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“number one veggie restaurant”
Review of Verde Mesa

Verde Mesa
Ranked #11 of 1,095 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $35
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: First farm to table in the island since 2009 with a modern approach to cuisine. An invitation to the curious palate. Local, traditional ingredients meet ingenious and innovative forms. Our chef's proposal changes according to local meat, fish and produce availability. Botanical Bar, wine list and homemade ingredients cocktails. No reservations. Limited seating.
Reviewed May 15, 2013

dislike their business hours, gives me little alternatives to visit their restaurant as frequently as I can.

Thank Vilamed
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Reviewed May 10, 2013

Yet our large family brought 3 kiddos(ages 3-6) and had an enormous, many hours long dinner. Verde Mesa was picked by a family member who resides in Old San Juan due to the vegetarian options, but I didn't feel deprived. Everything tasted so fresh and healthy, plus there were seafood dishes (go for the local fish). We had every single entree on the menu, times two. The purple cloud dessert is unique (something to do at home with the kids!) Broken up meringue in whipped cream and berries. Dried lavender adds a twist.

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Thank LLori
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Tasty first-rate healthy food. Great service. Down to earth. But please arrive 6pm sharp to reserve your spot because the restaurant does not take formal reservations. It's worth it, trust me!

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Reviewed May 6, 2013

This was a surprise for us! We went to this litle restaurant because we saw good reviews on Trip Adv. Even that we are not vegetarians we were captivated by the restaurant decor. It combines late 40's french style full of little details with a caribbean charming. The menu is simple: you have a choice of 4 or 5 vegan dishes and 2 or 3 fish dishes. We tryed the verde mesa rice: a mix of jasmin rice with carrots, walnuts, cranberries, onions and peppers that is like a vegan PR mompoteao rice version (without the meat) and it comes with a side of chickpeas. Also the pita with salmon in a mix of carrots and onions. Very fresh taste! The hummus is very good. The waiters uniform is very nice touch. Our only recomendation is to work and improve the dessert menu options.

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Thank Pajarillos
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Reviewed April 29, 2013

What a charming restaurant! Who knew vegan could taste so good? 1940's french decor. The Verde Mesa rice dinner was so good, we went back two days later and ordered it again! The desserts are so light and delicious. Good wine selection. Great service. Spoke with the owner Loyda for a little bit--she's as delightful as her food! Will go back to Old San Juan just to eat here! Wish she would open in Miami . . .

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Thank JAG3333
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