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El Resuelve

Certificate of Excellence
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Spanish
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Carretera 997, Km 1, Hm 0, 00765, Puerto Rico
+1 787-741-1427
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The best postillitos on the island. Just stop in and buy a few to take away or stay for lunch and have home cooking. Always kind and always friendly.

Thank ptOmi
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The only food we've tried here are the pastelillos. I didn't care that much for the crab really liked the chicken and fish ones. A good place to grab lunch or a snack on the way to or from the beaches.

Thank Gail B
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to Vieques for over twenty years and El Resuelve is a must visit every trip. I highly recommend the rice and beans, arepas, and pastelillos.

Thank Bram V
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The empanadas alone are a reason to go to El Resuelve. The other food is a fine example of simple, delicious Puerto Rican food. Sit outside and soak up the authentic viequense atmosphere.

1 Thank Gregory H
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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347 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is a typical viequense bar where you order food and sit outside or at the bar itself. Always stop there on the way to the beach for 'pastelillos' to take with me for lunch. All sorts of fillings, chicken, meat, crab, pizza, whatever is your craving. Two pastelillos at the beach and a cold beer is more than enough.... More 

1 Thank Alfredo8074
brooklyn, ny
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138 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome pastelles empanadas reinos. All fresh with many varieties to choose from. The perfect on the go snack for the beach of the ride home.

Thank bklyn550
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

This place offers mainly Puerto Rican style food. The food is just average, but the rice with masita was the best among what they offered. The environment is not elegant but ok for a cheap eat. The attention is also ok.

Thank PandaMD
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

These are the best seafood empanadillas at Vieques. Place not too nice and closes early (6:00 pm) but a must when at Vieques

Thank D B
Ozark, Missouri
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Empanada was very tasty. It is a bar but doesn't really feel like it. We took a nice break here. Friendly staff as well.

Thank redtravels2015
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Off the beaten path on the road to Esperanza this locals joint draws a steady stream of cars stopping for very local and frequently changing dishes of Puerto Rican food. Empanadas are king here and they have many versions quickly restocking them and popping them into containers under heat lamps. We saw a previous reviewer trash that concept. It's not... More 

1 Thank gracetraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera 997, Km 1, Hm 0, 00765, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isla de Vieques
  • Phone Number: +1 787-741-1427

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