Restaurants

Top Choice Caribbean in Ponce

El Vejigante

A diminutive, cool, cozy little joint perfect for pre- or post-theater dinner and drinks since Teatro La Perla is just around the corner. El Vejigante is far-reaching in its wine list, innovative in its food (Caribb…
Top Choice Caribbean in San Juan & Around

Verde Mesa

Hidden in plain sight on a bustling Old San Juan street, this little gem of a restaurant is lauded for its vegetarian and seafood fare. Take a break from mofongo and enjoy Verde Mesa's fresh and flavorful food. Many…
Top Choice Caribbean in Culebra

El Eden

Though not remotely elegant – imagine plastic tables and chairs sharing space with a liquor store – the food at El Eden is simply remarkable. Dishes feature creative takes on seafood and pasta, and the desserts are …
Caribbean in Rincón

Francisco's Caribbean Local Cuisine

This is the latest name under which Rincón's Lazy Parrot Inn has its attractive poolside restaurant operating under. The dining room is finished with elegantly rustic trimmings and overlooks not only the pool, but t…
Caribbean in Ponce

Sabor y Rumba

An otherwise run-down courtyard has been spruced up to provide one of Ponce's best-value restaurants. There are outside tables and generous portions of mofongo or cerdo relleno (stuffed pork). Read the electric scor…
Caribbean in Vieques

Restaurante Bili

An upscale restaurant in a sea of casual eateries, Bili has a spectacular menu of updated Caribbean classics. Be sure to start your meal with the mofongo made from cassava and served with creamy aioli. And don't mis…
Caribbean in Vieques

Kiosko La Taina

Sitting at the entrance to the wildlife refuge, this little food truck serves up mean fish sandwiches and Puerto Rican frittangas (fried food). A perfect place to pick up lunch before hitting the beach.
Caribbean in Guayama

El Suarito

Popular with local wags, this cafeteria serves up eggs and toast, cheap pork chops and beer. The paintings on the walls are by regular Carlos Jun Vega and are based on El Suarito's clientele.