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Cahuita centro, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Carribean style restaurant

Nice typical bar/restaurant near the beach of Cahuita. Nice Batidos, friendly staff, with attention for hygiene.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2014
Robbin H
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Groningen Province, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

No doubt, this is the worst service in Cahuita and Puerto Viejo. Waited for one hour for nachos and a fish (never came), the waitress, a rude young lady, said they had a group before and that's why they were late (really that was the only response to 1hr late nachos). The restaurant had 8 people in one table and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Although the food was great our mains took more than an hour to arrive and they forgot about pur starters and weren't very apologetic or concerned about it...

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Ate here twice . Once during the day and once at night. During the day we were severed by a nice girl. Good service, friendly and polite. She did forgot our starter, but that was ok. Came back a few nights later. Very different experience. Waiter with a backwards hat was rude and no customer service skills in anyway. No... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

we were only once to eat and drink in this bar.the food was average! the Casado you can get much better elsewhere. the service takes too long. In front of the bar are too much dogs. They walk around. A guest has even bitten directly into the foot in the next bar (10meters away).

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We had a lot of fun the night we had dinner at Ricky's place. We sat outside at one of the tables and watched the sloths travel past, followed by a crowd of on-lookers: great entertainment!!! But just as good was our friendly waiter who was a real character: writing our orders on a paper napkin and then not remembering... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Ricky's is the "big place" in the little town of Cahuita. It is hard to miss (except when it is boarded up like it was on New Year's Day). The beer is cold, the menu is pretty limited, but at least you can read it and the offerings, if basic, are sound. If you like to hang out, you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We came here once for drinks, then back for a meal ,after looking at the great meals around us. My husband had the chicken fajita-amazing! I had the chicken salad, which is more of a meal with chicken, macaroni salad, Gallo pinto and salad(lettuce) very good and filling! They are meticulous with the fine details, like putting napkins under every... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Nice typical bar/restaurant near the beach of Cahuita. Nice Batidos, friendly staff, with attention for hygiene.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Go there if you want food - good even if not incredible- , relaxed atmospehere, kind and very gentle waiters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My daughter and I ate here on a fluke as we walked around Cahuita looking for a place to have dinner. We sat outside and enjoyed a lovely meal, great service, good value, nice reggae music in the background and when we were don't our waiter called a taxi for us to take us back to our hotel.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cahuita centro, Cahuita, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Cahuita

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean

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