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“Deliscious fish balls! ”
Review of El Gato Pescador - CLOSED

El Gato Pescador
Price range: $3 - $9
Cuisines: Seafood, Costa Rican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery
Description: Authentic fish & chips, all local ingredients, made fresh to order, our fish is beer battered, choose filet, fish balls or shrimp,choose tartar or chipotle sauce, combos served with cole slaw, choose fries or onion rings.
Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

Fish tacos, fish balls, and frites were delicious!! Very reasonable and was very close to our resort (Tulemar). Within walking distance and very friendly staff!

Thank Leanne W
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

While out shopping one day, we stopped to read the outdoor menu at El Gato. While standing there we had people stop and tell us how good their food is. With these recommendations, we had to give this roadside restaurant a try. The owner and staff were extremely welcoming and a delight to talk with. The food was delicious and you could order menu plates and add or subtract as you preferred to the order. The price was extremely reasonable. One of our party ate there a total of 3 times during the rest of our stay.

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Thank Pharmer484
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Reviewed April 10, 2014

Seriously Fish and Chips is to Die for and the Beer is cheap. If you are looking for some amazing seafood at a great price, then check this place out. Last summer I was hanging around Manuel Antonio teaching/beaching and stumbled across this place. I was amazed at the food and how friendly the staff are. Needless to say I continued to go back a few times a week. Check it out and make it a Costa Rica Institution!!!

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Thank caleb s
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Reviewed April 6, 2014

We were looking for good fish tacos and didn't feel like spending a lot of money when we stumbled upon El Gato Pescador, a cute little sidewalk café right across the street from the Barba Roja restaurant. Their fish is really tender and lightly battered fried. I believe our server said they use red snapper. We all had the #2 fish taco basket (4 little fish tacos) with chipotle seasoning and fresh pico de gallo. Yum! Bonus: there's a frozen yogurt/ice cream shop right next door.

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1  Thank KLwrites
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Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

Drove by then came in for dinner. Amazing. The fish tacos are so fresh out of the sea..the owner is so great.

Thank woldtravel70
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