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Ricky's Place

Caribbean, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, South American
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Cahuita centro, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Ontario, Canada
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The " cassado" with chicken consisted of a pile of plain white rice, a very small fresh salad with a tomato slice and a piece of delicious, falling off the bone chicken. BUT: they must have forgotten the beans! Rice and beans with chicken, pretty much the same as above, but beans present and mixed with brown rice - chicken... More 

Thank SubjectivelyObjectiv
Miami, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I liked this restaurant because although they offered typical food like many other places in the near by area, the owner Ricky (whom we met) lived many years in Coconut Grove in Miami.....and there is the difference, the food is adorned with a twist of sophistication....it made the food that much special!

Thank freeyogi
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We came here to try some seafood. We came at low season and they did not have all the meals from the menu.we wanted to try octopus but it was not available. We opted for calamari and fish in coconut sauce. Both meals were tasty and arrived quickly. Also we sampled local lager called imperial. It was also good.

Thank TanyaPink
New Minas, Canada
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98 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Like the atmosphere at this restaurant. The staff were very friendly and helpful with what to order as it all looked good. The food was good and tasty and soccer was on the tv so it was all set to be a good meal.

Thank Belinda G
Los Angeles, California
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133 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Even though it looks from outside as a tourist trap the place is wonderful; food is great and not overpriced. Wonderful service.

Thank Mozo4ever
Basel, Switzerland
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

We were at Ricky's several times for lunch and dinner during our week in Cahuita. The fish (especially the Corvina), the BBQ chicken wings, as well as the Batidas and starters were all delicious. The staff was always nice and the food came fast. Also the prices were (especially for Costa Rica) pretty fair for auch quality foods. We would... More 

Thank Claudito-Basel
Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We ate here after a long walk through the national park. We were hot and super hungry and shared both nachos and plantain. Delicious food, friendly service, relaxed atmosphere and wonderful fresh juices!

Thank ripcurlgrl
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70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Ricky's place is really central and opposite Cocos bar. So, you get their music, but don;t have to have it TOO loud! The food at ricky's place is brilliant. The portions are HUGE - the nachos are dirt cheap, a starter and way more than I could eat for a main meal. The chicken and fish options are good too... More 

Thank Hannah C
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

stopped in for whole fish, patacones and rice and beans. the food was super awesome. friendly staff. good corner location on main street to just sit and people watch.

Thank tdubb4reel
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

This is a great place to sit, have a beer and watch people go by. Great staff, Jose is friendly and knows the area well. Good nachos and ceviche. Free internet is great and good music and dance room.

Thank awhipster1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Caribbean, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cahuita centro, Cahuita, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Cahuita

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?