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Niche Restaurant

4.9
252 reviews
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$31 to $50
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International
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  • Romantic
The stone walls, wood finishes and lounge style seating give it a sense of being in a remote and rustic location away from it all with only 8 tables. It’s a cozy and romantic ambiance, perfect for having a unforgettable dinning experience.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
International, Contemporary French
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Hours of operation
Breakfast:7:00AM to 1:00pm Daily
saturday ,Sunday Brunch:7:00AM to 3:00PM
dinner 7/7 : 6:00pm to 10:30pm
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Phone number
(787) 268-2803
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Chef David Chaymol
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Neighborhood
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Free Valet Parking
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David Chaymol decides to become a cook at the age of 14, and credits his first boss for igniting his passion for cooking. He went on studying culinary arts until the age of 20. Among his ventures, he has been a host Chef for several TV shows, has taught cooking classes for children and adults at several culinary institutes and organizes gastronomic and wine exploration trips to Spain, Italy and France.

AWARDS WON

•Tenedor de honor 2002, 2003 y 2004
•Tenedor de bronce 2005 y 2006 (último año del tenedor)
•Tables Magazine CHEF’S HAT AWARD 2002, 2003, 2004 y 2005
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Sun 5:00PM - 10:00PM
Mon - Wed 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Thu - Sat 6:00PM - 6:45PM

What 252 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Food was very good, simple yet flavors were spot on. From the first course to the dessert there was nothing that we did not like. Restaurant is not very big, but the service was consistently great. It's a special occasion type of restaurant.

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Absolutely fantastic from start to finish! It is a rare night out when the Chef greets you personally at the door, welcomes you then proceeds to take care of you throughout your meal. We did the 5 course tasting and each dish was better than the next. White truffles in the spectacular velouté and copious amounts of fresh shaved black truffles over the bass which tasted like it was caught five minutes before it was served. A truly outstanding dinner. We are so glad we stumbled across them while doing restaurant research for our trip. It was a wonderful way to start our trip and we will definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on May 7, 2018

True chef's table. Amazing food, exceptional service in a very intimate ambiance. A hidden gem

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

This is an absolute gem in San Juan. No foodie should miss this five course meal. Each course was prepared and plated to perfection. This intimate dining experience is in the Acacia boutique hotel and offers only 8 tables.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We loved our time here. The food and service were excellent! Everything had amazing flavor. We will definitely come back!

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Very small, hip, romantic. Perfect date spot. Service was very attentive without being overbearing. Food was excellent!!! Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We enjoyed it very much. The food is delicious, but the service is fantastic. They make you feel at home. The waiters are attentive to every detail, they make good recommendations and they are very friendly. A hidden gem.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Vibrant ambiance in a very cozy atmosphere. Food was excellent and the service attentive, yet not intrusive. Loved it!!!

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

One of Puerto Rico’s best kept secrets. Marvelous place to have a wonderful dining experience. A pleasure to go back to.

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Outstanding! Service was impeccable. Food was delicious. Could not have asked for a better experience.

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Tiny little restaurant with great service and wonderful food. Our waiter was spot on...

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

It's a very small restaurant, seats about 20 at most. Beautiful room, quiet, romantic, good wines and drinks. The duck dish was outstanding and what could be wrong with a really perfect chocolate souffle. Also fabulous appetizers. Worth the money and worth an uber ride to Condado.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

This restaurant is one of our top two in San Juan. A must eat.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

We we fortunate to get a reservation at this exceptional intimate and outstanding restaurant. My wife enjoyed a perfect steak while I left it to the owner/chef and experienced an outstanding and vibrant yet subtle tasting menu with perfect fine wine pairing. Outstanding experience.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Absolutely amazing!!
Perfect for a “date night”, total romantic ambiance.

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4.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Niche Restaurant is on my list of top 5 restaurants in San Juan, PR.

The ambience of this restaurant is perfect for special occasions or to enjoy an evening with a small group of friends.

The food is indiscutible top quality and the chef makes sure the ingredients used in every plate are as fresh as possible. The food presentation is very good and the food taste combines different styles and flavors.

