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“now closed. bummer”

Ricante Hot Sauce & Cevicheria y Ricante's Awesomeness Experience
Price range: $3 - $7
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Description: Tamarindo Inn------------The Tamarindo Inn is owned and operated by our family and you can tell the minute you get there by the Pura Vida. My father in Law started from nothing and now has a 20 room hotel that has all the modern ammonites one needs from AC, Pool and even a honeymoon suite. My mother in law will chef up some of the best Pinto in the country each morning. The rooms are a basic hotel room with a small TV and enough space to sleep and get back outside to your next ADVENTURE.Located a half a mile outside of TamarindoYou can walk into town or take a 2 dollar cab ride and be right in the middle of the action.Casitas Del Estero-----------------------------------------------------Casitas Del Estero compile of 10, 2 bedroom homes all with beach access right outside your doorstep and is one of my favorite places to hangout for family get-togethers. Out front you can start your walk down the 4 mile stretch of beach Tamarindo offers, to the North is Playa Granda and all her beauty. The home has everything you would need to be comfortable along with the access to Town within a 2 minute walk. Bars,restaurants and shopping!Howler Monkey Jungle Bungalows---------------------------------------Features beach access through a wooden bridge path within the Mangrove. Offers breakfast and nonstop visual entertainment from the local monkeys and other guests hanging around in the trees. We have 13 Bungalows that are tucked into the Mangrove just off the beach in a natural setting that only gets better when the sun goes down and the evening noises sound from your patio fully equipped with a hammock for maximum relaxation. Casa Ricante-------------------------------------------------------Our jewel Casa Ricante is where you wanna be to escape for full pampered relaxation. Each morning Scarlet will be there at 630am sharp to chef up all you would want for breakfast. We have 3 bedrooms with full bathrooms, a pool and a huge patio for outdoor living. Beach is about 200 yards away with a wonderful landscape of rocks and sand to find shells and zone out.
Reviewed April 21, 2013

So disappointed to see the doors shut. Not sure about the hot sauce experience. we came across many cevicheria during our travels - this place was excellent!

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Thank Jim L
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earljackson, Owner at Ricante Hot Sauce & Cevicheria y Ricante's Awesomeness Experience, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2013

What a bummer is right... We are in the process of deciding if we are going to stay open or pass on the love to another energetic group to pursue our little cantina dream. For now, We are on stand by.. Awesomeness Experience is rocking and rolling everyday in all positive minded people!
pura vida and see u sooner then later!
R.

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3 - 7 of 31 reviews

Reviewed March 11, 2013

Tiny place, but lovely garden area in the back. Food is fresh and tasty, service friendly and everything looked clean.

Thank Nancy R
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

When in Tamarindo this is a must stop for ceviche and hot sauce
Closed Sunday.....you can pick what you want in your ceviche and definitely get hot sauce to take home with you

Thank Nala1NewJersey
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Reviewed January 18, 2013

I went to eat in this place, the girl working there was very nice, in the entrance they put a sign "Boca de Ceviche" 4 dollars so you assume ceviche costs more or less like that. In the upper part there's a blackboard with menu but no prices, it seems the owner didn't have time to write that detail.
I asked 4 ceviches and a coke, when I went to pay it was 36 dollars, 8-9 dollars each ceviche bowl which was quite small. I know Tamarindo is more expensive than other places in Costa Rica, but that place didn't have waitress or clothtables, just 3 smalls tables as if it were a hamburger fast food or something. Food can be good but I don't like to be cheated, you can buy in a real restaurant for less than that.

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Thank NEWSTED1981
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Ricante, Owner at Ricante Hot Sauce & Cevicheria y Ricante's Awesomeness Experience, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2013

Nice to hear an opinion from someone that isnt completely happy with our restaurant. Gives good contrast.
Prices of our food for sure could be listed more clearly but considering my and my wife own and run our establishment, we prefer to speak with everyone that comes in and make them aware of the options and prices. Our portions of Ceviche are actually larger then anywhere else in Tamarindo along with the pricing is in line with the price of Fish. Corvina is the fish we use and is very expensive as there is a short supply in our Great country of Costa Rica. We are sorry that your visit wasnt up to ur standards regarding the lack of Table cloths... But, we are a Cantina style operation that wouldnt think of wasting water to wash table cloths that are not needed... We clean our tables when our guests arrive and exit... Thats enough for to make me happy as a consumer so we hope that is ok for our guests...
Again, thankyou so much for your feedback and we hope your next visit to a restaurant in Tamarindo or anywhere else in the world is a pleasant one.

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Reviewed January 17, 2013

The owner (Royce) made a personal effort to kindly deliver ceviche. It was delicious and fresh, prepared in-house daily. It literally doesn't get any better than this, a must-have while in costa rica.

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Thank ozlow
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