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Orquideas

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American, International, Spanish, Tapas
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61 Orquideas Street, 00765, Puerto Rico
+1 787-741-1864
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Orquideas offers tapas and small plates as well as a selection of daily...
Orquideas offers tapas and small plates as well as a selection of daily specials. We support local farmers. We are open every night for dinner until midnight. Reservations are encouraged. We have a full bar, an extensive wine selection, a large cocktail menu and craft beers. Thank you to all our patrons and reviewers, we hope to see you return to see us next season!
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Good for:
Local cuisine
Special occasions

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food / great hospitality

The food was awesome---the conch dish was similar to a gumbo based dish----delicious. There is something on the menu for everyone. The owner / manager was awesome. I will return soon

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2014
Frank D
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Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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120 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

this restaurant is no longer working, it has been closed for a long time...it looked like it had the potential but they never got it going right

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Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The food was awesome---the conch dish was similar to a gumbo based dish----delicious. There is something on the menu for everyone. The owner / manager was awesome. I will return soon

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Monroe, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Expensive, pretentious food, that is fair at best. Why would anyone chose to eat mid-grade Spanish Tapas in a casual paradise like Vieques? We had tried most restaurants in on the Malecón and decided to give the Orquideas an opportunity. It proudly displays high accolades from the New York Times at its entrance, so we were hopeful. Nobody could initially... More 

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We enjoyed the food and drinks at this place. Worth a try for a change if you're in Vieques. The spicy martini is great

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Toronto, ON
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Orquideas has undergone a transformation from steakhouse to small fusion dishes in the same location a block off the main road in Esperanza. What you get is a quiet meal in a relaxed atmosphere (except for somewhat frenetic waitressing) at a decent price. What you miss is entrees. The tapas menu is mostly tasty, a bit eclectic, and a reminder... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Stopped by here for drinks before heading to dinner elsewhere, was so impressed we stayed and canceled our reservations. Craft cocktails and specialty drinks at the bar, beautiful open tent and great atmosphere, and a delicious small plate selection. We stayed for hours and just grazed from plate to plate! I would definitely recommend this place over any of the... More 

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South Berwick, Maine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We have had better sushi from a supermarket. Obviously they are in some type of transition not what we expected at all.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Make sure to stop by this great restaurant for Tapas and drinks. My girlfriend and I had several tasty meals and spent some great nights chilling at the bar, chatting with the engaging bartender, Miss Sonne and other patrons.

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Washington D.C. Area
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We went here a couple times while staying in Esparanza. It's a great alternative to the beach food shacks on the malecon. We absolutely loved our bartender, Jami. He was born on the island, was very professional but also very personable and had great recommendations. The tapas and sushi menu options were delicious and beautifully prepared. My only complaint is... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

We absolutely adored this Resturaunt. The ambiance, the vibe, the excellent service!!! The SUSHI is soooooo good as is the prime rib. I would highly suggest this Resturaunt to everybody. We will be back thank you for making our evening so special.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 61 Orquideas Street, 00765, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isla de Vieques
  • Phone Number: +1 787-741-1864

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, International, Spanish, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

Orquideas offers tapas and small plates as well as a selection of daily specials. We support local farmers. We are open every night for dinner until midnight. Reservations are encouraged. We have a full bar, an extensive wine selection, a large cocktail menu and craft beers. Thank you to all our patrons and reviewers, we hope to see you return to see us next season!
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?