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Arigato In Jaco

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Pastor Diaz | Across the street from IL Galeon, Jaco, Costa Rica
2643-1947
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
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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
Excellent Japanese Fare!

While spending the Month of March in Jaco we must have eaten at Arigato 8 times. The service was always prompt and friendly.The servers were always eager to suggest new foods to try. The specials of the day were always delicious and affordable. The garlic edamame was amazing as were all of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
Leslie G
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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Tsunami Sushi is our go-to - we come all the way from Quepos (about an hour) to eat sushi. We tried this place based on a recommendation. The sushi was OK. The service really sucked. Not even a water. No wasabi or ginger to go with the sushi until we asked. We were hesitant so we ordered pretty basic rolls... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

While spending the Month of March in Jaco we must have eaten at Arigato 8 times. The service was always prompt and friendly.The servers were always eager to suggest new foods to try. The specials of the day were always delicious and affordable. The garlic edamame was amazing as were all of the rolls. Can t wait to go back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This was a little street-side restaurant in Jaco that was suggested to us by a serving staff at different hotel. The servers weren't overly smiley but the food was excellent and a lot of it. My wife and lived in Japan for a number of years and found the food to be quite authentic. If you see the restaurant while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We ended up at Arigato, because it always seemed busy. Not overcrowded, but a constant flow of customers. We weren't dissapointed! Food was excellent, atmosphere was welcoming

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Hopping scene, jam packed with people. Inattentive, brusque service that didn't really feel like the owner or waiters had any interest in their customers. The flipside, sublime, perfectly prepared sushi that was worth both the wait and the attitude - but lose the latter and this would be a "five circle" review instead of four.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Just excenlent, love the chrunchy sushi and they have very good prices! The restaurant is in the middle of down town really easy to find.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

the sushi at Arigato was excellent. We had the spicy tuna roll and the mixed tempura plate. The tuna was incredibly fresh, and the tempura was perfectly light and crispy. This place is so unpretentious and totally rustic. You can sit at one of about six little tables or at one of two bars. From our bar style seat, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Best Japanese cuisine in Jaco, and the prices can't be beat! Other sushi alternatives have gauging prices but similar prices. Very much recommended if you're looking for authentic Japanese food ran by japanese owners/cooks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I went in for the sushi which was very good, but left having had a few piña coladas that were out of this world. The drinks were so fresh and delicious. The Jaco roll with plantains, brilliant!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Went to Arigato for sushi. We normally go to Tsunami Sushi but based on a recommendation we tried Arigato. The sushi was at best so so and the service was non existent. The waiters spent all their time behind the bar with the bartender looking pictures on an tablet. I had to get up twice just to get some refills... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pastor Diaz | Across the street from IL Galeon, Jaco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: 2643-1947

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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