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El Refugio Grill

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200mts Sur Hotel Suerre Caribe - Frente entrada Playa Grande | 200 Mts sur del Hotel Suerre, Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
(506) 2759-9007
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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In walking distance from our hotel! Best food we had during our stay! The owner is a bonafide chef!!

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our son found this hidden treasure only 20 minits from our hotel Papito. Good honest pure foid and sliw cooking in a nice atmosphere. The owner/cook is a trustfull person, he let us go without paying... That is la pura vida... Price qualiity comparison is very good! Low prices good quality. One of our best eating experiences in CR

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Zaandam, The Netherlands
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While looking for a restaurant that didn't serve pizza and pasta we stumbled across this very charming and romantic little restaurant. This being our last night we didn't have more than 37000 colons, so we also were looking for a good price. Boy are we happy we stopped here!! I think we had the best homemade guacamole and (freshly baked!)... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This classy little restaurant provides an exotic atmosphere, delivers beautiful, delicious, finely prepared foods and shows warm hospitality to all its guests. I was pleased with the wine selections, and the level of attentive service was great. Anyone will feel comfortable here and will enjoy every morsel.

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Drake Bay
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The best restaurant in the area. Service perfecto, delicious food, delicious wine and beautiful place, very intimate, perfect for a romantic dinner. The owners are super nice. Resonnable prices for a very good quality. Higly recommand.

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Lakewood, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Highly recommend. There were 6 of us and we all enjoyed our meals. Small, intimate place. Loved the lighting, service and food.

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Thank Lynn A
San Marcos, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Many locals told us that it was was the best restaurant so we wanted to try it! We were not disappointed!!! We were so satisfied with our experience that we tried to stay an extra night on Costa Rica so we can eat there again! We were not able to so this was the last restaurant we at in CR... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Loved eating here - went back two nights in a row to sample more of the food. Great atmosphere, service and food.

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Thank Staci0909
San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

small but quality restaurant, attention was excellent and the food good, the place inspires is very cozy and quiet.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We went for dinner and the service was excellent, the food was delicious especially the tuna and the crepes for dessert. What really put it over the top for us is how they dealt with a misunderstanding-we didn't realize that they didn't take cards! They were so gracious about it, apologizing to us and allowing us to bring the rest... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $25
Cuisine
Barbecue, Argentinean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200mts Sur Hotel Suerre Caribe - Frente entrada Playa Grande | 200 Mts sur del Hotel Suerre, Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: (506) 2759-9007
Description
International Cusine Restaurant. Jungle outside tables for dinner or chill out.Romantic atmosphere, good music.

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