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“Amazing Fish Tacos, Eclectic Beach Music, Surf Bar Vibes!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tasty Waves Cantina

Tasty Waves Cantina
El Tesoro Cabinas | Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 2425, Costa Rica
2750-1906
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Price range: $2 - $7
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Tasty Waves is more than a humble cantina in beautiful Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica, it's a lifestyle. We always strive to become your "home base", giving you local advice on where to go, what sites to see and how to get the most out of your journey or vacation. Our staff is more of a family and we always want you to feel welcome in our home. For the most part it's a relaxed atmosphere but don't get me wrong, we know how to party. Tasty Tuesday has become the biggest and most anticipated party of the week and we always show you a good time, so good that we close on Wednesday to clean up the aftermath. Thursday is Trivia Night, Friday is R.E.H.A.B., Saturday is Karaoke, Sunday Funday and Monday is our Movie Night with new and classics running on our 100" projector screen. Stop in, say hi and have a shot of Guaro with us. Tasty Waves Cantina ~ Livin' the Dream
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Amazing Fish Tacos, Eclectic Beach Music, Surf Bar Vibes!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

We went to Tasty Waves on a Tuesday with a lot of our very close friends, and were welcomed warmly by the staff, and namely the charismatic owner, Bryton. There was a great mix of music with everything from Jimmy Buffett to Guns & Roses to Reggae, the place has the authentic surfer/beach bar vibe, and amazing fish tacos. Another great point, the chicken used in the chicken tacos is free range, hormone free, and most important, juicy and delicious. Tacos are 2X1 on Tuesdays...another hit among our group of friends were the garlic fries! Our whole group had a great time, a great meal, and all left happy!

  • Visited September 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Luis Obispo
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Bad food and slow and overpriced”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011 via mobile

For 2 fish tacos and a burrito took 30 minutes. The "steak" burrito for 7 dollars was made out of ground beef. Fish tacos were ok.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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“Tasty Waves = Good Times”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011

This is definately a MUST go place.

Not only is the place super fresh and has a great view, but i can honestly say these guys will make you have the best time. The can make awesome drinks, awesome tasty food and throw a mean dance off!!

Tasty Tuesdays are their specialty so if you're in Puerto Viejo on a tuesday, you better not miss this event.

wether you wanna have a beer, eat some tacos or play pool. this is the place to go.

AWESOME PLACE

  • Visited September 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Golden, Colorado
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“Excellent Boat Beverages on Playa Cocles”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2011

I'm not sure what he said was in it but I was served a most delicious boat beverage here. It had Passion Fruit Juice and Seeds in it. Muy refresco, mi Amigos. Gracias!

  • Visited August 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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NYC
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“Made me feel right at home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

Great happy hour, cheap eats, nice people......I wish we had a place like that where I live now!

Visited January 2011
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