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Kike's Place

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playa grande | guanacaste, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
2653-0834
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Breakfast/Brunch
Late Night

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  • 29
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    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best local place in Playa Grande

During our 3 day stay at Playa Grande, we found ourselves revisiting this place. The food was typical Costa Rican food and very good. You might even see monkeys too nearby on the trees.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Tommy C
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San Francisco, California, United States
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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San Francisco, California, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

During our 3 day stay at Playa Grande, we found ourselves revisiting this place. The food was typical Costa Rican food and very good. You might even see monkeys too nearby on the trees.

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Wells, Maine
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

This is a more typical restaurant for Costa Rica. Very good food and nice people. Great prices. Lots of kids tours here so it was pretty busy.

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Montreat, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Surely a very nice place to have a good meal in a very good ambiance. Meat very tender, tasty and pizzas are just perfect. The restaurant is surrounded by nature and that makes it even better. As for the service, charming, nice, staff smilling.

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Heredia, Costa Rica
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This restaurant is just a mandatory stop for people visiting Playa Grande. Just go and ask the local people. You'll get the best prices and delicious food around. It's open all year (not all the business around this area are), nice attention, you can say hello to Kike and talk to him about whatever you want. Furthermore, some crazy musicians... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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90 reviews 90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I ate here about 20 times on a recent trip to the area and found it to be quite good overall, particularly the fruit ices or milkshakes. One steak was pretty tough and the Bernaise sauce is really a mustard sauce, but the other steaks and meat were fine and I don't mind mustard.

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Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Sort of a local hangout but very friendly there, good food and good prices. I had previously been there before but never realized they had a pool table, was kind of fun to go in there mid afternoon and have a few drinks while playing a few games of pool.

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Spokane, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Visited Kikes many times during our visit as it was one of the only places that remain open in the off season. Wonderful service. Lots of TV's if you are interested in watching sporting events. Food was amazing and, as always, amazing prices. The rice and beans were my favorite.

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Everyone HAS to experience this wonderful place when visiting Playa Grande! The best price on beer and food! Their breakfast and all other meals are to DIE for! Get the eggs and rice and beans for breakfast and the grilled fish with gallo pinto for dinner. Everyone will LOVE it here. They'll make you feel welcome and very much at... More 

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texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

A cool place to hang out after surfing and have a cold cervesa. The food is really good and at a good price.

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bangkok
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

If you like cold beer and rice n beans, this is the place in Playa Grande!!! They also do to go orders!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: playa grande | guanacaste, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Grande
  • Phone Number: 2653-0834

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 25
  • Cuisine: Seafood

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