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“Great steak”
Review of El Refugio Grill

El Refugio Grill
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $25
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Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: International Cusine Restaurant. Jungle outside private tables for dinner or chill out. Romantic atmosphere, good music. Focus on the good quolity of the products and the service.
Reviewed May 12, 2014

Great quality food. Small, romantic ambiance. A bit pricy, but a wonderful dinner. My steak was cooked to perfection.

Thank MLV0123
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Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

This is a delightful place to have dinner. It is in an open air garden with an intimate atmosphere. Hands down the best food and amazing staff! 10/10!

Thank Idan E
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Reviewed May 9, 2014

We made a reservation at 7 we got there and at first look it looked great. and the looks didn't lie. The food was excellent the service was great. The chef and the waitress were really nice. great place i definitely recommend it go and take look.

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Thank Erick P
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Reviewed May 9, 2014

We had dinner at Refugio, on a warm starry night. There were four! The atmosphere is dream, you are immersed in the jungle and surrounded by greenery. There is silence, and the climate is accoglientissimo and intimate! The meat is the best I've eaten in Puerto Viejo. Delicious! As well as the quality and choice of wines and the sides!

The owner and cook, an Argentine guy, it is very nice but was never pushy!

To taste again in the next trip over there…!

Thank pip0s73
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Reviewed April 9, 2014

I am so glad we made reservations and were able to eat at this charming little restaurant in the jungle. They only have about 6 tables, so make sure to not miss this opportunity. The first thing I noticed is Fernando (owner and cook) smiles the whole time he is cooking! Well, that let me know he enjoys what he is doing and we were in for an amazing meal. His wife waits the tables and she is an absolute delight. Their precious little girl brought us our bread and we thought that was a sweet thing. The food-WOW!!! From the chips and dip appetizer then main course and brownie dessert I can honestly say the meal was way up there as one of the best we have ever had!! Some of us had the spinach and cheese, some had the tuna and others had the seabass. The plates did not have a crumb left on them!!!!!

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