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Puggo's

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Main Rd, In Front the Hotel Down Town Montezuma, Costa Rica, Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 2642 0325
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Puggo's Restuarant is located just off the beach in the small town of...
Puggo's Restuarant is located just off the beach in the small town of Montezuma. The owner is a world traveler who has found her home in Costa Rica. Her menu and its flavours are a direct reflection of her life experiences. From the fresh local fish to the slow cooked osobuco and moussaka, you can taste the love she has for her food. She uses a range of ingredients, from local organic chocolate to spices she brings directly from her home country of Israel. Puggo's also has a fresh sushi bar which specializes in a range of asian inspired dishes using locally caught fish and prepared right in front of your eyes. The atomsphere is friendly and relaxed and the multilingual staff is happy to recommend not only their favourite dishes but beaches as well! .
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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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
Most recent review
They do it right.

Good food. I was pregnant so I couldn't eat Sushi but it looked amazing!!! Everything I had was good and we ended up going back for more. The portions are really big so we told ourselves we would skip the appetizers next time but ended up ordering a ton again. Highly recommend. ❤️

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Earlymorningexplorer
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Good food. I was pregnant so I couldn't eat Sushi but it looked amazing!!! Everything I had was good and we ended up going back for more. The portions are really big so we told ourselves we would skip the appetizers next time but ended up ordering a ton again. Highly recommend. ❤️

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Barrie, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The food was delicious. Reasonably priced too. Our only complaint is that there were quite a few tables free - there was only one table for two left, right beside the bathroom, we went to sit somewhere else and the waitress asked us to sit at the table for two as they wanted to keep the larger tables open. Fair... More 

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Perpignan, France
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Good food, creativity, at a very reasonable price. Friendly service. Our of our best experience in Costa Rica.

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51 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was the best food we had in four months of travelling. Where to begin? You don't expect to find creative sophisticated, yet uncomplicated, un fussy cuisine like this in a small Costa Rica tourist town. There are several outstandingly good restaurants in this foodie friendly town, but Puggos stands out by far as the best. The menu would stand... More 

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Cobano, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is at least what I think I ate. Delicious, thanks for the pleasure, you have to try this. Peter

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I am the pickiest eater but just went all in on this place and it was amazing! The alcohol selection is a little limited, but the blended drinks more than make up for it!

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Montezuma, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Puggo's is one of the better choices in Montezuma. The sushi is awesome. As are the cooked menu items. You can bring your own beer.

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Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Puggo's not only has great food, but the is the coolest place in town. Prices are good and you get a great amount of food for your money. The staff is extremely friendly!

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Port Elgin, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We went here twice during our stay in montezuma and loved it both times. Had a Moroccan fish stew and a white fish plate the first time. Both delicious. And fish and chips, and sushi the next time and loved both dishes again. Would recommend the mint lemonade blended with vodka. Very refreshing. Great atmosphere, music and staff. The chef... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

As with most of our experiences at small beach towns, there are a few really good restaurants in each town and Puggo's fits the bill. Great seafood, delicious appetizers, and a reasonable price. Very friendly atmosphere. We were in Montezuma for 5 days and Puggo's was fabulous.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Rd, In Front the Hotel Down Town Montezuma, Costa Rica, Montezuma, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma
  • Phone Number: +506 2642 0325

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Israeli, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

Description

Puggo's Restuarant is located just off the beach in the small town of Montezuma. The owner is a world traveler who has found her home in Costa Rica. Her menu and its flavours are a direct reflection of her life experiences. From the fresh local fish to the slow cooked osobuco and moussaka, you can taste the love she has for her food. She uses a range of ingredients, from local organic chocolate to spices she brings directly from her home country of Israel. Puggo's also has a fresh sushi bar which specializes in a range of asian inspired dishes using locally caught fish and prepared right in front of your eyes. The atomsphere is friendly and relaxed and the multilingual staff is happy to recommend not only their favourite dishes but beaches as well! .
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?