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“Great place for Americans to feel at home.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lo Que Hay

Lo Que Hay
Across the street from Casa Del Mar, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0811
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Ranked #7 of 46 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Price range: $2 - $9
Cuisines: Latin, Mexican, Tapas, Central American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Lo Que Hay (It Is What It Is) is a lively beachside bar, serving tapas, tacos, nachos, and more. We've got delicious food, excellent views, and live music twice a week. Add in our extensive cocktail menu, ice-cold beer, and super staff, and we bet you'll feel right at home here. Bienvenidos!
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“Great place for Americans to feel at home.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

Stayed in Samara for one week. Spent a lot of time at Lo Que Hay talking with the owner and staff. Friendly ex-pats. $2.50 beers and pretty good food. The atmosphere couldn't be better. Right on the beach. Definitely have a Pilsen and the choripapas (steak fries smothered in queso, chorizo, and pico de gallo.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
cape cod, MA/naples, FL
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72 reviews 72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“ok tacos”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

expected to be wowed after other reviews. Tacos were tasty, but nothing special. We had a few beers and agree that prices are very reasonabler.

Visited November 2012
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Atlanta, Georgia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“Taco Tuesdays is a must!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Good atmosphere and good prices. I traveled alone and joined a big table with wonderful conversation, right on the beach. Their Tuesday Taco special is pretty hard to beat: 1 chorizo sausage taco wth a beer for $3!

Visited November 2012
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Playa Samara
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Enjoy, it is always a great place to be!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Whether you are sitting out on the beach enjoying the sunshine, under the trees in the shade, under the ranch enjoying the great music or in the bar watching a bit of sports on the TV, Lo Que Hay is a favorite place to join in with others, or just sit and enjoy the beautiful beach with a cold one in hand! Super service and tasty menu!

Visited November 2012
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Renton, Washington
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great place to have a drink, food and conversation!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

The people that work there are awesome!! Very friendly and informative. Kudos to Kevin & Montana!! =)

Visited October 2012
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