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maxi's by Ricky

) #10 of 93 Restaurants in Santa Ana $$ - $$$ Caribbean, , Jamaican
350 meters south of Broadway Beauty, which itself is just a few hundred meters outside of downtown Santa Ana on the Old Road to Escazu. | In San Rafael de Santa Ana off the beaten path.., Santa Ana, Costa Rica
+506 2282 8619
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“patacones” (7 reviews)
“jerk chicken” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Central American, Jamaican, Costa Rican, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
350 meters south of Broadway Beauty, which itself is just a few hundred meters outside of downtown Santa Ana on the Old Road to Escazu. | In San Rafael de Santa Ana off the beaten path.., Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed May 23, 2017

Family restaurant built into and old remodeled home (tile floors, slat wood ceilings, outdoor roofed porches) Very friendly and communicative staff. Lactose and Gluten free dishes can be chosen although one should ask (my wife is gluten intolerant) Portions are ample and prices reasonable. The...More

Thank ChetPatt
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

This is the Maxi's to give a try, if you remember and miss the quality of the food at the original Maxi's in Manzanillo. Food is excellent!

Thank Keith G
Reviewed April 12, 2017

I had a hard time with the meals names, but our server was very patient with us. The atmosphere was casual and very relaxed. Good food

Thank zumbadiva1
Reviewed March 30, 2017

the place is great, has really nice food. Service and the venue could improve just a bit to make it perfect, but overall its a hit. It has great Caribbean food with great prices as well

Thank jacampos00
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Never dreamed I would be eating food this good.It was a first for me but not a last. I am from Texas and this is almost as good as a good ole steak. Next time I go I want someone to be with me to...More

Thank sugarekfrank
Reviewed February 21, 2017

I travelled for business to Costa Rica first week of February and my folks took me to Maxi´s by Ricky, a Caribbean hut that serves the best sea food soup I ever tasted in my life. It's called “Rondon” and It’s a soup that has...More

Thank aamm72
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Great caribbean food! Very cozy and laid back restaurant. The patacones are a must have, as well as the "agua de sapo" to quench your thirst.

Thank jcarenll
Reviewed December 18, 2016

A friend kept raving about Maxi's, her description of the food made my mouth water so tonight I gave it a go and my expectations were certainly met. Great appetizer of filled plantain cups to satisfy the initial hunger, and the pork chifrijo (shefreejo) was...More

Thank LolaTiguera
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Love all the food. For me the best is either the shrimp in Carribean sauce or the rice and shrimp plate!! My husband loves the lobster and the fried fish. Everything we ate was great.

Thank Carolina T
Reviewed September 11, 2016

We love Carribean Rice and Beans! So seeing the reviews for this place we were excited to try it. We have been to about 6 Rice and Bean places in Costa Rica - 3 on the Caribbean side and 3 in other places of Costa...More

Thank kjavitz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Central American, Jamaican, Costa Rican, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 meters south of Broadway Beauty, which itself is just a few hundred meters outside of downtown Santa Ana on the Old Road to Escazu. | In San Rafael de Santa Ana off the beaten path.., Santa Ana, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +506 2282 8619
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