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Salpicon Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican
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Carr #681 Km 12. 3 | Bo. Islote, Arecibo 00612, Puerto Rico
+1 787-933-3400
Fri 15:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 20:00
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Superb tasty food! You'll wait a little bit but its worth it. Have a cup of wine near the nice ocean view and relax for a bit. Fresh sea food. 👍🏻

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in a group of five to the restaurant it is some what odd of a restaurant it had a pool in the middle of the outdoor section views are blocked with salty windows not clean at all. After the waiter finally brought are food after 90 minutes later it was lacking flavor and cold .We complained but the... More 

Thank Superlight70
Avenel, New Jersey
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the crab rice & the fried snapper. It was just awesome. The view is spectacular & the restaurant just has a rustic look & feel. My second time here in a year. Love it!

1 Thank Elena345_68
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, the service with an spectacular ocean front. The mofongo and the grill lobster are superb

1 Thank MelissaCaban
Arecibo, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere to eat! AC room or sea breeze patio! Exquisite fresh food and The best Scampi sauce! Ask for the Bacalaitos! Great drinks, great value! Red snapper was off the hook! A plus!

Thank Enzorios
Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

The mofongo was awesome & the service was excellent, congrats. I no have a doubt to recommend this restaurant.

1 Thank orly06
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant, we enjoyed our food and excellent service we recommend it, for all the family to have a great time a delicious food!

Thank Gabriela G
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

It's my second time here and I decided to come over with some family. The breath taking views the great service are what bring me back to this place. There was no powder but we sat outside. Enjoyed our cold drinks are warm and fresh food. We were also allowed to pay with several alternatives since the credit card machine... More 

Thank Sashaenyse1
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

First visit to this restaurant. Won't be the last. An awesome beachfront location with a gorgeous view. That alone makes the place special. Food was delicious. Reasonable prices. Excellent service. I shall return soon.

1 Thank golflover26
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

After a business week in Brazil I was craving for seafood. So we decided to go to Salpicón for a late lunch. The service was great and the food perfect. I had a red snapper and my wife "Shrimp Mofongo". Everything was delicious and served promptly. The location is great and the views outstanding ! Definitely we will be back... More 

2 Thank Bernie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$38
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
15:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr #681 Km 12. 3 | Bo. Islote, Arecibo 00612, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Arecibo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-933-3400
Open ONLY on weekendsFriday 3:00-9:00Saturday & Sunday 1:00-9:00Kitchen closes at 8:00pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?