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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
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: it is located on the second road into playa hermosa right next door to villa acacia
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: it is located on the second road into playa hermosa right next door to villa acacia
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91% Recommend
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English first
Houston, Texas
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
Senior Reviewer
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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Rollinsford, New Hampshire
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

On one of the side streets off the beach. We had dinner here the last night of our stay which was too bad, had we eaten here sooner we would have come back. We had two excellent fish dishes outside on the patio. Service was as good as the food. Highly recommended

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We ate at El Quijote on our recent trip to Playa Hermosa. When I say WOW, I mean WOW. We ordered the Tuna Nachos which had so many delicious flavors, and the Korean BBQ ribs were amazing. My boyfriend and I both thought they were one of the best things we have ever eaten! The owner was friendly, and made... More

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Las Salinas, Nicaragua
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This place has some of the best food that i have ever had. I started off with an excellent Margarita , we placed our order and then we got a surprise...we got two samples of fish croquets that were divine in taste. I ate shrimp in garlic, with a salad, and mashed potatoes and it was very good. I also... More

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