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La Cubanita

Quepos, Costa Rica
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Ranked #6 of 55 Restaurants in Quepos
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

On first glance, this place doesn't even really look like a restaurant, and it's on a pretty deserted street, but looks can be deceiving. We had great, generously sized meals in delicious sauces, with accompaniments of our choice. I recommend 'coco loco' - king prawns breaded with coconut. We have been to several towns in Costa Rica over the last... More

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Medford, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Just went to la Cubanita in Quepos with my large family with teens and young kids. They welcomed the 9 of us with attentive service. We had a variety of casados, fajitas, and shrimp and chips. All food is prepared fresh, so don't expect a 10 minute meal. The owner and his wife showed up to help the nice señorita... More

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Granville, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Jonathan knows everything there is to know about Quepos. He is your go to guy for questions. He makes a great breakfast, which is what we mostly ate there. Everything we ate was wonderful. All meals are made from scratch, including the Eggs Benedict. If the three stools in the front are filled, there is a room in the back.... More

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Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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54 reviews 54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

This is my second time at La Cubanita. I'd heard from several locals that it was very good. I went with my husband and another couple and we all ordered the Eggs Benedict, which was delicious and prepared fresh. The Hollandaise Sauce had just the right degree of lemony flavor with a slight spicy kick to it. All four of... More

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

This little hole in the wall gave us so much false hope when we saw the good reviews because we thought we were going to get a good priced, less touristic dinner in the Manuel Antonio area. However, we very quickly realized that a good meal was far from what we'd get. The only reason that the appetizer had any... More

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orlando
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

My husband and I found this little place in back of town. Best breakfast in town. Prices are so great we are goingback for dinner. Jonathan the owner makes the best breakfast potatoes. Yum! Cant wait to go back for dinner.

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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

La Cubanita is by no means a fancy restaurant. It is a homely, inviting place that serves large portions at an affordable price. We ordered plates full of fresh fish and chicken with veggies that were made right on the spot! The food had a nice tasty flavor to it and we were given so much we had leftovers to... More

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Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We were pointed to this restaurant by one of our hotel's employees. He was right on. Delicious food cooked fresh. We order the seafood soup and mixed seafood. Both were delicious. Prices are very accessible. The server was very nice with us. This is a Pop & mom restaurant. Nothing fancy. I would eat there again.

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CA
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91 reviews 91 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We ate here twice while staying at a 5 star resort in MA with our kids (10,12,14) and loved it. It will take a 1/2 hour to get your food because it is all being cooked fresh in La Cubanita's open kitchen. The owner is very nice and speaks some English. We watched her cooked and learned how to make... More

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miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Very clean. Simple food. The guacamole was the best that I've ever tried. We had lunch for two with the guacamole as apettizer, as main entree we had shrimp stuffed calamary in a sauce that was a bit rich for my taste but edible, and a whole fried fish that was plain, meaty and just delicious. The food was freshly... More

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