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Salitre Meson Costero

$$$
Seafood, Spanish, Tapas, Puerto Rican
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Carretera 681 Km 3.8 | Islote, Arecibo 612, Puerto Rico
+1 787-816-2020
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 130
    Excellent
  • 88
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 28
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best location for a relax yet fancy dinner

after visiting cueva ventana my wife and I were starving we found this place and after sitting at the terraza we immediately knew we were at the right place! the ocean is right there for you to enjoy, the food was great and so was the service. we highly recommend the paella and the mojitos !

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
Renny U
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
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295 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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puerto rico
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Saltire restaurant is a nice stop whe exploring the north coastal road connectin Camus and Arecibo..they ha Fresh food a must and what is expected if at the coast...fish are huge so think about sharing..we had stuffed mofongo fish -dorado-and conch; both were good. Prices are ok Nice clean place facing the ocean has good views...

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Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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71 reviews 71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

On one of our adventures on the Island we came upon the "Salitre Meson Costero" restaurant and decided to stop. Upon entering the impressive lobby we wee greeted by our waitress, Evalisa ( I hope that is the correct spelling). That meeting was the first of many wonderful experiences while dining. She provided excellent service and explained the menu in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

after visiting cueva ventana my wife and I were starving we found this place and after sitting at the terraza we immediately knew we were at the right place! the ocean is right there for you to enjoy, the food was great and so was the service. we highly recommend the paella and the mojitos !

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Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We were told by our innkeepers to stop at this restaurant and we are glad we did. Each dish was superbly prepared and delicious. And then there was the view. Don't drive by this restaurant, a must stop.

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Pleasanton, California
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103 reviews 103 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We stopped by this restaurant after paddle boarding. We had a table outside and the view was outstanding. The sunset, the waves and the surfers were an spectacle while we had our drinks. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive. Overall, they seemed to have a good customer service staff. The food was good, we order as appetizers: Pulpo a... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Great Ocean View, nice sunset, excellent costumer service, the food is outstanding. My only concer is the mosquito, who bother after sunset. The price is good, the places is nice.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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44 reviews 44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This out of the way restaurant in Arecibo offers a great view to dine, especially if you sit outside overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. But food leaves a bit to be desired. Appetizers were good (turnovers with lobster, cetí (a local fish), lionfish, conch and others). The lobster was overpriced and nothing to write home about. I ordered a whole red... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The view here is beautiful. The service was good. The calamari was tough. The fresh fish (Mahi mahi) of the day was way overcooked. The dessert had been frozen and microwaved. It had warm whipped cream on top and frozen bits of cake underneath. Overall the meal was disappointing to say the least as, unfortunately, so many meals in Puerto... More 

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

If you want to sit outside next to the ocean with waves rolling in and gently lapping on shore, this is the place. The view is perfect. Our server did a great job. Everyone enjoyed their meal, menu is large with a lot of local dishes. I had a burger, my wife went veggies only and our friends had octopus... More 

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Brownsville, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This place is located on almost a rural area. It probably is the only restaurant on the street. But the food is amazing. We loved our coconut shrimp and fried calamari. This was one of a very limited places that offered spicy foods. But be prepare to see pricey meals, but worth it. We went twice during our week stay... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carretera 681 Km 3.8 | Islote, Arecibo 612, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Arecibo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-816-2020

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 52
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Spanish, Tapas, Puerto Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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