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El Quenepo

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Esperanza $$$$ American, Caribbean,
148 Calle Flamboyan, Esperanza 00765-4005, Puerto Rico
+1 787-741-1215
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Caribbean, Contemporary, Puerto Rican, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
148 Calle Flamboyan, Esperanza 00765-4005, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed yesterday

Great white tablecloth fine dining experience. Food was excellent and the service was excellent. Had some real interesting cocktails and the capirinha was awesome.

Thank Andyflipse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit to Vieques and to this restaurant and we really like the food : many good alternatives , great presentation and nice service. The restaurant do not have air conditioner, but anyway we will definitely return to this restaurant when return to Vieques!

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was quite possibly the best dinner I have ever experienced ! Sorry France Italy Chicago New York La Jolla St. Louis etc... Relaxed non fussy elegance... drinks food and ambiance all with amazing attention to detail from the staff and proprietor while you just...More

Thank Farfromthefarm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, very welcoming. The food was fabulous - a very original mix of modern cuisine with local traditions. We will definitely come back!

Thank BruTho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Quenepo continues to be my favorite restaurant in Vieques. The menu is a fair size on options, they continue to combine Caribbean flavors with other twist, like we tried a Salmon Filet that look like a huge sushi and had great local yet asian...More

Thank Carlos R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As we had hoped, this was a fine dining experience rather than a place to grab a quick dinner. The menu was interesting and well thought out, with an island twist. The prices were high, but not unduly so and we definitely got what we...More

1  Thank lara_lox
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I don't understand the good reviews for this place. The food is good until we received a rare piece of pork that was severely undercooked. We turned it back and the owner promptly informed us that there were articles written 10 years ago how red...More

3  Thank nicolausinboston
KateVieques, Owner at El Quenepo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Our first owner response to your first review. Dear nicolausinbos, We are glad to hear that you felt the food at El Quenepo was good until you received a piece of properly cooked pork. For years we have suffered under the assumption that pork should...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017

My husband and I enjoyed two meals here during our honeymoon. It was the only restaurant on Vieques we wen't two twice. The food was great. The goat cheese cheesecake was delightful. Most of all the people were fantastic. Lulu (I hope I spelled your...More

1  Thank Aaron T
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

One of my coworkers recommended me to have dinner en El Quenepo, an it didn't disappointed. Everything from the cocktails to dessert were delicious. The food was beautifully presented. The waitress was very friendly and the owner was paying attention to every detail and visiting...More

1  Thank Nydia A
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The ambience is very nice, you can make reservations to have a table just in front of the malecon. The star is the food...we ask for a crab arañitas with a mango chutney, yummylicios. And the caprese salad out of the ordinary. The main course...More

Thank Frances O
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10 April 2017|
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Response from Kathy A | Reviewed this property |
We dressed up just a bit but most were casually dressed. Enjoy!
Natalie T
12 March 2015|
Response from KateVieques | Property representative |
Reservations are always appreciated.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Calle Flamboyan, Esperanza 00765-4005, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isla de Vieques  >  Esperanza
  • Phone Number: +1 787-741-1215
Fine dining located on the waterfront in Esperanza. Innovative cuisine with lots of flavors. Featured items include fresh local seafood, specialty cocktails, and local greens. Vegan and vegetarian items also available.
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