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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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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tambor, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles 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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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles 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
Saint John, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2014

If you find yourself in the Tambor area, you really must try the H&B restaurant! We had three meals here, a breakfast, a lunch and a dinner and each was a delight. Ask for the "birders breakfast" - a true hearty Costa Rican breakfast named for the birders who arrive from the trail behind the hotel. (BTW, we did this... More 

Thank Peppershrike

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
South American, Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?