By Sean Bess


Welcome to Fort Buchanan, the only federal military installation in Puerto Rico. Fort Buchanan was built in 1923 and today serves active duty personnel, National Guard soldiers, Air Force and U.S. Navy reserve personnel, DoD civilians, veterans, retirees, and military family members. Below you will find a list of some of the most popular restaurants on Fort Buchanan and in the surrounding area of San Juan. Maybe you already know what kind of food you’re in the mood for. If so, click any of the links below to go straight to the information. Because of coronavirus restrictions, it is best to call ahead to confirm restaurant hours before you go. (1-7) Fort Buchanan Food Court Restaurants (8-9) Barbecue Restaurants Near Fort Buchanan (10-11) Asian Restaurants Near Fort Buchanan (12-13) Mexican Restaurants Near Fort Buchanan (14-15) American Restaurants Near Fort Buchanan (16-19) Steak and Seafood Restaurants Near Fort Buchanan

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North Terminal Road Bldg. 689 Guaynabo, PR 00934

1. Subway


: 1 (787) 792-9064

2. Charleys Grilled Subs


: 1 (787) 707-3169 Charley’s Grilled Subs offers a selection of Philly-style cheesesteaks, loaded fries, and lemonades.

3. Burger King


: 1 (787) 707-3199

4. Boston Market


: 1 (787) 707-3169 Boston Market offers a variety of comfort foods, such as rotisserie chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, macaroni and cheese, biscuits, corn, steamed veggies, chicken pot pie, meatloaf, ribs, and a whole lot more.

5. Pizza Hut


: 1 (787) 273-1003

6. Popeyes


: 1 (787) 792-9130

7. Taco Bell


: 1 (787) 707-3199

Best Restaurants in San Juan

San Juan Barbecue

8. Fuentes BBQ

#1323 Av. San Alfonso San Juan, 00921, Puerto Rico


: 1 (787) 783-4582 Fuentes BBQ offers local barbecue dishes, such as mofongos, bistec empanizado, carne frita, and more.

9. San Juan Smokehouse

255 Calle Orbeta San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico


: 1 (787) 323-8825 At San Juan Smokehouse you can enjoy a wide variety of plates, including pork sliders, bbq nachos, wings, burnt ends, pork belly bacon, Memphis style ribs, Caribbean style brisket, and more.

Asian Cuisine

10. East Asian Bistro

Cll D, Guaynabo 00969, Puerto Rico


: 1 (787) 620-8088 East Asian Bistro boasts edamame, bbq spare ribs, dumplings, crab rangoons, spring rolls, seafood tempura, egg drop soup, soft shell crab, noodle dishes, fried rice dishes, as well as a large selection of popular Asian seafood and meat entrees.

11. ChopHouse Asian Fusion Cuisine and Lounge

Tabonuco B-10, Gallery Tower Guaynabo, Puerto Rico


: 1 (787) 979-1000 ChopHouse Asian Fusion Cuisine and Lounge offers guests a selection of fresh sushi options, along with orange chicken, shrimp teriyaki, crispy roasted duck, miso soup, wonton soup, ramen noodles, and a whole lot more. San Juan Mexican Restaurants

San Juan Mexican Restaurants

12. Huachinango

Carretera 19, Km 0.9 Ave. Luis Vigoreaux Guaynabo, 00920, Puerto Rico


: 1 (787) 706-8700 Huachinango is perhaps best known for their delicious margaritas and blue corn tortilla tacos, so make sure to swing by and give them a try.

13. Aurorita

303 Av. José de Diego San Juan, 00920, Puerto Rico


: 1 (787) 783-2899 Aurorita boasts a wide selection of Mexican-themed dishes, including tacos, enchiladas, burritos, cheese dip, guacamole, and much more.

American Restaurants in San Juan, Puerto Rico

14. BurgerFi

Carazo St. Guaynabo, 00969, Puerto Rico


: 1 (787) 957-6390 BurgerFi offers a wide selection of angus burgers and veggie burgers. Their menu includes “The CEO,” which is a blend of wagyu and brisket with a homemade candied bacon and tomato jam, as well as their “Beyond Burger,” which is made with a 100% plant based patty.

15. El Mesón Sandwiches

PR-177 Bayamón, 00959, Puerto Rico


: 1 (787) 236-0869 El Mesón Sandwiches offers guests classic favorites, such as Virginia ham sandwiches, rotisserie chicken sandwiches, tuna salad sandwiches, and more. Additionally, El Mesón Sandwiches offers a variety of specialty sandwiches, such as their pepper steak sandwich. Steak and Seafood Restaurants in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Steak and Seafood Restaurants in San Juan, Puerto Rico

16. Rare 125

Edificio Centro De Seguros, 701 PR-25 Suite 109 San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico


: 1 (787) 946-4996 Rare 125 boasts fresh wild salmon, fresh halibut, boneless short rib, burgers, pasta, soups, salads, a raw bar, and more.

17. Tierra del Fuego Steakhouse

1009 Av. Franklin Delano Roosevelt San Juan, 00921, Puerto Rico


: 1 (787) 792-8755 When you visit Tierra del Fuego Steakhouse you will find a wide selection of menu items to pick from, including filet mignon, porterhouse steaks, sirloin steaks, ribeye steaks, and more.

18. Cayo Blanco Seafood Restaurant

1050 Ashford Ave. San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico


: 1 (939) 337-0397 Cayo Blanco Seafood Restaurant offers guests delicious cocktails, jumbo crab cakes, stuffed plantains, fresh oysters, prawns, octopus, scallops, mussels, escargot, and a whole lot more.

19. Tasca El Pescador Seafood Restaurant

178 C. dos Hermanos San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico


: 1 (787) 512-5898 At Tasca El Pescador Seafood Restaurant you can expect to enjoy Paella Marinera, Setas Ajillo, Sardinas a la plancha, Chorizo con Garbanzos, and more.


We hope that you enjoy some of the restaurants in and around your new posting at Fort Buchanan. Please keep in mind that our list of the best San Juan restaurants represents just a small sampling of the many nearby popular food spots, so make sure to grab your family or friends and see what other great hidden gems you can find.




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