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“Tiny place but great.”

El Rancho Restaurant
Cuisines: Costa Rican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed December 13, 2013

Very nice spot . Small space with jsut a few tables, but the food was excellent and the waiter was really friendly and helpful . Would go back there anytime !

Thank Luigi760
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Reviewed August 29, 2013

This was hands down the best restaurant we ate at in Quepos. So much, that we went there two nights in a row knowing we wouldn't find better than Villas Nicholas. The food is amazing and cooked right behind you by the chef on an outdoor grill that is inclosed in a brick kitchen area. Very quaint and limited seating, so if you are visiting in the busy season, call ahead for reservations. We went in early August and had no issues getting a table. The entrusted pineapple tuna is a must! The desserts and drinks are delicious too! I had a coconut/honey daiquiri and it was amazing! On top of the food being excellent, our waiter was so friendly and accommodating. And on our way out the chef gave his best. Friendly people and great food. Gotta try it!

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Thank SarahBethGinder
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Reviewed August 17, 2013

Very friendly staff and amazing dinner, drinks, and dessert! This restaurant pleasantly surprised us, as there are only a few tables and it was part of a hotel. We started off with a coconut margarita, which was one of the best cocktails I have ever had! I had the chicken burrito and my husband had the fish of the day. Everything was cooked to perfection! We couldn’t get enough and even fought over the leftovers the next day! The macadamia nut pie is to die for! I would highly recommend this place as it was reasonably priced for the area and worth every penny!

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Thank Tiffany C
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

Villas Nicolas was a fun stay. The place is small, intimate, but has a lot of character and a little bit of a quirky vibe. The pool/hot tub were lovely, the grounds were lush, but the views from our room top it all off - ocean views with a huge balcony with a hammock and lots of couch/seating areas. We found ourselves lounging out there most of the time.

The room itself was small - basically just the bed, small bathroom, and closet that you can lock. It didn't feel as private as I would have liked since if we left our blinds open people from the pool could see into our room, and the door to our room also had windows with no blinds or curtains. But other than those two things, the value was still great.

Plus, the location was great. You're easily within walking distance of plenty activity and a short drive from Manuel Antonio.

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Thank jep02005
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Reviewed July 5, 2013

After traveling in Costa Rica for 10 days, it was nice to have a consistent in room wifi and Air conditioning.Although on the main road to Manual Antonio, our type 3 villa was very quiet and had a very large and private covered veranda with a nice view
of the ocean. Nice to sit out and enjoy the peace and quiet any time of the day rain or shine. Beautiful pool area. Good breakfast although 4 days in a row of the same thing is a little much. Villas are clean,beds comfy. Local inexpensive bus runs in front of office for easy access to Manual Antonio or nearby town of Quepos.

Thank LawY
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