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Restaurante Bar Boca Chica

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Entrada Parque Nacional de Cahuita | Puerto Vargas, Cahuita, Costa Rica
+506/27550197
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing food! Amazing Hospitality, restores faith in humanity!

We went to Boca Chica twice. Once for lunch once for dinner. We love Rodolfo and Carine. First of all the food is awesome. Good value and grat taste. I felt so at home. I really dont want to ruin the secret, but this place a gem. Rodolfo makes great food and conversation and embodies the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We went to Boca Chica twice. Once for lunch once for dinner. We love Rodolfo and Carine. First of all the food is awesome. Good value and grat taste. I felt so at home. I really dont want to ruin the secret, but this place a gem. Rodolfo makes great food and conversation and embodies the spirit of hospitality. He... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We walked the full trail of Cahuita National Park from the town entrance to here. It was a very hot and humid day and we didn't pick the best shoes for our hike, so by the time we reached Boca Chica, we were so ready for some relaxation and comfort. We just had water and a couple of beers, no... More 

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Groningen Province, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We arrived here after the hiking in Cahuita national park. We were walking to the bus when we were invited for a snack or a drink since the bus took half an hour to be there. So we drank a nice cold coke, could even try the swimming pool or showers if we'd like. All we needed after a beautiful... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

After a hike through the national park there is nothing better than crashing in the garden of this restaurant (including pool) and enjoying the local food (Casado) with a refresing Fruitjuice (Batidas naturales).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

If you're staying in Cahuita and decide to walk the Cahuita National Forest trail, Boca Chica is the perfect ending point to your journey. Rudolfo and Caren are amazing hosts and incredibly kind and energetic - very real people. Rudolfo is originally from Italy and has a great spirit and energy about him. His wife, Caren, said that he is... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013 via mobile

We came into Cahuita NP via the Kelly Creek station and walked the full way around to Boca Chica. We had expected as many taxis on that side, but there was only a bus. Although we were lucky to arrive in time for it, it did not stop. So we backtracked for the restaurant to call a cab and to... More 

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Trenton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

We've been to this lovely place in previous years! Food was fantastic, atmosphere was more than fabulous! Owners did change this year and didn't make it out there however the original chef was out there cooking periodically still!!

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Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

We've stopped there for lunch after our walk in the national park as it is ideally located at the end of the track. The place is beautiful and the food delicious. I could easily become addicted to the coconut sauce they serve!

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Tampere, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

As many others, we stopped there because the waitress said that there was time before the next bus to come and enjoy a drink and a swim. She seemed to know the bus schedules so we did go there. The host was hospitable, the bar was empty except for us two. They offered dinner as well but it doesn't feel... More 

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Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Please note that there is a new owner since mid 2012!! The owner, very nice and friendly man who made our day! After the long walk thru the park we felt like we were in heaven when arriving to Boca Chica. After 2 drinks we stayed for lunch, had a swim in the pool and got a free dessert! The... More 

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  • Address: Entrada Parque Nacional de Cahuita | Puerto Vargas, Cahuita, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Cahuita
  • Phone Number: +506/27550197

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