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Calle Bohio | Next to Swell Bar, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
+506 2643 5251
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8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 92
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  • 31
    Very good
  • 7
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  • 4
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Really good food

We visited on a Sunday in low season, so we were some of the only people eating so not a huge atmosphere but expected this time of year. Having said that the food was lovely, and really reasonably priced for the area. I had the Costa Rican rice and beans, thoroughly recommend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Lucy S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We visited on a Sunday in low season, so we were some of the only people eating so not a huge atmosphere but expected this time of year. Having said that the food was lovely, and really reasonably priced for the area. I had the Costa Rican rice and beans, thoroughly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Came upon this place by chance. Solid burgers and pretty girls all around. The chili jell on the Picasso burger was choice!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The food is so delightful great taste i have a eaten here almost everyday. Thank you for your great foods!

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Playa Matapalo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were hungry and this was the perfect place to satisfy 5 very different eaters. We ordered too much which we rarely do. The smoothies were delicious and made with real fruit. The burgers was great. The onion rings were a little greasy. It took a while to get our food, but that's what I'd expect when it's made to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I came to P&B with my sister for dinner and we really enjoyed our visit. We ate the traditional Costa Rican Casado with chicken, had fresh fruit smoothies, and then a brownie with ice cream for desert. The service was fast and the server was friendly and polite. The food was great and I definitely recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We stopped in for some food & to get out of the sun for a bit. The food was excellent, and they have a good selection of vegetarian options. The shaded patio has a nice breeze & is just steps away from the beach. Great spot!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

From the moment I walked in and tasted the sweet, sweet, delicious fries, their fresh fish, and fresh attitudes, I knew I was bound to become a life-long customer and (most importantly) a life-long friend. Thank you, Papas and Friends for being so kind to me on those lonely nights and thank you for your encouraging spirit. I look forward... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We stumbled upon this delicious restaurant because it was attached to our hostel (Beds on Bahio! Also recommend) and the burgers were TOP NOTCH. We had the Picasso burger and our friends had mahi mahi and chicken avocado burgers. Everyone reported back delicious results. And the fries. THE FRIES! Like delicious fluffy pockets of potato heaven. I had some with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Firsts thing first, Tips are not required in Costa Rica but tip your waiter. Secondly, the fries. They are the best. Get them as a side or anything. They are that good. Thirdly, if you post your comment about their shop in TA=brownie + ice cream. Serious. All your friends. One brownie per review. It's that easy. Forthly, you can... More 

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

i cant stay away from this place, it is so good! they have so many options apart from burgers - i dig the chicken avocado sandwich. best fries in town. hands down. i always come back here!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Bohio | Next to Swell Bar, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 2643 5251
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?