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Arigato In Jaco

Pastor Diaz | Across the street from IL Galeon, Jaco, Costa Rica
2643-1947
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Ranked #20 of 90 restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Apr 18, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

It is a small but very delicious sushi restaurant. It is real authentic and located right in the middle of downtown Jaco. It was mouth watering. They made a special seared salmon sushi piece and man did it melt in your mouth. It is right in the center of the night life.

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West Orange, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Good experience - sushi was fresh and food was much better than expected! Again A/C would have been nice but thoroughly enjoyed our meal.

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Herradura, Costa Rica
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Owner Rudy and his team are always smiling and working hard. The small yet nice restaurant is well located in downtown Jaco and offer excellent Sushi and other Japanese dishes at good prices. Open kitchen allows you to see the dishes being prepared. They also offer a variety of Japanese beer and Costa Rican crafted beers.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We went to Arigato on a Saturday night when they were busy but not crushed. We ordered three of the special rolls as soon as we got there, along with bottle beers. Then the waiter disappeared. Eventually, one of the rolls (vegetarian) appeared along with the beers. Eventually, afetr a long wait, the other two rolls were dropped on our... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

This place had fantatsic sushi and didn't break the bank. The service was excellent, the drinks were delicious and the sushi was the highlight of the meal. This place is great for people watching in the middle of downtown Jaco as it is an open restaraunt. However, this also means there is no air conditioning, which is their ONLY tiny... More

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San Diego, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I'm a big fan of the Japanese style sushi - Mostly nigiri, clean, and simple so that the fish and rice speak for themselves. I'm a big sushi enthusiast, and LOVED my meal at Arigato. I had mostly nigiri and also tried my brother's Philly roll, which was also very good. These guys really know what they are doing. This... More

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Hicksville, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We only heard about this place after talking with locals living in Jaco. Truly glad we found out about it. Some of the best sushi I've ever had. So fresh you could tell it was all locally caught fish. The prices were fair and they even had several more common rolls for very cheap during their happy hour. If you... More

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Key Largo, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Looks like a hole in the wall you would never stop at BUT.......the prices are great, the food is delicious (pork chops so tender) and the servings are fair.

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16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

After having a horrible experience at the other sushi restaurant in Jaco a few years back, we were ambivalent about trying Arigato. Well, I must say we were very happy we did. The fish was fresh, the portions very ample and the prices VERY reasonable. The Japanese owned and staffed restaurant is as experienced as those at home. They have... More

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113 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I stopped in this place with my wife Both starving for sushis We took an assorted one I forgot the name it was months ago We could not eat the tuna was smelling and one of the sushi was stuffed with a kind of mayo Disgusting ...

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