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El balcon de Capitan

) #2 of 19 Restaurants in Salinas ££ - £££ Caribbean, Seafood,
Calle 54, Salinas 00751, Puerto Rico
+1 787-824-6210
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (9 reviews)
“mofongo” (6 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Puerto Rican, Latin
££ - £££
Calle 54, Salinas 00751, Puerto Rico
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Reviews (122)
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1 - 10 of 70 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were touring in the area on a Sunday and decided to stop here for a light lunch. The area was very busy with traffic but we managed to find a parking spot close by. The hostess seated us quickly in the outside patio and...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and food. We had the crab meat with mofongo, and shrimp . For appetizers we ate the grouper, squid rings and the corn strips, the four of us were very happy with our. Best of all it was quiet and relaxing.

Thank Jose M
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The sangria was fantastic the appetizer delicious. Service great, food not the best prices very high prices. Food not great, flavor nothing to talk about. Quality and the waiting time out of this world. We waited to be served our food 2 1/2 hours incredible....More

Thank Pablonote
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Basic local seafood fare. Good quality, very good service, nice waterfront terrace (air conditioned salon also available). One of the very fee places where you can have REAL CHAPIN empanadillas. MUST HAVE THEM. And the chicharrones de pescado (fried fish bites), are perfectly fried and...More

Thank IRGarcia
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Wonderful, tranquil covered patio with excellent service and fresh food. Order the large appetizer plate to share but be sure to order the fresh Caribbean lobster, lightly broiled with clarified butter... it's delicious!!!

Thank mariap1919
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Had a 1.5 hour drive to see this beautiful spot, this restaurant has a great view, service was quick and food was great, owner was very kind. The menu is dated and offers a variety of seafood. Clean bathrooms available and parking just a few...More

Thank Carlos G
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent, wonderful view. The seafood salad is amazing. Great service. Its have inside or outside sitting. All the food was good, but I don't like the coffee, it can improve. A great alternative in Salinas

Thank Acaraballo
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We were the only ones in the restaurant and it took about 25 minutes for our appetizers to come out and another 20 minutes for the food. The corn fritters were the best appetizer. The shrimp cocktail although good is only 3 shrimp. Tres Lethe...More

Thank Sheri G
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The place has easy access, its very clean, have a big selection of sea food, the waitress are very cordial. The prices are above average. The food is tasty and fresh. The waiting for the food and drinks is unusually long. Be ready to wait...More

1  Thank Reinaldo H
Reviewed 28 December 2016

As you approach to the restaurant they have a greeter dressed as a Captain who is extremely friendly and gives a warm welcome. The restaurant has an spectacular view of the Caribbean Ocean by the terrace which is great area to sit, take pictures and...More

Thank Ines T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Seafood, Puerto Rican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 54, Salinas 00751, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 787-824-6210
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