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Salitre Meson Costero

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$$$
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
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Scenic view

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  • 124
    Excellent
  • 86
    Very good
  • 24
    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
Views are amazing and relaxing with great service and good food

Atmosphere is great. You sit under covered area overlooking the ocean and can see/hear the waves. Very tranquil and beautiful. Service was great and very friendly servers. Food was very good but plan on paying a little more here but worth it if you can afford it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
EricInKS
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Olathe, Kansas
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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283 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

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
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Olathe, Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Atmosphere is great. You sit under covered area overlooking the ocean and can see/hear the waves. Very tranquil and beautiful. Service was great and very friendly servers. Food was very good but plan on paying a little more here but worth it if you can afford it.

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Richmond, VA
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Seafood empanadillos were soooo good. The spicy sauce they have on the table is amazing. This was my favorite restaurant that I visited while I was in Puerto Rico by far!

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Bogota, Colombia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I took my mom to my hometown crown jewel of restaurants. This is my friend's Wicho restaurant so I felt right at home. You cannot find fresher seafood than at Salitre. The food was great, the ambiance is nice, and the sunset is breathtaking. We live right next to Salitre so it is our backyard we were sharing with the... More 

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Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Love! great food, spectacular ocean view and great service. I highly recommend in the late afternoon like at 4 but before dark

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a must visit restaurant whener you visit the Arecibo area. This is a straight up seafood restaurant and the food presentation is modern.

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Near the lighthouse. Big and free parking. View large waves . Rest. full, 2pm, feb8,2015 . We attended a very friendly and attentive Argentina . Ordered sorullitos $ 4 corn , plantain soup $ 4, for the baby. Chicken Rice mamposteado $14, taste good, to my husband. For me , Iberoamerican breast ( yellow plantains stuffed with sausage ) with... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Good food, nice view, fair service, but extremely expensive. I'll look for another restaurant next time in the area... Two fried fish "chillos", one small, one medium, one beer, one bottle of water, one small "calamares" ... $122.00 w/taxes. Ridiculous!! .. First and last time!!

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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: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?