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Calle Flamboyan | Esperanza, Puerto Rico
+1 787-741-8700
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Price range: $8 - $19
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, Tapas, Bar, Puerto Rican
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Bananas is known as the "Island Meeting Place". We are on island time, which means no worry, no hassle. People from all over come here to drink, eat and people watch. So come on in and have a beer...how about a frozen pina colada? Whatever your poison, let our friendly servers be your host. Want a burger? We have the best burgers in the Caribbean. We also have great wings, huge salads, new vegetarian and vegan entrees and more. We are happy to announce that we have expanded the outside seating area for your enjoyment. New menu items, new drinks and new seating make Bananas your new “old favorite hangout”. Come join us for happy hour Thursday nights UPSTAIRS from 5-7pm: free snacks and a chance to win your bar tab…what could be better?

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Germantown, Maryland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Celebrated my birthday dinner at Bananas just before we were gong to our Bio Bay kayak trip. We advised the waiter we were doing that so that our meal came relatively quickly. I had the whole red snapper fish and the portion was big. My son had the Mofongo and it was excellent. My daughter-in-law had the fish tacos. My... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Dinner on the Malecon before meeting our Biobay tour group. We had the seafood mofongo and salad. Service was a bit slow, but the food was delicious. It can be noisy if you get seated right near the Malecon - better to get a table in the back where you can see the sunset without all of the cars going... More 

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great food and drink with a great view. With new owners this is now a must visit for dinner on the Malacon in Esperanza Vieques also a terrific spot for after beach cocktails. Don't miss it!!

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Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The staff was friendly and view is fantastic. We had lunch there twice and both times the food was great. They also make a fab rum punch. It is a low key, beach place with no A/C just ceiling fans - which I like since you are at the beach and want to feel it! Fresh salads, good sandwiches and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Liked: the frozen pina colada was delicious. Disliked: the second floor dining room was closed and we had to eat on the first floor. Not really a big deal but I had hoped that the second floor would give us a different perspective of the Malecon

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12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Went for lunch one day and had a delicious lunch, bartender was awesome and made delicious drinks! We went for dinner a few days later and again drinks were good, but service was kind of slow, even though they weren't busy, and food was just mediocre. I guess lunch is the way to go. Dinner not so much

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Bermuda
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was actually our third choice of restaurant, but we couldn't get in to the other two. Thank goodness! This place was a pleasant surprise. Great service, delicious food (surprisingly sophisticated menu for such a casual place), fun atmosphere. Would certainly come back again. Like the other reviewers, I had the whole red snapper. The desserts were great too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We both enjoyed a whole red snapper. My boyfriend was thrown off at the sight of a whole fish as we are used to fillet fish. Nonetheless it was fresh a delicious. The view of the beach right outside doesn't hurt any. I also enjoyed a virgin pina colada that was pretty tasty.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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321 reviews 321 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Fish and Chips, Calamari,Key Wester sandwich all great. Wish they had more local beer in bottles.Server is from Philly....don't ask him if he is from NYC!

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allentown
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

One of the many restaurants you will dine at if you are in Esperanza for any length of time. Very good fare in a casual atmosphere.

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Additional Information about Bananas

Address: Calle Flamboyan | Esperanza, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 787-741-8700
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isla de Vieques
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 19
Cuisine: Caribbean, Tapas, Bar, Puerto Rican

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