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La Leda

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rente al estero en Mata Limon | Puerto Caldera, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
634-40-87
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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 of 5 stars
fresh sea food, appetizer for free, lot of people, typical costa rican cuisine

We stopped there because our friends told us that is a good place for eat. It was good, but maybe not so perfect how I was expecting and maybe little bit more expensive than the other high quality restaurants in area of Puntarenas. Sea food is really fresh and tasty, service is also good and fast... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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  • Local cuisine
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We stopped there because our friends told us that is a good place for eat. It was good, but maybe not so perfect how I was expecting and maybe little bit more expensive than the other high quality restaurants in area of Puntarenas. Sea food is really fresh and tasty, service is also good and fast. Fruit drinks could be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We stopped there for lunch on our way back from Flamingo Beach in Guanacaste. There was a pay parking lot across the street where we left our car and we stopped for a quick meal on our way back to San Jose. The restaurant gaves us three appetizers for free (sample size) which we selected from a list. For our... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We were recommended several ties to top here, but never had the chance until this week. First we arrived for lunch at 4 pm and the place was full of people, good indication that the food was as good as described in the reviews. We were surprised by the really good service and the really huge plates, we ordered shrimp... More 

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Orotina, Costa Rica
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10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I´ve been coming to this restaurant on and off for the last four years, perhaps twentry visits in all. It has ranged from reasonable to very good indeed, but the last visit was a real disappointment. It is always crowded, especially at weekends, and that´s fine, all part of the deal. Last visit though, the portions seemed smaller, the fish... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

A seafood restaurant & bar offering a full menu and good drinks and cold beers, fish ceviches, shrimp and chuchecas. Its location across from the estuary of Mata de Limon is very refreshing and invites repeat visits.

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Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

The shrimp w/ rice here is very good and the portions are generous. The place is perfect for a stop on your way to Puntarenas or Guanacaste. The locale is open-aired with a sea-side view. Good value for your food!

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Atenas, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

Very busy restaurant with lots of locals. The waiter came over and pointed out the specials appetizers which we order I order the calamari and Rafa order the sea food soup. Before the appetizers were delivered the waiter had two different fresh fish on a plate to show different items on the menu. We were there on a Sunday afternoon... More 

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Indialantic, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

This resturant is great for authentic Costa Rician Seafood. Most of the fish is caught nearby and unloaded at the back of the resturant right off the water. It is popular with families. The whole red snapper is one of my favorites, filet of fish in garlic is also great! Portions are huge!! We have been comming here for over... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

On our way to Guanacaste, it's a must to stop at Leda's!! I really recomend to have our famous ceviche, which is basically raw sea bass in lemon juice with onion and other ingredients that vary from restaurant to restaurant, but always delicious!! Really recomend to stop here and just relax with the "estero" sight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We were staying at a Doubletree nearby and really wanted to try local food, and our driver, tour guide and hotel personnel recommended La Leda. We were not disappointed. The place does not look like much, it is a simple (but also very clean) local place. We parked in the guarded parking lot across the street for nominal fee to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: rente al estero en Mata Limon | Puerto Caldera, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Puntarenas
  • Phone Number: 634-40-87

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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