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Main Street | 150 m south of Villas Sol, Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
506-2672-0041
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $40
Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I can not say enough good things about the quality, and variety of the food at Gingers! One of best restaurants we have dined at outside of the states.....The food and service were a perfect "10"...A do not miss if in the area!

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Charlotte,NC
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22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is a well built, even beautiful, tapas restaurant that definitely aspires to greatness, but the food, in my estimation, falls a bit short, especially at the prices charged. The setting is lovely, an all balcony restaurant with the majority of tables situated under the stars. I was told that one day a week, not sure which day, the drink... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My family and I ate dinner here and thought the food and atmosphere was very nice. Unfortunately 3 of us shared 2 dishes: Ginger's Ahi Tuna tuna and the filet mignon while one person did not. The 3 of us who did eat it got very sick the next day (vomiting and diarrhea). While it is always hard to prove... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Everything on the menu is fabulous. The ambiance is beautiful and the service awesome. Never had to wait for a seat. The plates ranged from $6-$13, which is unheard of so you can try a few things at a time. We went a second night to try it all and it was great.

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Solvang
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We had our New Year's Eve dinner at Ginger. Bernal at Tico Tours made our last-minute reservations. Food was fantastic, service was good, drinks were amazing. Tapas style, with bigger portions of each dish than we are used to for Tapas. Each dish had intricate flavor and presentation was beautiful. One of the best dirty martinis I have had in... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Good tapas-style, outdoor eating in Playa Hermosa! We ate here on our last night in town for a special dinner and had a good time. It was nice but not over the top fancy. Food was good and there were a decent amount of vegetarian options.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

They accommodated us without reservation, I would highly reccomend a reservation! Beautiful place with a treehouse vibe , open air and outside . Wonderful great food , order 2-3 tapas and you will be full!! We will be back, one of the best meals we had on our eight day vacation!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

From the road this place looks like a Starwars vehicle. Once you walk up the road to the entrance, you'll marvel at the breathtaking glass panels surrounding the building. There isn't a bad seat in the house. The waitstaff was well acquainted with the menu and made practical suggestions for ordering. The cost was fair considering the quality of the... More 

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Nj
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11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Ate here last year and had to eat here this year. Truly tasteful and creative tapas unlike any others in the area. Particularly love the tuna, fire cracker shrimp and Mongolian ribs. Very diverse menu something for everyone. Nice bar area. No view but cool atmosphere. The chocolate lava desert with ice cream was heaven. Expect to spend $100-$115/couple with... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

OK, so it's not typical Costa Rican food, but perhaps you'd like a change. Ginger does small portion/tapas style, and we chose four for dinner--salmon, tenderloin, mahi, and potstickers. All delicious, and the service was top notch. The pleasure comes at American prices so save some of your travel dollars to eat at Ginger.

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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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