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The 5 Best Puerto Rican Restaurants In San Antonio

Updated: August 23, 2022

Craving Puerto Rican favorites like chicharrones de pollo or yucca? Then these San Antonio restaurants are for you! We analyzed the best review sites with millions of diner and expert reviews, identifying San Antonio’s top Puerto Rican spots. If you want great island dining with inviting flavors and tropical cocktails such as a pina colada, visit the spots below!

Find the perfect Puerto Rican restaurant

El Pilon Sabor Boricua

Puerto Rican, $, San AntonioPuerto Rican, $San Antonio
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are San Antonio's top 5 Puerto Rican spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Cocina El Jibarazo Puerto Rican Cusine

Latin, $, San AntonioLatin, $San Antonio
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are San Antonio's top 5 Puerto Rican spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2020

    San Antonio's 3 favorite spots to find inexpensive Caribbean eats

    Hoodline, 2020

La Marginal

Latin, $$, San AntonioLatin, $$San Antonio
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are San Antonio's top 5 Puerto Rican spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Luna Rosa Puerto Rican Grill Y Tapas

Latin, $$, Hot WellsLatin, $$San Antonio, Hot Wells
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • SA Current, 2020

    Female-Owned San Antonio Restaurants You Should've Tried By Now

    SA Current, 2020

Eklectic Eats

Food Truck, $, San AntonioFood Truck, $San Antonio
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the right Puerto Rican restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 6852 restaurants, and 747 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline and SA Current. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Hoodline - Here are San Antonio's top 5 Puerto Rican spots and SA Current - Female-Owned San Antonio Restaurants You Should've Tried By Now. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

FAQ

There are 5 Puerto Rican restaurants in San Antonio.

El Pilon Sabor Boricua, Luna Rosa Puerto Rican Grill Y Tapas, and The Point Panaderia & Cafe are some of the highest-rated late-night Puerto Rican spots in San Antonio.

The highest-rated Puerto Rican restaurants for delivery in San Antonio are El Pilon Sabor Boricua, Luna Rosa Puerto Rican Grill Y Tapas, and The Point Panaderia & Cafe.

Luna Rosa Puerto Rican Grill Y Tapas, The Point Panaderia & Cafe, and Cocina El Jibarazo Puerto Rican Cusine are the highest-rated Puerto Rican restaurants for take-out in San Antonio.

El Pilon Sabor Boricua, Luna Rosa Puerto Rican Grill Y Tapas, and The Point Panaderia & Cafe are the highest-rated Puerto Rican restaurants that are good for groups in San Antonio.

Drink pairing tips

  • Syrah with your chile verde

    A chile verde can be tricky to find a red wine pairing for. We would suggest trying Syrah. It will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal thanks to its bold.

  • Take arroz con pollo to the next level

    Experts recommend pairing a arroz con pollo with a glass of Tempranillo, a popular red wine.

  • The best drink pairing for pork mofongo

    Knowing what to pair with pork mofongo can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Sauvignon Blanc. This, crisp and acidic, white wine balances the creamy pork mofongo.

Factoids

  • A classic meal

    When in Puerto Rico it would be criminal not to try out the roasted pork. GIve it a go so you can say you had the full experience.

  • A traditional drink of Puerto Rico

    Should you find yourself on the streets of Puerto Rico be sure to sample the local pina colada one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

  • All in a day’s work

    12 pounds of shrimp is the crazy amount that Joey Chestnut ate in8 minutes.

Parking information

Parking has always been a challenge in San Antonio. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Puerto Rican spot.

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