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Chico's Bar

Bar, South American, Costa Rican
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Center of Montezuma, Montezuma 60111, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Good service, decent price drinks. Seems to be the place to go for locals and visitors alike! There was a pool table and outdoor section (which we could not experience due to the pouring rain!) The outdoor in the back opens right up to the beach. Best spot for a bar, especially in Costa Rica :)

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Thank Aly R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Enjoyed a light lunch and drinks on the patio with great ocean view and breeze. Frozen mango, strawberry and soursop smoothies. Food is alright. Location is awesome.

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Thank Jill E
Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Enjoyed a few frozen beverages and a lunch on the beach at Chico's. All was tasty and the view was great! Service was fair and prices were significantly higher than anticipated.

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Thank Deb022
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

While the food is okay, it is much better at night with dancing and drinks. It's one of the few places in town to really hang out late night and have fun.

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Thank Clayton H
Newark, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Yea this place is good for a nice beer and go, the food it's alright,I wasn't satisfied plus the beer not cold and the service very poor. They need a fast improvement because the area is very good.

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Thank Marcelo T
Regina, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

Worst food we had in our two week stay in Costa Rica, cost us 60 bucks for 3 dishes, two smoothies made out of a carton, and one caipirinha that was also bad. The one lasting impression this place left me was the 60 dollar diarrhea for two days afterward.

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Thank Matthew W
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time. Poor service for the worst food we had in all of our 2 week stay in costa rica....was sick for days after

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Thank Amanda C
Estero, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

Alanis Morissette once sang of things that were ironic - Chico's bar could well be in that song. Isn't it ironic when you really want a beer at a bar but you practically have to twist the arm of any of the numerous staff who seem to want to do anything but get people drinks! My friends and I couldn't... More 

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Seattle, WA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

The restaurant is right above the beach so the views are great. The service was slow but they have wifi and again, the view was worth it. I'd say the food was average, not great but all the proteins came with veggies, which made me happy.

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Thank Erin R
Occidental, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

Just as the title says. Good place to meet up, fun to watch the birds and tourists from. Both times we had to go up to the front to be able to pay, even after asking for the bill.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Center of Montezuma, Montezuma 60111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma

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