Puerto Rico is a foodies’ paradise with an astounding variety of culinary experiences and virtually something for every taste, from local fare to exotic cuisines from around the world.
A perfect place to get started on your exploration of the tastes of Puerto Rico is at Verdanza Hotel, which has four distinctive, different, and delicious dining options under a single roof: Nouveau Caribbean, a burger bar, wine & tapas bar and a deli cafe.
Set against a minimalist contemporary decor in shades of orange, white, yellow and black, eighty20 Bistro offers a nouveau twist to Puerto Rican and Caribbean cuisine.For lunch and dinner, choose among a varied menu with options that range from salads and artisanal pizzas to signature dishes of Executive Chef Elvin Rosado, coach of the award-winning Puerto Rico National Culinary Team.
Among the favorites: fried snapper with fresh tomato and onion mojito, pan-fried salmon with roasted corn sauce and skirt steak with red wine glaze, among others. In addition, a selection of wines from the Di Vino Wine & Tapas wine list is available on request to pair with your meal.
Monday to Friday, the restaurant offers a daily lunch special with featured dishes for only $11.99 including unlimited soda.
Available from 12 noon to 5pm.
6:00am-11:30am for breakfast
12:00 pm -11:00pm for lunch and dinner
Also available, a selection of wines from DiVino wine & Tapas, available on request.
The Burger Bar is our take on the classic burger joint. It features handcrafted gourmet burgers and artisanal beers in a laid back, relaxed atmosphere.
Sports enthusiasts will love watching major sporting events live on flat screens monitors while sipping on their favorite brew or nibbling on great grub!
Meanwhile, outdoors, a shaded veranda allows clients to sit outdoors as the sunset gives way to the Isla Verde nightlife.
Perfect to unwind after the workday or to end a day of sunshine on a high note!
Daily happy hours | Game Day Specials
Open daily from 4:00pm
Brunch every Sunday from 10am - 3:00 pm
DiVino Wine & Tapas
A stylish and cozy wine bar for connoisseurs and novices alike to explore the world of wines. It features over 40 wine labels available by the glass and a menu of tapas designed by Executive Chef Elvin Rosado to perfectly complement the wines.
If you are feeling adventurous, try one of DiVino’s signature Wine Flights such as:
- Made in the USA – A trip of four California reds and a great Syrah from Oregon.
- Exploring Spain – Discover five great Spanish wines, from Syrah to Tempranillo.
- Traveling Big – A round trip around the world of wine, from white to red.
- Bubbly, Isn’t It? – From Spain to France, passing through Italy, with four different sparkling wines.
- Discover Whites – Two fresh Italian wines, one U.S., and a treat of two great French wines.
- A Trip into the Sweet – A tasting of five different sweet wines, from California to Italy, with a stop in France.
- Around Italy – A journey from north to south Italy with five different regional denominations.
The first and third Wednesday of each month, it's two glasses of wine for the price of wine, from 6 to 8 pm.
Meanwhile, every second and fourth Wednesday, 'Let's Get Together!" - a girls night out to drink eat, mingle and laugh, with featured hosts from the worlds of fashion, beauty and wellbeing, and happy hours all night long. Admission is free.
Life is too short to drink bad wine!
DiVino is available Tuesday to Sunday, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
And for gourmet Puerto Rican coffee prepared by professional baristas visit Ristretto Café, where you will also find a selection organic teas, freshly-baked pastries, and deli sandwiches, among other treats.
Did you know? In 2013, Ristretto’s Mariarosa Gómez was named National Barista Champion of the Year, the first woman to win this recognition on the island.
Ristretto is open daily from 7:00 am to 5:00pm.