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Ricky's Place

Caribbean, Bar, Costa Rican, Latin, South American, Central American
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Cahuita centro, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for drinks at Ricky's; great location in the centre of town.... the service seemed ok, drinks were ok... Then the trouble started. Our rucksack was stollen from next to our table at this bar. A local guy who was sitting at the bar inside (by the name of Chico), was almost certainly involved.... The tourist police were called... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

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 

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Miami, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

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!

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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 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.

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Thank TanyaPink
New Minas, Canada
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98 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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.

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Thank Belinda G
Los Angeles, California
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138 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 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.

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Thank Mozo4ever
Basel, Switzerland
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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!

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Thank ripcurlgrl
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70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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 

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Thank Hannah C
Hawaii
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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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean, Bar, Costa Rican, Latin, South American, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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?