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Gecko's Waterfall Grill

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PRICE RANGE
$2 - $10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, Deli, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Nachos and Quesadillas were incredible here. It was so lovely to sit out on the patio. It was the perfect place to go after a long hike up Mount Chato. The service was great and the prices were fair.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Pholobow
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a good nachos but other time food was not service because cook was not available and 2nd we went around 4:30(They close at 5pm) we couldn’t order the food because kitchen closed @4pm.. we were very disappointed.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Unkyung C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you happen to be in the area and craving Mexican food, this is your spot!! The chicken tacos were my favorite! It had a cold slaw with a kick to it which I thought was a great touch! The chicken quesadillas were stuffed with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 519priscillar
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We had some time to kill between our chocolate tour, and the morning we spent at the waterfall. We saw the sign for Craft Beer, so we stopped in for a couple. We ended up splitting a Chicken Quesadilla as well, which was pretty good,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KingstonAdam85
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Excellent food, variety of ingredients and perfect amounts, the service is agile and very professional.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank harlandkiline
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is attached to the Costa Rican Dog Rescue where they shelter 90+ dogs that were abused, sick or homeless. We stopped at the shelter and then had lunch at the Gecko restaurant attached. The food was amazing and the server attentive. We ordered...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank erikatyrell
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

This place is so nice! The people who work here are really nice, especially Max and Gustavo! You should meet them!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lanagmt
Reviewed July 19, 2018

This a great place to stop on your way to/from the waterfall. They have great chicken tacos! And they have craft beer! They help rescue dogs and there a few to pet while you eat, which is great when you're missing your pup! They were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bridget W
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Nice cafe /dog sanctuary. Check veggie wrap for queso if vegan! Nicer alternative to the packed cafe at Catarata Río Fortuna and just down the road from there. Worth the stop.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JO B
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

The food was the best we had on the entire trip-in fact it was the only place we ate at twice! And we are dog fanatics so touring the rescue and eating outside with the pups was such a fantastic experience!! Great people and great...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank AmandaS6992
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