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Main road | North of the school, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
2640 0408
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new york
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120 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cute place, though our table was in the back corner of the restaurant and we kept hearing dogs and people on the other side of the fence... For dinner we shared the fresh fish (sea bass) and Grandma's Pork which was very good - both served with salad (which was a welcome surprise). They have live music there on... More 

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Thank ecamin
Orlando, Florida
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an Argentina-inspired menu with local seafood and beef. The octopus is worthy of a dinner portion and Grandma's pork is well worth the trip. Very friendly staff as well.

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Thank Randall S
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We really enjoyed our evening spent at Kika. The ambiance is great! We had the Grandmas pork, tuna with mango and limonade and everything was delicious!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

We went there for an early dinner and really had a great time. The staff were so friendly, the ambiance was super cozy and fun. We also really enjoyed our food and cocktails. Highly recommend it.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

What I love about Santa Teresa is that there is a lot of great cooking to be sampled. And, to some degree Kika is no exception, but on the same token it is NOT and exceptional experience. it is average. our meals were good. the menu is small but original. The drinks were pricey but adequate... Now, the reality is... More 

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medellin
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

The food here is over rated, running 15-20 per course. Small portions, and the Argentinian manager was really rude and condescending to our group. Best avoid. The drinks have rip off prices too unfortunately. Plenty of great places elsewhere in town.

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Thank john_walsher
Vejle, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

The food is nice, we went there with a large group. But! They couldn't make enough of their specialty to all who wanted. They only made around ten of them so five people had to choose something else on the menu which was a big let down. The prices are around 15 dollars for the main courses and the food... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at Kika on two occasions while staying in Santa Teresa and have found the food to be really good. The Tuna is excellent and cooked to perfection as are all the dishes on the menu and the staff are friendly. The place has a nice ambience and music some nights We have eaten at the top places... More 

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Cardiff-by-the-Sea
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80 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

We had a wonderful meal with friends. Gaston, an owner/chef was working that night and the food was amazing. The outdoor setting is quite pleasant and everyone who worked there was pleasant and helpful. The other tables seemed full of happy customers as well.

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Thank DebbietheTraveler
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

Romantic setting. Candles on every table. Refined menu of fresh daily specials. Enough variety to suit just about anyone. The staff is eager and accommodating. Overall ambience is romantic and special. The sea bass is a MUST TRY.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
International, Argentinean, South American
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main road | North of the school, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: 2640 0408

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