PPuerto Rico is a place that has a surprise waiting for you at every turn of your trip if you allow yourself to be adventurous.
High above the mountains of the Cordillera Central, overlooking the historic town of Aibonito, a cockfighting arena turned Sports Gallery is one of those delightful surprises.
Coliseo Las Américas, is an awesome bar and grill restaurant that happens to be also a sports memorabilia gallery and events hall.
On the walls of this 12,000 square foot sports lover’s coliseum, you will get a glimpse of Puerto Rico’s sports history. Memorabilia from three Puerto Rican major leaguers and hall of famers, Roberto Clemente, Orlando Cepeda and Roberto Alomar are there to be seen and admired. There are also mementos from the sports history of nearby towns of Salinas, Arroyo and, of course, Aibonito, whose Puerto Rican national championship team of 1986 is still very much alive in the minds and hearts of the local fans.
To make your visit to this big league sports gallery unforgettable, Coliseo Las Américas boasts, as the founders call it, a major league restaurant that welcomes you with the spicy flavors of authentic Puerto Rican gastronomy as well as international cuisine.
Our two bars await you with an incredible variety of spirits from around the world, as well as the best rum on earth, Puerto Rican rum. For wine lovers, there is a wine cellar right on the Coliseo, and if you happen to show up at one of the regular wine tastings held at the premises you are more than welcome to join in the fun.
In what was once the cockfighting arena, there are 400 seats that are now used for private and public events of all sorts. Giant video screens hang from the high ceilings to give patrons a sense of live presence on televised championship boxing matches, basketball finals and baseball classics.
At over 2000 feet above the level of the Caribbean Sea, this mountain jewel should not be missed on your Puerto Rican experience. Less than an hour and a half from San Juan, driving through the beautiful views of the Panoramic Route, Coliseo Las Américas is a sure bet for sports fans and food lovers willing to experience Puerto Rico at its best.
Located at State Road 722, Km 0.6 in Aibonito.
Open Thursday thru Sunday from 11 a.m, Monday thru Friday only by group reservation.
Give us a call if you need more info: 787.981.999 or 787.981.9986
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