The tables at Vista Alegre Bistró Ibicenco, in San Juan, have seen hippies, residents and tourists pass by for decades in search of the authentic essence of Ibiza
If there is a emblematic place in San Juan is Vista Alegre Bistró Ibicenco. At this point he does not need a letter of introduction, however, it is worth knowing his history. The house where the restaurant is located today it was built, nothing more and nothing less than 1936 . In this classic place that has been happening from generation to generation their kind owners attend daily to numerous residents and foreigners which are dropped by the people with the sole intention of trying their fantastic recipes.
Since its construction it has gone from being the House of the postman and the town doctor a a store and mall of those times. Eventually, it became the most famous cafe in San Juan, in which the more spontaneous and funny saraos of the island at the hands of the hippies, who made Vista Alegre their meeting point. Even today it is easy to run into one on your terrace.
La food they serve is another of their main attractions. From early in the morning their tables are filled with customers ready to start the day with a good breakfast. They have them of all kinds, but there is one in particular that has become the star dish of the local: the 'chachi', a Toast with tomato, avocado, cheese and a fried egg There are those who come to Vista Alegre asking for him!
As to its paperHas been renewed recently to offer the best of the market cuisine with creative touches. The freshness of the product is fundamental here, for that reason, they work with seasonal ingredients. Plus salads, meats and fish, every day they have a Special dish. He Tuesday you can try the best lentils in Ibiza, made without meat, only with vegetables, so they are suitable for vegetarians and Wednesday always They prepare a tasty fish stew and Thursdays of legumes. In winter, they also take advantage of the season of artichokes to make a rich paella of vegetables and, in summer, they are faithful to sardines. If you want a more elaborate dish, do not hesitate to ask for it, you just have to do it a day before and they will prepare you, for example, a great Paella.
And what about their desserts. They have a long list of sweets 100% ibicencosCourse Homemade
Vista Alegre Bistró Ibicenco is a Mythical and most welcoming place in both summer and winter. They have one Outdoor terrace and other deck and its interior is decorated with elements that will transport you to the most authentic Ibiza. On its walls hang the works of a well-known Ibizan painter. Every corner of the restaurant has that authenticity that traditional bars give off and, without a doubt, it is a place of Must visit if you pass by San Juan. Remember to book your table before, especially if you get to approach Vista Alegre on a Sunday as it is full due to the influx of people who meet in the town to attend his famous market.
Although there are emblematic dishes such as lentils or fish stews, it is worth trying the proposals of their new menu. Grilled tuna on a cereal salad with soy and ginger dressing or cod fritters with honey aioli will surprise you.
From May to September included from 13 to 16 and from 19.30 to 23 hours. Rest of the season consult.
How to get there
There is no loss. It is located in the center of the village, right next to the Church, opposite the main square.