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9 km south of Dominical in Puerto Cito | Hotel Cuna del Angel, Dominical, Costa Rica
506 787 8012
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Never Had Such Good Food

To call it food is almost sacrilegious. As we were staying at the Cuna de Angel Hotel, it was only natural that we frequent their restaurant at least once. At least once turned into 5 times during our meagre 2-night stay. Everything was perfect from the open-air restaurant with a view of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
MommaB60
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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

To call it food is almost sacrilegious. As we were staying at the Cuna de Angel Hotel, it was only natural that we frequent their restaurant at least once. At least once turned into 5 times during our meagre 2-night stay. Everything was perfect from the open-air restaurant with a view of the ocean to the impeccable service. I wish... More 

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hcda, Gerente at Las Palapa Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this nice review It will be very helpful for all readers. Yes, as you say, the restaurant is the best in the área and it is 100% Gluten free with organic ingredients. We work hard with all our staff so they provide excellent service to all our costumers and guests. Please come back and vist... More 

Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Wow, the food was so tasty and lovely that we ate there breakfast lunch and dinner for five days straight. I would highly recommend the service and the food. The servers were so kind and friendly. The atmosphere was nice and the food was to did for. We would absolutely visit the restaurant again.

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hcda, Gerente at Las Palapa Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time in writing this comment. We are glad that you enjoyed the food and our service. We work hard to provide our costumers the best of everything.Not only is good tasting and high quality but also, it is 100% gluten free. Please come and visit us again. More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My husband and I have not experienced staying with the Cuna del Angel; however, I can only imagine that it is heavenly. We have been eating at this quaint little establishment in the jungle and enjoying their spa options over the last almost 6 years. The food (in the restaurant called La Palapa) is superb and has never waivered from... More 

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hcda, Gerente at Las Palapa Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time in writing this nice review, we feel very happy that you had such a good time with us. We put a lot of effort to offer quality in our food and service. Please come visit us again son. More 

Wichita, Kansas
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The service at La Palapas in the Cuna Hotel is the very best service I've received in Costa Rica, and some of the best I've ever experienced. Very kind, very helpful, glasses were always filled, chairs were always pulled out, plates and silverware were quickly taken away and replaced. Wine selection was great and the menu is very extensive. Disappointed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Be prepared for the outdoor seating which at times can be very warm as there are few fans to circulate the air. Also, the lighting is poor, but the waiter will bring reading lights that snap onto your menu so you can read about all the wonderfulmfood they serve. The wide variety of food from local dishes (cerviches to curry)... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

This is the restaurant at the Cuna Del Angel hotel. Their menu is online. It's a good nice restaurant with typical upscale restaurant menu items.

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Ojochal, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

I live in Dominical and have lunch here often. I like it. Where else can you get escargot in Dominical? Service is great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2010

We found the restaurant through Trip Advisor. The restaurant is finely decorated with beautiful jungle views. We watched monkeys and toucans move through the trees while enjoying our margaritas and appetizers. The service was excellent in the beginning, but was a little slow once the restaurant became busy. Gourmet food in Costa Rica can be pricey, so we were surprised... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2010

We were staying in Quepos and decided to go for a drive and try a new restaurant. The Hotel Cuna del Angel and Las Palapa Restaurant is about a 40 minute drive from Quepos and the road was almost entirely paved. We went for lunch and found the place delightful. The service was wonderful and the food was amazing. I... More 

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San Isidro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2009

I've been in this restaurant a few times now, and I'll probably will go there again, because I like the beautiful details of the hotel and the restaurant, it's something nice to show to my customers. But they have to change one thing....the qualty of the pastas. In general the starters are nice, the main dishes also, and the creme... More 

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Address: 9 km south of Dominical in Puerto Cito | Hotel Cuna del Angel, Dominical, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 787 8012
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Dominical

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  • Address: 9 km south of Dominical in Puerto Cito | Hotel Cuna del Angel, Dominical, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Dominical
  • Phone Number: 506 787 8012

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