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Main road | North of the school, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
2640 0408
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 107
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Terrific food, mellow vibe and good value

Just arrived in St. Teresa and i'm staying across the street from Kika. Got served quickly. Entrees come with salad and potatoes or rice. Had a delicious spicy tuna and had a taste of the octopus appetizer. Both were very nice. Almost all outdoor seating. Menu has about 10 entrees and 5... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
stevepitt
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Woodstock, New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Woodstock, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Just arrived in St. Teresa and i'm staying across the street from Kika. Got served quickly. Entrees come with salad and potatoes or rice. Had a delicious spicy tuna and had a taste of the octopus appetizer. Both were very nice. Almost all outdoor seating. Menu has about 10 entrees and 5 appetizers. I would go back again. They only... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The Grandma's Pork is really something, so good it totally melts in your mouth. The entertainment on Thursday evenings is really worth a visit too!

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We liked this place because of the staff and atmosphere - outdoor dining in a yard/patio, warmly lit with dogs wandering about and a stage (we didn't hear music). Although there was no music that night, they were playing the best music of anywhere we went in Santa Teresa. Unfortunately the fish was overcooked to our liking. The octopus, however,... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I cannot say enough good things about Kika! My husband and I stopped in for dinner and were immediately greeted by a very friendly server. We ordered the grilled octopus appetizer, it was delicious! Next we shared "Grandma's pork", so far this has been the best food of the trip! The pork is cooked to absolute perfection and finished with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Super friendly and hospitable hosting! Sexy people, good chill. Awesome rocking band with bongo swing and touch of Latin inspiration...that will get anyone on their feet straight to dance floor! You'd spend every given Thursday at the place like this! BTW I've heard they do a speciality pork! Apparently secret Argentinian family recipe! If you are someone who likes meat,... More 

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Long Branch, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Super laid back atmosphere with a good vibe. Limited menu but with a good selection. I had the tuna which was very fresh& cooked to perfection. It came with potatoes& a salad. Priced right, I would definitely eat here again

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Bretagne
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215 reviews 215 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Have the pork, amazing.. I am not a meat person but this recipe is unbelievable! all dishes excellent and the service ( Julien from Paris was our waiter!) very good. Thursday night cool with music about if you go early quite and quaint.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Seriously get the Pork. It's a quaint little spot with a cool atmosphere. Grandma's Pork was really tasty. It reminded me a lot to some of the roadside food trucks in Hawaii, but the quality of the meat was much better. Good Mojito's too.

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Los Angeles, California
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350 reviews 350 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

First off this is not a restaurant review, this is an entertainment review. We showed up on Thursday Night after 10:00PM, because it was touted as the night out spot from 10-12 for live rock music then followed up by a stop next door for the 12- ? Reggae music scene. We rolled up about 10:15 and the street and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This was a nice spot in Santa Teresa. Slightly different to what other spots offer and their speciality dish of grandma's pork makes it worth the visit. Another one of the slightly more extravagant spots in terms of price (~6000 - 9000c+) but it's atmosphere make it a great place to eat.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main road | North of the school, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: 2640 0408

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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