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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
Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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Union
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11 reviews 11 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This restaurant serves little portions I think called bocas which are like tapas and they were very flavorful. It takes a few, in my case four, before I felt like I had enough. They range between $ 6.00 and $ 15.00 so with drinks and nothing else provided like salad or bread it gets expensive. I suggest order a little... More

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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A diamond in the rough. Sorry about the cliché. Great service from a group well motivated to enjoy the experience. Seafood and spicy dishes highlight the dining delight. Fresh fish and signature classics are worth the higher than average fare. No regrets just memories. Pura vida

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Playas del Coco
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We loved our experience here,. All of the little dishes we sampled were great, and some were amazing. That said, it was quite pricey for the amount of food served. On the night we were there, the place was full of tourists and/or expats that didn't quite leave us with the feeling we were enjoying a local treasure. Some of... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This was an unexpected first class restaurant in Playa Hermosa! The food is tapas style and a little on the expensive side for the area - but makes for a great "nice dinner". It has very modern architecture and and inviting atmosphere. The wait staff is excellent as well! It wasn't very busy the night we were there, in fact,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This restaurant was truly amazing. We had the Ginger rolls, Ahi tuna, Mongolian ribs, Papitas bravas and Portobello crostini, I would highly recommend all of these small plates. The restaurant was all open air with friendly wait staff. I would suggest making a reservation if you are going during the prime dinner hours during the busy season. We went a... More

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This was right down the street from where we were staying and it was a nice departure from the usual things we were eating. Great food, wine list, and atmosphere. The service, if I recall, was nothing special, but talking to the owner who I think is from Montreal, was a nice memory as well.

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San Francisco, California
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We'd been in CR for several days, and, especially as a non-meat eater, I was starting to get a little tired of the standard fare. So we decided to splurge at Ginger -- and had a great night! Ginger has a great setting, helpful & professional waiters, and almost every dish we tried was excellent. We especially enjoyed the ginger... More

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Temecula, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Atmosphere goes a long way to save an uneven menu. The restaurant setting-a treehouse-is lovely. The service is good and some of the all-tapas dishes are worth a try. Still, we found the food to be inconsistent. Some dishes are delicious; try the spring rolls, the Ginger ahi tuna, the salads. The portobello crostini were also good. My husband ordered... More

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Lyndhurst, New Jersey, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My husband heard of this place and it happened to be right down the road from our hotel. The food was absolutely incredible and had an Asian, Thai, Costa-Rican twist to it. The wine list was extensive and the prices were very good.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We went to Ginger's twice while staying at Playa Hermosa...and I'd go back every night if I could! The owner, Anne, is a delightful Canadian who knows food! Her wonderful staff adds to the experience of fine dining. The filet mignon is my personal favorite. It's a petit filet speared with a sprig of rosemary and covered with a tower... More

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