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Kike's Place

playa grande | guanacaste, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
+506 2653 0834
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“casado” (12 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
“french fries” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
playa grande | guanacaste, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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Reviewed January 25, 2017

It's a local place with regulars and visitors and people who are staying at the property. It's an eclectic mix of customers that fits the description as the place to go in Playa Grande. Menu is varied and includes hamburgers along with more typical fare....More

Thank Shorty B
Reviewed January 22, 2017

We had the shrimp ceviche + the sauted sea bass which were very nice. Quality of shrimp in the ceviche was very very nice and it still remains one of our favorite from the trip.

Thank Nagender B
Reviewed January 15, 2017

This restaurant serves Costa Rican food. Nothing fancy but very, very good food. It feels like Costa Rica, it takes like Costa Rica. If you want upscale or fancy eating, this is probably not your place.

Thank Buck S
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner and it was definitely the hot spot for the locals. We were welcomed warmly, and enjoyed a great Costa Rican meal in the hustle and bustle of a weekend night. If you are looking for a bar atmosphere, I'd start...More

Thank krschoen
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

I had my first Costa Rican breakfast here yesterday. The food was simple, but very tasty. Great French toast! And the coffee was delicious. Be prepared to wait as the food slowly leaves the kitchen, but it that bothers you, why are you in Costa...More

Thank fm11709fm
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Relaxed atmosphere, good food. Our group of seven ate here twice during our week in Playa Grande. The highlight was likely the Mahi Mahi casada (national dish that includes rice and beans, salad and at least one other thing). The second time we went, the...More

Thank 77pmck13
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

We went for breakfast and the food was ok--but what really brought me back was their house made hot sauce. It was amazing, I bought a bottle to bring home.

Thank Dana F
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Great locals food that ranges from $7-20 for dinner. They have huge portions and it's definitely worth the money. They have a wide range of options from salads/soups to rice dishes, meat/seafood dishes, burgers/sandwiches and pasta. I got a rise with seafood (~ $9 ISD)...More

Thank Olga B
Reviewed January 1, 2017

Great food, nice atmosphere. service a bit slow by american standards...friendly staff. large portions. authentic costa rican food. best value and taste here. we stayed in PG for 7 days.

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Se description of comment. Food was OK, nothing to write home about. Server was super friendly, environment was comfortable for families.

Thank slaughma
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $25
Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: playa grande | guanacaste, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Grande
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 0834
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