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El Rincon de la Arepa

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Carr #3 km 29.9, Rio Grande 00745, Puerto Rico
+1 787-906-8062
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Westphalia, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This little roadside eatery is fantastic and a must stop if you are in the Rio Grande area. Their Arepas are great, the best I have ever had. The staff are very friendly and also make yummy Pina Coladas. If you want rum in it just sip enough out and take it to the bar next door. Highly recommended!

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Thank DaleB1975
Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Good and cheap dumplings... conch stuff are my favorites. Just remember is a "chinchorro", so don't expect a fancy place. This is a very humble place, eat and go. When in the area and have some munchies this is a place to stop. One is enough for most of the people...

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Thank orgulloboricua
Puerto Rico
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

coming from the east in rio grande you will find a good spot for ceviche type arepas its a fried dough thats very good my favorite is the octupus one.

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Thank prparadisetours
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Good service. Great food. Better prices. Food is served fresh and hot. Very accesible on the side of road #3 with plenty of parking even when busy.

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Thank Myraida M
stoughton,ma
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160 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

i just love this place. if i lived in puerto rico i'd be eating here all the time. we ate here on 2 ocassions--once we had seafood arepas and the other time we shared the cheeseburger and the shrimp. the arepas are delicious as are the fillings. the help are special...kind, helpful, and charming. can't wait to come back next... More 

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Thank treefreak
New London, Connecticut, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Can't wait to go back to this place....great customer service and the food is amazing...best carrucho I ever had...thank you guys

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Thank Eybar M
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

I came here twice while on vacations here In Puerto Rico, let me just say they make the best arepas rellenas in all the island!!!! Great flavor and great prices!!

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Thank Stephany D
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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121 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

The best arepas are here! The size of this arepas and the taste make this unique. Arepas of shrimp , ground beef, chicken , cheese all awesome also you can add cheese for ground beef or for chicken arepas. Sometimes the time to wait the order is long but the staff work very hard for bring all fast. Very nice... More 

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Thank daviones
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

Very tasty arepas, we order the shimp with coconut arepas and the kids has chicken with cheese areapas. Will be back soon!

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Thank Marla787
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

Definitely one of the best places to eat arepas. We tried the Octopus Stuffed Arepas, the Chicken Stuffed Arepas plus an Arepa with Cheese and they were delicious!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
Restaurant features
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carr #3 km 29.9, Rio Grande 00745, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rio Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 787-906-8062

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?