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H&B Lodge and Restaurant

$$ - $$$
South American, Costa Rican
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Main Street | Playa Tambor Puntarenas, Tambor, Costa Rica
+506 2683 0025
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Whilst H&B looks a little jaded, it is popular with the locals and serves up excellent Casados. We had them with Chicken and with Shrimp and both were delicious. An excellent venue to try out the Costa Rican national dish.

Thank banjo2017
Tambor, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
Reviewed June 28, 2016

The food is always consistently excellent, the staff friendly and efficient, and the prices are moderate. This restaurant serves typical food with a flair and class of more expensive restaurants.

Thank Laterbas
Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2016

We had very good ceviche , nice sea bass and a flaming crepe dessert. Had two glasses of white wine for a very good meal

Thank JFK155004
Millbrook, Canada
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2016

The Restaurant for Cabinas H&B on main road in Tambor. All dishes excellent for our group. The catch of the day with shrimps, "just delicious". Likewise the grilled chicken with a flavourful sauce. Vegetables cooked to perfection -- try the grilled zucchini! Nice presentation of plates with some artistic flair..AND the chef came to check our opinions. Nicely done!

Thank Jill S
Montezuma, Costa Rica
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed December 11, 2015

Nothing very special. We did eat the most expensif menue and because one of us 6 persons ordered the meat "well don", we all had it like that. No, i don't cal that a good service!

Thank Anita M
San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Good price, delicious. $30 for a 4 people dinner 2 natural drinks 2 beers and the place is clean and quick attention!!!!!

Thank Grettel R
Costa Rica
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2015

The service was exceptional and the food was amazing. I had the Jumbo Shrimp HyB style and it was very good. The food at HyB is always good and so is the service.

Thank 4lizz2
Tambor, Costa Rica
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed March 26, 2015

I am genuinely confused by all the positive reviews on here. This restaurant is not at all what I expected. The food does not look anything like the pictures. I ordered the Casados, and it was the lowest quality cooking I have had in all of costa rica. Everything was microwaved. Not fresh. It was edible, but thats about it.... More 

Thank Veronica R
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 23, 2015

We ate at H&B twice during our recent visit to Costa Rica. We had the birder's breakfast after walking a birding trail and a limon/ginger drink that was wonderfully refreshing. We also had dinner there as a group after the Valentine's Day bird count. The shrimp curry was beautifully presented and tasted as good as it looked!

Thank Pacocha
Winsted, Connecticut
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

A great little local restaurant with yummy food and drinks. The price was right and the service was adequate. This was a good find in the Tambor area and better than the pricey restaurant in the hotel we were staying at.

Thank Caitlin C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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South American, Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Playa Tambor Puntarenas, Tambor, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Tambor
  • Phone Number: +506 2683 0025

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