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“One of my favorites in PV!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Flip Flop Restaurant

Flip Flop Restaurant
opposite Santa Barbara Hardware Store ( Fereteria ), Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 1234, Costa Rica
506 -2750 20 31
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Cuisines: Costa Rican, Central American, Pasta, Asian fusion
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“One of my favorites in PV!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I have been to this place many many times and it is always a friendly atmosphere and great food, also even better great prices, probably the best value in PV. I highly recommend it :)

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
“where's the beef”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Anxious for a good old burger, saw flip flop with an enticing ad, which I fell for. the meat was the size of a 1/2 dollar, I also had to ask for the tomato, and pickle which were listed on menu as part of the ingredients. I did not find this a good value, will not return. Good location, good reggae in the area, but I went there for lunch and ended up hungrier. Pricey and cold.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
“Good food with reasonable price.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Walking around puerto viejo looking for somewhere to eat and the look and menu entrigued me. The reggae music across the street helped also. My boyfriend had the special - casado - chicken stir fry with rice and beans salad, lemonade and dessert $3600 colones... I had the Mexican plate which was great ... I think same price. Lots to choose from on the menu. Service was fast and very friendly. Great atmoshpere. Try it. You won't be dissapointed.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Good value and great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Lovely restaurant which we stumbled upon. I had a fresh tuna steak with rice and it was gorgeous. Really friendly staff and good atmosphere.

Visited September 2012
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Grecia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Decent, not great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

I have been here a few times. The food is consistently average. The curries are good, but only if you are craving curry. Don't get it expecting it to be the best curry you have ever had. The pastas are good depending on what you get. I got the avocado pasta once but didn't get the shrimp with it - it needs the shrimp. It was mediocre at best. They do have a kitty that visits the diners if you sit outside (which I adore). The service has always been good for me, but I'm going to start trying other restaurants instead of wasting more time here.

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