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“Great Restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Wahoos Bar ^ Restaurant

Wahoos Bar ^ Restaurant
Across street from Beatle Bar jaco main St, Jaco, Costa Rica
26431876
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Ranked #25 of 106 Restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Little Elm, Texas
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We visited Wahoo's on the last night we were in Costa Rica. It was delicious! The food was delicious and priced fairly. I definitely recommend checking this restaurant out in Jaco!

Visited June 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Very average.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

We had the macadamia encrusted mahi mahi and it was VERY thickly breaded. Not our style. The side if veggies that came with it were very tasty though! We also had a few of the $2 fish tacos during happy hour. Again, not very flavorful in our opinion. I added some Tabasco and that helped. The service was nice and it wasn't very crowded so our food came quickly.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Long Beach, California
1 review
“Best in Costa Rica”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

I traveled to Costa Rica with my family and boyfriend and read reviews on trip advisor for wahoos and their amazing fish tacos. we tried it and everything there was AMAZING!! Chef Todd is from the states and was unbelievable. The family that owns the restaurant are very hospitable and made us feel like we were dining in their own home. Ramsey was creative and inventive with his dishes and came out to meet the dining patrons at every meal. He sat down with us to chat about local destinations and attractions. They also hooked us up with a deep sea fisherman who took us out for the day. After we caught 10 fish, from grouper to drunk fish, we brought it back where Chef Todd Ramsey made us our own special 3 course meal. The happy hour is fantastic including 2 for 1 strong drinks and their famous delicious fish tacos. We seriously went here EVERY day after we found it!!! Dont miss it.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Costa Mesa
2 reviews
“Service made us feel like family, and WHAT a talented chef!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went fishing earlier in the day and caught a beautiful Dorado. We asked the captain where we should get it prepared, and he just nodded and said...Wahoos. So we stopped by with half of the portion of fish we kept and said we would love 3 dishes, how much? $10 per dish style, they said.

First they brought out macadamia encrusted fish with delicious veggies...to die for! Each dish after just got better and better! We had ceviche next and then the most amazing fajitas I've ever had!!! Ugh I wish I could eat them every day (we actually came back the next day with the rest of the fish and got more fajitas). Then they brought out one more dish...Fish Fingers breaded in some yum coconut breading...and they didn't even charge us for it.

To top it all off, my boyfriend called over a mariachi band walking by and they played a beautiful song for us. What a perfect evening! I love Wahoo's! Thank you for the special attention and amazing food experience :-)

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Always Good All The Time!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

We take everyone here. The food is consistently good. Favorites are the happy hour specials like the grilled avocado and the shrimp Mac & Cheese. Open air, but the fans actually help. Never too hot really. Owners are always on site and provide personal service. You have to put this on your list when visiting Jaco.

Visited April 2013
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