La Gran Parada

Some guests may be turned off by the fact that from the outside La Gran Parada looks like a dive restaurant, but inside is some of the best traditional Puerto Rican fare you can hope to find on the island.


As every guest who has tried it would attest, La Gran prepares some of the best mofongo on the island. In truth, most everything on the menu is prepared to perfection, using whole ingredients and fresh meats whenever possible.

La Gran Parada is a grill that serves Caribbean and Creole dishes. As far as service and setting, you can expect the formality to be informal. Diners are welcome to come by to enjoy breakfast, brunch, and lunch, so your family can try this restaurant almost any time the mood strikes.


Located on the southeastern edge of Esperanza, La Gran Parada is on Carretera 200. For residents and travelers who plan on staying on Vieques Town, this dining establishment is found to the south-southwest of town.

With a small number of attractions within a short distance of the restaurant, helping travelers to have a new experience every day. Two of the closest landmark sites from this particular dining option include Esperanza Archaeological Museum and Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust, both of which are within a quick trip away.

One benefit of stopping or staying in the area near this location is Esperanza Beach, the closest beach, at which you can give your feet a well-deserved break.

Nearby Restaurants

For those hoping to find another restaurant that has similar kinds of food or a comparable price range, there is no shortage of nearby dining spots to choose between, including Blue Moon Bar & Grill.

On the other hand, if you're in the mood for something different, this section of Vieques provides an excellent selection of dining establishments that will surely satisfy nearly every kind of diner. For instance, you might also enjoy eclectic eats at Bananas Restaurant, which is a short distance away away.

You'll spend between $5 and $25(USD) for an entree at La Gran Parada. Beans and rice is served alongside each meal, which makes the portions extra big and extra hearty.

Contact Info

Location: Monte Santo, Carretera 200, Esperanza, Vieques

Phone: (787) 529-3272



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