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Kika

International, Argentinean, South American
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Main road | North of the school, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
2640 0408
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 3
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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
Fun and good food

Kika is a wonderful and laid back restaurant. The drinks are great, made with care, and with fresh ingredients.. mojitos are amazing there. My husband and I have visited Santa Teresa the past two summers and both trips Kika has made the experience wonderful. Grandmas Pork is a really special dish... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Evanduyne
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Denville
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Denville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Kika is a wonderful and laid back restaurant. The drinks are great, made with care, and with fresh ingredients.. mojitos are amazing there. My husband and I have visited Santa Teresa the past two summers and both trips Kika has made the experience wonderful. Grandmas Pork is a really special dish, the octopus was a huge portion and cooked perfectly.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We ate dinner here "late" one evening. The options for restaurants after 8:00 are limited in Santa Teresa. About 8:30 we stopped in to Kika's after finding several other places closed and I am glad we did. The owner, Gaston, immediately got up from his table of friends to come take care of us. We were promptly served very nice... More 

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Rockaway, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I visited Santa Teresa recently for a wedding and the first day I arrived everyone was pretty tired so i decided to go out for a quick bite to eat alone. I heard good things about Kika so decided to give it a shot. I walked in and some great music was playing by a local band. I took a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We were heading to another pleace which we found closed at 21.13 (in Costa Rica they dine very early and for an Italian it's a hard lesson to learn) so we ended up here. I took the tuna, some friends the shrimps while others took the meat. Everything was fresh, well cooked - with good cuisine toppings - and for... More 

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Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The pork dish is awesome. we also had the sea bass that was great. love the atmosphere of this place. live music on thurs at 10. a locals hot spot

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Rosemere, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Awesome international cuisine, with a bit of everything to please everyone ! We went on a Tuesday and back the night after because the food was just heavenly. On Tuesday there was a live band and they also played on Thursday. You have to tast the pork, it literally melts in your mouth !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Kika's Thursdays are legendary, here it's not about the weekend But weekend is on a Thursday. Kika band is playing and the whole place is full of people so much that not everyone fits in and groups of people hang out on the street. After Kika closes next door LaLora is open later usually with Reggae party. We alao went... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Kolas is a very cosy restaurant and promising menu. Unfortunately we were very disappointed of the food and bad service.

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Woodstock, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

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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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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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, Argentinean, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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