Cafe Puerto Rico has established a name for itself as one of the best local places to find stuffed mofongo. You can choose from the plantain, sweet plantain, and cassava options. There are a variety of stuffing options for your mofongo including, vegetables, chicken, shrimp, grouper, seafood, steak strip, diced pork, and codfish. Mofongo dishes are quite affordable with the price ranging from $12 to $24. That Cafe Puerto Rico has received so much “street cred” for this selection goes to say about the quality of their mofongo.
Cafe Puerto Rico’s chicken selection can be found by scrolling down to the list of items titled “pollo”. The items on this list offer different styles of chicken, which makes it convenient if you would like a variety of styles to choose from. One of the most popular chicken selections is the Pechuga Pollo parrilla. This selection goes for $12 and features a grilled and delicious chicken breast. The Pechuga Pollo Criolla, ajillo offers a twist to the aforementioned selection by incorporating an option of either creole sauce or garlic sauce. Also interesting, is the pechuga pollo empanada. This selection goes for $14 and features a breaded and delicious chicken breast. Pechuga Pollo parmesana goes for $16 and features a parmesan and delicious chicken breast. If you like your chicken crisp, then the chicharrones Pollo is for you. This wonderful selection goes for $10 and features chunks of chicken fried to a crisp. Arroz pollo goes for $12 and features yellow rice served with chicken. The cazuela berenjena Pollo goes for $12 and features eggplant served with a chicken casserole. Cazuela vegetales also go for $12 and feature vegetable casserole. Paella vegetariana on the other hand goes for $12 and features vegetable paella.
Being a family-friendly establishment, Cafe Puerto Rico offers a wonderful selection of bites for the little ones. By “kids” Cafe Puerto Rico refers to diners below the age of 12. Meals on the kids’ menu include pork ribs, skirt steak, chicken tenders, and chunks of breaded fish. Side orders include rice, beans, french fries, and mashed potatoes.
All in all, Cafe Puerto Rico is a welcoming, family-centered dining establishment with excellent customer service and delicious fares. There is a variety of meals and beverages to choose from, all of which are reasonably priced. What’s more, you do not have to wait for dinner to enjoy delicious meals at Cafe Puerto Rico since the restaurant also serves a lunch menu. So, if you are looking for a good cafe in Viejo San Juan, you might want to visit Cafe Puerto Rico.