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Isla Nena Cafe

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American, Sandwiches
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PR-200 Km 4.0 | Vieques Airport Terminal, 00765, Puerto Rico
7877414111
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7:00 am - 6:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 6:00 am
Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Takeout
Description: DONT FORGET OUR FULL BAR BEFORE U FLY!

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  • 130
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best dumplings ever!!!

Try the homemade dumplings at Isla Nena Cafe in the Vieques airport parking lot. They are only available certain days of the week. Pork and vegetable...fried or steamed...delicious!!!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Try the homemade dumplings at Isla Nena Cafe in the Vieques airport parking lot. They are only available certain days of the week. Pork and vegetable...fried or steamed...delicious!!!!!

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Washington, DC, USA
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had some time to kill between check out and our flight so we decided to spend it here at the Isla Nena Café. The owner was a really nice guy and his wife is the chef. The food was good but a little pricey. On the other hand, if you look at it as airport food, it was way... More 

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College Station, Texas, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

At this cafe, they usually have two options for breakfast: eggs+meat of choice+toast or an egg sandwich. Both times we got the egg+cheese+ham sandwich because they are delicious!!! Made on the fresh air-rise bread, they always hit the spot. Lunch looked really great too!

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New York, New York, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

After staying a week at the W we had our final lunch on the island at this cafe. The food was so good and it was really refreshing not to pay the W's ridiculous prices for lunch. I only wish we had ventured over here sooner. If you're staying at the W, do yourself a favor and take the free... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Stumbled on this by accident on during a rainy day. We didn't see it as we came in originally. Some of the best food, entertainment (by bartender Lyman (sp?) and drinks on the island. You can totally come as you are. Turned into our favorite water hole!

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Indianapolis, IN
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86 reviews 86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Like others, my wife and I ate lunch here while waiting for our flight to Isla Grande. I had the steak wrap which was very good and more than enough for one person. The wife had the beef empanadas which she said were tasty. We also shared an order of mozzarella sticks which were okay. So the food is okay,... More 

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

After a delay with my flight I had the chance to get my grub on, I went for the cheeseburger, it was huge & yummy, loved the bread! The service was quite friendly and attentive. <3

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Washington DC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

If, like me, you plan to arrive on Vieques via tiny 10-pass puddle jumper, you should definitely stop at Isla Nena Cafe as you walk out of the airport! Order their Pain Killer drink! It tastes delicious with its fresh ground nutmeg! And it puts you into the perfect state of island relaxation!! I ordered Pain Killers at almost every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

If you arrive in Vieques via air, you owe it to yourself to begin your relaxation and joy at this wonderful, funky, outdoor eatery. It is indeed in the airport's postage stamp-sized parking lot, permitting drinkers and diners to watch people trundle into and out of shuttles You, on the other hand, will be eating delicious food, sipping a tasty... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

You wouldn't think hanging out in what essentially amounts to an airport parking would be so attractive, but we couldn't wait to return to this fun cafe, where the service was awesome and the food creative and delicious. We had fun exchanges with the owners, and with other guests, and really felt welcome.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: PR-200 Km 4.0 | Vieques Airport Terminal, 00765, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isla de Vieques
  • Phone Number: 7877414111

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

Description

DONT FORGET OUR FULL BAR BEFORE U FLY!
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 6:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 6:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?