Food was wonderful and so was the services. Nice view of the lagoon as well.
Was an excellent experience. Very romantic and the staff was very pleasant. Love the food. The appetizers size was excellent enough for share. The only and minimum concern was with the dessert. We order some chocolate cake that comes with vanilla ice cream. When the dessert arrive the chocolate cake was a very tiny and not very fresh at all, and the ice cream was change for some sorbet. Because all the night was delightful, we do not say anything. That was just a little thing. Little bit expensive but again the experience was great.
Lovely place with a tradicional classic atmosphere, live piano music, and a beautiful view to the condado lagoon. Great for dates and special occasions. Food was very good and well presented.
Food not up to last winters high marks. Disappointing service. Place oddly empty
I went on Christmas Eve. The food was good but it was served on the colder side. One of the appetizer got lost and delivered almost 40 minutes late. However, we complained and they gave us 2 glasses of Chardonnay on the house. It was fair, yet a bit disappointing for the price. Will think twice before going back.
The food is great but service was really slow. We had to ask our waiter to please adjust the air conditioning in our seating area. It was so cold that it was uncomfortable being there. But the food was spectacular.
Food was pretty good. I had the shrimp and plantaines. Not much flavor. Friends had other dishes that were somewhat better.
I'm visiting Puerto Rico and this place was gorgeous, the view was beautiful and there was a nice bar scene... the food was great, they had a really nice tasting menu, which I ordered and loved.
Took WAY too long for service and it wasn't busy. Food was fine but not awesome and the mouse was melted ice cream. The bartender was attentive.
The food was all wonderful and visually stunning. Try the conch. You'll be sorry when it's gone. Highly recommended.
Great food, attentive service. Hold the salt! The mushrooms on top of the veal chop were so salty that they were inedible.
This place is very cold, lacks ambiance. The bar scene is nice though. Food was good.
My husband and I dined at Yantar on our last night of vacation in Condado. We had dined at Yantar a few years before and looked forward to being able to do so again. The service from the moment we walked in was exceptional. Everyone is very friendly and nice. We were fortunate to be seated next to the window facing the lagoon, it was beautiful. Our main server was Carlos and he was extremely kind and promptly took care of our needs. The food was excellent and prepared perfectly. My husband had the homemade chocolate ice cream for dessert and he said it was the best dessert he had all week. That is a huge compliment as he enjoyed the food everywhere that we ate. We visit Condado a few times a year and we will be sure to come back to Yantar on our next trip.
My wife and I went for our anniversary and it really surpass our expectations. Starting with their friendly and awesome staff to the quality of the food, Yantar is a complete dining experience!!! Highly recommended!!
Excellent service and the food was great.
First time here. Had the tasting menu with wine. Best meal in San Juan so far. Beautiful place inside once you get by the ugliness along the walkway!!!
Nice view. Romantic atmosphere.
I come to the restaurant every time we want to celebrate, feel special or crave fresh fish served in a cool ambiance. Excellent service. Delicious appetizers (octopus, tartare and croquettes). My prawns were delicious; my husband's fish was delicately cooked and our friends meat was of very high quality and he enjoyed it thoroughly. Good wine list. All our desserts were pretty spectacular too!
The food was excellent. The service was outstanding!
Not sure why this place has such high ratings. The food ranged from bad to the low end of mediocre. Nothing was good, not even the drinks.
A little complicated to get in to the restaurant but once you're in it's wonderful. Romantic, great service but most importantly the good was delicious! Was looking for great seafood and we found it.
Food was excellent. Would not recommend for large groups. I had 14 in my party. We sat at two different tables next to each other so they were able to accommodate. We all had a good variety of the entrees and were all excellent. Great atmosphere!!
Usually if you can get a last minute Saturday night reservation, it's in a place you wouldn't want to eat. So it was a pleasant surprise when my wife and I dined at Yantar 6 hours after arriving in San Juan. The venue was sophisticated and attractive. Our meals were excellent and the service outstanding. While it gradually filled up, the restaurant remained pleasantly subdued. We even had the pleasure of meeting the executive chef, who stopped by our table to introduce herself. All in all, it was an excellent dining experience, one we hope to repeat on our next visit to San Juan.
We went on Super Bowl Sunday, so the place (as most fine dining establishments) were empty. There were two other parties when we arrived and we were the only ones there when we left. As a result, I can't comment on the ambiance other to say that it is a beautiful setting and when full is likely a lively and inviting atmosphere.
