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Taverna

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453 Calle Carlos Le Brum, 00765-3107, Puerto Rico
+1 787-438-1100
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 17:30 - 21:00
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Northampton, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

One of the few restaurants on Vieques where you can get decent food at reasonable prices. They offer basic Italian food, including a thin crust pizza. The other restaurants on Vieques seem to be BBQ or expensive fine dining menus.

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Thank AnnNorthampton
London
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

Great place - huge pizzas, fresh pasta and innovative ideas. A nice change from the average PR fare. Friendly service and a good lime pie for dessert. Recommended and good value too. Little tricky to find in town but worth the effort.

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Thank teejarillo
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

No matter how hard these people try, when you Had real Italian food you just kindly pay the bill and wish you never came. Place is clean and ok for those whom think Italian food is chicken parmigiana and spaghetti with meatballs or that a lasagna is made with ricotta cheese and prego sauce. Sorry.

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Thank Giulio B
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

So glad I was convinced to try La Taverna—I wasn't too sure about Italian on a tropical island in the Caribbean, but this place was so solidly delicious. Service was excellent, and dinner was even better. Ambiance was meh- but the food is what mattered most and it did not disappoint once. Antipasto was flavorful and thoughtful— lots of little... More 

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Thank waterwillow1320
San Juan
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Love the zuchini noodles! I went with my hubby, and have a real wonderful evening, love this place, the price, the service...excellent!

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Thank Yazmin S
Winston-Salem, NC
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250 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Ordered takeout pizza -- to walk back to our rental home for a group of ten of varying ages and tastes. So, the crust was a bit soft due to travel time (on us). But, the pizza -- even for those of us from Chicago and NYC -- was exceptional! All were delicious, but the Mediterranean was the winner...by a... More 

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Thank NCtravelerWS
Brooklyn, New York
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Like all our dining experiences on Vieques, we made a reservation. We ordered the Mediterranean salad to start which was huge and definitely filling for two people. Keeping with that theme, we ordered the large Mediterranean pizza which was huge. The pizza tasted like it was on a whole wheat crust, but hard to tell in the lighting. It was... More 

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Thank throwafit
Englewood, Florida
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We happened upon this quaint little restaurant one evening. It was very nice inside. When we arrived we were asked if we had a reservation, which we did not. They were able to seat us and I am so glad they did. The food was amazing. We had the Mediterranean pizza and added sausage. It was perfect. We also had... More 

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Thank Rogfl
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

Taverna is our favorite restaurant on Vieques--delicious pizzas, pastas, fresh salads and a really friendly/fun staff. Eat in or take out, you will not be disappointed.

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Thank SLEH50
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

We had pizza and pasta - and lots of fun cocktails. A neat little place if you want to try some Italian on your visit to the area. We needed a break from the local foods, and this place provided a great meal.

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Thank Jay1983SC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 453 Calle Carlos Le Brum, 00765-3107, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isla de Vieques
  • Phone Number: +1 787-438-1100
Description
The islands only authentic Italian restaurant. Featuring classic pasta dishes, fresh salads, New York style pizza (with our famous whole wheat crust), daily specials and desserts. Available for sit down dining or takeout. Street parking, AC, WiFi, and only a two minute walk from the ferry. Located off the plaza in Isabel Segunda, open for dinner only. Reservations recommended

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