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Tasty Waves Cantina


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Tasty Waves is more than a humble cantina in beautiful Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica, it's a lifestyle. We always strive to become your "home base", giving you local advice on where to go, what sites to see and how to get the most out of your journey or vacation. Our staff is more of a family and we always want you to feel welcome in our home. For the most part it's a relaxed atmosphere but don't get me wrong, we know how to party. Tasty Tuesday has become the biggest and most anticipated party of the week and we always show you a good time, so good that we close on Wednesday to clean up the aftermath. Thursday is Trivia Night, Friday is R.E.H.A.B., Saturday is Karaoke, Sunday Funday and Monday is
$3 - $10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Mexican, American, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice place near the beach. Food was descent, drinks were good. It was busy and only one worker out of kitchen so service was little slow. I enjoyed my food but slightly higher price than other local joints and not the largest portions but definitely...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank guinness39
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A cool surfing place. Nice modern taco`s and other mexican food with a twist. Especially the shrimp taco was good. But not only good food, also a very relaxed and cool atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ReneB23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try the chili guaro they make the best. Movie nights and BBQS and parties and tacos and awesomeness and brilliant people and cold beer and live music and love and laughter and realness.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 7rebekab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is terrific. The staff is friendly and attentive. The vibe is relaxed and it's right next to the beach. Keep up the great work!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ethan N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here on a Sunday, driving past, looked good. 2-1 cocktails all day Sunday, we had the passion fruit caipirinha, amazing. Really really good. For lunch we had a fish taco, and pulled pork taco as well as a surfers paradise burrito. All were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank yachtmandan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Max was our primary server. He was great. Read his customers well. We cycled past a couple times and planned to pop by after a beach session (right across the street). after our 2nd bicycle mishap we popped in finally sooner than anticipated. Pleased we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank chillycheeks
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

I loved the 2 for 1 cocktail special! I enjoyed the Caribbean punch! I also had a delicious bbq pork sandwich with great fries! Our waiter was fabulous!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jkturnerstl
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

We had quite a few meals here and it is our favourite place to eat in Puerto Viejo..Great burgers..Tacos are to die for 🌮🌮🌮..Cocktails are lush..food is fresh and the price is very very cheap! This place has a chilled,laid back hippie vibe,the staff are...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AmandaF4462
Reviewed January 3, 2019

My experience at Tasty Waves has always been an enjoyable one. Recommended dishes: • Taco Tuesday Taco's (chicken, marinated beef, fish and shrimp options, in-house-made tortillas) • Burgers (they recently started making their own handmade buns in-house) • Burritos (fairly well-sized burritos that all come...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FibonacciExpat
Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

The food was good the suffer burrito was really good. The fries were super good! Would definitely eat here again!

Date of visit: December 2018
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December 8, 2017|
Response from Milena O | Reviewed this property |
2 tvs is enough
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