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Verde Mesa

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107 Calle de Tetuan | Corner With San Jose, San Juan 00901-1811, Puerto Rico
+1 787-390-4662
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Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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White Plains
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved everything about this restaurant! The service was impeccable and the food and drinks outstanding. We had the mini loaf, octopus and beet flower with goat cheese for appetizers and the famous verde mesa rice, tuna special and portobello special. At the top of my list to visit again on our next vacation to the lovely Puerto Rico and... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My kind of soul food! The restaurant is small, quaint, quirky, off the beaten path restaurant. Even the bathroom is all dressed up! It's a non vegetarian restaurant that has a farm to table philosophy with a slant to offering several vegetarian options, which is more than most restaurants. Their soup base is vegan. I didn't try it, but if... More 

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Thank Rstraubh
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Verde Mesa has excellent choice of vegetarian and vegan dishes, fresh, beautifully plated and delicious dishes. Good service and great environment in the romantic city of Old San juan Not to be missed

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Durham, New Hampshire
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a week of eating too much mufungo it was a delight to dine at Verde Mesa. The food was amazing, fresh tasty and healthy while still feeling like a indulgence. They don't take reservations so go put your name on the list and go for a wal.

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1 Thank littlebay279
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being vegetarian and into healthy food, I picked this over other recommended restaurants in Old San Juan. The food was amazing, and the wine by the glass selection even better, but it was too pricey (the bill was around 45 $ for a quinoa salad and a glass of wine) and I am not sure about the service. Waitress was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a mistake to believe that this restaurant is purely vegetarian. It is definitely not. It was a wonderful experience. I ate there once for lunch and again for dinner. It did not disappoint. The restaurant is small and absolutely charming. It is decorated with art deco items, mirrors, lighting. The food was exceptional. A small menu with blackboard... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group consisted of folks with varying tastes and in this restaurant everyone left happy and satisfied. Our waiter was very attentive and spent time going over the daily specials and answered questions we had about the menu. I chose the rice dish filled with golden raisins and nuts and other wonderful tastes topped with salmon. It was served with... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for vegetarians or anyone who wants a healthful meal. I've been here twice and enjoyed the friendly people and incredible food. I would recommend any of the juices and tonics, the hummus to start, and the rice dish. I've also had the eggplant sandwich that they sometimes offer on their specials menu. Highly recommend this restaurant!

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Denver, Colorado, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this charming restaurant for lunch and enjoyed a good but pricey meal. I had the rice dish with no protein and it was still over $10 . My husband had a French (Belgian) beer for $10 and it wasn't even a large bottle. Some of the items on the menu were not available, namely salads as they were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised with the service menu and presentation of our meals. Fresh ingredients that have been wonderfully put together. Going back there again our next time in San Juan.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $35
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Calle de Tetuan | Corner With San Jose, San Juan 00901-1811, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-390-4662
Description
Organic farm veggies and market fish arrive daily. Our main attraction is the chef's crew production which changes daily according to availability. Organic wine list and Botanical Bar. No reservations. Limited seating.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?