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El Cristobal Restaurant

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Quizales Beach | Hotel Tango Mar, Tambor 1-1260 Escazu, Costa Rica
+506 2683 0001
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Hillman, Michigan
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Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

The best food in the Necoya peninsula. Great service and great taste. Good choices for all. Waite staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank Robert T
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3 reviews
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Breakfast is fantastic. Dinner was very good and reasonable. Drinks are great and very reasonable. Wine list is sparse, but adequate. View is amazing.

Thank Steven W
Reading, Pennsylvania
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125 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean! Had a variety of dishes here, food was always good. Loved getting to know the super friendly staff; Jesus, Javier & Geronimo! The "Flamming Volcano" desert was presented with flair!

Thank clmusser
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

We only came to eat at this establishment so the review is for that. We were looking for a place to celebrate my mum's birthday on the last day of our trip to costa rica. We heard good things about tango mar and after an hour in the car, we were looking forward to relaxing. When we arrived the main... More 

1 Thank aandsmommy
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91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2015

The restaurant at the Tango Mar was wonderful. They had a different starter every night and had a lot of variety of the menu. We did the seafood platter one night, and it was full of delicious options straight from the sea. We also got to do the candle lit dinner on our final night which was very romantic being... More 

Thank Kevin J
Derby, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

The food is good but a bit pricey for the taste you get. I shall admit they try, they have good service and try to make a bit of show in front of you with e.g. some of their salads...still should we had a car, we would venture out to search for alternatives.

Thank Juuppyy
Zandhoven, Belgium
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 12, 2014

We've visited the resort at the beginning of the year 2014, excellent stay and great restaurant, delicious food!!!!!!

Thank Pepperzwartje
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed March 7, 2013

My husband & I really enjoyed our dinner here. The food was great & beautifully presented. Service was attentive & everyone spoke English (which was helpful as our Spanish is non-existent!). The atmosphere was amazing - colorful little fairy lights twinkling in the trees, waves pounding on the beach, latin music playing all made for an exotic holiday feel. The... More 

Thank Judith K
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed August 30, 2012 via mobile

Great food, great service, great location.. All good :)) Had a great dinner here with my wife, enjoyed everything, even the price..

1 Thank Steve B
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2012

the menu is the same every night and the food is very overpriced and nasty

1 Thank ashley w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $45
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quizales Beach | Hotel Tango Mar, Tambor 1-1260 Escazu, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Tambor
  • Phone Number: +506 2683 0001
Just few steps from the beach “El Cristobal” gourmet-restaurant offers the freshest seafood, international cuisine and native Costa Rican dishes which are prepared under supervision of our Chef. Furnished with beautiful Cristobal wood, the restaurant features a casual, yet romantic setting with a breathtaking ocean view. Aperitifs, cocktails and after-dinner drinks are served at the Tango Bar.

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