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Palermo Cocktail Bar & Restaurant

Pub, South American, Costa Rican
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75 este de la Escuela Asencion Esquivel, Liberia, Costa Rica
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Description: They have the best food and cocktails in Liberia Costa Rica. Very tourist...
They have the best food and cocktails in Liberia Costa Rica. Very tourist friendly. Very clean and sanitary conditions. A combination of local Costa Rican cuisine combined with American cuisine. Very nice Bar, nice patio restaurant and garden area witha nice little water fall. Two different music athmospheres with nice videos. I would highly reccomend this place to everyone. Thomas dinarte the general manager very customer service oriented. I was impressed.
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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great strawberry margaritas!

There's a good ambiance for young people. The music may be a little loud sometimes, but it's good if you are there to have fun with a group of friends. There are reasonable appetizers and the cocktails are really good. I loved the strawberry margarita. Any time I'm in Liberia, I like to go to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
Jackie A
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English first
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

There's a good ambiance for young people. The music may be a little loud sometimes, but it's good if you are there to have fun with a group of friends. There are reasonable appetizers and the cocktails are really good. I loved the strawberry margarita. Any time I'm in Liberia, I like to go to Palermo and have a good... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Palermo was recommended by one of the staff members at the Hilton Liberia. He was right on: a very nice menu of local options and the service was excellent. There are different areas you can sit in (close to the large screen, quieter areas, by the bar, etc.) We were able to relax and hang for a couple of hours... More 

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Merced, California
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I go to Palermo every Wednesday evening for a free English-Spanish event put on by Instituto Estelar Bilingue and it is always a good time! There is a great selection of drinks that are all well-priced, the food is usually really good and reasonably priced, and the service is good. There are usually a lot of people in the restaurant... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Great place to hangout in the evening. Food is simple but very tasty, everything is very fresh. The waiter spoke a little English, but he was trying to help us to understand the menu and offered really great dishes. We tried few drinks they were tasteful, not too strong which was perfect after long day walking in the park. The... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

It looks like a big private garden with many tables. Good music not too loud, very good local bocas menu to choose from, very informal and relaxed. Good for young people

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Great vibe! Great prices! They have indoor and outdoor sections with big screens for soccer and music videos. This is more of a hangout place as opposed to a disco so keep that on mind when choosing your venue.

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Conway, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

The food here is outstanding to say the least!!!!!!The wait staff is so courteous and attentive.They have everything on the menu from local food to some of the best pizza you can find anywhere!!!!

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Santa Monica, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2010

I am such a picky eater..so going anywhere to eat is always a challenge...but this place is awesome! The food was great and affordable..the service was five star and way better than other restaurant we've been to in the area. I enjoyed everything. A lot of the places we ate at weren't always so clean.. but not a single thing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 75 este de la Escuela Asencion Esquivel, Liberia, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Liberia

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, South American, Costa Rican

Description

They have the best food and cocktails in Liberia Costa Rica. Very tourist friendly. Very clean and sanitary conditions. A combination of local Costa Rican cuisine combined with American cuisine. Very nice Bar, nice patio restaurant and garden area witha nice little water fall. Two different music athmospheres with nice videos. I would highly reccomend this place to everyone. Thomas dinarte the general manager very customer service oriented. I was impressed.

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