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Soda Johanna's

Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 3126
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

We tried all of the local spots while here in Cocles for a week. Most everything exceeded our expectations but Johanna fell flat for us. Service was fast, but everything just tasted "off" or was cooked incorrectly. I had the sea bass and my fiancé...More

1  Thank bstommie
Reviewed January 17, 2017

When you come to the coast of any country, you expect and deserve fresh, well prepared seafood. Johann's is spot on. In fact the food and service was so good we ended up eating here three times in one week. All shell fish and fish...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Like most restaurants in Puerto Viejo, this place offers local Caribbean food, which means simple fare based on rice and beans and usually fish or chicken. Johanna's is good as long as it isn't too busy, as they can't handle a crowd.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Tiny soda on a side street in Cocles that we visted based upon a local recommendation. We were the only ones there when we visited in the early evening during a week day. We enjoyed the food and the vibe. Not super cheap, but fairly...More

Thank aritchie45
Reviewed December 15, 2016

Our local neighbors gave us a heads up on this resturant, and thank God! We were so bummed after having a few bad expierences in town. Other places were way over priced and tasteless. No joke, we would go back to Puerto Viejo just to...More

1  Thank Kristina E
Reviewed November 27, 2016

This soda was a pleasant bike ride away from our bungalow, and the food was plentiful and cheap. It all tastes homemade, as if you'd been invited into their house for dinner.

Thank TaniaB84
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We just arrived in town and have no car and was tired. This little place was 50 yards from where we are staying. We had a 'to go' order. We had a pork chop and rice/beans plate and a fried whole fish plate with the...More

Thank etele
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Sometimes the food is decent, sometimes it's awful. The service is always poor - just no smiles and they throw your food down like you're a local street animal. Could be so much more.

1  Thank SocklessJ
Reviewed September 28, 2016

A little bit expensive by the location, anyway no bad: the service/owners not very nice .... usefull in case you don't want to go in town.

Thank maurogxjob
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

It's not easy to find, but Johannas is located off the main road in cocles, up a gravel road a short distance on the right. Don't expect anything fancy by any means. Our service wasn't exactly stellar either, but the five stars are for the...More

Thank BlueBassBoat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 3126
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