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“Amazing!”
Review of Malbec - CLOSED

Malbec
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
1 review
“Amazing!”
Reviewed February 25, 2014

Loved the food, meat experts Argentinians showing their skills, service is a bit slow but charming and good tango music to set the environment

  • Visited January 2014
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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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14 reviews
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“Argentinian meat fest”
Reviewed February 24, 2014

There are literally 5 tables at the restaurant, call ahead! We were lucky - didn't call, but a party of 4 just happened to be 45 mins late, and the owners decided to give us their table. This is meat lovers paradise, prepare yourselves. We ordered the mixed platter to share, and it was plenty to go around between 2 adults and 2 small children.

Visited December 2013
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Thank Milena B
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London
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Always Great”
Reviewed February 23, 2014

We eat at Malbec every time we come to Puerto Viejo. 3 years in a row we have eaten here and never been disappointed. We usually eat here 2 or 3 times during our stay. Make a reservation because there are 5 tables. Thanks for a great meal!

  • Visited February 2014
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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
“Resto Malbec”
Reviewed February 18, 2014

The reason I gave average is I think the meal, which was fine, is over priced for the quality and the amount. We ate at jungle love the first night and both meals were comparable except that jungle love was $30 less for two.

Visited February 2014
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Whitehall, Michigan
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“The Place for Beef in Caribe”
Reviewed February 8, 2014

We recently spent 5 weeks in the Puerto Viejo area, and we ate at Malbec twice while we were there. I must confess that I ordered the grilled sweetbreads and the skirt steak both times because they were both absolutely delicious! Miguel knows how to grill food the Argentinian way, not charring it but using a lower heat to create a marvelous flavor. Appropriately, we ordered a bottle of Trapiche Argentinian Malbec, which was quite flavorful and reasonably priced as well. Our service by Miguel's wife (I'm very sorry to have forgotten her name) was outstanding as well, contributing to an all-around wonderful dining experience. If you enjoy grilled food, especially beef, do not miss dining at Malbec!

Visited February 2014
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