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Gustitos Criollos

Carr # 2 Km 65. 9 Bo. Factor | Arecibo, Arecibo 00612, Puerto Rico
+1 787-815-0804
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“criollo” (17 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Carr # 2 Km 65. 9 Bo. Factor | Arecibo, Arecibo 00612, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

You dont know the price of your meal until you are at the cashier. All restaurants exhibit their prices and then you choose accordingly. I think that is completely inappropriate. They are so conscious their food is good that they assume people dont care about...More

Thank carmenfrias
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Gustitos Criollos for the first time this summer. They have a buffet of authentic Puerto Rican food as well as some other items that are considered eclectic. The place is clean with ample room to seat and enjoy your food and your company....More

Thank CaribbeanSun12
Reviewed 24 July 2017

i an local . My mother and grandma made their living as cooks. They had very successful dinner type restaurants. However, "Gustitos Criollos" took it to another level. This is beyond what words can describe.

Thank HotelRestaurantRater
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Great place to have lunch with family and local folks. Reasonable prices and hardy food representative of the island. Going again tomorrow!

Thank Corre R
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Fast, friendly service! The food was absolutely wonderful! Nice variety and choices. Reasonable prices. Cafeteria style dining. Clean facilities

Thank Luci B
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Food was amazing and the service was great. The traditional food is evident everywhere. The Mofongo wrapped in chicken, wrapped in bacon was the best thing. Cilantro rice was also amazing.

Thank sandeepshroff
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I went with my family who just came from New Yok for vacation and wanted to taste real comfort puertorican food. This place is exactly that! Real authentic flavor and yummy foood that is gonna blow your mind.

Thank latinoboy2006
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The food was amazing. Best true local cuisine around. They noticed I use a wheelchair and even though I was accompanied by 2 completely able friends and their 2 children we didn't have to stand in line to order. They immediately took our orders directly...More

Thank Omar T
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This cafeteria style restaurant is honestly more geared for locals than tourists, but the staff was super accommodating, explaining the various options to us. Your "order" is one meat and one side with two scoops of rice OR one meat and two sides with one...More

Thank CaliGirl510
Reviewed 16 June 2017

My group stopped here by accident on the way to Arecibo Observatory from San Juan. Someone in the group needed the restroom so we stopped at Burger King. Then the group wanted lunch but not at Burger King. I found Gustitos Criollos using Yelp and...More

Thank Shutter_Bug
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr # 2 Km 65. 9 Bo. Factor | Arecibo, Arecibo 00612, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Arecibo
  • Phone Number: +1 787-815-0804
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