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Main Street | 150 m south of Villas Sol, Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
506-2672-0041
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: A tapas bar with a twist: Asian and Mediterranean fusion, great list of...
A tapas bar with a twist: Asian and Mediterranean fusion, great list of New World Wines by the glass, cocktails made with fresh tropical juices. Exciting and eclectic cuisine like no other in Costa Rica! FREE SHUTTLE FROM HILTON PAPAGAYO AND OCCIDENTAL GRAND PAPAGAYO.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cool Place - Worth going!

It was an interesting way to eat! The Tapas method was cool because you get to try many different things. All the food was very delicious. We went with our 10 year old twins and the kids menu was good, but this struck me as more of an adults place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Marc A
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

It was an interesting way to eat! The Tapas method was cool because you get to try many different things. All the food was very delicious. We went with our 10 year old twins and the kids menu was good, but this struck me as more of an adults place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

When here with two other couples. The atmosphere was very nicely done. We were a party of six, didn't know we needed reservations so we had to sit inside. It was cool watching the geckos on the ceiling catch their bugs. The inside is open air to the outside. Tapas type menu with each person ordering their own and sharing.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We were staying in a condo in Playa del Coco for four nights and had decided to only eat out once during our stay. Our friends, who live in Playa del Coco, recommended we all have dinner at Ginger, one of their favorite places. What a wonderful suggestion! We were a group of five and so the whole idea of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Without a doubt, the most unique and best place Judy and I ever patronized. Scenic, beautiful, unique and friendly. Service was outstanding. Food and beverage likewise were outstanding. Prices were as expected given the location and experience. We'll be back when we next visit Costa Rica.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I really don't know where to start. We were staying at Playa Cocos and I had read the reviews about Ginger so we got a taxi and headed that way. Wow we ever blow away. We procded to try and order as much as two people could possibly eat. Everything we tried was outstanding.The service, the food ,and the entire... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

All the dishes we had were very tasty and well presented with a good range on the menu. Friendly staff & attentive service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Best food in the area!!!! Its an indoor/ outdoor restaurant. The food is a mix of tapas from local to oriental flare. There is plenty of parking and security. This is about the only good restaurant in the whole area..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Good selection, nicely prepared. Safe choice in Playa Hermosa, with lots of choices on the menu that will satisfy different people. A bit heavy on the sauces (stir fired veggies).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I think this is the best food I've eaten in Costa Rica, it's certainly not typical food, and it's very expensive tapas - but oh my gosh it's so good! And for those of you missing a good old fashioned Indian curry, one of the tapas dishes is a hidden gem: chicken tikka masala! Great for a romantic night or... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Tapas were ok, but I was expecting more for the price. Make note this is outside dining without air conditioning and the Mosquitos were fierce. Make reservations, they book up.

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Additional Information about Ginger

Address: Main Street | 150 m south of Villas Sol, Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-2672-0041
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Hermosa
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
Cuisine: Asian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street | 150 m south of Villas Sol, Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Hermosa
  • Phone Number: 506-2672-0041

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
  • Cuisine: Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic

Description

A tapas bar with a twist: Asian and Mediterranean fusion, great list of New World Wines by the glass, cocktails made with fresh tropical juices. Exciting and eclectic cuisine like no other in Costa Rica! FREE SHUTTLE FROM HILTON PAPAGAYO AND OCCIDENTAL GRAND PAPAGAYO.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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