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Restaurant & Marisqueria Gugas


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Costa Rican
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rico and international atmosphere of the restaurant makes it a great stop in the town. My salad was delicious and the owner friendly and attentive. I definitely recommend.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Carozine
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We did a tour in Costa Rica for two weeks, ate in many restaurants, but this one was the only one dissappointing. The food was very average (and more expensive): chicken was dry and tasteless, pasta bolognaise was the better platter, no fresh greens, ......More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank blowfield
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Grabbed lunch and a couple of cold beers after a day sightseeing from the cruise ship. Phenomenal food, my wife had the ceviche and said it had excellent flavor and was very fresh. I tried the chicken in rice local specialty and it was delicious....More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank billo1269
Reviewed February 8, 2018

Having visited here before, when returning to Puntarenas, I knew I had to get here again. I remembered our Host/Owner from the last time as well. It was nice to greet him and tell him I had returned for another fabulous meal. He directed me...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank CityGirl1966a
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Had taken a morning tour and was early afternoon when we were returned to the ship. Wanted to do some shopping before going on board and since we were also hungry we decided to have lunch too. Wanted something different, local culinary choices seemed a...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Wayne F
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

We visited Gugas restaurant for lunch while we waited for our bus. The moment we walked in there were two waitresses using their cellular phones and no other guests. They both looked at me and my girlfriend with a sigh, as if they were thinking...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank andfew
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

We are on the Princess Cruise line ship, the Coral Princess, and asked the crew where they eat when they are in this port. They all said GUGAS. So we went. Yummy! The garlic clams are so garlicky and the whole red snapper cannot be...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 1garlicgirl
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

You wouldn’t think a place a block from cruise ship terminal would be good but this place is. I had the fish cerviche to start (and they had several selections) and the while frid snapper. The rest of our gang had the traditional lunch with...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank travelingsteve55
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Wow what a nice squid, very soft and tasty. Highly recommended. Also the fish 'red snapper' very well done and quite sizable. Very friendly service.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Stephank1999
Reviewed April 12, 2017

excellent ceviche nice atrisan beer very friendly owner and beautiful atmosphere. the whole snapper is out of this world it cost 15USD and is fabulous.

Date of visit: March 2017
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