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Ave Jose Cedeno #171, Arecibo 00612, Puerto Rico
787 642 3765
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Ranked #4 of 30 Restaurants in Arecibo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: This restaurant opened about a year and a half ago in my hometown and tourists may benefit from finding it if they are visiting surrounding towns.

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English first
Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I visited with my family after a 1st visit in 2012. I think that the place was somehow remodeled or upgraded with a bar. It has adequate seating. The owner does fishing and most of the fish served is captured by him. I had a dorado and salad and my wife had dorado and majado de viandas. I ordered for... More 

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Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My husband and I tried this restaurant and wished we never did. On entering the place we were seated close to the bar and found children playing on the floor with toys whose parents were drinking at the bar. Not your typical Puerto Rican food on the menu, I had some pasta that tasted like Spagetti O's, my husband had... More 

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Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Travel 40 miles to this place. Went with friends and the service was okay, but we waited one hour and 15 minutes for the food ordered. Appetizers were 6 mini "colombian" empanadas" for 10 dollars, too expensive. While we were waiting, the waitress disappeared. Didn't even served water unless you ask for it twice. No tip deserves. They even didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

First off this place seems like it is in a back alley only because the street does not have a light so it was hard to find with the GPS. The owner however did help us find it and guided us to the parking lot. The owner is french, belgian, and puerto rican, speaks fluent Spanish and great English. He... More 

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Guadalajara, Spain
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

When we read the revision decided to give it a try and it was just awesome!!we could not decide between the day catch or the churrasco and decided to try mar y tierra with both!!delicious!!we also tried the empanadillas with morcilla and gouda cheese...delicious!!amazing mojitos too!!

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Lake Charles
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Very tasty food! Friendly and kid staff...I'd say best restaurant in the area. You won't regret...also good music. Highly recommended.

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is a nice place to go once in a while. My husband said one time a year. There aren't many restaurants in Arecibo, so if you want to eat a well prepared, nice and elegant dinner, this could be an option. We've had: skirt steak, local fish, the octopus ceviche it was good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Great food, excellent service.... Menu changes with the seasons so you are sure everything is fresh.. If you are a fish lover, the catch of the day by Chef/Owner/Fisherman Cedric is always a great meal choice!!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

In our recent trip to PR we went to Arecibo Observatory and looking for a good reastaurant to try local food. After rejecting a few options we decided to refer to tripadvisor and BINGO! What a gem in the middle of nowhere! Don't get discouraged cause you have to buzz in at the door, but that's because owner himself will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

we were quite stunned with food quality. servise was exellent. owner/chef was very friendly and didnt mind to talk about local attractions at all. thanks Cedric. if we pass thru this area again we'll definitely see you again

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Address: Ave Jose Cedeno #171, Arecibo 00612, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787 642 3765
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Arecibo
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Caribbean

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