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5961 Ave Isla Verde | InterContinental San Juan Resort, Spa & Casino, Carolina 00979-5720, Puerto Rico
787 791 6100
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked down to this cafe and it was nice place. Bartenders very friendly and helped us pick out a lunch spot! Try the Bungee Jumping drink. They also serve food here.

Thank TLusi
South Bend, Indiana
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123 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Good sandwiches, salads and hummus. Drinks are resort pricey, roughly $10 for a hand crafted mojito or a shot of Stoli. A great option for sheltering from rain and thunderstorms when swimming either in the resort or the beach. Lots of umbrellas and canopy coverage. This restaurant I think oftentimes is confused with the Splash Bar which is located further... More 

Thank Amy R
Denver. CO
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96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is the only convenient waterfront restaurant on gorgeous Isla Verde beach. It has nice shaded (or not) tables on a patio or in the sand and is very comfortable.. We ate there several times and found the food and service good. We enjoyed lamb and halibut wraps, burgers, and salads. The only disappointment were the nachos.

Thank jWorld Traveler
Milford, Pennsylvania
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349 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Ordered some tropical drinks and some food while on the beach. Drinks were good, service could have been friendlier, food ok, and scenery was the best.

Thank BB601
Avon, Connecticut
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

While the setting is spectacular, the food is mediocre at best and expensive. The staff is friendly but service was slow.

Thank jsfisch
Niagara Falls, Canada
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378 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Really disappointed by this convenience place right on the beach, with its overpriced and ordinary menu items (eg fish 'tenders' which looked like frozen fish triangles you'd buy at your grocery store in the freezer section, 'jumbo' hot dogs, etc.) which approach $20 per entree. The stereotypical establishment for a captive audience. And by the way, even though the place... More 

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Bushey, United Kingdom
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279 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Stopped here for lunch a couple of weeks ago. It is right on the beach, so a lovely setting to sit and relax whilst eating. Our waitress was really friendly, attentive and helpful. We ordered our drinks (wine and beer) which came immediately and then chose our food - my partner going for the quesedillas and I opted for a... More 

Thank Sellest
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Great Mediterranean food. Prices are comparable with most other paces in the area. Everyone is super friendly and you're right on the beach.

Thank Sonia L
Lakewood, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Great place for a leisurely lunch. Food was always good. Relaxed and casual. Good service. Met friends for a lunch several times. Great to walk on the beach and drop in even just for a drink. Nice breeze sitting under the Palm trees.

Thank jswventure
San Angelo, Texas
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169 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

As part of the Intercontinental Hotel complex, this is the closest bar/restaurant to the beach. In fact they will come out to the beach a bit to serve you. Service was friendly but a bit spotty. Beer was cold but barely. Nachos were very disappointing! considering the expense and association with an expensive hotel, was very displeased with the fact... More 

Thank dancinggoats

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Bar, Caribbean, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5961 Ave Isla Verde | InterContinental San Juan Resort, Spa & Casino, Carolina 00979-5720, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Carolina
  • Phone Number: 787 791 6100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?