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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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Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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

Thank orly06
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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333 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a beautiful, quaint, ocean view, dinner. We had the lobster dinner selection in the shell and out of the shell and they were delicious. Soup and salads were great. Outdoor covered dining was an option where we had dessert. One would be amiss not to have the tsunami dessert, it was excellent. It was enjoyable to find this... More 

2 Thank Michel M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is just beautiful. The decors, the outdoors, the ocean view, it's just amazing. I had a Snapper Fillet and it was delicious and beautifully served. Excellent service, excellent ambient, excellent food, excellent everything! It's the perfect restaurant for every occasion!

Thank Giovanni Nomar O
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Beautiful place with ocean view. The prices are reasonable. Would definitely come back and recommend to family and friends.

Thank Nicole R
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

It's important to have a good experience when we go out seeking to contribute to small restaurants outside of the metropolitan area. Service is one of the pillars in the food service industry. Unfortunately, the experience here was subpar. I won't be going back.

Thank rsosa7
Zory80, Owner at Salpicon Restaurant, responded to this review

I can't imagine why you would rate our service since you did not even enter our restaurant. As I have mentioned before we are a FULL SERVICE RESTAURANT, NOT A KIOSK to have drinks and linger. That is why we ask our guests if it is the first time they visit us and explain OUR RESTAURANT POLICY which is fully... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing experience. Excellent and 100% fresh seafood. Excellent recommendations of the menu. Excellent service and nice view!

Thank Claribel C

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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, Child-friendly, View, Kids, 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?