The presence of Next Course on the country road linking Isabela Segunda, on the north coast, with the village of Esperanza on the south, has given birth to a nascent but growing culinary scene along the very pretty, winding Route 201. The restaurant offers diners global cuisine, a mélange of Asian, European and Puerto Rican influences, the food matched in the eclectic decor. Among the offerings is a surf and turf (poached lobster and exquisite dry aged steak) that’s as good as any you would find in New York City. Guests dine in the handsome interior dining room or out on the terrace under the stars.
Rte. 201, Km 3.2, Vieques
Our Rating Neighborhood Around the Area Hours Fri–Wed 5:30–10pm. Closed August through mid-October. Phone 787/741-1028 Prices Main courses $22–$30 Cuisine Type Caribbean Other Reservations essential