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Verde Mesa

107 Calle de Tetuan | Corner With San Jose, San Juan 00901-1811, Puerto Rico
+1 787-390-4662
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Caribbean, Mediterranean, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
107 Calle de Tetuan | Corner With San Jose, San Juan 00901-1811, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has a great atmosphere, good service and delicious food. Lots of tasty vegetarian options available.

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for a light lunch after a walking tour of Old San Juan. We had a special tostada which was amazing and the bib lettuce tacos which were equally delicious. The wait staff was so friendly. This was a lovely experience from beginning to...More

Thank Lissiejane-12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautifully appointed restaurant with a warm, welcoming staff and absolutely delicious, thoughtfully prepared dishes, from curated local ingredients. A feast for the senses. Truly a must not miss dining experience. I’d recommend particular dishes but everything we ate and saw others eating was exquisite....More

Thank Richardlh09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So delicious. They did things with broccoli that I did not know were possible! Had some amazing lettuce wraps too. The ambiance is really cool. Our waiter was awesome. He helped me pick out fresh squeezed juice to make a top notch gin and tonic...More

Thank Amy J
Reviewed 14 March 2018

This lunch place in old San Juan is definitely worth seeking out, it is hidden in plain sight. Decor is interesting, quirky and certainly adds to the whole dining experience. The staff are very knowledgeable about the food they serve and are very pleasant with...More

Thank Awaywegoagain22
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Food, service, atmosphere is just plain excellent. I understand the change the menu often so every time you go is a new experience. It was my first visit and I was really impressed. Love the decor. The tables bases are Singer sewing machines, mixed chairs....More

Thank Ileana W
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

When I lived in PR and worked at Old SJ i used to have lunch here every single day. Four years after I left that area I returned to find out that Chef Gaby continues doing magic in the kitchen with now more sophisticated ingredients!...More

Thank 137kristinah
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my most favorite lunch here at Verde Mesa with local dishes and the most amazing Moroccan stew! Very special experience in the heart of Old San Juan

Thank PeterIslandParadise
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting Puerto Rico, you must take a trip into Old San Juan to have a meal at Verde Mesa. The dishes are locally inspired, and the chef uses locally sourced ingredients, many of them organic. If you also happen to be vegetarian...More

1  Thank Gary L
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Lunch only, and boy do they do it right. They were very please to tell us that they had just been nominated for James Beard Award...and I can easily see why! Decorated in a French Farmhouse Chic, this place is not to be missed. Our...More

1  Thank Morgan B
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Response from Beatriz R | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Everything is fine now.
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8 March 2017|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
It can, but be aware that it is first come, first served, and you all need to line up outside to get in. You probably want to line up at least a half hour before they open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$35
Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Calle de Tetuan | Corner With San Jose, San Juan 00901-1811, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-390-4662
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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.
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