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“Cerviche!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bar Arriba

Bar Arriba
Main Street, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
506 2656 1052
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Ranked #17 of 47 restaurants in Playa Samara
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Bayport, New York, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Cerviche!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Two for One Margaritas were awesome with Cerviche', which was excellent and lots of it. However, it was difficult sitting on the stools! More comfortable seating would have been better, especially after drinks! lol

Not bad on the price, service was slow, but hey, I was on vacation!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
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English first
milwaukee, WI
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Fun place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Lots of fun here on Saturday nights. Lots of students and locals alike.

Visited July 2012
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Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Samara's Party Spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Standing room only, Wild Dancing, Fun Party Time right in the middle of town, Beautiful Women...

Visited November 2011
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San Diego, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Fun Bar”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

We came here Saturday night and had a blast. Locals and tourists both here. We were able to play a game of darts with some of the locals. Chill atmosphere and acoustic guitar. Had a lot of fun and definitely recommend!

  • Visited May 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Bar OK, restaurant never!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

Well what a disappointment! After all the great reviews we were expecting something exceptional - it was not. The food options were tapas (none available), pizza (a takeaway from the place downstairs) and our choice (thai takeaway), was totally lacking in any thai flavours and pretty awful. The white wines avaiable were limited and the one we chose was poor. On a positive side the atmosphere in the bar was good, barman Rafa great fun and the beer was cold but unless you want pizza this is not the place to eat.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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