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“Service made us feel like family, and WHAT a talented chef!!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Wahoos Bar ^ Restaurant

Wahoos Bar ^ Restaurant
Ranked #52 of 139 Restaurants in Jaco
Cuisines: Seafood, Costa Rican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Costa Mesa
2 reviews
“Service made us feel like family, and WHAT a talented chef!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went fishing earlier in the day and caught a beautiful Dorado. We asked the captain where we should get it prepared, and he just nodded and said...Wahoos. So we stopped by with half of the portion of fish we kept and said we would love 3 dishes, how much? $10 per dish style, they said.

First they brought out macadamia encrusted fish with delicious veggies...to die for! Each dish after just got better and better! We had ceviche next and then the most amazing fajitas I've ever had!!! Ugh I wish I could eat them every day (we actually came back the next day with the rest of the fish and got more fajitas). Then they brought out one more dish...Fish Fingers breaded in some yum coconut breading...and they didn't even charge us for it.

To top it all off, my boyfriend called over a mariachi band walking by and they played a beautiful song for us. What a perfect evening! I love Wahoo's! Thank you for the special attention and amazing food experience :-)

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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English first
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Always Good All The Time!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

We take everyone here. The food is consistently good. Favorites are the happy hour specials like the grilled avocado and the shrimp Mac & Cheese. Open air, but the fans actually help. Never too hot really. Owners are always on site and provide personal service. You have to put this on your list when visiting Jaco.

Visited April 2013
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Thank Sj89011
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Zanesville, Ohio
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Quaint restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We walked by and were drawn in by the menu outside. Good food, good service. Had fish and was very well prepared. Nice atmosphere, good to relax and enjoy the meal.

Visited February 2013
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Thank Donald M
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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

The service was excellent, no one made us feel more comfortable and taken care of than Kattia during our stay in Costa Rica. The food was excellent with many choices at very reasonable prices. By far my favorite place to eat while in Jaco.

  • Visited April 2013
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2 Thank Drawretsim
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Authentic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

In a town with a great deal of American ownership, Wahoo's is a great way to experience some genuine Costa Rica. This restaurant is rightly rated highly in Jaco so it was surprising to find ourselves the only table there. We are in the transition period to Rainy Season, so I imagine this is true all around. Food was simple but very good. Specials were excellent. Remember, tou are not fine dining anywhere in Jaco, but for the genre, this was really great. Service was outstanding. Call out to Kattia who looked after us, befriended and educated us. A great evening. Thoroughly recommended.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank ExpatCIO
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