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Pura Gula

) #8 of 99 Restaurants in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca $$ - $$$, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Playa Chiquita | 50 Metros Oeste Del Duende Gourmet, Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 8634 6404
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Seafood, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Playa Chiquita | 50 Metros Oeste Del Duende Gourmet, Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Truly excellent food. You can taste the love the chef has for his food in each bite. What a well run operation, from front of house to the kitchen. Worth every penny!

Thank MDChief
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at this lovely little restaurant. This is a hidden gem and if you are in this area, you must eat here. Wonderful service, fantastic fresh tuna dinner, absolutely perfect! Thank you for the wonderful meal!

Thank Mcnulty911
Reviewed January 11, 2017

My wife, 2 children and our friends (4 of them) all stopped at this place for an impropmtu dinner. One of the local pizza places was closed, so we saw this place and decided to try it out. I was SO pleased that we did!...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Pura Gula has a delicious and sophisticated menu in a relaxed, friendly environment; just the perfect mix for this bohemian town. One of the owners, Jorge, was always friendly and enthusiastic. When we discovered this restaurant we decided to come back and try all their...More

Thank Finn-Falcon
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Excellent. Not cheap but totally worth the money. Whilst eating dinner we were discussing whether we could come back the next day for lunch... Our kids had pasta dishes that they loved. We had fish which was absolutely delicious. Great atmosphere. Highly recommended.

Thank redbike22london
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has a nice ambience and the food looks nicely presented. I ordered the shrimp sautéed in rum. The potatoes and vegetables were tasty and the shrimp was okay, not super flavorful. Being that the restaurant is in a higher price racket, I'd suggest...More

Thank Danielle F
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Totally off the charts. It's so off the ballpark that probably the owner is David 'big papi' Ortiz. It is soooo good that it should be shut down so that the other restaurants have a chance. We had to settle for 5 stars because there...More

Thank Ahava060281
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

After checking on advisor, we decided to book our first meal out in Puerto Viejja, coccles. Simple menu with fresh ingredients, cooked exactly how it should be. Great host, very passionate about his menu. Have booked for New Year's Eve dinner and can't wait!

Thank 1angrydad
Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

All sorts of interesting pizzas including sweet ones- it's packed out at weekends so easier to get a seat during the week.

Thank Nell1962
marcl385, Propietario at Pura Gula, responded to this review
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disculpen, creo que se equivocaron de pura gula, nosotros estamos en el caribe costarricense y no servimos pizzas

Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Small and Friendly place with a limited lunch menu and a more elaborate diner items list. Seabass ceviche with mango sauce ( the fish was grilled) was the dish I liked most after ten days comparing. Glass wine 2.500 col, beer 1.300, all dishes less...More

Thank bbb05
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Jim M
How far is this from Alice Ice cream shop?
January 9, 2017|
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Response from Danielle F | Reviewed this property |
Only a few houses down. Alice's ice cream was very good!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Chiquita | 50 Metros Oeste Del Duende Gourmet, Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 8634 6404
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