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Puggo's

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Main Rd, In Front the Hotel Down Town Montezuma, Costa Rica, Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 2642 0325
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a super cool location right in town, we could see people dancing in the street. I ordered a great "King Sushi" and my fiance ordered the Moroccan fish stew, which was the best dish we had in Costa Rica! The lovely owner said it's a family recipe; you can definitely taste the love and perfection in it!

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Port Moody, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

They have the most amazing focaccia bread and hummus!! You have to try it! Food was great, we had hummus and calamari as a mid day snack. The hummus is the best I've ever had.

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Thank JJBecca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

According to the chef, the fish stew was a Friday night family tradition prepared by her Moroccan father. Tomato based stew with mahi-mahi and chickpeas. Yum! Son had a great burger. Bring cash, no credit cards.

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Thank Jeff T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Montezuma/Cabuya area is dominated by fishing and surf culture. This gives it a workaday/hippy vibe that's pretty unique. We stopped @ Puggo's, a veranda served by a small kitchen on our first night in the area. Excellent local seafood and fresh ingredients dominate. Costa Rica is also a haven for expats, so there's a worldly vibe wherever you go.... More 

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Thank Henry S
Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the very best food we had during our two month stay in the area! Fast, efficient service; clean and comfortable, and the FOOD! FANTASTIC! Our table had a variety of menu and special items, from ribs to sushi, and everything was presented beautifully, cooked (or not) to perfection, and tasted fantastic!

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Thank kabell
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at Puggo's and sat a a nice table looking onto the leisure hassle of Montezumas roads. We ordered a variety of sushi and were first sceptic but in the end there was definitely no reason for it. The quality and taste was brilliant.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of six dined here twice in a four day trip, lovely wonderful food! Fresh, tasty, well put together menu as it catered nicely for two vegetarians, two pescasarians and two omnivores. Drink prices reasonable, staff happy and friendly, perfect !

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Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Montezuma in the late afternoon. We decided to go walk around this vibrant town to grasp the vibe of it. Such a great little place. Puggo's was located right in front of our hotel and it's large covered patio was exactly what we were looking for. Upon arrival we notice there was 2 dinning options but the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A mix of different cuisines, excellent food and a very good service this is in a nutshell what we experienced on that evening in Montezuma. If you pass by, Puggo's is a must for sure.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Puggo's is located on the main street of Montezuma and has a long balcony facing the street where you could people watch for hours. The food is fresh and delicious. This is definitely a local hot spot where you can linger and run into half the town. The tables are made from giant trees. Live music on Monday nights. Don't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Costa Rican, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Rd, In Front the Hotel Down Town Montezuma, Costa Rica, Montezuma, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma
  • Phone Number: +506 2642 0325
Description
Puggo's Restuarant is located just off the beach in the small town of Montezuma. The owner is a world traveler who has found her home in Costa Rica. Her menu and its flavours are a direct reflection of her life experiences. From the fresh local fish to the slow cooked osobuco and moussaka, you can taste the love she has for her food. She uses a range of ingredients, from local organic chocolate to spices she brings directly from her home country of Israel. Puggo's also has a fresh sushi bar which specializes in a range of asian inspired dishes using locally caught fish and prepared right in front of your eyes. The atomsphere is friendly and relaxed and the multilingual staff is happy to recommend not only their favourite dishes but beaches as well! .

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