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Calle Flamboyan | Esperanza, Puerto Rico
+1 787-741-8700
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Price range: $8 - $19
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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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

The location and view cannot be beat. The menu looks promising but the food was disappointing. The mahi wrap needed flavor, the tostones were lad the the rum punch was from a mix.

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Dexter, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Friendly service and good fish tacos plus a view with our almuerzo ! Everyone here is having a good time.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Local food and atmosphere what a find. Went here 2 nights while we were in Vieques. Had fish tacos that were very good, some said the best they ever had. I had a cuban sandwich that was very tasty lots fof pork, pickles and cheese and HUGE I took half of ot home. The margaritias were good as was the... More

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Wilton, California
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707 reviews 707 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
432 helpful votes 432 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We ate here prior to the bioluminescent bay tour. Open air facing the sea it was lovely. Vern ordered the fish and chips and I have to say I stole a bit it was so delicious. I had the pulled pork sliders and they were very good, but Vern's meal was better. Reasonably priced, good service.

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Manila, Philippines
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

You can find Bananas along Flamboyant road which is by the coast. I had late lunch at Bananas yesterday. Tried out the New England Conch Chowder which was really good. Serving was big and it was about $7 I think. Also tried the Dirty Banana. Alcohol content was just right. It was like a chocolate banana shake with liquor. The... More

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Boone, North Carolina
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313 reviews 313 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We had diner here again and it was as good as the first time. The only thing I dislike about eating in Esperanza is how some of the locals like to drive down main road with their music so load it drives everyone crazy. This is not Bananas fault but they should get together with the other restaurants and get... More

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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My husband and I haven't been to Banana's in awhile because we really didn' t care for the food offered there anymore. Well on Tuesday night we decided to give a try and it was well worth it. You can really taste the difference in the food. It was so worth it and we will going back again soon!!!!

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Houma, Louisiana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in Vieques for our anniversary and stumbled upon this place one rainy afternoon. The staff were incredibly charming and very attentive. The food is a little pricey, but totally worth it for the great experience. We ended up eating lunch there almost every day during our stay that week. I highly recommend the key west... More

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Holland, MA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Stayed on the island for 6 days and ate here about as many times. Probably the best bang for the buck we got here. Totally informal with diverse menu not to be compared to the restaurants we're used to in the U.S. Good drinks, sort of a party atmosphere like most of the restaurants here. Actually has good salads which... More

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Really good food and drinks, great service. Had a couple of drinks and sandwiches. LOVED my pina colda!!

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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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