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“Beautiful location, Delicious Food... and a Surprise Guest!”
Review of Sobre las Olas

Sobre las Olas
Ranked #2 of 60 Restaurants in Cahuita
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Costa Rican
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Our family of 6 enjoyed a fantastic dining experience here. The location is amazing... as close to the Sea as you can possibly be. The food was delicious with a unique twist on traditional Caribbean fare, generous portions and presented beautifully. From appetizers to entrees to desserts, everyone was happy. And while we were finishing up coffee and dessert (the homemade tiramisu is "muy delicioso!") our waiter asked if we would like to see a sloth. In a low tree, above one of the tables, was a two-toed sloth! It brought many of the diners together, sharing their Costa Rican experiences with each other. We all left with full bellies and big smiles on our faces.

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Thank Jennifer P
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Reviewed January 4, 2014

This restaurant had great reviews in print, online and locally. It has a lovely setting, although the view of the waves is naturally rather limited at night. The service was a bit mixed - the food came quickly, but the waiter seemed to have a problem with focusing on one thing at a time, for example bringing one drink but forgetting the other. The food was OK, and my fish was of good quality but it was a little under-cooked in the middle. Portion sizes were huge, so recommended if you want a big meal. Deserts were disappointing - dry chocolate cake clearly out of a box and not homemade. I suspect you could get a really good meal here, but we were a bit underwhelmed.

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Thank Nick W
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Reviewed December 23, 2013

Delicious local menu offerings and attentive but non-intrusive service. The restaurant is named "On the Waves" and its title delivers. We dined and sipped a heady Malbec seated at a beautiful candle-lit table for two which was literally lapped by the gentle waves of the warm Caribbean Sea. A return walk on the beach from this lovely seaside eatery. Enjoy.

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Reviewed December 23, 2013

great view to the ocean, super friendly service, great fish with caribean sauce (coconut). definitely a place you should not miss.

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Thank pilgie
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Reviewed December 21, 2013

Sobra las Olas is located perfectly at a beautiful beach, literally "sobre las Olas". We went there for lunch and went the next day again, because we loved the food and the service so much.
The fish was delicious, the squid as well and the portions were big enough to make us really happy. The next day I had a most tasty ceviche.

Thank juliamuller
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