Jibaritos de la Isla

Authentic Puerto Rican Restaurant in San Diego, CA

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Our Most Popular Dishes

JIBARITOS

LECHON

ARROZ CON GANDULES

ALCAPURRIAS

About Jibarito de la Isla

Jibarito’s de la Isla serves authentic Puerto Rican & Dominican food. We are now located at 5080 Bonita Rd, Bonita, CA 91902. Owned and operated by Ana Rivera who was born and raised in Humboldt Park, a Puerto Rican community in Chicago. Ana’s menu inspiration comes from her favorite family recipes jibarito sandwiches, spaghetti con pollo, arroz con gandules, lechon, tostones, flancocho and more.

Now open in San Diego!

Contact Ana to book Jibarito’s de la Isla for your next event! We also cater!

Jibarito de la Isla
5080 Bonita Rd
Bonita, CA 91902
(858) 231-9428

Hours

Mon: Closed
Tue: Closed
Wed: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thu: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Fri: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sat: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sun: 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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Jibaritos De La Isla
5.0
Based on 33 Reviews
Randy L.
Randy L.
2022-08-15 12:02:12
One of the best lechon I ever tasted. Don't forget to order plantains!. It might be hard to find because it is located inside La Luz lounge.
Dianna V.
Dianna V.
2022-07-26 16:50:52
The best and most Authentic food Puerto Rican and Dominican you can find. The mofongo is delicious. The pork on point. Literally tasted like home!
Marissa P.
Marissa P.
2022-06-07 22:42:04
My best friend is Puerto Rican and after I came back from PR a couple years ago I had asked her if she knew of any Puerto Rican restaurants in San Diego,...
Alexandria H.
Alexandria H.
2022-05-31 11:01:35
Doesn't look like much pulling up, but these were the best tostones I have had since moving to San Diego. I am huge fan of Haitian food and was excited to...
Pearl L.
Pearl L.
2022-05-28 09:03:58
We ventured to get some Puerto Rican and Dominican food (what a combo) in Bonita and it did not disappoint. I've never had this type of food before so we...
Rebeca G.
Rebeca G.
2022-04-22 12:17:08
The food is very tasty! After living in Puerto Rico for a year this took me straight back to the island life at least the food part and well the environment...
Kang K.
Kang K.
2022-04-07 13:30:55
The restaurant is located inside of La Luz!! I had no idea and wandered around the plaza looking like a fool before calling the store and asking for...
Jennifer C.
Jennifer C.
2021-11-07 07:31:24
Ana is the sweetest soul ever! I loved the food, it was so full of flavor. The arroz con gandules was perfect, pernil was so tender and I liked the garlic...
Christine P.
Christine P.
2021-09-17 20:42:45
As a child, my beautiful Puerto Rican Nana Josephine taught me how to cook HER way. I heard stories that my father wouldn't eat anything else growing up....
Kara P.
Kara P.
2021-09-08 23:56:18
HOME COOKED LOVE ! You better order more than one empanada because you will inhale it ! Located between the CVS and YMCA, on El Cajon, this is a total Gem...
Joadys C.
Joadys C.
2021-07-31 17:54:10
I am Dominican, I moved to San Diego in 2008. This is the most amazing Dominican / Puerto Rican spot I have ever come across in California. I would give it...
Jacquelyne P.
Jacquelyne P.
2021-05-06 17:05:12
I have NEVER like Arroz con Gandules....But oh my GOODNESS, this rice was so so so so good. This restaurant gave me a change of heart, this place was...
Robert R.
Robert R.
2021-04-04 13:47:52
Was delicious! For a Food Truck this place delivered some Feel Good Home Cooked FOOD. So just as an FYI the food does take time to prepare, as it is made...
Sorn Anusorn M.
Sorn Anusorn M.
2020-12-27 19:39:50
Great place to eat! The seller is amazingly nice and very friendly. The food is delicious, fresh and very reasonable price. They fried and cooked fresh food...
Lucien A.
Lucien A.
2020-11-05 21:08:07
They're selling pasteles this weekend. Pasteles. It's been so long since I've had pasteles.I'm going to order a bunch of them and eat them throughout the...
David W.
David W.
2020-10-18 14:47:23
Hands down one of the best food trucks out in So Cal. The pork is seasoned so well and the texture literally melts into your pallet. Lets not forget about...
Jaki B.
Jaki B.
2020-10-04 19:12:15
LOVED every bite of the slow roasted pork + rice! I cannot wait to go to this food truck again (we visited when it was parked close to UCSD on a Sunday...
Lucien A.
Lucien A.
2020-10-03 15:21:36
How do I explain this food truck? The food quality is more of a restaurant than just a food truck.As a little kid all I ate was Puerto Rican food....
Pranjali S.
Pranjali S.
2020-08-04 19:03:54
This truck is unique. I guess you have to acquire the taste for the food they serve. But this food is really really good!!What works against them was the...
Hayley L.
Hayley L.
2020-06-10 23:28:35
Hands down one of the best foods that we have had. Our friend recommended us to try it out. We decided to take a drive to downtown to support small...
John P.
John P.
2020-05-25 23:11:07
I live in Irvine and love going to Pacific Beach area in San Diego for a fun beach day! Today I saw a Dominican and Puerto Rican flag while driving and...
Brian B.
Brian B.
2020-05-10 09:04:12
Outstanding authentic Puerto Rican food! They stopped by my apartment complex and I was delightfully surprised to find that they were serving tostones,...
Xica D.
Xica D.
2019-12-30 22:30:02
This is definitely the food truck to go for authentic Puerto Rican food. My husband recommended this food truck, and I contacted them so they can come to...

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