The only feedback I have is in regards the costs. In general, the prices on the menu are not far from the average of a great restaurant but they need to be more reasonable with the specials. During my last visit I ordered the Sea Bass and Risotto special which was amazing but it was priced at $60. The price was not advised upfront and it was a surprise when we received the check.

Overall, a great dinning experience but given the prices not a restaurant to visit frequently

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Excellent food and service! Will return.

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Fantastic food.

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5.0Dined on February 5, 2018

Great service. Delicious meal

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5.0Dined on February 5, 2018

The name of the restaurant describe the place, very nice. The food was very delicious and the service excellent.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Exceptional. Niche is by far the best restaurant in San Juan. The food is absolutely excellent and the service is great!!

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5.0Dined on January 5, 2018

David Chaymol and his team is excellent. One of the best French Restaurants in PR. His fusion of haut cuisine recipes with local products is sublime. Highly recommended

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5.0Dined on December 11, 2017

The most amazing, and special meal! Such a Puerto Rico gem 🙌🏻

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5.0Dined on December 1, 2017

Awesome food!

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5.0Dined on November 24, 2017

Special place in a secret hotel, very romantic. Great service and the food amazing.

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5.0Dined on November 11, 2017

Hidden Gem! Outstanding service, food and secret hideaway location.

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5.0Dined on August 26, 2017

This is a small restaurant with superb food and service. The Chef is always talking and explaining the menu. The tasting MENU is a really rich gastronomic experience.

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5.0Dined on August 24, 2017

One of the best meals I have ever had. Other 3 people dining with me thought the same. One of them actually said they were eating slow because she did not want the meal to end it was so good.

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5.0Dined on August 4, 2017

Wow, great stuff! Everything was top notch. David, the chef, talked to us and every other table personally and explained everything. Mark, our server, was on top of everything. The food was super in all cases. Highly suggest the mussels as an appetizer.

We plan to return soon.

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5.0Dined on July 28, 2017

Great spot.

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5.0Dined on July 24, 2017

A Hidden gem. One of the best restaurants in Puerto Rico.

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5.0Dined on July 21, 2017

One of the best meals that I've ever eaten. David is a culinary genius. I can't wait to return to Puerto Rico so I can return for another amazing dining experience.

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5.0Dined on July 10, 2017

My wifey bday

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5.0Dined on July 8, 2017

Excellent, great culinary experience.

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5.0Dined on July 5, 2017

Best French cuisine in pr. Not cheap

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5.0Dined on June 29, 2017

Great find! Cozy atmosphere with lovely chef and outstanding food! Perfect romantic spot

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5.0Dined on June 24, 2017

From the moment Chef David greeted us at the door, until the end of our 5 course meal, dining at Niche was a 5 star experience. The dishes were delicious and every bite was absolutely mouthwatering. Chef David interacted with us the entire time and was extremely gracious and made us feel at home. Service from his equally efficient staff was outstanding. Everyone should go to Niche to celebrate a special occasion or to just celebrate life. This restaurant will make you feel like you're in foodie heaven!!!

Dishes to try: Everything on the Chef's Tasting Menu

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5.0Dined on June 20, 2017

Niche is cozy, the decor is modern and art gallery-like. but don't let that fool you. We were greeted and served by the chef, who convinced us (my wife & I) to select the five-course meal. A succulent white-bean soup with the aroma of white truffles, opened the treat followed by a perfectly seared scallop over fettuccini with generous slices of fresh black truffles. Segway into a tender and flaky Sea Bass over pureed malanga (a tasty local root veg), followed by duck leg confit topped with a pillowy potato mash. Top all that with a chocolate soufflé straight out of heaven. In addition, the wine pairings suggested by the chef, were spot-on perfect. This is the perfect blend of french classic cuisine blessed with ingredients local to PuertoRico - magnífico!

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2017

Excellent service, even better food. Wines...exceptional!!!

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5.0Dined on June 15, 2017

Great food and wonderful experience. The chef is extremely friendly and hands on.
Will definitely go back!

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