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Graffiti Restro Cafe and Wine Bar

Pacific Center #23, Jaco, Costa Rica
+506 2643 1708
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Ranked #4 of 93 restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $24
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Eclectic, Californian, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: We are a 60 seat Funky, Comfortable Bistro style Restaurant with a Blackboard menu that changes daily with the local availability of the freshest products, Fruits, Vegetable, Seafood and Meats. We pride ourselves in the Slow Food movement and maintain by using local fresh, healthy and sustainable products from the region. We have no rules or boundaries when it comes to our food and our ambiance is just as eclectic. We are off the main track and a little difficult to find on purpose. Our concept is to appeal to Anyone with a fine palete for food and drink in a comfortable, climate controlled, safe and intimate setting.
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94% Recommend
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Windsor, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This is a must do while in Costa Rica. The menu is filled with tasty creations with something for everyone. The tuna tar tar tower was my favourite, you will not be disappointed. The friendly service staff brings this place to the next level. We were treated with live music both times we were there and also went back for... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

You must try the tuna tartare tower as an appetizer. Best ever. The service was friendly and great. The tuna entree was also excellent with the Asian spices. We may even go back tonight!

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

A bit hard to find (look for shopping mall called Pacific Centre next to the park). Food was great!! Good, reasonable priced wine and the waiters where all very nice and friendly!

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This place is ridiculously good! I heard this restaurant suggested at least 10 times during our stay here as one of everyone's favorites. The staff is super cool and the food was just flat out OUTSTANDING. I really like the atmosphere as well. I for one don't like pretension and they were very low key while still being classy. The... More

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graffitidan, Manager at Graffiti Restro Cafe and Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our restaurant. We are so happy to hear you had such a positive experience. We look forward to having you return on your next visit. If you get the chance check out our Sister Restaurant, Side Street Bistro for Lunch : ) Sincerely, Management and Staff of Graffiti Restro... More

Dayton, Ohio
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This was a very good place to eat in jaco but I remember spending slot of money here. If I had more money I would eat here more often but always great for atleast a dinner every time I visit jaco. I always stay at goral docelunas and do should you!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Been living in Costa Rica 9 years and been to Jaco too many times to count, but never found a great restaurant to go to. We were recommended this place by friends who live there and it was absolutely amazing. It's off the main road and tucked back in the corner of a plaza so it is hard to find,... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

A must do when in Costa Rica Graffiti is a small restaurant/cafe in downtown Jaco. Great gourmet level food!! Service is fantastic and the bar knows how to make a great drink. I always make it a point to stop in at least once or twice every time I'm in the Jaco/Herradura area. Prices right and great food-- you can't... More

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Jaco, Costa Rica
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I had dinner with 8 friends and we tried a variety of dishes. The house salad with a raspberry balsamic dressing was excellent. We had seared tuna, sea bass, and their coffee marinated filet. Each was perfectly cooked with unique flavors. It is my favorite restaurant on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica.

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Calgary, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Nice place, good ambiance, friendly and helpful staff. We ordered some wings, flatbread, and steak. The wings and steak were exceptional. Great and unexpected flavours and the portion size was much bigger than expected. The flatbread and pizza were a bit chewy, but this was dealt with in the most professional manner. Our little guy got something else eat, no... More

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

As a three generation family, we were thrilled to find a place for dinner which made everyone happy. From burgers to aged steaks, excellent fresh fish and divine desserts, we loved the place and ate there twice during our week in Jaco.

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