Fodor's Expert Review Carli's Fine Bistro & Piano

$$$ Old San Juan International

As you might guess from the name, the music is as much of a draw as the food at Carli's. The genial owner and host, Carli Muñoz, toured for a number of years with the Beach Boys (note the gold album on the wall) and plays nightly with his jazz trio, often accompanied by singers and musicians who happen to drop in. Inside the skyline-dominating Banco Popular building, this intimate supper-club bistro has elegant tables scattered around the room and a bar made of black Italian granite. Have a seat indoors or on the outdoor out on the patio, and dine on such fusion specialties as pumpkin and shrimp risotto, filet mignon with wild mushroom sauce, or blackened ahi tuna with Cajun spices.

International Romantic Intimate Dinner $$$

Quick Facts

Calle Recinto Sur at Calle San Justo
San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico


Known For:
  • Live jazz
  • Caribbean-style tapas
  • Classy ambience
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No lunch. Closed Sun.

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