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“good food reasonably priced” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Rumbas Beach Club Bar and Restaurant

Rumbas Beach Club Bar and Restaurant
Beach Road Playa Panama, Playa Panama, Costa Rica
506-2672-0365
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Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations
Uvita, Costa Rica
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“good food reasonably priced”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

The bar is right by the beach...we found the the staff were real friendly. They serve good food - we didn't have to wait long to get it and they serve adequate portions....we certainly were not hungry when we were done.

Visited April 2013
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Peachtree City, Georgia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Rumbas is terrific”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Just ate at Rumbas for the second time this week! There is no comparison with the old Beach Club. New owners/managers are doing wonderful job. Food was very good, drinks were excellent and the service is Outstanding. One waitress is from the Sports Bar where she always offered unparalleled service and friendliness. Other waitress is from Aquasport and she is also most helpful and delightful. We will be back often!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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114 reviews 114 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Good food & pleasant atmosphere on the beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

We had lunch at Rumbas Beach Club and found the food to be excellent. I had the Cesar Salad and my wife had the Rumbas salad. The service was good and the restaurant was clean and comfortable. We took a walk on the beach after lunch since it was only a few steps away from our table. We hope to go back for dinner sometime. The lunch menu has many selections and we hope dinner will be as good as our lunch.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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El Coco, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Beautiful View”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Rumbas, beautiful view of the beach, shore and ocean. The deck is very nice and we had drinks and dinner. The margaritas are the best we have ever had as they make their own mix and use top shelf tequila. The food however was only good. The shrimp and lobster both were dry and slightly over cooked for our taste. It would have been nice to have some butter or garlic butter melted for dipping. My potatoes were over cooked but the taste of our meals were savory. On another note, the owner and manager were on hand to welcome us and share their restaurant plans. The service was 5 star as we were treated with outstanding table service. The servers speak both Spanish and English and were eager to please but not over bearing. Another ourstanding item to mention is there immaculate bathrooms. Cleanest bathrooms in Hermosa. I do recommend the restaurant and I look forward to returning, but will order different food items other than seafood.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Playa Ocotal
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Fantastic Beach Bar, Great Food & Service with a view!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Rumba's Beach bar is located right on the beach in Playa Panama. Since the new owners have taken over this place has done a 180 on prices, service, food quality and atmosphere! Even though they are the only restaurant on the beach in Playa Panama, their prices are very reasonable (particularly compared to nearby Hermosa and Playas del Coco). The food is unique and the menu varied. Their new deck is spacious and affords a fantastic view of the Gulf of Papagayo. I am so looking forward to the renovations the owner told me about! A swimming pool, brand new kitchen, air conditioned banquet hall! This will be the go to place for parties, weddings and receptions and any other event you can think of. It is so nice to see this place turned around and providing excellent food and service in Playa Panama! If you tried the old "Beach Club" it is definitely time to try the new Rumbas. I guarantee you will be very happy you did!

  • Visited January 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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