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“Some meals better than others.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Carolina's

Carolina's
Main Street, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Some meals better than others.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Centrally located, Carolina's has the perfect location for a restaurant. People watching is great. We live in the area and visit Pto Jimenez once or twice a month. We have had some good meals like grilled chicken sandwiches or arroz con pollo and some bad meals like off-flavored fish dishes. The waitresses are friendly but you will wait longer than you would expect for your meal. There are other restaurants in Pto Jimenez not quite so convenient that have better consistency in the quality of the food and faster service.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Wasilla, Alaska
2 reviews
“Good Food Cold Drinks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Friendly and fast service the food tastes good the watresses are friendly. It's fun to sit and watch the street entertainment while we relax. Unfortunately the prices of food went up in the last few years but it's to be expected. I guess :(

Visited December 2011
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Broomfield, Colorado
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Picking a restaurant is kind of a gamble, but Carolina's is a winner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

After the short walk from the airstrip, we needed to eat. This place was as good of a start as any. I'm glad we chose it. They were very accommodating with our broken Spanish. I don't remember what i had but my friend ordered Arroz con Pollo (chicken and rice) and it was delicious. Food envy.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Columbus, Wisconsin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“August 2012 Family Vacation”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

We had heard quite a lot about Carolina's in Jimenez, so we tried it on our last day there. Honestly, the food was mediocre diner fare, in our opinion. Hopefully, the dinner entrees are better!

Visited August 2012
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New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Good food, good prices, nice staff.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Good food, good prices, nice staff.
What more could you ask for? More chicken tacos maybe. :) Ate there a few times and each time was great. Really liked it there and will definately be back.

Visited February 2012
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