Fodor's Expert Review El Picoteo
Editor's Note: This location is no longer in operation.
You could make a meal of the small dishes that dominate the menu at this tapas restaurant on a mezzanine balcony at the Hotel El Convento, once a Carmelite convent. If you're not into sharing, there are several kinds of paella that arrive on huge plates. There's a long, lively bar inside, as well as two dining areas—one overlooking a pleasant courtyard, the other with a view of Calle Cristo. Even if you have dinner plans elsewhere, consider stopping here for a nightcap or a midday pick-me-up.
100 Calle Cristo
San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico
- Tapas menu
- Courtyard seating
- Interesting bar scene