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MenTa Cuisine

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Ave Jose Cedeno #171, Arecibo 00612, Puerto Rico
787 642 3765
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: This restaurant opened about a year and a half ago in my hometown and...
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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  • 72
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  • 5
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Friendly staff Excellent food

I actually was just driving the coast line of Puerto Rico and was wondering where I should eat and found this place recommended on trip advisor, so decided to check it out. I thought it was a bit confusing, you press what looks like a door bell to release the lock and in you go. The smells that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
RobertWorldWanderer
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Leander, Texas
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Leander, Texas
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I actually was just driving the coast line of Puerto Rico and was wondering where I should eat and found this place recommended on trip advisor, so decided to check it out. I thought it was a bit confusing, you press what looks like a door bell to release the lock and in you go. The smells that hit me... More 

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Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The food was delicious. The menu is simple, just enough options for appetizers and entrees. The restaurant is small and dimly lit, with an intimate, low-key vibe. We came in from Humacao to check it out, and were very pleased. The chef/ owner is so cool and personable, he came out to say "hello," and then later to make sure... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

only high quality meats, the fish literally goes from the ocean straight to your plate. Have to say i loved it all, including the service and ambiance. Chef Cedric is a master in exiding expectations.

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Tombstone, Arizona, United States
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Outstandingly Amazing Flavor-Filled Greatness! Read my reviews and know that I do not rave about almost anything! Food: Explosions of taste that are surprising to my mouth! My wife had the Lobster and side dish with sweet potatoes, Tapioca root, regular potato and Taro which was quite simply put AWESOME!!! Price: More than fair for the quality! Location: Not the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

A really good place that I consider a hidden treasure! Everything I tasted in here was fantastic. My favorite was the appetizer sampler, which was so delicious, I just wanted to order only that! The place was very cool, dark but nice feeling. I would recommend for a date or just hanging out with friends.

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Dorado, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food made by an excellent chef with the freshest ingredients every day at very low prices.Very familiar ambiance.They go the extra mile to make you feel at home.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

After several people recommended the place one night my wife and I decided to give it a try. We are accustomed to high quality places as we are habituated to visit a lot of fine restaurants in San Juan, the capital, and certainly MenTa Cuisine is at the level of this type of experience. The selection of seafood is the... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's the best place to eat Lionfish or seafood! Great service from Chef Cedric Taquin! There's no other place like this one!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Great place, fresh seafood and a reasonable price. One of the best restaurants in the area. Strongly recommend the dorado fillets with any of the sauce.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This was my second time at MenTa. This time we ordered drinks and appetizers before our main course. The appetizers were fantastic. we had the Spring rolls and empanadas and both were flavorful. I had a Mojito and it was no joke, full flavor yet still had a kick. For the main course I had a Dorado fillet with a... More 

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ave Jose Cedeno #171, Arecibo 00612, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Arecibo
  • Phone Number: 787 642 3765

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Caribbean

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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