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Elena Brown

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Caribbean, Jamaican, Costa Rican, Latin, South American, Central American
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Out of Puerto Viejo - 300 m towards manzanillo | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
27500165
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12:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In general, the food had good taste and the price was OK. We had a dinner for two, I had chicken and my girlfriend had fish and two natural drinks. The service was really helpful and kind with us.

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Thank Gabriel R
San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

The menu consists of a mainly rice and beans with different types of meats. The curry shrimp and the curry chicken is quite good.

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Thank lazytravel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Great food, amazing people, feshness, good atmosphere, good deserts. Everything was good and well cooked, Id go back any day

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Thank Roselyne D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Family owned and operated local cuisine consistent very good quality, freshly made to order and with Miss Elena's caribbean ingredient of love in each plate

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Thank EYCR
Heredia, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at this place, restaurant looks nice, but service is slower than average for the zone, we arrived and ordered, and then other people got there after us, and they got served first than our party, it seems the deal was that the owner took their order, and gave them a "special" treatment. Food was nothing amazing, good... More 

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Thank ronny_sanchez
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Clean and delicious.not super fast, very Caribbean speed.Nice and relaxed.Drinks were with fresh fruit and the chicken was super yummy. I'd eat here more if it were closer to the hotel. Great pit stop on my bike trip to town. Highly recommended.

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Thank JanJ1980
Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

The food was delicious and filled with favor, definitely one of the best meals I've ever had in my life.

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Thank CacaoNibs
Heredia, Costa Rica
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

This is by far the best local / caribbean food you can get in town. Elena is warm and welcoming and cooks like your mom (but better)

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Thank CoachAnnika
San Jose, Costa Rica
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

I have been several times in this restaurante. Last time, in November, we went with a working mate to try the best rice and beans in town. As usual Elena was there and she personally took care of us, preparing the order "taylor made". I fully recommend this restaurant as one of the best to taste the Costa Rican Caribbean... More 

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Thank William R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

This little jewel of a restaurant was simply precious! Elena herself is just a wonderful person and chef. Our food was the real deal in caribbean dining, chicken in a coconut type sauce, truly amazing! The really special part was that as I had a bit of a funky stomach at the time, she made me some special tea form... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican, Costa Rican, Latin, South American, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Out of Puerto Viejo - 300 m towards manzanillo | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: 27500165
Description
Ph. number. +506.27500165

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?