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“Awesome restaurant!”
Review of El Lagarto

El Lagarto
Ranked #8 of 77 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue, Costa Rican
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed April 15, 2014

We had a large group dinner here (20 people). The restaurant is beautiful and right on the beach. The food was amazing. I had the whole fish. The staff did a perfect job and made zero mistakes on such a large order.

Thank jillburynski
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Reviewed April 10, 2014

We saved this restaurant for our last day and the whole fish was incredible. Wished we would've tried it earlier on in our stay. Yummy.

Thank StudiosNobhill
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Reviewed April 9, 2014

We loved our waitress and the ambience, but we ordered a rib eye steak and were served the wrong kind. The waitress was happy to change it, but the cook/owner came over and was nasty about it and refused to change it.... It spoiled an otherwise nice meal. The rest of the food was good but quite pricey for Costa Rica.

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Thank JenRodes
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Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Very overpriced bbqed food which was much too salty...a big deal about nothing...we didnt enjoy the food and we were shocked at the prices

Thank BridieandBen
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Reviewed April 5, 2014

we were in samara for a month and chose el lagato for our anniversary dinner. we had heard nothing but positive reviews while we were in samara - the food was delicious [cooked on outdoor bbque] - service was very attentive - prices are higher, but definitely worth it. Was a wonderful evening, definitely recommend.

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Thank puestadelsol92
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