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The Shack Restaurant and Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Nos alegra ofrecer comida típico de Costa Rica y los Estados Unidos, cafe caliente, cerveza fría, música en vivo cada jueves, y espacio afuera para disfrutar a la naturaleza. Estamos un restaurante de la comunidad! Vengan para compartir comida rica y relajen un rato con sus amigos aquí. Nos avisa que la hora de cerrar (9:30pm) es solamente para la cocina... El bar queda abierto hasta ustedes no quieren mas guaro! * * * * * * * * * We're happy to offer typical Costa Rican and American dishes, hot coffee, cold beer, live music every Thursday, and an outdoor space to enjoy the natural environment. We're a community restaurant! Come to share a great meal and relax for a while with your friends.
PRICE RANGE
$3 - $12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Central American, American, Bar, Costa Rican
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Breakfast food was good and prices were reasonable would definitely return service was also good

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Doncarl22
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

We came here for quick lunch. Their service is good, the waitress was friendly. I got the burrito my wife got the cheeseburger. The food was very good, the beer was cold the service was good and we were very happy with our lunch.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mrbrady3
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

We just happened upon The Shack while exploring the area. We stopped in for lunch and were very happy we did! The guacamole was perfect! Homemade chips to go with it. We gobbled that up quick! We had some yummy Guaro infused lemonades and burgers...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NJFamfun
Reviewed December 20, 2018

Only open from 8am until 3pm for breakfast and lunch. Limited menu but all very tasty and at reasonable prices

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rosesMiltonKeynes
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Cool little spot near Potrero. Great for breakfast or lunch and reasonably priced. Food is simple but good. I would rate 3.5 if they would let you.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Josh B
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Laid back place to have breakfast or lunch. A friendly staff serves up good breakfast selections with the chili cheese dog and arroz con chorizo my lunch favorites.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank yesileft
Reviewed June 10, 2018

The food and atmosphere were very homey, and down to earth. It seemed to be a popular place for locals to hang out, and there was a nice feeling of community. The food was tasty, well-prepared, and was like home cooking. This was a great...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Annie W
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Once we found the Shack we basically ate breakfast there everyday for the rest of trip. Their waffles were great. I had the tipico breakfast which was exactly how it was supposed to taste. My friends loved the smoothies, but I always drank their guaro...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank unfitparent
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Every Wednesday I play 9 at Conchal with my buds and we go to (not do) lunch. One of my favorites is hitting the Shack for their chili. My waitress Jossy knows how to serve it... Dry, hot and with rice and onions. This is...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JAMES G
Reviewed May 8, 2018

on the first day visited the local town to buy some snacks while waiting for our taxi called in for a beer or two and to listen to a guitarist and saxophonist, they do food although we didn't have time to sample any.....gave us a...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank fattybumpkins
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Barbara S
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Response from rjnuthouse | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. At the time we were there they did the exchange rate as 500 colones was equal to 1 US dollar when charging your card. We had a card that didn't charge any international fee also so it was a pretty good deal.
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