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“Best mojito ive had!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Chef'O Restaurant & Bar - CLOSED

Chef'O Restaurant & Bar
Price range: $6 - $20
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: We are a casual, restaurant & Bar with great food and drinks, located in front of the Ocean. We serve fresh fish and localy organic meat and produce, all of our dishes are made from scrash. I'm so proud to say this Chef Omar if you want to see the mmeal on the photo's I can accomodate private catering to your home. ( Only private events at your prefer place).
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“Best mojito ive had!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

The food and dining experience was very high quality. The pollo al horno is highly recommended and its what I ordered very good! and I had a monitor with malibu which was the best ive had ever!!! The bartender even ran to the convenience store for more mint just for me hahaha!

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank annabanana018
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Chefo09, Owner at Chef'O Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review, March 26, 2014
Thank you so much for letting us know on how we did at your table, we pride ourselves on using the freshest products, and the best organic. We look forward to having back with us. I have move to a diffrent location, but the food and drinks are the same, with a better view, we are inside El Pescador!

Cheers,
Chef Omar
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English first
Toronto
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“A seafood delight”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2014

You know this will be a great meal when you see the fresh fish caught less than hour ago arrive.
From lobster , to octopus , to grouper or Mahi Mahi , Chef O cooks each dish with an exquisite light and very original sauce, the side dishes are made with the same care. The plating is artistic and you should just savour the dish by smelling it for two minutes and looking at how much care was taken. You will find his dishes compare with anything you can find in an upscale city. The ambience is enthralling , the service is superb and no matter what you order you will be excited. From the outdoor tables it is a stone's throw from the Pacific. The wooden bar is also classy.And the Mojitos, well Hemmingway himself would be impressed

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Dorten
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Chefo09, Owner at Chef'O Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review, March 16, 2014
Thank you very much for your comments! Yes, Indeed, we used the freshest produce, organic and from local fishermans, and farmers. We look forward to have you back with us.


Sincerely,
Chef Omar
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Orillia, Canada
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7 reviews
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“Hidden gem”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2014

Go to Chef O's, order a drink from bartender John, (let him be creative; he makes fantastic lime drinks), and look for Chef himself, he is really friendly and loves to talk about food. Order the lobster platter, the tuna tostada, the fish tacos, the octopus crostini...
It really is idyllic to eat dinner under the stars being attended to by such an attentive group of people who are working to give you a memorable experience.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank veni vidi vici F
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Chefo09, Owner at Chef'O Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review, March 1, 2014
Thank you for letting us know your experienced with us, and we look forward to having you in the near future.


Sincerely,
Chef Omar
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Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great view, excellent food...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

We came here on our first night in Tamarindo and was blown away! We got the ceviche and lobster special for two(was only $38). It came with delicious mashed potatoes too. Service was attentive. They weren't too busy and it has a beautiful view during sunset right on the beach. We were back here couple nights later...soo delicious!!

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Thank Ece001
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Chefo09, Owner at Chef'O Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review, February 28, 2014
Thank you very much for the kind words about your experienced with us. We look forward to have you back with us soon! Pura Vida


Sincerely,
Chef Omar
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Toronto, Canada
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“Great Food Great Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2014

My friends and I had the privilege of eating at Chef'O. We had a fabulous Ahi Tuna appetizer followed by a tasty lobster for two and grilled veggies with goat cheese. Everything was cooked to perfection with just the right amount of care. The food was extremely fresh and cooked with heart. Order a few shots of coco loco, its a delight to every meal.Omar and his crew are amazing, they go out of their way to ensure that you are not only having a wonderful meal but a great time. We spent the night speaking to Chef O and his Italian sous chef, they were humorous and an absolute pleasure to speak to. We Thank you for going that extra step and wish you well.
You will always have 3 Italian girls from Woodbridge longing for your cuisine. YUM

  • Visited February 2014
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1 Thank dhjb
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Chefo09, Owner at Chef'O Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review, February 27, 2014
It was great to have you with us, I really appreaciate your comments and look forward to have you with us in your next trip to Costa Rica. Pura Vida

Cheers,
Chef Omar
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