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Main Street besides ICE Building, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
+506 2709 8084
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent atmosphere and food

We had a drink for the first visit which was very good cocktail. Then we came back for dinner which was excellent too. The pizza was thin and tasty like it should be but the pasta was excellent too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We had a drink for the first visit which was very good cocktail. Then we came back for dinner which was excellent too. The pizza was thin and tasty like it should be but the pasta was excellent too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Not the cheapest restaurant in town, but good value for money in a very cosy atmosphere! Nice view on the lake and friendly personnel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in to this lovely restaurant to escape the heaviest rain we had ever seen. We were ushered to a beautiful covered deck suspended over the Tortugero Canal. The menu looked great but we only had time for perfectly made cappuccinos before catching our boat. Would definitely return for a meal if we return to the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Great service even though was quite busy! Lovely location on the lagoon! Definitely worth a trip! Huracán cocktail is lovely! Not a cheap restaurant but a nice treat! Only thing I would say is that they took away our plates before we had both finished eating! Something I find very irritating!

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Lebanon, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This place was very nice. They make a great mojito. If you want a great meal this is the place. They also have a deck over the water that is nicely lit, a sweet place to spend the evening with friends.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The food we ate here was full of flavour and sitting on the edge of the water was really lovely. The Uruguay sandwich was the best sandwich was the best my boyfriend has had in all of South and Central America so far. The staff were attentive and our food was quick (we were the first people in there). If... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We had dinner there one night, amazing setting, good foood. the restaurant was fool, and there were only 2 people working so obviously very busy! we were told the wait would be 15 mins, to which we siad fine but we ended up waiting for almost 1 hour and the worst part is that nobody came to ask us whether... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This restaurant is set out over the river and commanders a great view. Aside from that the food was excellent. We ate here twice.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Located with seating right on the water. Great Salads at some of the best prices we enjoyed in Costa Rica. I also like the Aqua Fresca made with fresh fruit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Well worth a visit whilst staying in Tortuguero. 4-6PM they offer a great deal for two for one cocktails and some lovely humus and flat breads. Setting is fantastic; they have a decking area which extends out onto the river and is great to watch the sun set. We also ate here another night and food was good.

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Address: Main Street besides ICE Building, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2709 8084
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Tortuguero
Average Prices: USD 7 - 25
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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  • Address: Main Street besides ICE Building, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Tortuguero
  • Phone Number: +506 2709 8084

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 25
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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