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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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Blackened king fish was great prices were descent service was great view was great Bimini sandwich was not a good selection to sweet

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Dallas, TX
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

We ate their twice and thought the food there was very good and inexpensive. Definitely recommend it for lunch and/or an inexpensive dinner.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

Recently stayed on Vieques for 4 days celebrating anniversary and this place was our food/drink headquarters. Reasonably priced for the island, great menu with very good specials, happy hour, great drink selection! Paella is a must as well as their mofongos.

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Effingham, Illinois
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47 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

I have to admit that I am an avid "review" reader when it comes to restaurants, but not this time. I had no clue of what everyone else thought of restaurants in Esperanza. All I knew was that I was there looking for souvenirs along the oceanside when the family became hungry. Across the street from the water were numerous... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Delicious seafood paella and amazing mussels in coconut broth! Weak margarita. Nice service but no local flavor - seemed very catered towards American tourists. Loved the roadside ambiance complete with salsa music blaring from across the street and cars driving past with reggaeton blasting out their windows!

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Excellent view, wonderful food at a good price, great drinks and friendly service ... What else could you ask for in Paradise!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

It's not like I was stranded on a remote Island or adrift a sea for days. I had been indulged in a variety of foods and restaurants as we sailed from Turks to Playa del Mar. We went on to Isla Vieques for at bioillum experience (which was way cool) and stopped for a tummy refill in town. After poking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had the daily specials - the blackend kingfish with conch risotto and the 3 kinds of fish sliders with seaweed salad - absolutely delicious and very generous portions for around $15 each... The food was really that good - a total surprise after trying a bunch of pricey restaurants in old town San Juan - that was by far... More

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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
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65 reviews 65 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

it's in the middle of the Malecon and under new management...they have left the popular chicken wings on the menu plus added some more refined dishes at better prices than nearby restaurants...great drinks, great ocean view, great meeting place

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Kurt and Kelly S, Owner at Bananas, responded to this review

Good afternoon Waldobird Thank you for your wounderful review!! My wife & I have worked extremely hard trying to turn this business around!! We appreciate you taking notice & we will do our very best to please all our guest!!! Sincerely Kurt & Kelly More

Mount Pleasant, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is entirely an open air restaurant. Enjoyed eating a fine meal, at a reasonable price while a pleasant sea breeze wafted past.

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