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All 6 Tambor Restaurants

Cristina

Frente a la Iglesia Catolica de Tambor, Tambor 506, Costa Rica
(506) 2654-4006
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Ranked #2 of 6 Restaurants in Tambor
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Costa Rican
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dessert
Description: Tasty Food prepare with local ingredients, if you dont like it you dont pay thats our guaranty of quality.
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English first
Applegate, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I eat a traditional Costa Rican meal of rice and beans with a meat or eggs almost all meals. I had a 'casado' for my evening meal and it was served with a delicately seasoned filet of fish, I think it was Corbina, a sea bass. It was done in a coconut spice and was perfect! Do not miss the... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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66 reviews 66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

My family only went to this restaurant because of it's #1 in Tambor on TripAdvisor. I have lived in Costa Rica for fifteen years and this is one of our biggest disappointments. The food was not what other reviews have said. Two sons who KNOW fish tacos were served taquitos with fish (not good) and a big plate of shredded... More

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Eduardo G, Gerente at Cristina, responded to this review

I ask my deepest apologies if our place was not what you expected, I appreciate you have taken the time to write a comment of your point of view about our place because as humans we are not perfect but because for us our customers are the most important we are always willing to listen and try to improve every... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Me esposa y yo disfrutamos lo mejor plato hemos comido en esta país hasta ahora. Cristina había cocinado dos pescados enteros para nosotros a la perfección! Acompañados con papas fritas receta cacera y una ensalada divina. Muy vale la pena a probarlo! We enjoyed a very good whole fish dinner with Cristina and her family. We had not tasted any... More

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Eduardo G, Gerente at Cristina, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your honest feedback The whole Fish ( red snapper ) cooked on the grill is one of our specialties we are very happy you liked it and invite you to come back again when you are in Tambor . Thanks a lot More

Goleta, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

Christina took our order and went to work making everything we ordered from scratch. It was worth the wait. Salads were so fresh. Fish sauces were wonderful, filled with flavor. Her son (for a small fee) even drove us back to our hotel (Barcelo Resort) to make it back in time for planned excursion.

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Eduardo G, Gerente at Cristina, responded to this review

thank you very much for taking your time to send us a comment we wish you the best and hope you come back soon. Thanks a lot More

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Christina prepared a Delicious lunch. We shared 2 fish dishes and a salad. Everything was amazing! The potatoes were my favorite.

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Eduardo G, Gerente at Cristina, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your valuable time and write us a sincere comment, the whole fish ( red snapper ) is one of our specialties and we are very happy you enjoyed it. Thanks a lot More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

The food was fresh and absolutely delicious!! Highly recommended from a true foodie at heart!! I ordered the whole fish and she got the shrimp rice. Can't go wrong with a whole fish and the rice tasted fresh and green.. Both were served with a salad and some potatoes .... You won't be disappointed!!!

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Lambertville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The food - shrimp and linguini with white sauce, the service - friendly and efficient and the pina coladas - out of this world , the ambiance - island- make this a wonderful dining experience. I highly recommend it.

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MA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Cristina's is the perfect spot for an inexpensive, hearty breakfast or lunch near the beach. The food is plentiful, fresh, and delicious. The service is fast and friendly, and the open air restaurant is clean and welcoming. Classic Costa Rica!

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

On our way to manzanillo, we verified previous TA comments and got excellent fresh food including the best al ajillo corvina filets we ate in costa rica.

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Fort Lauderdale
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We went here after the bartender at our hotel, Tango Mar, suggested it. When we pulled up we were a little unsure, since there was no one inside. We went in and were immediately handed a menu and offered a place to sit. My husband ordered the chicken and rice and I had the garlic shrimp. Both were delicious and... More

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