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Local Dish

Cahuita Center, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Ranked #17 of 37 Restaurants in Cahuita
Cuisines: Caribbean
Most recent review
- Jul 9, 2014
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7 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
San Jose, Costa Rica
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We have tried the fried chicken numerous times and it has always been delicious and fairly priced. It is served alongside fried yuca or the best fried plantain chips. The owner is delightful and this is definitely a worthwhile stop in Cahuita.

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Rimbey, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

At first we had a hard time locating this restaurant as there were conflicting locations listed on the internet. But we found it, from the corner of Ricky's Rest. & Bar and CoCo bar, it is across the street and down on the right. Across from the playground. It is a tiny colorful little place with only about 4 tables.... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012 via mobile

We had fried red snapper and Caribbean fillet. The food was okay, and so were the prices. Nothing spectacular in our opinion but we filled our bellies properly.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012 via mobile

Two entrees a beer and a freshly prepared juice drink cost 8,250 colones ($16.50). The food was delicious and filled us up! The server there was also delightful. BANGING plantains... Most of the entrees were around 3000 colones.

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Miami, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

Have the fish with coconut sauce with papas or patacones. It is a very simple dish, but it is so completely fresh and flavorful. You will be in heaven! I had the same thing there each of the three times I went and have no regrets : ).

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