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Ginger

Main Road | 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
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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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Houston, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This treehouse restaurant is truly something special. The tapas were all amazing but it is very pricey. We were a little shocked when we got our ticket, but all the food was great. We had the Fillet, Ahi Tuna, Firecracker Shrimp and the Lettuce Wraps. The Ahi Tuna was cooked perfectly and I'd definitely recommend that. We also had the... More

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Edison, New Jersey, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

quite pricey for a tapas , but then again everything in Costa Rica is pricey especially for tourist, food is good. Bats flying in the nearby tree while we are having dinner. Staff are accommodating and pleasant.

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boston, ma
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Ginger never disappoints. The staff is great. Food is tapas asian. It's a must stop. Closed on Mondays.

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Golden Lake, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Didn't eat here...Kay said we should have...I believe her...she suggested the mongolian ribs. We will next time...guaranteed.

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Dallas TX
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Ginger is a lovely restaurant set on the Pacifico property on the main road into Playa del Coco. The food is well prepared, nicely presented and delicious. The wait staff and kitchen staff are friendly and accommodating to specific requests. We have gone with small children without a problem. The patio is very nice. It is pricey, although, if it... More

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Littleton, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We had our entire wedding party and guests here for a meal a couple of nights before our wedding. They really did a great job accommodating a large party and also worked very well with us splitting multiple checks that could have become very confusing. The food is Asian flair with local seafood. The portions are smaller is size, so... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

So many different options to choose from. Loved the food and service. The desserts were amazing as well. Service was superb. If you attract Mosquitos, order bug spray with your menu. They were happy to provide it.

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Smyrna, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My wife and I ate here at one of our last night's on our trip. It's right down the street from the Condovac la Costa where we stayed. We ended up ordering the Mongolian ribs, ginger rolls, calamari and thai curry beef on plantains along with chocolate lava cake for dessert. All of the food was incredible, but slightly on... More

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Reston, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Pricey but the food is excellent. Need reservations. It's unfortunate it has no view. Be sure to bring bug spray to any of the Restaurants most are open air.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great place for a sharing small tastes of expertly prepared food and a glass of wine.....or two. A bit pricy but always consistent and well worth the few extra pennies for the great atmosphere. Go, taste, enjoy!

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