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“nice poolside bar”
Review of Bella Vista Cafe

Bella Vista Cafe
Ranked #23 of 101 Restaurants in Fajardo
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Description: Café Bella Vista is a casual open-air spot overlooking the ocean and Palomino Island. Our casual menu includes flat bread pizzas, panini sandwiches and fresh salads. We are open for lunch and dinner daily.
Hoboken, New Jersey
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“nice poolside bar”
Reviewed April 9, 2013

nice little poolside bar at "el con". swim up bar in pool, lots of seating. resort prices for drinks, but not too bad

Visited April 2013
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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fabulous view and food was good, too.”
Reviewed April 6, 2013

We had the little shredded meat appetizers, like a Caribbean dish called ropa vieja, which was very good. Also the seafood salad in a formed "dish" sort of like what a taco salad comes in, also very good. Expensive, but what the heck, you're on Vacay.

Visited April 2013
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new york
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Poor”
Reviewed March 29, 2013

The service was amazingly slow and the food was below average. The only good thing about it was the outdoor seating near the pool. Our kids were at the dive-in movie for a portion of the time. I wouldn't really call the pizza pizza. It was more like cheese on a cracker.

Visited March 2013
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Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Mixed”
Reviewed March 25, 2013 via mobile

Have eaten there three times, two times were great, once was disappointing. The fried cheese appetizer is outstanding as is the beef in plantain cups appetizer. However, the waiter recommended the Cubano sandwich which was probably the worst Cubano sandwich ever, BBQ pork with digonaise with no pickles was arguably the least authentic Cubano I've ever had, simple horrible.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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“Pizza was mediocre at best.”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

We were staying at the El Conquistador as a treat for our honeymoon. We only at at the hotel a couple times before we learned our lesson about the food quality - it's terrible. We came to Bella Vista after our Biobay tour. It was one of only a few places open so late, and we had only had a slice each of Digiorno pizza from a street vendor for a quick meal before kayaking for hours, so we were hungry. I have to say, the service was terrible for us being on of only a handful of people there. We were pretty well ignored for quite a while before we had to find someone to take our order. The pizza was bland flatbread pizza, with not enough going on to make it worth $12-16 each. It just wasn't good enough for how hyped it is. Definitely should have left the resort for a late dinner out had I known better at the time.

  • Visited March 2013
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