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Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 1234, Costa Rica
+506 2750 2031
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Pinole, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, good service. Friendly waitress took good care of us. Meal was inexpensive and really good. Would go back if ever in the area.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

We arrived around 815 and sat in the front near the road. There were two very large groups, one was already eating, we thought the others were part of them so we had a seat expecting that they had already put on their order. It took a while for the waitress to make her way over, there were three girls... More 

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United Kingdom
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99 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2017

I the green chicken curry which was temperature hot and mild spicy as described on the menu. Shame the rice was not sticky. Still overall tasty and nice. My wife had spaghetti bolognaise which was just OK not much meat too much spaghetti and a lot of tomato. Half litre a house red wine was reasonable taste and price. Coffee... More 

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cahuita
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123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

When I want sushi, this will be the only place I will go! Excellent, and good selection too! I want to go back!

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Thank hotelmagellaninn
Sabinacr, Owner at Flip Flop Restaurant, responded to this review

thank you for your nice review. yes !!! proudly we can say, our sushi chef is an artist. we are happy that you loved it. we are looking forward to see you again, enjoying our fantastic sushi. saludos y pura vida !!! More 

Leon, Nicaragua
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2017

First place where our whole dinner party of 5 instantly wanted to eat. We also had a vegan in our group. And guess what? They are super vegan friendly with all the vegan dishes clearly marked. I had the indonesian curry with chicken, closest I've come to chicken satay in a while, and I loved it!! Worth a visit :))

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Thank SaraFrisvold
Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 31, 2017

I had burgers here, pasta, you name it. The spaghetti pomodoro was one of the best I have tasted, and that includes my trip to Italy. Don't ask me how, just believe it is true haha. Service was great, atmosphere was nice. Definitely a great spot if you are in Peurto Viejo.

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Thank Atheris510
Sabinacr, Owner at Flip Flop Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for you nice Review.. See you soon More 

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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Their salmon pasta and sea food with passion mango sauce were on of the best dishes during our trip. Service was okay. With a little smile I would have ranked full stars.

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Sabinacr, Owner at Flip Flop Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for you nice Review.. See you soon More 

Miami, Florida
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348 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Ate here for lunch. Ordered the Caribbean Special. Not a bad price by Costa Rica standards. Portion was epic and really enjoyed the coconut rice. Easy to find, staff were friendly / attentive, and restaurant clean.

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Thank Hacb86
Sabinacr, Owner at Flip Flop Restaurant, responded to this review

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Denver, Colorado
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed December 14, 2016

Vibrant and cheerful sidewalk cafe, colourful art, brightly painted walls and dishes. They offer a sizeable array of Carribean staples with patacones, rice and beans and a variety of local staples. I opted for the mariscos casafo (seafood) with squid and shrimp. Very tasty. Very affordable. And very sizeable. Lots of people waiting near the sidewalk to eat at this... More 

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Thank Rachel C
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice service and nice food. One of the cleaner places in Puerto viejo. Staff friendly and the goodbye shot was delicious but I forgot to ask what it was

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Thank Denise P
Sabinacr, Owner at Flip Flop Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for you nice Review.. See you soon 😉 More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Fusion, South American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 1234, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 2031

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?