Caribbean Islands Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Caribbean Islands activity »
  1. 1 We won a vacation we don't want!
  2. 2 Santiago de Cuba suggestions
  3. 3 Trip Report To Blanchisseuse Bay. A Beautiful Afternoon Drive
  4. 4 Jobs prospects in Caribbean
  5. 5 Trinidad or Tobago?
  6. 6 Barbados / Turks&Caicos / Grand Cayman /
  7. 7 Honeymoon August 2016
  8. 8 Canadian money exchange ??
  9. 9 Help choosing an island
  10. 10 Safe, family friendly Island
  11. 11 Help Choosing Island for Honeymoon
  12. 12 Is car really necessary on St John, staying at Westin.
  13. 13 Turks/Provo Dept Store
  14. 14 Family trip to Jamaica
  15. 15 Vieques Island
  16. 16 Road Conditions - Hwy 52 south of San Juan
  17. 17 Best island for food and beaches
  18. 18 Cuba tour companies
  19. 19 San Juan, Puerto Rico Hotel
  20. 20 Resort rent out for wedding
  21. 21 San Juan Hotel Recommendations
  22. 22 St. Croix
  23. 23 Hotel on Turks
  24. 24 7 day itinerary advice?- Puerto Rico
  25. 25 Trip Report St. Thomas is dangerous
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report Puerto Rico Places to Eat

The first inkling of this occurred when we drove up to the security gate of the St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, and the security guard insisted on escorting us to the distant hotel on the grounds. The second inkling was when that drive took us through extensive mangrove swamps on both sides that were “sanctioned by the Audubon Society of North America”, and by a golf course. The third inkling was when we arrived at the hotel and were greeted by about 10 employees one of whom was the car valet. Finally, we were then escorted to the 2nd floor restaurant (the Fern Restaurant) and seated all by ourselves on a balcony overlooking their beach on the Atlantic Ocean. (We had arrived at 6 pm, which is about an hour before guests usualy show up in Puerto Rico.)

The food was delightful – my wife had their house specialty grouper, and I had lobster removed from the shell. We were also each given a small dish of fried snapper, and I was given a dish of mashed potatoes, all compliments of the chef. The service was equally delightful, as their wait staff had only us to visit with for that hour. Then when we left they eagerly wished us to come again – which we could do if only we were part of the so-called “one percent”.

This restaurant deserves to be listed in "places to eat" in Rio Grande, even if it is flagged as "expensive".

No Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.