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The Wok

#23 of 106 Restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
$$
Asian fusion
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Calle Central | next to Budget Rent A Car, Jaco, Costa Rica
506 2643 6168
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11:00 am - 9:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: We are a healthy fusion of fine Asian cuisine from various countries of SE...
We are a healthy fusion of fine Asian cuisine from various countries of SE Asia.We serve an excellent variety of fresh vegetables,meats ,fish and shellfish,for vegetarians we offer as well tofu, sitake mushrooms and bamboo shoots ,all our sauces are homemade and your meal is prepared in our open outside kitchen.You will be pleasantly surprised by the different flavours that we can offer you in the best true Asian-Fusion restaurant in town; see you at The Wok!!
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  • 41
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great asian fusion food!

Always a great place for a stir fry with sate sauce, my favorite! Owners are very friendly and we love to come back year after year. Great little restaurant in the heart of Jaco, great place to sit & watch the world go by.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
Michelle F
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Always a great place for a stir fry with sate sauce, my favorite! Owners are very friendly and we love to come back year after year. Great little restaurant in the heart of Jaco, great place to sit & watch the world go by.

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Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I got off the buss at the wok and got a great hello from the owner. The food was realy good and a good price. The owner knows 5 languages so talking to her was easy.fast service good price on booz and great people hang out there. You can get filled in on the things to do and stuff to... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Great little place on the street if you want a noodle/rice bowl. Homemade sauces and all fresh veggies.

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Herradura, Costa Rica
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97 reviews 97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

My husband is not a fan of Chinese food. Friends of ours insisted the place had a variety of options, and they did not really view it as traditional Chinese, so we tried it. I loved how they had create your own dishes. We did not get that though. I had the shrimp pad Thai, and my husband had a... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

For such a little place, it had great food. One of the best we had all week. Hot, plentiful and TASTY! Check it out, you won't regret it. The beer was super cold and the owner was super nice.

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B.C. Canada
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221 reviews 221 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I would have given this restaurant a Good rating if, TA had that category. It was better than average. But, I could not go so far as Very Good. The restaurant was very small & charming. But, the tourist buses parked across the road belched noxious fumes while we waited for our dinner to be prepared. I ordered white wine.... More 

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Churchville, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Great Service. Nice to the Americans! Very healthy Menu, all dishes are very tasty, with a drink, most meals are under 11$.

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South Padre Island, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We found The Wok while looking for another restaurant. I had pad thai with chicken and noodles and my husband had pan seared yellow fin tuna (cooked exactly as requested) and the most awesome fried rice. Both our meals were excellent and we will definitely go back before leaving Costa Rica. Chatted with the owner (Leslie) and a local Mike.... More 

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

We went there because it came highly recommended from some work colleagues. The service was timely - but lacked any and all enthusiasm. It was as we were a inconvenience. We were the only ones there. The food was not good - we could not finish our meals. I would not recommend it.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

After stumbling into this place by accident we ended up having a dinner here every night. It's located a bit off the main touristy area which makes it much less popular, but with only a handful of tables, this actually worked well for us. This is a small restaurant/bar with a cook working directly behind the counter, very good quality... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Central | next to Budget Rent A Car, Jaco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: 506 2643 6168

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 15
  • Cuisine: Asian fusion

Description

We are a healthy fusion of fine Asian cuisine from various countries of SE Asia.We serve an excellent variety of fresh vegetables,meats ,fish and shellfish,for vegetarians we offer as well tofu, sitake mushrooms and bamboo shoots ,all our sauces are homemade and your meal is prepared in our open outside kitchen.You will be pleasantly surprised by the different flavours that we can offer you in the best true Asian-Fusion restaurant in town; see you at The Wok!!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 am

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