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“Yum!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ginger

Ginger
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $40
Cuisines: Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: A tapas bar with a twist: Asian and Mediterranean fusion, great list of New World Wines by the glass, cocktails made with fresh tropical juices. Exciting and eclectic cuisine like no other in Costa Rica!
Waterloo, ON
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79 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Yum!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2013

We came here twice during our stay in Playa Hermosa. The food is delicious, and we sampled most of the menu! The molten lava cake is worth the 15 minute wait - so yummy! I wish there was a restaurant like this where I live - I would be a loyal customer! Great job Ginger!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“This belongs in Ibiza...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2013 via mobile

A fusion of asian, Mediterranean with a flair of Central America!

Quite wonderful. It melts in your mouth. The place is quite wonderful. Never went to Ibiza, but I can see it belonging there by the beach. Not to be missed, about 75 dollars US for 2 people with drinks and desserts.

You will not be disappointed.

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Thank Patrick P
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marieanne22, Owner at Ginger, responded to this review, February 6, 2013
Ibiza! Nice! I've never been there, but it certainly has all kinds of cool connotations!
We're so glad that you enjoyed your evening at Ginger, and hope to see you again!
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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87 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Heads and shoulders above most.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2013

We loved the tapas..sea bass, steak on a skewer, ceviche, escarol salad, lava cake. The winds howled but the diners relaxed and enjoyed the outdoor dining. It was a fun night with great service and food.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank BebeD
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Creston, Canada
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“As always its great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2013

this was our third visit to Ginger and as always its a wonderful place to spend an evening. The staff is incredible and attentive. The food is wonderful and varied and the atmosphere is simply romantic. We will be back. Oh and dont forget the Mongolian ribs or the Tuna.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank CherryGrower1
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Havelock North, New Zealand
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Food to share with friends”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

A bunch of friends visited Ginger's for an evening meal. I had read the review about Tapas style dishes, and was surprised that Tapas style plates was all they actually did.
This being said, this style of eating enables everyone to enjoy a couple of dish choices each, which means you end up with multiple tastes. And of course if you decide to pool all the dishes in together for a table, then you are essentially having a huge sampler plate for dinner.
The restaurant seating is out on a large extended deck. The lighting is well done, and the bar is under cover inside - with all the sidings removed for that large open air feeling.
The cocktails were well made and tasted delicious.
Personally i liked the Mongolian ribs, and the lettuce wrapped pork
The food was fabulous, and the open feel of the whole place was well worth the visit.
I would recommend

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Grant N
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