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“Fish Tacos”
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 June 22, 2014

Great and fast fish tacos. Come here and enjoy some good tacos and amazing onion rings. The waitress was nice and gave us some good tips for restaurants and things to do in Quepos.

Thank codyc511
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Reviewed June 21, 2014

I love fish and chips. The only place I ever had better one's was in Gibraltar which is part of England. Large portions at very reasonable prices. They use red snapper which is one of my favorite types of fish. Would highly recommend!

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Reviewed June 18, 2014

The fish was way overloaded with black pepper. Could not take a second bite. When I notified the staff/owner nothing was done about it. The location is right next to the main road so if you want to be stared at from people on the sidewalk, its the best place for that. Make sure you don't take your kids with you. The lady owner will constantly harass them.

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1  Thank kimo l
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JarekObsadny, Owner at El Gato Pescador, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2014

We serve many families whose children have a great experience in our restaurant. The difference in their experience and yours is that they pay attention to their children and do not allow them to run freely and damage our property. Whereas you were on your phone while your two children dumped out all the salt on the table, took all of the straws from our service desk and took them out of their wrappers, continually left the table to go out to the street, knocked many pins out of our map, even after we asked you to watch them. When your food was served, you told our waitress that the children didn't like the pepper on their fish. She offered to give them something else or to prepare fish without any seasoning. You declined this offer. We will never allow this bad behavior in our restaurant, and we will always offer a refund or another dish if there is a complaint about our food.

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Reviewed June 12, 2014

We had an awful experience at another restaurant, so we left there after just having an appetizer and looked for another restaurant. We wanted something fast (we were starving at that point) and we love fish tacos so we decided to try this little place. I'm so happy we did! Food was delicious and served very fast. Beers were ice cold and the service was friendly. It was very reasonably priced too, which is surprising considering its proximity to a major tourism destination. Thumbs up!

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Thank Monjen123
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Reviewed June 3, 2014

I was in Manuel Antonio last summer and made it to this spot weekly. The fish is fresh, the beer is cold and the price is just right. Also, Sally the owner is the coolest! If you are ever in Manuel Antonio please check out this place.

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2  Thank Joshua S
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