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MenTa Cuisine

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican
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Ave Jose Cedeno #171, Arecibo 00612, Puerto Rico
+1 787-642-3765
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Today
15:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Wed 15:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my family for my birthday. The food and the service were great. I will sure visit them again

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Arecibo, Puerto Rico
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great flavors on all plates! been here a few times and always have shared plates with the family! and the chocolate cake like no other! Nice prices!!!

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Thank Enzorios
Chicago, Illinois
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We went here after hiking at La Cueva del Indio and the meal was one of the best we had on our week-long vacation in Puerto Rico. We realized last minute that most places are closed on Three Kings Day, especially outside of San Juan and luckily saw that MenTa was open from their Facebook post. Note that the menu... More 

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Thank lolatu2
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent cuisine!!! Had a great dining experience the food and service where great. Just delicious and different, great atmosphere.

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Thank Francisco M
Arecibo, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The chef is a depose fisherman and his menu features his fresh catches, when available. All menu Items are interesting and delicious. The small eating area encourages camaraderie and its relaxed atmosphere will encourage you to enjoy the fare quite unhurried by daily concerns.

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Thank verschuur2016
Puerto Rico
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This cozy and romantic little place belongs to Cedric Taquin. Great fisherman and even better chef! We have been here several time and unfortunately we live far away otherwise wed be here every week. Food is always the freshest you'll find and Cedric will make sure you have a superb dinner.

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Thank Daniel A
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent! Fish tasted very fresh. Try the shrimp fritters. Very attentive service. Good caribbean cherry sangria. I recommend it.

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Thank Victor B
West Chester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We had dinner while on vacation. A little hard to find but well worth it, Chef Cedrick, besides creating great food, is a great host who genuinely enjoys speaking with the guests. Appetizers were delicious and have to try the tuna carpaccio (wow). Fish is the way to go as he catches most of it himself. Generous portions and an... More 

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Thank LMRW2004
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit, one of best chefs in the island. Very good flavors and excellent quality of fresh fish and product. Good for business, lunch and family dinner. Great wine selection.

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Thank Carlos P
Worcester, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

I was in Puerto Rico for some family fun and fishing. My wife's cousin knows of this place so we went on his advice. MAN am I glad we did. The Food was Outstanding. I am a bit partial having married a Puerto Rican but I can tell you this spanish food is off the charts.

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Thank gofishdan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Puerto Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave Jose Cedeno #171, Arecibo 00612, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Arecibo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-642-3765
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?