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El Cristobal Restaurant

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Quizales Beach | Hotel Tango Mar, Tambor 1-1260 Escazu, Costa Rica
506 26830001
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Description: Just few steps from the beach “El Cristobal” gourmet-restaurant offers the...
Just few steps from the beach “El Cristobal” gourmet-restaurant offers the freshest seafood, international cuisine and native Costa Rican dishes which are prepared under supervision of our Chef. Furnished with beautiful Cristobal wood, the restaurant features a casual, yet romantic setting with a breathtaking ocean view. Aperitifs, cocktails and after-dinner drinks are served at the Tango Bar.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Good but not excellent for the value

The food is good but a bit pricey for the taste you get. I shall admit they try, they have good service and try to make a bit of show in front of you with e.g. some of their salads...still should we had a car, we would venture out to search for alternatives.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 23, 2014
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Derby, United Kingdom
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The restaurant at the Tango Mar was wonderful. They had a different starter every night and had a lot of variety of the menu. We did the seafood platter one night, and it was full of delicious options straight from the sea. We also got to do the candle lit dinner on our final night which was very romantic being... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The food is good but a bit pricey for the taste you get. I shall admit they try, they have good service and try to make a bit of show in front of you with e.g. some of their salads...still should we had a car, we would venture out to search for alternatives.

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Zandhoven, Belgium
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We've visited the resort at the beginning of the year 2014, excellent stay and great restaurant, delicious food!!!!!!

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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

My husband & I really enjoyed our dinner here. The food was great & beautifully presented. Service was attentive & everyone spoke English (which was helpful as our Spanish is non-existent!). The atmosphere was amazing - colorful little fairy lights twinkling in the trees, waves pounding on the beach, latin music playing all made for an exotic holiday feel. The... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012 via mobile

Great food, great service, great location.. All good :)) Had a great dinner here with my wife, enjoyed everything, even the price..

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

the menu is the same every night and the food is very overpriced and nasty

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Atmosphere to die for and food outstanding..again request no salt

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Address: Quizales Beach | Hotel Tango Mar, Tambor 1-1260 Escazu, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 26830001
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Tambor
Average Prices: USD 10 - 45
Cuisine: International

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Quizales Beach | Hotel Tango Mar, Tambor 1-1260 Escazu, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Tambor
  • Phone Number: 506 26830001

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 45
  • Cuisine: International

Description

Just few steps from the beach “El Cristobal” gourmet-restaurant offers the freshest seafood, international cuisine and native Costa Rican dishes which are prepared under supervision of our Chef. Furnished with beautiful Cristobal wood, the restaurant features a casual, yet romantic setting with a breathtaking ocean view. Aperitifs, cocktails and after-dinner drinks are served at the Tango Bar.

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