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Bili

Amapola Inn, 144 Calle Flamboyan | Esperanza, Puerto Rico
787 741 1382
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Caribbean
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We ate here the nite we arrived and our last night on the island. We like that it stays open later, and that the outdoor seating is right on the main street across from the ocean. The service is good and the food consistent and yummy. The wine list is adequate. The Puerto Rican paella is really good as is... More

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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Out of the places that we ate in Esperanza this was by far the best. We ate at 5 different places including places like "bananas, trade winds and belly buttons" I would for sure eat at Bili's again and before I eat any where else. This is a restaurant you will want to go back to. We had the avocado... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The lobster was overcooked for $48. Although it was a huge lobster it was a little tough. The mahi mahi was also overcooked but covered in sweetness that made it better. The issue with this restaurant is that it is very expensive for the quality of food. We cook for a living and fish should be succulent and should be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We loved our lunch at Bili's so much that we came back for dinner the same night. Both meals were excellent, and the atmosphere is very easy-going. We especially enjoyed the 2 for 1 rum punch special at lunch. We call this: Rum Lunch. We ate at Quenepo, Bananas, and Duffy's -- but we found Bili's to be our favorite... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The food was very tasty! If you would like to sit on the outside terrace, make a reservation. We sat inside and it was very nice too. They grow a lot of their own herbs such as the mint for the mojito. Yum yum!

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Dinner here was great. We ordered from the tapas menu. The ahi tuna and seaweed salad was amazing and everything else was very good. A little on the pricy side but most everything in Esperanza seems to be.

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We love this place always fresh seafood, live lobsters , great local rice and beans, we love France the waiter, great margaritas, we eat here almost on a daily basis every time we come to the island try for lunch the Mahi wrap with plantains

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The mahi mahi with root vegetable mash was outstanding! My kids ordered the fried mahi mahi nuggets. The pieces were a good size and a perfect option for the kids to eat. Everything was prepared perfectly and very flavorful. The others in my party ordered the pork chops and couldn't believe the size of them when served! They all raved... More

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Aguada, Puerto Rico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

It was a great experience and the food was incredibly delicious. I ordered the cassava gnocchi with snapper, shrimp and conch. The gnocchi simply melts in your mouth and the conch was tender. I can't wait to go back!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Bili is trying hard to do some culinary things. We went and toured the small plates. Everything we had was good, nothing was great. Salty hand in the kitchen to be sure. The service was great and the people pleasant. If you are in Esperanza, then this is a must.

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