¡Caguas Tiene Sazón! Caguas Has Sazón!
“Sazón” means seasoning (a blend of spices) and is what creates the flavor and most of the color of the Puerto Rican Cuisine.
Caguas, the Gastronomic Capital of Puerto Rico, offers a great gastronomic offer that is characterized by being very diverse in its flavor, seasoning, preparation and presentation, as well as in the different types of gastronomy and gastronomic establishments. This is the reason why, everyone knows that Caguas Tiene Sazón!
Not only will you find a great variety of restaurants, coffee shops, ice cream parlors, food trucks, “chinchorros” (selling all kinds of traditional Puerto Rican food, drinks and beers) and “lechoneras” (selling roasted pork), but also activities and cultural-gastronomic events unique in their class and in Puerto Rico.
Any person or visitor who loves food and drinks should visit our city. Here you can taste our tasty “Criollo” (Puerto Rican) cuisine, varied international cuisine and creative gastronomic fusions. In addition, you can enjoy local and international drinks in restaurants, pubs, in their own factories, “chinchorros”, thru our gastronomic routes and in the great variety of gastronomic activities and events that you will only find in Caguas.
Caguas proudly offers over 30 gastronomic routes. We encourage you to get acquainted with them by pressing the button below. Our gastronomic routes are characterized by being different from those of other municipalities since we develop them primarily by types of food, drinks and many other gastronomic snacks and appetizers.
We invite you to visit "The Sangria Factory", the Brewery F.O.K. (Fresh of Keg), and Montadero Chocolate. The three of them offer tasting rooms and special activities. We also invite you to participate in all our fairs and cultural and artistic activities in the plazas and promenades of the Urban Center during the weekends. There you will find different gastronomic curiosities and specialties for all types of palate and budget.
If you are a person who loves to taste and savor food in a calmer environment, we invite you to visit our Urban Center. Very close to the Plaza Santiago R. Palmer you will find gastronomic establishments where you can surely taste something tasty. At the plaza you can find gastronomic kiosks where you can enjoy local traditional sweets, Puerto Rican coffee, piña coladas, fruit frappés, all kinds of local fritters, among others.
For additional information visit the Tourism Office located in front of the Plaza Santiago R. Palmer, #69 Betances Street (Former Santander Bank), or contact it from Monday through Friday (8am - 5pm), or Saturdays (9am – 12 pm and 1pm -5pm), or by phone at (787) 653-8833 Exts. 2908, 2917, 2984 for additional information on gastronomy in the “Criollo” City.
Delight your palate in our “Criollo” City!
Enjoy your meal... and always remember that ¡Caguas Tiene Sazón!