The Top Restaurants In Isla Verde, Puerto Rico

When it comes to pristine beaches and ancient palms, San Juan in Puerto Rico is no exception
When it comes to pristine beaches and ancient palms, San Juan in Puerto Rico is no exception | Courtesy of Kreder Katja / Alamy Stock Photo
Chanel Mowatt

Isla Verde is part of the San Juan/Carolina beautiful beach resort strip and it’s not hard to find a great meal when you get tired of feeling the sand between your toes. Here are 10 of the best places to eat in Isla Verde.

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Platos has hands down some of the most authentic Puerto Rican food that you’ll find in Isla Verde. Platos is located inside the Coral By The Sea hotel and gives you the full island experience from start to finish. The menu includes island essentials like mofongos, paellas and chillo entero. The place also has a menu of steaks which have steakhouse prices. In terms of beverages, it serves some of the best sangria this side of the Atlantic.

Eighty20 Bistro

With a contemporary decor made up of shades of orange, white and yellow, Eighty20 serves up modern twists on international dishes with some homegrown flare. Located within the Verdanza Hotel, the menu offers everything from sloppy Joes to lobster empanadas. Eighty20 is similar to an upscale diner, but with a wider variety of options for meals compared to the more stylish places to eat in Isla Verde.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Amazing steak, a classy environment and irresistible sides all contribute to making Ruth’s Chris a great place to grab a meal. The high quality of the products Ruth’s Chris offers cannot be denied. Located at the Intercontinental Hotel in Isla Verde, Ruth’s Chris has a Caribbean lobster surf ‘n’ turf that is a filet perfectly paired with buttery lobster meat found in waters not too far from the hotel.


It’s easy to see how so many people could be fans of Sirena from just one visit. As it’s a breezy outdoor restaurant out on the sands of the Isla Verde Beach, it’s hard to not be at peace when dining at this restaurant. Sirena is located on the very eastern edge of the strip at the Courtyard Marriott Resort in Isla Verde. Enjoy a sunset meal while at Sirena and then go for a walk on the stunning beach or maybe take a trip to a casino.

Meat Market Miami

The Meat Market Miami brings cool South Beach vibes to the El San Juan Hotel, making the heart of Isla Verde a bit more stylish and chic. Meat Market is one of the pricier options in the area, but their menu is full of signature steaks with the option to add lobster or even seared foie gras. There are plenty of steakhouses to choose from in Isla Verde, but Meat Market is one of the best around.

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