Marimba’s has great jazz music and great food such as pana taquitos and other select tapas. Another bonus is that the club is a relatively short drive away from the Condado area, so it’d be easy for visitors to continue the fun at other nightlife venues.
While the jazz festival isn’t a club, it is the biggest annual jazz gathering in San Juan and the Caribbean, an event that visitors must know about when traveling to the island. Artists performing at this year’s festival (March 23–26) include Vivanativa Funk and Blues, iLe, Ellis Marsalis, Bobby Valentín and the LJ’s, and Danilo Pérez, to whom the festival is dedicated this year. Taking place outdoors at Bahía Urbana near Old San Juan, the festival is sure to offer a good.