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Wild Ginger

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American, Caribbean, Contemporary, Fusion
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150m North of the Primary School | Beachfront Path, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
+506 2709 8240
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Inventive fusion cuisine made with fresh ingredients. Not one single...
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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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
What a treat !

After two weeks of bland food, always rice and beans, we found Wild Ginger. Excellent food. Good variety. Smoothies are out of this world. Service a bit slow but it's "Costa Rica time". I can't recommend this place enough ! Fantastic

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Royal Oaks, Ca
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Royal Oaks, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

After two weeks of bland food, always rice and beans, we found Wild Ginger. Excellent food. Good variety. Smoothies are out of this world. Service a bit slow but it's "Costa Rica time". I can't recommend this place enough ! Fantastic

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

What a refreshing change in Costa Rica.Beautiful Caribbean food served with a touch of class.the starters were prepared with a twist from the original.Main courses of coffee rubbed tenderloin and Caribbean beef stew were bought to the table in just the right time between courses with time for a drink and chat.They were both delicious,well prepared and served with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The food was wonderful..... And the service was great. The husband and wife duo were welcoming and super friendly. They're hospitality made the experience worth wild!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Great atmosphere, great service, wonderful food -- fresh and well-prepared. Will make something simple for your kids. Not cheap but worth it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

In Costa Rica, a lot of the food is very similar. Not here. The food is a bit of a Californian/ caribbean fusion. We thought iit was quite good, but not outstanding.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stay in Tortuguero for 3 nights and our hotel had the meals included, not romantic at all, not very good... We were looking for a nice place to have dinner at least once and this was the only apparently decent place around... it was a great surprise!!! Great food, great service.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Difficult to find as is located off the beach a short walk past the village centre but there are signposts. Service was fantastic; recommended dishes from the menu and was prompt with drinks/food. Wonderful meal with good portions and good value for money. Definitely worth a visit whilst in Tortuguero.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I'm glad I treated myself after a crazy day in the jungle and beach! I loved the plataine basquets, home made nachos (with coconut!), and hamburgers! Still missing the spicy margaritas and strawberry and passion fruit daiquiri! This is a place where I'd eat every day in Tortuguero. Beautiful and tasty food, warm atmosphere and very friendly owners! Hope to... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I was in Tortugero for 3 nights, and ate at Wild Ginger twice because I liked it so much! We got the falafel burger, which was totally amazing. The side salad was also incredible, with the ginger carrots and passion fruit dressing. It was so good, that when my friend and I went back the next night, we ordered a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Hands down best food in tortuguero. You will pay for it though. Manhattan prices for Manhattan quality food. The atmosphere is really cool as well.

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Additional Information about Wild Ginger

Address: 150m North of the Primary School | Beachfront Path, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2709 8240
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Tortuguero
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 19
Cuisine: American, Caribbean, Contemporary, Fusion

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 150m North of the Primary School | Beachfront Path, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Tortuguero
  • Phone Number: +506 2709 8240

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 19
  • Cuisine: American, Caribbean, Contemporary, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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