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Isla Nena Cafe

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PR-200 Km 4.0 | Vieques Airport Terminal, 00765, Puerto Rico
+1 787-741-4111
07:00 - 06:00
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Mon - Thu 07:00 - 06:00
Fri 07:00 - 10:00
Sat 07:00 - 06:00
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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just when we thought this trip couldn't get any better... This is now my favorite airport bar ever. It's sort of outside the airport itself (you can't miss it, there's signs for it at the airport entrance). Open air, funky beach decorations, plenty of space. We had about 40 minutes to kill before our flight. Full bar, drinks are fine,... More 

Thank Appie H
Ashland, New York
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great brunch here while waiting to be collected for our week on the island. Omelettes were delicious - freshly cooked and flavourful. Interesting place to sit and watch the comings and goings at the airport. Good prices too.

Thank helentum
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can get burgers, quesadillas, etc. here. Reasonable prices for an island cafe. It's outside but covered, and adjacent to the airport. We ordered at the bar and the food was delivered to our table.

Thank flynntsang
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I've never been so happy to have a delayed flight. We hung out at this unassuming, very friendly bar for an hour or so before heading back to the main island. We were drawn in by the Packers signage, but really enjoyed the drinks and the amazingly relaxed setting. My family enjoyed the beef tamales, cheese quesadilla, and awesome dumplings.... More 

Thank Keef94
Arlington, Virginia
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Breakfast sandwich was really good. On homemade sourdough bread. Friendly owners and with a cockatoo.

1 Thank jdballou
Maplewood, NJ
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Somehow trying to avoid watching the inauguration I ended up here - eating delicious fried pork dumplings watching the stupid inauguration. Delicious dumplings - place is pretty overpriced but after snorkeling at Mosquito Pier their cold beer and really good dumplings hit the spot. Also stopped for breakfast - while guy is super nice and there is no other option... More 

1 Thank Algebra
Spring Green, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I had the best time here- watched 2 of the Packer's play off games with Lyman (the owner) who is a super fan, originally from Green Bay Wisconsin. I should mention that there were people supporting the other teams there as well. Lots of joking, fun, and good sportsmanship. Even the bird was cool (forgot his name) I had some... More 

1 Thank KarinDittmarMiller
Troy, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This cafe is located right as you disembark or return home at the Vieques airport ! I recently had the breakfast sandwich and it was absolutely fabulous!!! The unique and tasty home made bread is pressed which is a Puerto Rican tradition !!! The staff was very friendly and quick to take your order!! This cafe also has the coldest... More 

1 Thank hlapointe
Jackson, Mississippi
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We went to this place just because it was next to the airport. Please don't repeat our mistake. This place is everything you shouldn't expect in Vieques. First, the food is tasteless at best. We tried the wraps, the chicken salad, and the empanadas and felt conned after comparing it with food from everywhere else. Second, the attention is awful.... More 

1 Thank PandaMD
Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
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538 reviews
360 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We landed here at around 3 PM. this restaurant/café/bar is right outside the airport on the 2nd level - we picked up a rental car from a nearby rental place and we wanted to get a drink to get our vacation started. The owner was very hospitable and friendly. Fantastic and warm genuine service. We asked for a rum based... More 

1 Thank Shanker B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 06:00
07:00 - 06:00
07:00 - 06:00
07:00 - 06:00
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: PR-200 Km 4.0 | Vieques Airport Terminal, 00765, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isla de Vieques
  • Phone Number: +1 787-741-4111

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