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Sabor Espanol

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Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
+506 8768 9160
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A must dinner in playa Uvita. Lovely dinner with excellent service and attention. We had the mariscada as main dish and it was awsome!

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Thank nwaugh
Silicon Valley, CA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sure we had to wait for it...but it was worth the wait! My kids went bonkers over the paella. And the bacon wrapped chicken and bananas were da bomb. Just remember they don't open until 6pm, only take cash, you'll need to be patient, and the restaurant seating is all open air. All that said...it was our best dinner in... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The seafood paella was everything we expected...so good. The shrimp in particular were delicious! We also had the stuffed avocado, which we highly recommend. And the owners are so kind and friendly, checking on us throughout the meal. The husband, who is the chef, is very passionate about excellent food. But even more passionate, I'd say, about making sure his... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing dinner! I had the chicken skewers with bacon wrapped bananas! Perfecto! Eddie and Montse are the owners who make sure you night is wonderful!

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Thank Khris K
Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
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59 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

If you are fond of real Spanish food, you must try this restaurant in Uvita. Tucked away in a tangle of little, dirt roads, close to the beach, this small but cozy restaurant is managed by two native Spaniards, who brought with them the true flavors of their country. Friendly, eager to talk and share their culture and food, the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

A jewel in the rainforest! Excellent menu with fresh, well prepared ingredients. The Best Paella ever! Good wine selection.

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Thank Jacquin S
Waterloo, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I went to this restaurant 3 times during my five days in Uvita. It was that good. As other reviewers have said this might be the best restaurant in Costa Rica. It might be the best restaurant in the world :) It's certainly the best I've eaten at.

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Thank sandraearl
Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We had a lovely dinner for 15 in the midst of a torrential downpour that did nothing to dampen the hospitality of our hosts. Everything was amazing a served with pride. The paella was fabulous, (both vegetarian and seafood ) the salads were beautiful and the pineapple flambé was all it's been reviewed to be. One of the best dining... More 

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Randolph, New Jersey
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Specialty is Paella and it is quite special. Make sure to order ahead since it takes 40 minutes to prepare.

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Thank skinut1
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend had the beef tenderloin and it was a crescentdo of flavor, cranberries and all. I had the salmon with coconut sauce - which was also amazing. The walk to the restaurant is beautiful and exhilarating in the dark. We took the hike right after a downpour, around 7pm, which made the reward that much more enjoyable. The chef... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $16
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Latin
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Uvita
  • Phone Number: +506 8768 9160
Description
Spanish restaurant, owners from Ibiza and Barcelona. Specializing in Paellas, Sangria, Spanish Wines List, Meats and Seafood dishes. Open for dinner.

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