Fodor's Expert Review Jam Rum Bar + Bistro Moderne

$$$ Condado Eclectic

Editor's Note: This location is no longer in operation.

This tucked-away spot may not look like a restaurant from the outside, but inside it's a study in modern design, in whites, oranges, greens, and other bright colors. Though it's only a block from touristy Avenida Ashford, the crowd is mostly locals in on the delicious secret. The menu is Latin-inspired, and you'll find appetizers like plantain-encrusted calamari with a cilantro-anchovy dipping sauce. For the main course, try pan-charred halibut on a bed of black bean sauce or grilled filet mignon with a roasted poblano pepper and potato gratin. A rum bar showcases close to 70 rums from around the world and some creative rum-based cocktails. Surprisingly enough for a restaurant of this caliber, the place is extremely kid-friendly: there's a playroom if parents want to eat in peace, and kids eat half-price on Sunday. Children can even choose from a special "kidtini" menu of mixed juice drinks.

Eclectic Trendy Trendy Dinner $$$ Family

Quick Facts

1400 Av. Magdalena
San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico

787-721–5991

Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No lunch.

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