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Upstairs at the RipJack

) #4 of 19 Restaurants in Playa Grande $$ - $$$ American, ,
100m al Sur de Hotel Las Tortugas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
+506 2653 0480
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fish tacos” (17 reviews)
“hummus” (9 reviews)
“seared ahi” (4 reviews)
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8:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
100m al Sur de Hotel Las Tortugas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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Reviewed February 12, 2016

We ate there for new year'seve dinner and we had a very bad experience with the food quality. The menu was a joke for the price we paid for it. The breakfast they served is also very expensive, just imagine we paid 4 dollars for...More

Thank Meri-bonn
Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

We drove by a couple of times as it looks like another hotel / bar. Then we met someone for drinks, had some eats and voila, I was converted. Great drinks, mango habenaro Margarita and cucuumber cooler we my favorites.

Thank Garthlud
Reviewed January 28, 2016

Food was exceptional. I had a shrimp and hummus dish which was a most delicious meal. The shrimp was cooked in garlic, spices and butter and there were plenty of shrimp and a large mound of hummus and bread for dipping into the tasty sauce....More

Thank jmpie
Reviewed January 28, 2016

there is nothing bad on the menu. everything is fresh and delicious. definitely recommend the ahi tuna salad and the hot garlic shrimp. Mojitos are a must as well as the banana ginger and mint lemonade smoothies!

1  Thank Chrissy N
Reviewed January 23, 2016

The food was great here, especially the fish tacos. We ate here for a few days, and the food was great always, and the staff was great

Thank themegrose
Reviewed January 19, 2016

We ate here several times during our stay in Playa Grande. The food was very fresh and nicely prepared. There was something on the menu for everyone. The service was warm and friendly. What more could you ask for!

Thank tartytatin
Reviewed January 15, 2016

We had all 3 meals in this restaurant for 3 days and every single item was made fresh and was tasty! They also have an amazing drinks menu (including non alcoholic smoothies and juices). The service was great. They were very attentive to your every...More

Thank Spe1970
Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

We've eaten here twice now, breakfast and lunch, both times after surfing at Playa Grande which is about 50 meters away. By local CR standards it's a little pricey but you pay for what you get and it's still excellent value. All our food has...More

1  Thank Crusty1967
Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Andy and Kelsey run a great show. We have enjoyed many great meals . They have an awesome team and never disappoint . We look forward to many more visits.

Thank Sid K
Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Came to eat here 3 times during our week stay in the area. Each time they managed to outdo themselves! 2 breakfasts and a dinner and our only complaint was that we came late one other time for dinner and kitchen had closed around 9...More

Thank travel_junkieGR
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July 19, 2015|
Response from RipleyCostaRica | Property representative |
We do not have a dress code at RipJack Inn, please dress however makes you happy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100m al Sur de Hotel Las Tortugas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica (Formerly Upstairs @ the RipJack)
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Grande
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 0480
Our open air restaurant is located on the second floor and offers a unique treetop dining experience. RipJack also offers private chefing, full catering service and specializes in weddings and other special events. We offer a highly unique menu of fresh local seafood as well as tasty treats from the land. We are family friendly and offer special menus for kids twelve and under.Our restaaurant is closed on Tuesdays. There are several dining options within walking distance.To Go Meals - designed for guests on the go or those with vacation rentals and no time to cook!
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