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“Surprisingly tasty!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dos Pochotes Asian Restaurant - CLOSED

Dos Pochotes Asian Restaurant
Next to Guilded Iguana, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
50626820217
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Price range: $7 - $16
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Surprisingly tasty!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

When my husband and I go on vacation in a another country, we always like to try the local food, but we saw this restaurant on our way back from the beach in our first night in Nosara, and this restaurant was completely full. Typically is a good sign. So, the next day, coming back from the beach late afternoon, we just stopped and made reservation for later. Great idea! The menu is not big but with interest dishes.The food is very well served in terms of portions and it is very tasty.We had Shrimp pad-thai and a spicy beef dish ( cannot remember the name), both delicious! Beer was Imperial, a very good local beer by the way. For dessert, brownie with vanilla ice cream - yummm! The service is very friendly and professional, the ambient informal and cozy. If you are in Nosara, Playa Guiones, try the "Dos Pochotes Asian Restaurant" you will be surprised!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Tampa, Florida
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Nice change of pace”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We love fish and Costa Rican food but needed a change. Our meal at Dos Pochotes satisfied completely. Setting and service were excellent. My shrimp pad thai was quite good and my husband's Sechzuan beef was good. As expected, the beef was a little tough, but all the flavors were delicious and his salad and rice were good. I gave him the chile sauce from my pad thai and he enjoyed it on his rice. As others mentioned, the coconut flan is exceptional. Two entrees, two beers, a coke and dessert in a beautiful setting for $40 was a good deal. Next time I will see what the chef does with the catch of the day.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Great food and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We've eaten here for the past three years and we've never been disappointed. The food is great, especially because there aren't many Asian options here. The people are absolutely awesome and are very attentive. The atmosphere is quiet and serene. We will be coming back to eat here next year!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Surprising Asian Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The food here is fresh and well-prepared, and it was so nice to have a change of pace after all the more typical Costa Rican restaurants I had eaten in. The open-air dining room is simple but elegant.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best meal in Nosara”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We ate here our last night in Nosara and it was our best meal of the trip!
Very interesting flavors with a a little kick!

  • Visited December 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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