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Zest Restaurant

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Caribbean, Contemporary, Puerto Rican, Gluten Free Options
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2 Tartak Street, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
+1 787-728-3666
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Today
18:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 18:00 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 11:00
Wed - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Zest is an unusual restaurant located by the Atlantic Ocean in Isla Verdi in the San Juan Water Beach Club. The menu is eclectic and different. Starting off with popcorn shrimp soup and on to the main courses (1) grass fed grilled tenderloin with porcini mashed potatoes,and asparagus tempura and (2) miso dressed sea bass with eggplant espuma and green... More 

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Thank Connie S
Baltimore, Maryland
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the San Juan Water & Beach Club in April and ate at this restaurant twice. The first time they were serving food from Mist's menu (their rooftop bar) because Zest is usually closed on Monday and the lousy weather made is unsafe for Mist to be open on the roof. I had a burger and fries and... More 

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Thank Tasha G
vickie i, F&B Director at Zest Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I am sad to know your meat was not delivered to your desired doneness. Our executive chef, Raul Correa will personally ensure that all our cooks are aware of the importance of the quality and cooking temperature of our meals. Drop-By Vickie More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great vibe ! Great menu ! Good service ! Would go back definitely ! Wonderful wine list and terrific drinks! Tamarind margarita was particularly lovely.

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Thank Angela B
vickie i, F&B Director at Zest Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are so happy you enjoyed our restaurant all around! I just want to let you know that our art work is part of the collection of Puerto Rican artist Lex Tirado, he inspired this collection on Chef Raul's Correa's menu for our restaurant, creating a unique vibe as you very well state. Drop-by Vickie... More 

Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good breakfast. Complimentary with room but got more than we expected. Good variety. friendly staff.

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Thank David J
vickie i, F&B Director at Zest Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your review! We are so happy we exceeded your expectations, hope to see you on your next visit to San Juan. Drop-By Vickie More 

Waldorf, Maryland
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have to admit I love this restaurant. My love of this place to eat has to do with I love the hotel. I have been to this hotel 3 times in 4 years and Zest is really good

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Thank Pamela L
vickie i, F&B Director at Zest Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your review! We a very grateful to have guest like you who love the property as much as we do! Looking forward to meeting you on your next visit to WBC. Drop-By Vickie More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tried both the Buttermilk Pancakes & French Toast , both delicious but the French Toast took the cake. Service was excellent and so were the Lattes.

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1 Thank Jessica s
vickie i, F&B Director at Zest Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Jessica if you enjoyed our breakfast, next time around treat your self to our Brunch with a View!! I am sure the experience all around will blow your mind. Drop-By Vickie More 

HARRISBURG
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

And fancy. We had breakfast here one morning. It was decent but expensive. Nice place if that's what you're after but there are better, more reasonable options.

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Thank platinumani
vickie i, F&B Director at Zest Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We appreciate our guest feedback and take them in to consideration. At Zest we deliver high quality food, making most of our dishes from scratch, never frozen, never from a box. Our pancake mix is a recipe from our Executive Chef Raul Correa, we purchase our fruit and vegetables from local farmers and encourage others... More 

St. Thomas
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My mother and I had dinner at Zest by accident. We had planned to head to Old San Juan for dinner, but were just to tired, or lazy, to make the journey from Isla Verde - so we looked for a restaurant within walking distance from our hotel. Zest had good reviews on yelp, so we decided to try it.... More 

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Thank lourilynn
vickie i, F&B Director at Zest Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are delighted to know that you had such a wonderful experience with our food menu, we will get back to our staff and share your comments on the service side. Our goal is to have 100% guest satisfaction ! Hope to meet you on your next trip to San Juan. Vickie More 

Creedmoor, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I was very excited for this dining experience, and it really did nothing but disappoint. The lack of depth on the menu could have been an indicator of what was to come. Very few choices, and bad ones at that. We were on time for our reservation, and were put off by a comment about being too punctual. The service... More 

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1 Thank lclarkel
vickie i, F&B Director at Zest Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank You for your review! At Zest we strive to offer only the best quality of Food, beverage and service to our guest, we are sorry to know your experience with us did not meet expectations. I assure this is not what we as a restaurant are known for. We will take this back to our team as we believe... More 

New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We are staying at the San Juan Water and Beach club so we figured going to Zest in the morning before the beach would be the easiest way to eat breakfast. The service is extremely slow. The 1st day we went it wasn't to bad however the next 2 times were anything but easy. It took almost 10 mins before... More 

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Thank Amy P
nelson m, F&B Director at Zest Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your candid review of your experience at Zest. I greatly appreciate your comments about our quality of food and service, It is my pleasure to announce that we have evaluated all aspects and corrected them to ensure we deliver great service in a consistent basis. We really hope you would consider giving us another try... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 32
Cuisine
Caribbean, Contemporary, Puerto Rican, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 11:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Tartak Street, Isla Verde, Carolina 00979, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Carolina  >  Isla Verde
  • Phone Number: +1 787-728-3666

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