Nearby Rincon Restaurants

Rock Bottom (787) 823-3756 Stop by for the best burger in Rincon. Stay for the $2 rum punch. It's just a two-minute walk from Pelican Point (of course it may take longer to stagger back).

Casa Isleña (787) 823-1525 For great tapas and mojitos on the ocean, Casa Isleña is just a five-minute walk from Pelican Point. In particular, try the papaya salad and steak sandwich.

Puntas Bakery This is an essential stop. The bakery has excellent, inexpensive pastries. Try the quesitos specifically. They also have a small buffet for lunch, but be there before 11:30 to make sure they haven't run out.

Rum Shack Restaurant and Bar (787) 823-0101 Located downstairs from Smilin' Joe's restaurant, the Rum Shack has great tropical drinks, sushi, salads and sandwiches. Enjoy the poolside atmosphere while watching surf videos on a big screen and listening to live reggae.

Lazy Parrot Restaurant (787) 823-5654 This hillside terrace restaurant has a menu of Asian-Caribbean dishes, like sesame-ginger churrasco steak or Jamaican jerk pork tenderloin.

Calypso Café (787) 823-1626 This casual bar/restaurant overlooks Maria's surf break. It's a local hangout, especially popular during early evening.

Surfers Spot Adjacent to Brisas pool bar, Surfers Spot has excellent, and inexpensive, corn tacos. Happy hour runs from 6 pm to 8 pm, when tacos are just $2. They probably have good burgers, but the tacos are too good to find out.

The Pool Bar (787) 823-8135 Dine poolside on creative sushi rolls, dim sum and seafood specials in a secret-garden setting that's just a five-minute walk from Pelican Point.

La Rosa Inglesa 787-823-4032 With an impeccable view of a steep, lush hillside leading down to the ocean, La Rosa Inglesa is known for its English breakfasts. We suggest the Full Monty — to eat, that is. Call first, as hours vary.