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Restaurante Picholo

Carretera # 681, Arecibo, Puerto Rico
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good23%
  • Average32%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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“red snapper” (3 reviews)
“relleno” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican
$$ - $$$
Carretera # 681, Arecibo, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

This place has good typical food plus high end seafood. The customer base appears to be Puerto Rican versus tourist. If you order off of the seafood menu, it will be pricy. We did not, so I don't know how the seafood was. Two of...More

Thank conejomoon
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

This place need more care and training to their employees and owners. The service is slow and not nice. The food is fine and average. The place need more TLC. Price if fine and average for a place like that. In general is a below...More

Thank Abraham R
Reviewed July 3, 2015

We visited this place in my town when we want to eat fish or octopus. It is not a sophisticated place but have excellent quality in the food. They separated the bar area to the restaruant by making it much more suitable to visit with...More

Thank Ana1967
Reviewed May 4, 2015

I tried the mofongo filled with chicken and it was delicious. It is a nice place, quiet, with a great menu.

1  Thank Mariela G
Reviewed April 14, 2015

I was on the way to see Arecibo light house and found this one on the road. The look from outside and inside had nothing fancy, but I was hungry so decided to take a chance. I am so happy as it turned out the...More

1  Thank Bella197901
Reviewed December 28, 2014

Oh my! Where should I start!!! We ordered some appetizers and they came with our main course. I mentioned it to the waitress and she completely ignored me. It took forever for the appetizers to arrive ... Like an hour for chicken wings (they had...More

Thank PereiraFamily048
Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

the place looks dirty, food has bad smell, I asked to change, then the waitress told me, that I have to pay for the other food. Ridiculous. Not recommended.

Thank Hector V
Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Worst restaurant in Puerto Rico!! Bad service and bad food. We ordered a Skirt meat and they served us something that taste like s...t!!! The personal was rude and we saw the waitress serving the meat that we left to another table....the owner is a...More

2  Thank cholondron
Reviewed April 21, 2014

if smiles and good treat are not important for you, it will be ok; the food is average... as good as a fast food restaurant.

Reviewed February 10, 2014

It's a nice alternative. The service is average and the prices are not too high. But you get what you paid for. Food is not bad, but not excelent. Maybe if I had better service.

Thank Luis V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera # 681, Arecibo, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Arecibo
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