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Margarita's Marisqueria

Seafood, Costa Rican, Mexican, Caribbean
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15 Meters Sur de Playa, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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Mechelen, Belgium
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

We were in a hurry because we had a night tour waiting, but were served very quickly. We had half a bottle of wine left and it was our last evening, and they allowed to drink our own wine and brought us two glasses. We had very different dishes, shrimps and hamburger, but woth were really delicious, refined and enough!... More 

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Thank CrazyBelgianGirl
Albany, New York
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

The shrimp stuffed fish was AMAZING!!! They also make their drinks quite strong. I had two Margaritas (which are made from scratch, not a mix) and I was done for the night! It's also a really unique little place. I was temped to go back, but our stay was too short and we wanted to try other places in town!

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Thank Caity S
San Francisco, California
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

One of the few liquor bars in quiet drakes bay. This place is filled with locals and tourist alike cooling off with some rum or other libation. This shady spot has 3 TVs making it a great spot for catching the game.

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Thank dimpleNYC
San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Cold beer, great food, and easy access to the beach. Chicken nachos, fries, and quesadilla were all fantastic.

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Thank Robert S
Leuven, Belgium
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88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

We went there right after arrival from our trekking in Corcovado Park and we were caught by a strong tropical storm, so we had a lot of time to enjoy. we ordered to share a plate of arroz con marisco, which was absolutely amazing and as a main dish one of the beef plates, also very good (not as good... More 

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Thank kcytty
Costa Rica
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84 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

I was not very convinced about this place but finally I decided to go since I was eager for some shrimps. The pineapple juice nothing to die for but when my Shrimp Ceviche came was just amazing. It was really fresh and tasty, exactly the way I love it. Then decided to ask for the Garlic Shimp Spaghetti and it... More 

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Thank josevalerio
Delray Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

There's only 1 way to describe the seafood at Margartita Marisqueria and that's positively delicious! From the tasty fish tacos to the scrumptious camarones con mucho ajo, it's one of the bestest restaurants in Drake!

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Thank DeniseP02
Santa Barbara, California
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

The waitress spoke no English at all. (I understand that is our problem for not speaking Spanish), but none-the-less, it made ordering challenging. I am vegetarian and it was difficult to relay, order, and few options on the menu. My husband loved his red snapper but thought it was overpriced.

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Thank Karen S
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came here twice to eat because the seafood is incredible. When paying, do check your bill though. The menu says that taxes are included in the prices but a service charge might be added to the bill. However also the tax was added again to the bill. We told the waiter and after insisting she checked... More 

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Thank Ruud G
San Jose, Costa Rica
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

It is a bar/restaurant that serve food ( mainly fish) and prepare some good cocktails The Red snapper fried was nothing exceptional.Very very good the fish taco

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Thank Francesco L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Costa Rican, Mexican, Caribbean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Meters Sur de Playa, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Osa Peninsula  >  Drake Bay

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