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Verde Mesa

#107 Calle Tetuan | Corner San Jose, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #18 of 602 restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $30
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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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

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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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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San Juan, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Despite the quaint and mismatched décor, the food is prepared carefully and skillfully for balance of flavors and textures and aesthetic appeal. The salad seemed effortless, yet delicious and satisfying. The ceviche was so delicious, one of my friends chose to have a second helping instead of dessert. My only suggestion is that they invest in better flatware.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is where to go when looking for a flavorful dinner on the lighter/healthy side with a variety of vegetarian and seafood choices. It was a nice break from the typical heavy local food. The servers were very attentive and worked as a team. The place was full when I got there, good sign. Maria welcomed me and made arrangements.... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This restaurant is just like a dream house. I loved the cozy atmosphere that gives to any person who enters it. Their food is overall very good. I came twice to this place, last time in May. Every time I order the ratatouille is always amazing, my favorite. Their sampler is so delicious. The drinks are also very good. I... More

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Germantown, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

To be fair my GF and I did NOT eat here. The food may be incredible but the "atmosphere" just felt very awkward/uncomfortable (it was noticeably very quiet) and they sat us right next to another couple (felt like we were on a double date!). The staff seemed snotty and pretentious like they're doing you a favor and the prices... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The food and drinks at this restaurant were amazing. Salmon tartar, habachi tuna, portabello mushrooms -everything was done perfectly! Beautiful & cozy ambiance.

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Rochester, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Went here after a bartender recommended it. Quaint, cute, quirky decor. Friendly staff. Simple menu, and it is definitely vegetarian. But there were several options that appealed to me (I'm not a vegetarian), including a fish special that I ate and enjoyed.

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