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Vaca Loca Restaurante

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100 meters west of Montezuma Central, Montezuma, Costa Rica
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Type of cuisine is more a fusion. Includes typical & other varieties of...
Type of cuisine is more a fusion. Includes typical & other varieties of breakfast, lunch has tacos, sandwiches, salads, hamburgers, and dinner has pastas, sandwiches, hamburgers, & daily specials.
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Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
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
Great people, great food

My friend and I has lunch at Vaca Loca and it was so tasty. Everything was so fresh and even the potato chips were made from scratch the minute after we had placed out order. Both dishes were excellent and so was the fruit shake. The service was great too! I highly recommend this place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2014
Snillen
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My friend and I has lunch at Vaca Loca and it was so tasty. Everything was so fresh and even the potato chips were made from scratch the minute after we had placed out order. Both dishes were excellent and so was the fruit shake. The service was great too! I highly recommend this place.

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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed my meal at this place, but it left a lot to be wanted. I had a breakfast sandwich that was supposed to have bacon but it came out with ham. The sandwich was greasy and difficult to eat due to it sliding all over with the grease. The "hash browns" were actually fired potatoes,... More 

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Key West, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

My wife and I ate here several times during our trip to Montezuma. Everything we had we found to be very good. The woman who runs the place is originally from Canada and is very nice (and can definitely cook). We had the guacamole, which was excellent. We also had smoked swordfish on a homemade bread/cracker with garlic that was... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Tried here twice, once for breakfast and once for lunch. Breakfast was fantastic, pancakes were sweet and tasty with bananas and syrup and the omelette was just as good with mushroom, spinach and onion. All the ingredients tasted fresh and so was the lemonade they make. Lunch menu not as good will lots of sandwiches that came with fries. A... More 

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Palo Alto, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Seriously, this place doesn't mess around when it comes to service. Anywhere else, service has been lackadaisical at best, but Vaca Loca gets you taken care of promptly. GREAT veggie sandwich, several appetizing vegan options, and shaded outdoor seating. A great place.

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Nijmegen, Nederland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

During the day you can have breakfast or lunch at this place. We had lunch and that was very good. However, we came back for dinner and then you could order tapas. The tapas is really good and the portions are also quite huge (4 of them were enough for the 2 of us). The staff is also very friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I had meatball sandwich for supper and a breakfast menu. The meatball sandwich was not bad nor special. The had one breakfast menu that came with pinto(rice with beans), eggs, toast, tomato & avocado, and bacon. It costed 3300 colons(us$6.6). And I add a cup of black coffee. It was 550 colons($1.1). The waiter served the food but there was... More 

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Cardiff
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We had breakfast here, perfectly made sandwich with lovely home made hash browns, coffee was really good as well, the owner seemed friendly and all the sauces were home made and really tasty. You could easily walk past this place without noticing it but if you do not have breakfast included with your digs i would really recommend.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Loved this place - super friendly owner and wonderful menu with fantastic choices. Everything is house made - loved the chipotle aioli and basil mayo served with every dish. The fish tacos were amazing and the casado delicious.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We caught them before they closed for the off-season and had a nice lunch there. We all ordered different sandwiches and they were good. Better than a lot of our food in CR. Hope they re-open. Roasted veg sandwich was great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 meters west of Montezuma Central, Montezuma, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Costa Rican

Description

Type of cuisine is more a fusion. Includes typical & other varieties of breakfast, lunch has tacos, sandwiches, salads, hamburgers, and dinner has pastas, sandwiches, hamburgers, & daily specials.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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