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3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0490
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
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Reviewed November 10, 2015

All the plates are exquisitely cooked by the owner, I strongly recommend this restaurant. Away from busy puerto viejo, its relaxed tropical atmosphere is great!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

My husband considers himself a foodie and he rated his meal a 10/10. The food was delicious and paired exceptionally with some nice wines. We had a very romantic evening here and probably one of the best meals of our recent trip to CR.

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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2015

This outdoor location is stunning. It is outdoors, nestled against the jungle. The ambiance is amazing, from the lighting to the decor, it is truly a sexy, romantic place to dine. The food is amazing, as well as the service. I highly recommend this place for a special night out.

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Thank Angela A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed November 2, 2015

Just down the road from Le Cameleon where we were staying, this was a great find. A hundred yards or so off the main road means it's very quiet. Authentic Italian food - the owner is from Naples (though with fond memories of Newcastle on Tyne and London)- and an interesting and comprehensive wine collection. Energetic and expert service and... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

3 visits. Always great food, good wine selection, great service. The place is in the middle of the jungle, a bit away from the town, but the short ride is easy by taxi. Definitely one of the best restaurants in Puerto Viejo

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Thank Masha_Z82
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 29, 2015

We ate here twice during our trip to Punta Uva. It had the best ambiance of all the places we tried. The food was great, and they actually had a huge wine selection. Very few other restaurants had any wine at all. Though it's listed as Italian, the ingredients are pure Costa Rica, and the food is excellent. If you... More 

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Carnforth, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

I dont usually like Italian restaurants but this was good service great and the red snapper starter just supreme

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Fort St. John, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2015

A popular tourist guide recommended this restaurant as 'the best in Costa Rica'. Our hotel staff did not endorse this recommendation, and I certainly would not pretend to have a detailed knowlege of many eateries in this country. But I do have decades of enjoying outstanding Italian food, and was not the only person at the table who considered the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2015

i just passed when i was in puerto veijo, but you eat very good and there is very nice personel wotking there

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UK
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2015

This restaurant probably served us the best italian food i have ever tasted. Every single course was lovely. The service was also great. Most of the people there seemed to be on a romantic evening outl We went with our young son, but the staff were lovely and really looked after us. They made some special drinks for our son... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 km/2 mi southeast of town at Playa Cocle | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca  >  Cocles
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0490

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