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. The formality of the menu and service to expect from this restaurant is informal. When is this restaurant option on the table? They're open during breakfast, lunch, and brunch, so your family can enjoy this option at almost any meal.


La Gran Parada is situated in Esperanza, a hamlet on Vieques; it is to the south-southwest of Isabel Segunda.

If you are looking to merge your restaurant visit with some nice sightseeing opportunities, there are a handful notable sites within a short distance, like Vieques Conservation and Historical Trust.

Besides the cuisine, something else to try in the vicinity is Esperanza Beach, the closest beach, at which you can give your feet a well-deserved break.

Nearby Restaurants

If you and your party are seeking out another restaurant that has similar types of food and/or comparable prices, there are lots of nearby options to choose from, including Blue Moon Bar & Grill.

But of course, if you want something different, this section of Vieques boasts a large selection of food and drink venues, where you'll encounter all kinds of cuisine styles and menu items. For example, you can also try eclectic fare at Bananas Restaurant, which is a short distance away south west.

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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