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“Bland food but good for checking email over a beer”
Review of Carolina's

Carolina's
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed April 17, 2013

If you want an authentic meal, eat at one of the many local sodas. The cooking is mediocre (e.g. cream sauce or mayo on everything), however the staff were friendly and place was cool and clean. They accept USD but its worth doing the conversion in your head beforehand.

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Thank Megan W
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

Puerto Jimenez has some great restaurants but this one really stood out to us. Seafood over rice is a pretty common dish in the area. Carolina's version was amazing. Yellow rice, piled with crab, mussels, clams, squid, octopus, etc. The amount of seafood was amazing for the $8 price!

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Reviewed March 1, 2013

Let's start with the positive; Carolina's looks nice and has a beautifully painted wall with birds. The food however, is not so good. My hamburger seemed to be coming from the freezer and was a little tasteless. The staff is not unfriendly, but they're not really attentive. It took a while before we got the menu, before we could order and before they noticed we were finished. There must be nicer places in town than Carolina's.

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Thank EviUtrecht
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Reviewed February 20, 2013 via mobile

I came here a couple of times when visiting PJ. The food is good & you can relax & use the WiFi to email home.

I was in Costa Rica on a field project with Frontier & so came to town for a couple of hours for resupply. Carolinas was great as could have a good quick meal & an ice cold coke. Perfect.

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Thank vixfreespirit
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Reviewed January 28, 2013

My brother, sister-in-law and I ate here by chance. The starter on our aircraft for the Sansa flight back to San Jose forced us to spend an extra, and not entirely welcome, night in Puerto Jimenez at the airline's expense. The best part of the evening for me was our meal at Carolina's, in downtoThe wait staff was pleasant and attentive. The food was very good, and was reasonably priced. (Food prices have gone up all over Costa Rica in recent years.) This is the happening place in town. I recommend Carolina's highly, and would not hesitate to come back.

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Thank Shelmert
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