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Da Mon Key

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Mexican, American, Californian
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25 Metres North of the Crossroads, Mal Pais 0000, Costa Rica
26400356
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A fun spot for a drink!

The bartenders make the place! A great hang out for a few drinks after a good day of surfing! We had a lot fun, talked with alot of people! Everyone very friendly!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2012
Giselle H
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Tampa, Florida
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

The bartenders make the place! A great hang out for a few drinks after a good day of surfing! We had a lot fun, talked with alot of people! Everyone very friendly!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Steve to the rescue!! Amazing drinks and an awesome bartender too!! Let him know the city girls from Vegas sent you. :) This spot is a Definite must if you're visiting!

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

We ate here for lunch! The food was great and affordable. We had nachos, quesadillas and fries (split between 5 people). The server was very nice as well. Great location too!!!

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

The bartender was really friendly and helpful, and he steered us towards some Costa Rican craft brewed beer that was excellent!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

This was our favorite bar. Food was EXCELLENT and staff super friendly. Right in the heart of Santa Teresa.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

The menu is not very extensive and offers mainly standard mexican food. Yet the food itself is fresh and tastes great. The beers here are cheaper than many other places in town. We went a couple times to watch some march madness basketball and there were two large tvs and a huge projection on a wall showing the games. The... More 

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Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

I went to Da Mon Key two times to order the nachos! They are big enough to feed two people and so good. I tried them with the chicken both times, which does cost a little extra (about $3) but was definitely worth it. I also tried the cheeseburger, which I have heard is the best there, but I was... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

Best place in town to meet up have a few brews and share stories about the days waves. The food isnt bad either.

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Columbus, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

We went here for lunch and shared the nachos. It was plenty for 2 people to share. The carnitas was tender, the salsa & guac was great, and the real cheese was melted on (wasn't any b.s. cheese sauce). It really hit the spot after a long hike. They have big screen tv's behind the bar. A soccer game was... More 

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Morehead City, North Carolina, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

We asked the waiter what was his favorite..... he said the burgers are the best. So we ordered a burger...... the best was right. The best I have ever had and I've had a few burgers! It was juicy and yummi and I would like to have one right now......

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Metres North of the Crossroads, Mal Pais 0000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: 26400356

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 11
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Californian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups

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