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Wild Ginger

150m North of the Primary School | Beachfront Path, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
+506 2709 8240
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Ranked #1 of 15 restaurants in Tortuguero
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $19
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, Contemporary, Californian, Fusion
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Inventive fusion cuisine made with fresh ingredients. Not one single canned good goes on to our plates! All our breads and sauces are homemade, and all of our recipes are original to Wild Ginger.
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Herradura, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Listen to the sound of the surf while relaxing in comfort(one of the few places with cushions). Service was excellent. I had the Caribbean Stew and my brother had this fabulous marinated chicken wrapped in bacon. Both meals were equally great with a beautiful presentation. Great for sharing a taster's delight. Without a doubt it's the best place in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Great experience! I had dinner there with a friend while visiting Tortuguero. Delicious food, very different from everything else in the village, super friendly owners, very clean. I totally recommend anyone visiting Tortuguero to try it out! It's not on the main road with the other restaurants, don't be afraid to ask around to find it You will not regret... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had diner here and the service was excellent. They offered plain french fries if necessary to kids. I had an excellent chicken-ginger salad and my husband had an original chickendish in fusion style. I liked the entourage as well. Close to miss Junie's next to the beach.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Can't rave enough! Relaxed beach atmosphere with food cooked to perfection! Hand crafted cocktails, plantain basket appetizers, Caribbean stew, fresh catch of the day and lava cake dessert. This is a MUST VISIT in Tortuguero!

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Cardiff,Wales
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This restaurant is in a different league to any others that we ate in while on our 2 week trip through Costa Rica. The owners were incredibly friendly and efficient and the chef can really cook. We loved the crispy plantain baskets and mashed yucca to start and all of our main courses - lobster, beef stew and a great... More

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New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

food was well prepared and tasty. the follow -ups and attention from the staff were the best that we had while in costa rica fot nine days.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Had a real Foodie experience in a great location. Everything was very Fresh! Live Lobster was carried in just ahead of us as we walked down the path to the restaurant It was a little expensive for out budget, but worth it. Great meals and desserts served with excellent presentation! Would go Back Again if in Tortuguero!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Arrived with 15 others in party to swamp the place early evening. The care taken with our drinks order reflected the ethos of Wild Ginger. The food that followed after was fresh, tasty and slow which meant that it was being prepared especially for us. I would heartily recommend this place for all comers.

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Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

We ate there last night. Food fantastic, two course was sufficient but could not resist the chocolate expresso cake. Ian, London

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Leiria, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

The place to go and eat some amazing food in Tortuguero. We tried salads, pasta, burgers, vegeterian food, stews and all the flavours were outstanding! The owner is very welcoming and the restaurant is away from the busy village center. Don't miss this unexpected surprise in Tortuguero!

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