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Verde Mesa

#107 Calle Tetuan | Corner San Jose, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #14 of 607 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $30
Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Organic farm veggies and market fish arrive daily. Our main attraction is the chef's crew production which changes daily according to availability. Organic wine list and Botanical Bar. No reservations. Limited seating.
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Organic farm veggies and market fish arrive daily. Our main attraction is the chef's crew production which changes daily according to availability. Organic wine list and Botanical Bar. No reservations. Limited seating.
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

We had the verde Mesa rice mixed with veggies and spices. Also tried the Verde Mesa salad and salmon. All were amazing. But the best finish we've had in a long time (we come from big cities so this is saying a lot!) to any meal was the purple cloud. An amazing mix of fresh whipped cream, blueberries & raspberries,... More

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New York City
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20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

What a lovely little restaurant in the midst of Old San Juan. And the food was delicious as well! You are welcomed with little "shots" of their fresh juice: red, yellow, green. Just a little taste. I ordered one, and it came with lots of ice, just perfect for the very warm day. The specials are written on a charming... More

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New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

First and foremost, this is one of the most beautiful restaurants I've every been in. Every detail is so well crafted, and it was all done by the owner herself. It's in a French country style with an eclectic feel. Antique hutches are filled with mismatched all-white pottery, and the lights are small bulbs inside of mason jars that evoke... More

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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

The decor is simply incredible! The food is also Delish --- try the Mediterranean platter. The service is also so great. Tons of vegetarian options.

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This is a great little place for dinner. It has a very unique decor that makes it very nice. The seating is limited but well worth the wait if there happens to be one. The food is fresh and inspired. I had the rice dish and my partner has the special which was the portobello mushroom dish. Both of them... More

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Nashville, TN
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Wow, we got so lucky as we STUMBLED across this place on our way to another restaurant that had been recommended to us by our hotel. They had not mentioned this place. They call themselves a vegetarian place, but had seafood options too. Small, intimate, charming inside. Servers were kind, knowledgeable, charming, and very hospitable. Food was PERFECTION! Ceviche was... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

For my whole vacation, I only ate dinner there! That is how good it was. The staff is super friendly and that completes the whole experience. This restaurant is a must. We will go back again and when we do, this will be our go to restaurant. It is vegetarian but non-vegetarians can enjoy it too. So don't think that... More

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25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This was an amazing find in Old San Juan. Great place for vegetarians and fish lovers (no poultry or beef) ..... Albeit expensive. All the dishes we tried were right on the mark. For appetizer it was the bread, soup and hamachi ceviche. For meals, their signature rice dish was great, but so was the tuna with couscous and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely outstanding cuisine. Every dish and detail delivered with care and love. Atmosphere is warm and charming down a magical cobblestone street, you walk out to a view of the bay. We had the vegan curry soup which was flavorful and creamy. Bok choy was fresh and delicate in a seaweed broth, scallops were outrageous, executed to divine perfection with... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

You won't find more fresh, flavorful and healthy food in San Juan. It was a nice break from the heavier fried fare located throughout Old San Juan and it perfect for fans of vegetarian and farm to table restaurants. They have specials that change according to what is available and the service is pretty good. Its a very comfortable, cozy... More

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