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Chinita Pacific

Bohio Street, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
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Ranked #8 of 100 Restaurants in Jaco
Dining options: Delivery
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Dining options: Delivery
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English first
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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61 reviews 61 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Love this little eatery on a side street in Jaco! The day we happened to pass by, lasagna was on the menu which was some of the best if not the absolute best I've had. So good, we finished our plates, full and satisfied but decided to have another for take out! We will definitely return and look forward to... More 

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This is a must visit place, breakfast and lunch only. Every day is different but you have two choices for entree. Best value for outstanding food. Don't miss this special place. Small but accommodating. Great for take out.

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Literally a hole in the wall, this restaurant has become a bit of an addiction of mine. Great breakfast but the lunch that they serve is worth well more than the 3,000 Colones that they charge. There is no menu and only two lunch options to choose from that change daily and they are ALWAYS delicious. Could be the best... More 

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Daytona Beach
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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Chinita offers a couple of choices for breakfast and lunch, the menu changing daily. Whatever you choose, it will be excellent! Sit outside if you want to avoid the heat of the kitchen/dining area. Takeout is also available.

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Home style Italian. China, the owner learned her craft in Rome. A Tica in Italy!! Ample quantities and the taste of real Italian food in Jaco. Whether you eat at her restaurant or have delivery, her meals are second to no others. Great presentation.

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a small little merge of costa rica and italy type place. the food is all made from scratch even the pasta, is one of my favorites places to go and eat I visit it every time I can!

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

This is a real find. So glad we went. Tiny, local, they make a few dishes for breakfast and lunch. When they run out, they close up. Food was delicious and inexpensive.

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London, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Do NOT miss this place when in Jaco...Chinita's warm smile and welcome will make your day! Beware....she is only open for breakfast and lunch (maybe dinner one day soon, Chinita?)...and there are only two choices per day...but this is part of the fun...wondering what home cooked treasure she will be serving up today! No matter what you choose, you are... More 

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

After living three years in Jaco beach I discovered this small restaurant in Jaco, since I found out about this place I've been goign there for all my breakfasts and lunchs. Best food and best atmosphere !

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jaco
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

If you like discovering hidden, local gems, Chinita Pacific is as good as it gets. This SMALL restaurant is a true whole in the wall, but don't be mislead, the food is terrific and one of the most popular local eats in jaco. The owners cooks everything fresh each day, in fact there is no menu, each day there are... More 

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Address: Bohio Street, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco

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