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El Quijote bar and restaurant

playa hermosa next door to hotel villa acacia | 2da Entrade 100 Metros a Mano Derecho, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
+506 2672 0176
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 2:00 pm - 10:00 am
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: it is located on the second road into playa hermosa right next door to villa acacia
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: it is located on the second road into playa hermosa right next door to villa acacia
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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I've lived in Playa Hermosa for nearly 10 years now and have eaten just about everywhere in this little town. My wife and I were at El Quijote the other night and had a wonderful dining experience. The restaurant is located just off the beach on the 2nd beach entrance so the people watching is good along the street, depending... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My husband and I had a horrible experience with our hotel food while on our honeymoon. We found El Quijote online and thought we would give it a try. Well, we ended up eating dinner here the rest of the trip! The food was great (especially the tuna nachos)! You could tell the fish was very fresh.... The owner Ian... More

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

So glad that I found El Quijote. By far the best meal I've had in the area. The service and atmosphere are great too. It is easy to tell that the owner and staff really care about the meals that they prepare. I grew up in a family that ate lots of fresh seafood and the meal that I had... More

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Houston, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We had a great time at El Quiote. It is a tiny little place on the first beach road in Playa Hermosa. The owner Ian served as host, server, bar keep and bus boy. It was nice, like we had his undivided attention. He was very friendly and welcoming, but not too attentive that we couldn't enjoy our meals. My... More

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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I love this restaurant! The food and service are always consistently great. Fresh, delicious, well presented and plentiful. I've tried many dishes, happy with all of them. It's great to dine in air conditioned comfort and yet be so close to the beach (2nd beach entrance), easy walk within Hermosa.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I had the chicken wings and the chicken special and they were very good. My wife had sushi and tuna nachos and loved them. Ian is a nice guy and treated us great. I have food allergies and they were very accommodating.

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

All my friends rave about the sushi. The whole fish is good. Friendly Waitress. Music on Friday nites.

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

great food, friendly service from Ian. We loved to red snapper, avocado tune sale, and tuna tacos. I would really recommend this place to others.

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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Finally ate at El Quijote after hearing great reviews from tourists. It lived up to my expectations and then some. Had the tuna and avocado dish. Delish! And the calamari is some of the best in Playa Hermosa. The service is great, too. Ian, the owner, waited on me. Very personable and friendly. You must eat here if you are... More

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

I can assure you haven't tried anything like the tuna nachos! They're the best thing ever! Sushi is pretty good too. Service is really good as well! We also tried the wings, and everything was really excellent. As if it wasn't enough, prices are highly reasonable. If you are anywhere near playa Hermosa, this is a must!

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