Where to Dine on Monday for PR Restaurant Week
Puerto Rico Restaurant Week Restaurants Open Mondays
“Puerto Rico Restaurant Week provides locals and tourists an unbeatable opportunity to visit a different restaurant every day and explore the Island’s varied culinary scene at special prices,”
Paulina Salach, Co-Founder of Puerto Rico Restaurant Week
During Puerto Rico Restaurant Week diners can visit a new restaurant every day. What about Mondays? At Spoon Food Tours we get inquiries regarding Monday opening hours all the time. Mondays can be a popular day for chefs to rest their sore legs and hungover heads, but you’re on vacation and you ‘gotta eat! That’s why we’ve compiled a list of PRRW participating establishments with Monday and Tuesday opening hours.
La Vista Latin Grill
Nonna Cucina Rustica
Ola Ocean Front Bistro
Sophie’s at Sak’s Fifth Avenue
Cocina Abierta in Condado is one such restaurant. Monday through Wednesday they are open for lunch from 12pm to 3pm and for dinner from 5pm to 11pm. Cocina Abierta is a modern, cosmopolitan, design-forward restaurant with an open plan kitchen and phenomenal food. Chef Martin Louzao has worked in notable restaurants all over the world and this global influence is palpable when perusing his tapas-style menu. Composed of various small sharing plates, the menu lends itself perfectly to the Puerto Rico Restaurant Week menu format. One gets to try a bit of everything at a great price. Chef Louzao has even included an extra course. On our recent visit we tried:
-Baby Arugula Salad & Frisee Lettuce Salad with Goat cheese, Prosciutto Wrapped dates, Almonds, and Roasted beets
-Black Cod With Baked Apples with Roasted Garlic, Honey, and Green Beans
-Angus Short Ribs Braised in Malbec with Yukon Mashed Potatoes topped with Leeks, Olives, and Orange Zest
-Chocolate Lava Cake
All of these dishes were extremely well balanced with just the right amounts of salty and sweet. Exquisitely plated, they matched the modern feel of the restaurant perfectly. Sitting alone at the bar, one is immediately struck by the attentive and professional demeanor of the bartenders and staff. The service could not have been better nor more friendly. Definitely pay this restaurant a visit with a group of friends or if you’ve none in town, go it alone.
Only here for a short time and need more advice? At Spoon Food Tours we see many a weary soul stop in for a long weekend. Our close proximity to the contiguous United States and the ease with which U.S. citizens can travel in and out of the Common Wealth (no passport needed) make a quick jaunt that much quicker. Booking a tour with us makes finding great food that much easier too. We’ll not only tell you about our favorite restaurants, but which have special quirks. Which is the best night to go? Who takes reservations? Which are the best establishments for children? Who has valet access? Wheelchair access? If we don’t know we’ll find out.
Keep the Puerto Rico Restaurant Week bookings rolling through this new week!
By: Caroline Johnson for @SpoonFoodTours