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Main Street besides ICE Building, Tortuguero 2, Costa Rica
0050627098084
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Ranked #2 of 15 Restaurants in Tortuguero
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $25
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Great decor, peaceful surrounding and great if pricey food. Upscale yet not pretentious. They are some sections with comfortable cushions on the side.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Loved the Budda salad and the frozen drinks. Nice to have healthy alternatives to the usual Costa Rican fare.

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Calgary
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10 reviews 10 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Who would have thought you could get a fantastic pizzza in a village that doesnt even have roads. Well you can and sit by the river watching the world go by

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Dover
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

This is an excellent cafe. The service was exemplary and the staff really friendly. The location provides a beautiful view over the canal. The food was wonderful, with plenty of vegetarian choices too and the cocktails were gorgeous. Probably not the cheapest place in town, but not ridiculously overpriced either. Definitely worth a visit.

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Vail, Colorado, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

We have been to Tortuguero several times and this is one of staple, go-to restaurants! We love sitting in the gorgeous garden, waterside area, enjoying the fabulous ambience and delicious cocktails. The food is fresh and tasty. We especially love the fruit crepes! We will continue to be back every time we visit.

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Massachusetts
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84 reviews 84 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Had to rush to go to a night tour but did spend a pleasant hour at the Budda Cafe. It is an Italian restaurant located right on the river. It's nice to sit and watch the boats go by. We ordered a sandwich because we were in a hurry but could see diners eating many different delicious looking pizzas and... More 

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Fuerth, Germany
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We ha tw times lunch there. The fruit shakes are delicious, the food is excellent. Very nice people in the service.

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San Francisco
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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We stopped here per a friend's suggestion for drinks and to watch the sunset. The sunset did not happen but the outdoor seating is right over the water, drinks were great and the appetizer, hummus, we had was also delcious. If we had stayed in the area longer, would have made a trip back for dinner or lunch.

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Groningen Province, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Very good location near the town center. Waterfront tables and really good food for a reasonable price. Great atmosphere!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We came here after recommendations for " the best cheesecake". We were slightly disappointed by the cheesecake and the drinks we got but the view is great!

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Address: Main Street besides ICE Building, Tortuguero 2, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 0050627098084
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Tortuguero
Average Prices: USD 7 - 25
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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