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“Great tasting food!”

Upstairs at the RipJack
Ranked #4 of 21 Restaurants in Playa Grande
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Bar, Central American, Seafood, Costa Rican
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Description: Our open air restaurant is located on the second floor and offers a unique treetop dining experience. RipJack also offers private chefing, full catering service and specializes in weddings and other special events. We offer a highly unique menu of fresh local seafood as well as tasty treats from the land. We are family friendly and offer special menus for kids twelve and under.Our restaaurant is closed on Tuesdays. There are several dining options within walking distance.To Go Meals - designed for guests on the go or those with vacation rentals and no time to cook!
Denver, Colorado
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great tasting food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2014

My husband and I went to Costa Rica for a vacation this year. We stayed at Playa Grande and ate at Rip Jack Inn Restaurant several times. What a surprise! The food is great and the service is good. They have a variety of food to choose from and their menu changes every few days. The servers are mostly North Americans and Europeans. Everyone is nice and friendly. The atmosphere is great too. In the summer, you can see the ocean from the eating area and trees with some flowers. Rip Jack is in front of the trail that leads to the beautiful white sandy beach of Playa Grande.

  • Visited February 2014
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Marietta, Georgia
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Glad we tried again”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2014

We had a bad lunch experience and stayed away for a while, but went to dinner on our last visit to Playa Grande and were so glad we did. The food was quite good and a decent value.

Visited December 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2014

The food at Rip Jack is top notch, the service is wonderful, and the atmosphere is great. The little hammock is also great for the kids to lounge on while waiting for the tasty food.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Brian S
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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, United States
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Food and Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2014

We ate breakfast and dinner 6 times each this past week at the Ripjack, and there wasn't a meal we didn't love. The care and preparation put into each dish was astounding. Eric and Raul were great on the waitstaff!

Visited January 2014
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Port Moody, Canada
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“nice location, fairly good selection”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2014

nice open air second story location. good selection for all meals. ate two breakfasts, a lunch, and two dinners there and the three of us all had something different each time.

Visited December 2013
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