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“Great staff - Great location / Burger Yuck!!”

Backyard Bar Playa Hermosa
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Description: The Backyard Bar and Restaurant Located next to the hotel on the beach in Playa Hermosa, The Backyard offers you an amazing open air dining experience. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on our oceanfront terrace from 8 a.m. til 10 p.m. daily. Breakfast is served from 8 a.m. til 11 a.m daily. Free typical breakfast for hotel guests. Theres nothing like a quiet breakfast on our oceanfront terrace. Lunch and dinner plates are served from 11 a.m. til 10 p.m. Great salads, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, burritos, ceviche and of course or world famous wings will keep you satisfied for lunch or try our fresh seafood delivered daily. Tuna, mahi-mahi, lobster, jumbo shrimp, whole red snapper or ceviche. U.S.D.A new york strip, filet mignon, pastas or our local dish "casados" arroz con pollo, arroz con camerones. Hopefuly you'll have time to try them all.
Uvita, Costa Rica
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great staff - Great location / Burger Yuck!!”
Reviewed June 11, 2014

If you are touring along the south coast of CR and need / want to suck up some amazing ocean vistas along with a cool brew...stop in here - just a few clicks south on the coast highway from Jaco. I have only had their burger and fries so can't say anything about the rest of the menu. The meat in the sandwich was way too salty, strongly "smoke-flavored" and partly raw. No garnish(s) on the bun....no butter - nada! Good bun though, and the fries..were just so so but plentiful. Lunch for two (2 Burgers with fries, one beer and 1 pepsi) topped out at $33.00 incl. tip and taxes. The rest of the menu items seemed similarly priced. I.M.O. all prices were overly high for a roadside bar and grill. The decor could use some TLC...and remove the tattered lamps over the tables.

  • Visited June 2014
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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50 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Food is OK. Service is slow”
Reviewed June 1, 2014

Just as the title says, the problem here is the time they take to get you the food.
And even though, when you get your meal, you start to wonder if it was worthy.

Visited November 2013
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Vail, Colorado
2 reviews
“Surf & turf”
Reviewed May 11, 2014

The shrimp cocktail & N.Y. Strip steak were as good as any steak house in N.Y.C.
Great vistas if the sunset & killer beach bar.
You won't be disappointed with the Backyard!

  • Visited February 2014
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fun surf competition on Saturday Afternoons”
Reviewed April 27, 2014

My wife and I read the reviews for this place online and had a decent idea of what to expect. It is a local bar and anyone expecting a tourist restaurant with the highest quality food will be disappointed. If you go expecting to grab a beer on the beach and watch the surf competition on Saturday afternoon (around 4:15pm) you likely will not be disappointed. Expect a lot of locals and college age spectators but what else would you expect for a surf competition? We avoided the main dishes and instead ordered chips and salsa. The chips were overdone.

  • Visited April 2014
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Wyoming, Michigan
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Fun to watch surfers!”
Reviewed January 26, 2014

Fun little place on the beach. Had quesadillas and chips and salsa! It was a lot to eat. Enjoyed watching surfers from our table.

  • Visited January 2014
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