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Party Size
For 2
Date
Today
Time
7:00 PM
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Santaella

4.8
1207 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Puerto Rican
Chef José Santaella has trained with some of the best chefs in the world, including Ferrán Adriá, Eric Ripert, and Gary Danko. His apprenticeships and successful catering career paved the way for Santaella, his signature restaurant in Santurce's La Placita Marketplace. The decor is rustic yet elegant, with exposed walls, Edison light fixtures, an interior garden, and a sparkling bar. Chef Santaella fuses local and international ingredients to perfectly execute Puerto Rican nouvelle cuisine. The menu is dominated by tapas, which you can easily make into a meal. Favorites include the ahi tuna skewers, goat cheese quesadilla, 'alcapurrias' topped with crab, and foie gras terrine with fruit jelly . The cocktail bar is one of the best on the island, so don't leave without trying one of the concoctions by Santaella's mixologists. -Fodors
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Latin / Spanish
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Hours of operation
Brunch
Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Lunch
Tue–Fri 11:30 am–5:30 pm
Dinner
Tue–Thu 6:00 pm–10:30 pm
Fri, Sat 6:00 pm–11:00 pm
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Phone number
(787) 725-1611
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Chef José Santaella
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Catering
For Caterings, please contact: catering@josesantaella.com or visit www.josesantaella.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
La Placita de Santurce
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Parking details
Santaella has valet parking ($7) and there are also two public, paid parkings nearby.
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Public transit
Stop #19. Bus lines: A5, B21, M3, B16
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Special events & promotions
Please inquire within.
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine