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El Blok Restaurant

158 Calle Flamboyan, Esperanza 00718-2128, Puerto Rico
+1 787-741-6020
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“churros” (31 reviews)
“swordfish” (20 reviews)
“scotch egg” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Latin, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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158 Calle Flamboyan, Esperanza 00718-2128, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The restaurant has a nice open ambiance, and the delicious complex smell of their grill scents the air in a way that inspires you to order far more than you have room for - but you’ll eat every last bite because the food is absolutely...More

Thank deborah c
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If yoy want a more upscale tropical ambience, this is your spot. Great service. Swordfish was on point. Drinks were good.

Thank Frances F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a superbly delicious meal in El Blok’s newly renovated first floor restaurant. We had tomahawk steak,pickled cod salad and dessert. I would highly recommend as it was as my son said the best meal he has ever had and he is no stranger...More

Thank Carol V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Getaway Doctor's are back at "el blok". Just a surprise visit to their new restaurant! So far excited about our visit. Service as usual at "el blok" totally recovered fron Huracaine María, El Blok shows awesome survival instincts by transforming their whole dinning ambiance....More

Thank RickyEspiet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Blok after being recommended by our guide for a "fancy" dinner with our family. When we arrived, the ambiance is great and we were seated in a corner of the restaurant. My first issue was that there were mosquitos under the...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Exotic and creative food! In the all star hands of Chef Carlos Pérez. We had a special trip through his menu. Great experience, will be back!!! Thank's Ricky Espiet "The Getaway Doctor's" Social Media

Thank RickyEspiet
Reviewed June 2, 2018

El Blok Restaurant makes for a wonderful and special dinner in Esperanza. The spacious, open-air, second-floor setting has an intimate, yet open, atmosphere. Our dinner was great—well-prepared fresh local offerings and excellent wine. Our server was friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive. We ate there our last...More

Thank MikNesral
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Everything was 😋 delicious! Caroline was very kind and friendly, eager to help. We liked that she is from Vieques! The food starting with the “arepas with beans” a very traditional meal in Vieques, to the main dish of flank steak 🥩 with fries 🍟...More

Thank Upekkhapr
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Location Located in Esperanza, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Sun Bay, Bioluminescent Bay, and Black Sand Beach. Navio Beach and Media Luna Beach are also within 3 mi (5 km). Hotel Features This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool,...More

Thank Julio R
Reviewed February 20, 2018

We had dinner here both nights of our visit. The first night, we got a special (pork ribs, mamposteao rice) + grilled churrasco. Both were done on their wood fired grill, which gave it a wonderful smokey flavor. The ribs were a bit tough, as...More

Thank Appie H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$35
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Calle Flamboyan, Esperanza 00718-2128, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isla de Vieques  >  Esperanza
  • Phone Number: +1 787-741-6020
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Description
Its not just the space that we see as art, it’s the food as well. Executive Chef, Carlos Perez. brings to the table Contemporary Puerto Rican cuisine centered around our bayahonda mesquite fired grill and Rotisol rotisserie that is always fresh, very often wholly local, and all at once creative, humble and unique. Our dinner menu typically features 4 to 5 main courses and a special or 2 depending on what goodness the local fisherman, farmers, urban foragers, and our staff bring through the doors on a particular day. Food and Family. That is what dining at El Blok is all about.
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