Service was great - considering we were the only customers; but food was served rapidly - not my preference.
Food was notable, good to very good, but again a bit rushed.
I would definately go back and would like to experience it in all of its glory. It seems like it would attract more of a business dinner clientele, we were vacationers. None the less, a very viable option for more upscale dining in the Condado area.
Food was excellant Very pricey but the best meal I had in PR. Employees very attentive. NIcely decorated View ok As long as you dont look down into the parking lot.
We just got off a Windstar cruise and this food blew them out of the water. We did the tasting menu and every single item was so delicious and creative. The executive chef came out and introduced herself. The maitre treated us to after dinner drinks. We live in NJ and our flight got canceled so having this was our last meal in PR so it made it so special.
I invited a couple of friends, and we had a great time there. Good food, very good service and nice ambient overall. I would certainly repeat!
My wife and I dined at Yantar on January 6, 2016. We found the experience less than desirable. There was no menu posted online for this restaurant, allegedly because it changes so often. The food we ordered, recommended by the waiter, was oversalted. The desert was quite good However, our main complaint was the service. The serving staff liked to stand over in a corner and laugh and cut up. It ruined the atmosphere of the place. Further, the service was slow, as if we were being ignored. In fact, we waited for the check for a good while and finally had to ask for it. This place is way overpriced for what you get. We had great experiences at Oceano and Lemongrass. However, Yantar is not on our recommended list of high quality restaurants.
Very help and attentive staff coupled with excellent food! The waiter was very knowledgable about his wine and the executive chef took some time to stop and greet us at the table.
Not impressed for the price. And BEWARE, they try to up-sell you on items and check your bill carefully for extra charges and for things you didn't even order. Felt a bit like used car salesmen were working us over :-(
We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. A little pricy for PR. We were very impressed that the waiters wore suits. A very nice touch.
The table service was poor. We had to call a waiter over for the menu, the bread, to take our order, to ask why it was taking more the 50 minutes to prepare and deliver the entree and final for the check.
The grilled vegetables were over cooked and saturated in oil.
A very disappointing experience in a supposedly fine restaurant.
Chose this restaurant as it was in the top 5 on tripadvisor. Expected a good view based on some reviews, but in reality it was on the second floor at the back of a building, view was of the dumpster and carpark on the first floor, and beyond that, residential buildings across a "canal". Food was expensive, but quality was not bad. The salmon was good. Mango gazpacho was pretty but tasted so-so. Overall, I would say it was not value-for-money, you can do better at other restaurants nearby.
Upon arriving I was impressed that the place had valet. When we advised the valet we were there gorgeous the restaurant he advised my husband "You can get out now." At first I assumed it was the limited English language but I realize I may have been wrong. The location and scenery truly breathtaking. Once we were seated I reviewed the menu send looking for a sweet wine I found a moscato d'asti that was $49 a bottle. Which I oredered for myself and 2 others with my party. The waiter then went to the manager who then came to our table. The manager then advised that there was no more. At this point, I just shook my head knowing that was not familiar with any of the other wines and that it may take a moment for 3 people to agree again. My friend told the manager that I was saddened by his news. He then turned and looked at me and stated " We are done with this. It is dinner not dessert. You will have a dinner wine that is it". I was surprised and was not looking for someone to chastise my drink of choice at dinner. It seemed to also be a problem when we (a party of 6) asked for 2 tickets. I would have expected better service from a place of this caliber. I do not recommend it for tourists looking for customer sevice.
The service and quality of food and wine are among the best in Condado.
had read about this restaurant and decided to gove it a try......very interesting layout with a waterview......food was very good and the service was very professional and friendly. The waiter was very helpful in explaining the menu.....reservations are recommended....was a very nice dining experience
The service was horrible. The gentleman at the door was extremely rude.
Mi Sra, mi invitado y yo muy complacidos con los aperitivos y menu fijo. Casi cerramos el establecimiento.
El postre en el menu fijo lo pueden eliminar o mejorarlo notablemente. Lastima
We just got married and were celebrating at Yantar. The food was excellent and the staff was very attentive and thoughtful. When they found out we just got married they brought a dessert out after dinner that said Just Married and the chef came out herself to congratulate us! We would definitely come back---the best meal we had during our stay.
Fantastic view of the lagoon, beautiful restaurant, great device, nice wine selection. Great place to celebrate a special occasion or for a date. Overall food was good. As an FYI that have affordable valet parking; a much better deal than parking in the lot next door.