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Tin Box

| Corner of Route 201 & 996, Puerto Rico
+1 787-741-7700
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (53 reviews)
“sushi” (115 reviews)
“cornbread” (41 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Barbecue, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
| Corner of Route 201 & 996, Puerto Rico
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1 - 10 of 487 reviews

Reviewed 8 August 2018

went here for happy hour with $2 tacos. pork chicken or veggie. theyre so good. and for $2. of course we ordered sushi as well. I had the CULEBRA. it has sweet plantain. so good. and the sushi lasagna was perfect. so good. we went...More

Thank frankipoo
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

8/3/18 We ate at this restaurant 2 years ago when we were here last and loved it. We were there at 7 p. M. Tonight, Friday, and no one was there. There was music playing on the sound system but not a soul anywhere and...More

Thank Ira B
Michael D, Owner at Tin Box, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

TIN BOX last day of season was Sunday, July 28th and will re-open November 2018. Sorry for any inconvenience, tripadvisor has updated hours.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

I was surprised to find high quality and friendly service in this "tin box" along the road in the middle of Vieques. I was there a few weeks ago, so I forget exactly what we ate, but the five of us all loved it. I...More

Thank Dan Q
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Tin Box is a staple for any visit to Vieques. Given it is off season and everything is in full recovery mode, they are only open Thursday - Sunday from 4pm - 9pm. Be sure to stop in if you can - the watermelon margaritas...More

Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Located in middle of Vieques between Esperanza and Isabel. Very good sushi and bbq. Bbq smoked for 14 hours , has sweet sauce and finished on the grill. Different style bbq than Oklahoma and texas bbq but very good. Adjacent garden provides vegetables and lettuces....More

Thank gsmason
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Great food and service! However, it was very hot and I would suggest the owners install ceiling fans like the other outdoor restaurants have. I sweated way too much.

1  Thank Gilmorez
Reviewed 26 May 2018

We visited Tin Box in May 2018, after reading the reviews and we were not disappointed. We had 3 different kind of meat, the pulled pork and the ribs were just fantastic and the side orders just delicious and fresh (mainly homegrown vegetables). Prices were...More

Thank Mette68
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We traveled to Vieques in both 2015 and 2018, and both times dinner at Tin Box was a highlight. I especially love the catfish tacos and fresh fruit cocktails; my husband is partial to the BBQ sampler. The wonderful tucked-away location is a covered porch...More

Thank mlc_541
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I ate here on Sunday (May 6, 2018) and the food was fantastic! I had ribs which were just perfect. The Apple Smoked Slaw was also delicious, though I will admit I was skeptical when I ordered it as a side. The mac and cheese...More

Thank Fredrik P
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at Tin Box one night of our stay on Vieques and it was very good! I had the ribs and they were great. One of the best meals we had on the island and we liked the unique setting overlooking the on...More

Thank PhillipHammock
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Questions & Answers
Sandra O
23 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Michael D | Property representative |
Try McDonalds or Burger King. You get what you pay for.
Adriana R
10 December 2016|
Response from Michael D | Property representative |
Yes, TIN BOX will be open both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Corner of Route 201 & 996, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Isla de Vieques
  • Phone Number: +1 787-741-7700
Original Sushi Bar and Smokehouse in a tree house setting, overlooking organic gardens. Open Tuesday-Sunday, 4 PM - 10 PM.
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