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All 47 Playa Samara Restaurants

Sol y Mar Cabinas Rooms & Restaurant

400m Oeste del Banco Nacional, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
+506 2656-0925
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Ranked #34 of 47 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: Spanish, Costa Rican, Central American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night

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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I lived in Samara for a month or so in January and would go to the bar at Sol y Mar. It was a beautiful wooden bar with a great drink and cocktail selection and the barman was super friendly! Recently I went back for a visit and it's not the same at all. The bar has lost all its... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Just finished dinner here, excellent pescado, mine grilled and my partners in an avocado sauce. Ceviche very good as well. Well stocked bar as well, lots of beverage choices. Located about 300 metres past bank and grocery store

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Vienna, Austria
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

I enjoyed my first "Ceviche" of my life - it was realy great! Yolanda told me, how this speciality of Latin Amerika was made. Next day I appriciated a delicious original spanish paella. It's not only the good quality of food, but also the nice atmosphere that made me feel good. The owners are a very friendly and open minded... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

A friend and I spent 8 days in Samara in mid October and were able to eat at a handful of the restaurants and check out most the menus in town. Sol y Mar is one of the cheapest restaurants in Town. Not only is the food cheaper, but it was easily the best food we ate during our stay.... More 

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Clinton, Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

They have a couple of very young cooks, but they really outdid themselves with some very original sauces. If you go there, try the chicken in curry sauce. Outstanding! Everything we ate, with the exception of a t-bone steak, was very good. The owners and service staff were friendly and very helpful. I would recommend, though, that they should have... More 

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san francisco
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

I had a mountain of fried shrimp and rice which came with a small bit of salad and lots of hot crisp french fries, for 4 thousand colones, which is cheap for Samara. Tasty. At 8pm on a Saturday there were only 2 other tables, one tourist, one locals. Nice mellow atmosphere. Super friendly staff. What's not to like?

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DavidSolymar, Gerente at Sol y Mar Cabinas Rooms & Restaurant, responded to this review
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MUCHAS GRACIAS!!!! de verdad que ponemos nuestro cariño en cada plato, en cada uno de nuestros servicios. More 

Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

They make good Gallo Pinto (traditional Costa Rican breakfast of mixed rice and beans with other seasonings.) Go early because by 10 am the pinto may be gone. Not the best for lunch and dinner food in my opinion and even a little pricey for a local joint, but if you find yourself dining here in the later hours try... More 

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Golfo de Chiriqui National Park, Panama
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

The upstairs loung is the best around the sunsets are amazing

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Davie, Florida, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

We ate here yesterday after a long walk on the beach. My husband and I shared a Palmito salad which was good. I ordered Spaghetti Napolitana (with tomato sauce) and it was like eating sea water. It was beyond salty. My husband ordered a chicken sandwich which basically consisted of a bun, a few pieces of pulled chicken, lettuce, tomato,... More 

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Hola Megan D. Sol y mar ha cambiado de administración. Estamos seguros de no defraudarte en tu visita. Por ejemplo... More 

Boulder, Colorado
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Good food and generous portions. Comfortable seating and attentive service. We visited Samara for five days and I usually eat fish for lunch and dinner and this fish was my favorite in Samara.

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Additional Information about Sol y Mar Cabinas Rooms & Restaurant

Address: 400m Oeste del Banco Nacional, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2656-0925
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
Average Prices: USD 6 - 20
Cuisine: Spanish, Costa Rican, Central American

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