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Miss Miriam's

Caribbean, Costa Rican, South American
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Tortuguero, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We went here upon recommendation of the front desk lady at our hotel. Strangely enough, Tuesday isn't a good day to eat out in Tortugero (a lot of places are closed).  We were hungry, and tired from the bus journey from San Jose, so we just wanted food. The place is next to the soccer field and the two ladies... More 

Thank James R
Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

I stopped in to Miss Miriam's with my family of 7. We had the most amazing feast. Great prices and incredible flavors. Highly recommended!

Thank tubbysmith1
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The food was delicious. I had chicken in Caribbean spices, plantains, two types of rice and a salad. The prices were reasonable and the staff was very friendly.

Thank Becky G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

We had our first lunch here and enjoyed the food, the location, the staff and the atmosphere. We sat out the rain, drank beers, and had a fabulous fish, chicken and gallo/patacones and salad lunch. The staff were really friendly and everything tasted like expertly cooked homemade food...

Thank ObligateCarnivore
Wetzlar, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had both the chicken with Caribbean sauce and we were both a little bit disappointed. This location advertises "with Caribbean flavor", but this is actually what's missing. The sauce and rice did not stand out from any instant product. + fast service + portions big enough to satisfy our hunger - no Caribbean (our any special)... More 

Thank DonGebhado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Although a very modest place, Miss Miriam´s serves very good food, specially fresh fish (catch of the day) and excellent "patacones" (fried green plantains). Very nice ladies attending your requests...

Thank GabyML1301
Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

The good food for a reasonable price. Don't be scared by the outside look -it's quite Ok inside, and is recomended by the locals.

Thank Gints L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We enjoyed sitting outside at one of the 2 tables on the front patio. It's on the Futbol field (soccer field) and we caught a local game while we ate. We had the Caribbean Chicken. So yummy! Other dishes we saw looked great too! Wasn't a bad price, 4,500. About average for a dinner around town.

Thank thecalvry
Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This understated restaurant was recommended by all the local residents we asked. It's located on the edge of the town's football field, so we enjoyed watching a game while we waited for our food. When the food arrived, the servings were immense! Everything was full of wonderful Caribbean spices, and the variety of side dishes added a great deal.

Thank soapboxjohn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I specifically looked for this restaurant having read about the chicken with rice and beans. I've all but lived on this dish throughout a lot of my trip and I must say this was among the best. Everywhere is quiet right now but the food was still very fresh and tasty. The lady who served us was lovely, certainly worth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Caribbean, Costa Rican, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tortuguero, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Tortuguero
  • Phone Number: 27098002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?