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El Quenepo

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Esperanza $$$$ American, Caribbean,
148 Calle Flamboyan, Esperanza 00765-4005, Puerto Rico
+1 787-741-1215
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Caribbean, Contemporary, Puerto Rican, Latin, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
148 Calle Flamboyan, Esperanza 00765-4005, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of my coworkers recommended me to have dinner en El Quenepo, an it didn't disappointed. Everything from the cocktails to dessert were delicious. The food was beautifully presented. The waitress was very friendly and the owner was paying attention to every detail and visiting...More

Thank Nydia A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The ambience is very nice, you can make reservations to have a table just in front of the malecon. The star is the food...we ask for a crab arañitas with a mango chutney, yummylicios. And the caprese salad out of the ordinary. The main course...More

Thank Frances O
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just came back from Vieques the other week from a vacation with friends. We wanted to enjoy a nice dinner at least one evening and this place was recommended to us and it did not disappoint. It is on the pricier side yes, but is...More

Thank Maggie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at El Quenepo on our first visit to Vieques in Feb/Mar 2016. It's what one would call fine dining, and as such it can be pricey. But I'll be damned, it was worth every penny. Every bite, of every thing on my plate,...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Aaron our server was absolutely amazing, and the food was peefect, from the owners shot elk, to the perfectly cooked steak and various seafoods. Woupd recommend aaron and el quenepo to anyone as a must do.

Thank michael m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This may be one of the few upscale restaurants in Vieques. It is not related to any hotel and it is worth the drive to Esperanza if you are in the other side of the island. I was not very happy with the table I...More

Thank Foncho11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been wanting to get back to this restaurant and finally did a couple of nights ago. Im glad I did. It was a great night with a great friend. We shared a mojito, which was seriously disappointing, but not terrible. Izt only got...More

Thank frankipoo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have eaten here twice and both times I have been very impressed by the food. The presentation was gorgeous and the food delicious. It's an elegant restaurant though sometimes the noise from the Malecon can put a damper on the otherwise lovely ambiance.

Thank DCnative94
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went there for our anniversary dinner and the service and food was outstanding. Highly recommend this place, you will not be disappointed.

Thank liketoeat14
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

We wanted to dress up and out to eat. A couple locals in Isabel Sangonda told us about this place. Food was fabulous. A little pricey on food and beverages. But it was tasty. Staff was very friendly.

Thank Christine L
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Dress code for the place⁉
April 9, 2017|
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Response from rflanery | Reviewed this property |
I have been here multiple times. I have seen people in shorts and flip flops and some in upscale casual wear. It is right on the melacon, nothing is super dressy except special events.
Natalie T
Do we need to make a reservation?
March 12, 2015|
Response from KateVieques | Property representative |
Reservations are always appreciated.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $40
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Calle Flamboyan, Esperanza 00765-4005, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isla de Vieques  >  Esperanza
  • Phone Number: +1 787-741-1215
Fine dining located on the waterfront in Esperanza. Innovative cuisine with lots of flavors. Featured items include fresh local seafood, specialty cocktails, and local greens. Vegan and vegetarian items also available.
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