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The Happy Snapper - CLOSED

Main raod across from Brasilito Beach, Brasilito, Costa Rica
+506 2654 4413
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
Feb 23, 2014
“Where is it?”
Dec 21, 2013
“Tasty, Friendly and Open for Business”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Seafood, Central American, American, South American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Main raod across from Brasilito Beach, Brasilito, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 72 reviews

Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

Went because of the location. We were a little apprehensive because of other reviews but decided to try it. Very glad we did. Mahi was excellent (blackened is very spicy), Jumbo breaded shrimp was delectable!!, chicken cordon bleu was awesome, fish and chips great! Service...More

Thank jalm61
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Great food and Cold beer, plenty of room for the kids to run around. A tourist eatery...but good food.

Thank Marked-up
Reviewed March 13, 2013

Loved the food here and the drinks were just as good! Great breakfast Bloody Mary's at the pool, can't beat that!

Thank miamiamii
Reviewed March 10, 2013

We recently stopped at the happy snapper for lunch while on vacation. The "lobster fest" sign got our attention. The food was ok, the drinks we're pretty terrible...the bill was huge! There are a lot of great restaurants in the area that charge much less.....I...More

1  Thank Lisa3452
Reviewed March 4, 2013

Recommended by our hotel we decided to try the Happy Snapper. The location was right off the main road and very interesting. We had a great dinner - the Sea Bass was cooked to perfection as was the Mahi Mahi and the Red Snapper. The...More

Thank Molly L
Reviewed March 1, 2013

I went with my family , we saw the restaurant was a little full, but even the service was terrible, to take the order was an odyssey, the girl there was asking everything, plus they said they had a lobster festival. My mom, the consumer...More

Thank Andysalas
Reviewed February 27, 2013

The bartender started by making a kick-a** margarita (I had mojitoed out by then). Wife and i both had the grilled whole red snapper which was wonderful. Later I had coconut flan and she had a chocolate dish (I forgot). Unlike other reviewers I thought...More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed February 17, 2013

The food was ordinary and the location is ok but the service was terrible. I have eaten here many times over the last 12 years and this time was the most disappointing. There were no too many customers so you would think the service would...More

Thank Shallwe_danceuai
Reviewed February 16, 2013

The Happy Snapper was extremely fresh and the staf were so very friendly. We ate the Mahi Mahi Burger and the signature dish the Red Snapper. Outstanding and a must to visit if in the area.

Thank Mynott M
Reviewed February 16, 2013

While staying at the massive Reserva Conchal we were lucky enough to hear that the Downchild Blues Band was playing that night at The Happy Snapper. We quickly made a reservation for dinner and put on our dancing shoes. We were not disappointed - the...More

Thank DawnPowellRiver
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  • Address: Main raod across from Brasilito Beach, Brasilito, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Brasilito
  • Phone Number: +506 2654 4413
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