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“2 great experiences at Sol Y Mar!”
Review of Sol y Mar

Sol y Mar
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Costa Rican
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Located in the center of Playa Potrero. 011-506-2654-4402. Owned and operated by Gerardo Moreno and family
Reviewed March 10, 2013

We loved this place so much the first time, we had to fit in another meal before we left. We had the Seabass Kimberley, which was highly recommended and didn't disappoint! The seafood soup was also great and the rest of our group said the chicken cordon blue was amazing. Great spot for a great price!

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2  Thank Lisa3452
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Reviewed February 14, 2013

We had the lovely experience of eating at Sol y Mar three times on our stay in Potrero. One of our favorite things about this sweet restaurant was our beautiful server, Socorro. She was so wonderful with our two young boys and just a lovely woman to get to know. She really made us feel like family. The Costa Rican dishes which we had were so delicious and so much love went into them. Very fresh and hot. What an amazing holiday; and this was a dining highlight for sure!

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Thank Heatherklh
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Reviewed December 31, 2012

A small outside restaurant in the town of Potrero. The food is local and is excellent. The staff could not be more pleasant. They may not speak English, but that is not a problem.

1  Thank james_wert
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Reviewed December 16, 2012

wish we tried sol y mar sooner. had dinner there the last 2 nights of our trip. the food was so fresh, simple, healthy, delicious and reasonable. wish i could remember the name of our waitress. she was very sweet. had shrimp in a garlic and butter sauce served with plain boiled potatoes and a salad with good olive oil and vinegar the first night and the second night tried the whole roasted salmon which was out of this world. i always said i'd never eat a whole fish with the head on but my friend got it the night before and i tried a bite and loved it so decided to order it the second night.

there is a little market next door and we picked up our wine there. our bill the first night for four adults was around $80 and was $67 the second night. i thought it was a mistake. how could we get this wonderful meal for these prices, but the bill was correct.

the restaurant is typical for this area. open air, and very casual. one couple came to dinner on their bicycles. a local dog hung out by our table but wasn't annoying. he basically laid there. if u wanted to give him something you could but it wasn't necessary.

the costa ricans really know how to cook. we also had breakfast there one day and it was also great. you could either get an american breakfast or a costa rican breakfast which was served with rice and beans, plantains and frest fruit. i'd highly recommend this restaurant.

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2  Thank NewJerseyTheresa
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Reviewed November 8, 2012

The food was the best we had in the Potrero area. Service is friendly. We ate here several times. I would move to this area based on the Meals we had ;) The grilled mahi mahi (dorado) is amazing and so is the flambé! You will not be disappointed.

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Thank Saraburristravels
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