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Puggo's

Main Rd, In Front the Hotel Down Town Montezuma, Costa Rica, Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 2642 0325
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Ranked #3 of 32 restaurants in Montezuma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Israeli, International
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
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 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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English first
Santa Cruz, Costa Rica
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Sorry to say this, in the restaurant was a lot of people the waiter was the bartender and cashier. I order sushi not good at all, we spend 2 hours and a half waiting for food, we order an appetizer and main course, between them was a lot of time. Sushi and hummus at same place mmm wird...

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Middletown, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Loved the sushi and creative Middle Eastern meals. We went several times and it was excellent each time!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I enjoyed the fresh sushi and ate here on two occasions during my two week stay in Montezuma. All of the fish seemed to be very fresh. I very much enjoyed my dinner here. I recommend the Watermelon-Basil beverage.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Our waitress Jacqueline was delightful. She help us with our selections and all the other staff members were wonderful. My sons (9 and 7) loved everything we tried. We went three or four times for dinner.

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Astoria, NY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Amazing sushi AND moussaka... in the same restaurant. We kept going back during our stay in the area. Easily the best food we had in Costa Rica, I wish they had a location in Brooklyn.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The food lives up to the reviews! Must eat: purple salmon (citrus sashimi pieces of salmon with oil and green onions) mmm. We saw the chef buy local ingredients at the market the next day and we knew that is why the food was so delicious. Foccacia bread appetizer was amazing. Wine by the glass + outdoor seating - bliss.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This was the best meal we had in Costa Rica. The food was delicious, decent sized portions & great value for money. The overall quality of the food in general in Montezumas was much higher than that of other areas and this was a stand out. Highly recommended.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The whole red snapper is the best I've ever had! Very friendly staff and cool atmosphere. Vegetarian friendly too. Go here!

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Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My husband and I have been on a global tour for almost 5 months now, spanning many parts of Central America, South America, and the Middle East. Looking back at all of the great meals we have had along the way, this place is still my favorite. All of the food was incredible and we loved the chef & her... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Wow. This place is top notch. After a friend recommended we check it out, we went there on our second night. And third. And tried to go the fourth but they were closed (So sad!) But yes, it's that good. The first night we got the purple salmon (beet pickled salmon) which was absolutely amazing and the goat cheese kebabs... More

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