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Los Almendros

$$ - $$$
South American, Costa Rican
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100 m north from Marino Ballena National Park, Uvita, Costa Rica
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110 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

After whale spotting this is the best to eat in the area. Good sandwiches and fresh tasteful juices. Good service.

Thank ddijk
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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153 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Delicioso! After a walk in the whale park a great place for smoothies or lunch. We had the (fresh and local) fish dinner with platano verde in a delicate coconut milk sauce. We complained to the chef that it was too delicious. By most standards we thought it was a great value. It is not fast food.

Thank David T
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

This was a great stop to OSA. The food was good and highly recommend to seafood soup...amazing. Don't let "hole in wall" appearance keep you away.

Thank Steve F
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102 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2016

Just a short walk from the park entrance, this restaurant was a great place to cool down and fill up! Service was very friendly. Food was very yummy. Smoothies were so refreshing. No complaints!

Thank Moonshell
Bremen, Germany
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

It's a very casual and friendly place. They got fresh natural juices and smoothies and a small portions menu. Finally I don't have to pay for food that I am not going to eat anyway.

Thank Anna M
San Jose, Costa Rica
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a fancy place this is not an option for you. This place is a humble, simple and relax place, it has exactly what you need. First is super close to the beach which makes it a very convenient choice, specially after a whales tour. The food is GREAT: tasty, well plated and you have a... More 

Thank hasrun84
Saint Louis MO
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2015

Like the other reviewers, we came here after a Uvita 360 tour because of the proximity and because the tour guides recommended it. We were tired and did not want to go looking for somewhere else. We were not expecting much, but we were very pleasantly surprised, first by the attentiveness of the waiter, and then by the quality of... More 

Thank DandNinSTL
Ballston Spa, New York
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 9, 2015

We went here after surfing lessons with Uvita 360, as it is right next store to the storefront for the surfing. We weren't sure what to expect but we really enjoyed it, so much that we ate there two more times. They made delicious whole fruit smoothies with any combination for 3 to 4 dollars. My family loved the either... More 

Thank Katie F
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67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed January 10, 2015

we came because its tito's mom(tito from uvita 360) but they were out of a few things on the menu and not that it was bad but just compared to all other places we experienced it just didnt rate. sorry tito

Thank thatsnowblues
Denver, Colorado
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348 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Excellent if your diet is bottled beer. We were steered to this place by a local. Dinner was less than good. One mixed drink was sub par. I could not recommend this place in good faith. Sorry.

Thank kyle s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
South American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 m north from Marino Ballena National Park, Uvita, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Uvita
losalmendrosbahiadeosa@gmail.comfacebook: losalmendros bahia de osa

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