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Gustitos Criollos

) #1 of 50 Restaurants in Arecibo $ Caribbean, Latin,
Carr # 2 Km 65. 9 Bo. Factor | Arecibo, Arecibo 00612, Puerto Rico
+1 787-815-0804
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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Carr # 2 Km 65. 9 Bo. Factor | Arecibo, Arecibo 00612, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to have lunch with family and local folks. Reasonable prices and hardy food representative of the island. Going again tomorrow!

Thank Corre R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fast, friendly service! The food was absolutely wonderful! Nice variety and choices. Reasonable prices. Cafeteria style dining. Clean facilities

Thank Luci B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was amazing and the service was great. The traditional food is evident everywhere. The Mofongo wrapped in chicken, wrapped in bacon was the best thing. Cilantro rice was also amazing.

Thank sandeepshroff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with my family who just came from New Yok for vacation and wanted to taste real comfort puertorican food. This place is exactly that! Real authentic flavor and yummy foood that is gonna blow your mind.

Thank latinoboy2006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was amazing. Best true local cuisine around. They noticed I use a wheelchair and even though I was accompanied by 2 completely able friends and their 2 children we didn't have to stand in line to order. They immediately took our orders directly...More

Thank Omar T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafeteria style restaurant is honestly more geared for locals than tourists, but the staff was super accommodating, explaining the various options to us. Your "order" is one meat and one side with two scoops of rice OR one meat and two sides with one...More

Thank CaliGirl510
Reviewed 17 June 2017

My group stopped here by accident on the way to Arecibo Observatory from San Juan. Someone in the group needed the restroom so we stopped at Burger King. Then the group wanted lunch but not at Burger King. I found Gustitos Criollos using Yelp and...More

Thank Shutter_Bug
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We are visiting my husband's family here in Puerto Rico and on a day trip to the Arecibo Observatory we came here for lunch and kind of a brunch the next day. The food is delicious, authentic, well seasoned, varied, and plentiful. Follow their Facebook...More

Thank Manta8ray
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Great variety of food to choose! Great flavor! Awesome service! Great coffee!! Comfort place! Good quality of food!

Thank Paletaman77
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Que bueno! Stopped on a whim for lunch on the way to Isabela based on other reviews and glad we did. Fresh, authentic food, cafeteria style, very fast!

Thank Denise S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr # 2 Km 65. 9 Bo. Factor | Arecibo, Arecibo 00612, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Arecibo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-815-0804
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