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Seven Cave Bar & Grill

) #5 of 19 Restaurants in Playa Grande $$ - $$$ , , Pizza
Palm Beach Estates, 200 meters West of Bula Bula, Playa Grande 50308, Costa Rica
+506 2244 9629
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“chicken” (17 reviews)
“mahi mahi” (13 reviews)
“ribs” (7 reviews)
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Costa Rican, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Barbecue, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Palm Beach Estates, 200 meters West of Bula Bula, Playa Grande 50308, Costa Rica
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Reviewed May 18, 2017

We walked to the restaurant from Hotel Cantarana for the barbecue night. Reasonable prices (for Costa Rica) and a great atmosphere. The food was simple but good. We found the meat was always excellent wherever we ate in Guanacaste.

Thank 1Kirk
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

This place was a great find for dinner. We ran into the owner down the street at the Wil Mart and he told us about the Sunday special. We were glad we went. The food was delicious and the ambiance was casual and friendly. For...More

Thank OurEdventures
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Have had a blast here on more than one occasion. A few years back we caught the Jazz night and danced for hours with a group of partying friends... on my most recent visit I had a nice quiet dinner with fiance'. The ceviche is...More

Thank Danny K
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

Got a little lost going to Tamarindo and found this place. Service was very good had the sirloin steak and mushrooms...so good. Wife had a pecan crusted mahi...loved every bite.. highly recommend.

Thank Derek T
Reviewed April 18, 2017

I recommend the Mahi Mahi and the 10$ BBQ is a great deal. The place offers a great atmosphere and good service. Try it out!!

Thank Laura H
Reviewed April 17, 2017

The Seven is a huge open air restaurant and adjoins a convenience store (Wil-Mart), which should not put you off at all as the vibe is very good, especially with the live band and a bit of dancing thrown in. It is more at the...More

Thank Reg J
Reviewed April 11, 2017

We were here for the Barbeque. It was a little on the expensive side, but worth the cost. I had the ribs, and while not the ribs I would get in Canada, there ribs were so tender and delicious. My wife had the chicken and...More

Thank Martin v
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Went there to hear the reggae band on a recommendation from the clerk at Wil-Mart. Glad we did! Great band and we had a great meal at the best price in town. Very chill little area in Playa Grande. The cave bar is unique...women's bathrooms...More

Thank BeachMomCF
Reviewed March 23, 2017

We went to Seven a couple of nights for dinner because it was a very short walk to where we were staying. The food is decent but not fabulous, but it is good value. Sunday night barbeque for USD10 is definitely worth it - the...More

Thank DebbieFromToronto
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Food and drinks were great. The Cave bar they have in the rear is super cool too . Gotta check it out if you in playa grande

Thank NESurfBum
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How do I make reservations for the Sunday BBQ? I will be in Costa Rica next week.
May 10, 2015|
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Response from JaneKate75 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The best thing is to stop by a day or two before and let them know you need a reservation in the little market next door. It is very casual so most people don't make reservations unless you need room for a larger group.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $25
Costa Rican, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Barbecue, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 2:30 am
7:30 am - 2:30 am
7:30 am - 2:30 am
7:30 am - 2:30 am
7:30 am - 2:30 am
7:30 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palm Beach Estates, 200 meters West of Bula Bula, Playa Grande 50308, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Grande
  • Phone Number: +506 2244 9629
  • E-mail
Seven Cave Bar and Grill is located in our complex of a restaurant, bar, night club, and grocery store. Central to the Palm Beach Estates gated community at the south end of the town, we have everything you need to enjoy your stay.Friday nights with the BBQ and Cave Bar live music events, Seven provides free boat rides from the estuary tour marina. Reservations are recommended for the Friday and Sunday BBQ. Lunch and dinner served every day. With a varied menu of Cheeseburgers, Pasta, Pizza, Salads and Fresh Seafood, there is something for every palette and budget. Sourcing the menu from fresh caught fish and local vegetables and meats, our chef makes every dish healthy and delicious. Prices start at $6 for soups or sandwiches. $10 BBQ and large pizza on Sundays. The Friday live music BBQ from 6:00 to 9:00 is a local favorite with the Argentine Grill and wood grilled Surf and Turf. Then the party moves from the outdoor dining to the Seven Cave Bar at 9:00 pm for a late night of live bands, laser lights and dancing. No cover. Free boat rides from and back to Tamarind throughout the night. Meet the boat at the entrance to Tamarind at the Estuary Tour Marina. Ask any taxi for a ride or directions.You can make it a day of quiet beach time and lunch at the open air restaurant. From Tamarind it is a short boat ride (open 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, $1 per passenger) across the estuary and then a five minute walk along the estuary trail or on the secluded national park beach set aside for turtle nesting. It is a great day trip to get away from the hustle of Tamarind. Exit the beach at one of the public entrances at marker 29 or 25. We are located one block in at marker 27 between the only other palm beach restaurants.If you are in need of staples from the grocery, will*mart (named after Wilbert, the manager) is a mini super with mega super selection and prices. The same fresh fruit and vegetables at the restaurant are available here to cook at home. Our motto is “If we don’t have it, we can get, or you don’t need it.” For a unique gift or souvenir, pick up a t-shirt. Then you can tell your friends and the world. “I partied at Seven Cave Bar”I our effort to create an Eco Resort, we have changed over our lighting system to totally LED lights and installed solar panels by our resident solar and energy efficiency expert. With these improvements we have cut our power consumption in half. We are demonstrating that you can live responsibly and have fun at the same time.Weather you drive, walk, boat or surf and Seven Cave Bar, you will be rewarded with great food and entertainment provided by a friendly, bilingual staff.
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