If you decide to try these delectable dishes while visiting Puerto Rico you will leave the island with a lasting impression. These “must be had” dishes will satisfy all your food cravings and give you one more reason to come back Bedouin tent restaurant.
These are the three best dishes available found in Puerto Rico and the best restaurants to enjoy them when traveling to the island. Enjoy!
- “Bacalaitos” are sweet codfish fritters made of salt, and are the most common snack or appetizer that people in the area usually enjoy on their trips to the beach.They provide a delicious crisp taste that everybody wants. Your taste senses will be in bliss when you taste the soft cod-fish and the amazing crunchiness of this delicious treat.
Its “Casita Blanca” or White House (straight up translation) is where you should enjoy these delicious fritters while taking in a taste of the culture of the region. The restaurant has been serving typical Puerto Rican food since the 1980’s and serves an amazing “flan” which is a custard. If you’re looking to explore the island and sample the typical local cuisine it’s well worth the trip. Casita Blanca has its address at 351 Tapia Street in Ocean Park located just 10 minutes from the airport.
- “Mallorcas” are delicious desserts that will delight your taste buds on the first breakfast for the day.These sandwiches are great nicely with your breakfast cup of coffee. Many people prefer them lightly toast with lots of butter , and then sprinkle powdered sugar sprinkled on the top. While they’re a fantastic option for any moment of the day, these tasty treats are a treat as a stand-alone treat or served with cheese and ham.
There are many breakfast restaurants located in Old San Juan but Cafe Mallorca that was hailed to be the “platonic ideal for a dining establishment” in the NY times it is the best place to get the finest mallorca available in the city. Make sure to drink the freshly squeezed Orange juice when you’re there. Cafe Mallorca is located at 300 San Francisco Street.
- “Mofongo” It is an incredible authentic and delicious dish that is made from the fried plantains that are typically stuffed with various foods like chicken or seafood.The “platito” (or small) dish is made with all the delicious spices that you will love such as onions, olive oil, and pork rinds. Yum.
Mofongo is a very popular dish and is available in many areas of the island, however, there is one spot that is the most popular at Old San Juan and that is Cafe Puerto Rico. The highly sought-after restaurant offers delicious food and seating in the front row to at the Plaza Colon town square. Cafe Puerto Rico is located at the #208 O’Donnell Street near the popular SoFo or South Fortaleza.