at the bar and cracked a few jokes with the staff that was very attentive and fun. Been talking about my experience to my co-workers who are foodies as well. Would love to come again and try the whole menu. Cheesecake and the mignon were to die for.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Service was great! Overall dining experience was excellent! If your picking spots to eat on your vacation, this should be a stop on your list! This is not a fast dining experience. It is smaller plates so people will order more items on the menu and it will take an evening out of dining. If your a foodie you will love it! Only negative was that our table was not ready for us when we arrived because of the before mentioned eating experience. Yet don’t worry they have a bar where you can sit and wait and have some lovely cocktails or get a glass of wine from their nice wine list! We will go back!!!

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Extraordinary menu.
Wonderful service. Personable and professional

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Food and service was amazing will definitely recommend Cocina Abierta to friends

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Cocina Abierta is a must-do in Puerto Rico! We loved every dish we had!

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Chose Cocina Abierta on our first night in San Juan. Great choice. Such an interesting and delightful menu, lovely presentation, and - above all - delicious. Highly recommended.

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4.0Dined on March 8, 2018

This is my favorite restaurant locally. But my issue lately is that you leave the restaurant smelling like food. It didn’t happen before, but my last 4 visits I, quite honestly, need to go home and shower. So I can’t make plans for afterwards if my choice to have dinner is Cocina Abierta.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Been coming to Puerto Rico for 40 years. This is by far the best overall dining experience ever.
Our compliments to the chef, the servers, and the owners. If you only dine out once, do it here.

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3.0Dined on March 5, 2018

It was my birthday and the food was quite frankly tasteless and not good. I was very sorry becasuse the place and ambiance was very good.

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