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Tilapias El Pavon

) #8 of 19 Restaurants in Ojochal $ , South American,
Street from Uvita to Sierpe, 10 kms antes de llegar a puerto Cortes. | 10 kms antes de Pto Cortes si va hacia Golfito, si viene es despues de la entrada a Cortes 10Kms hacia Dominical, Ojochal, Costa Rica
+506 2200 4721
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (18 reviews)
“tilapia” (26 reviews)
“plantains” (4 reviews)
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Costa Rican, South American, Central American
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Street from Uvita to Sierpe, 10 kms antes de llegar a puerto Cortes. | 10 kms antes de Pto Cortes si va hacia Golfito, si viene es despues de la entrada a Cortes 10Kms hacia Dominical, Ojochal, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago

But, teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." ;) We had such a wonderful experience at Tilapias El Pavon. A young man met us at the tilapia pools and taught us how to fish. He was very helpful and patient....More

Thank Lia W
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We had gone up to visit the amazingly beautiful waterfalls that are just before the restaurant on the way up a steep mountain road. Because the road was so steep, we parked on the flat plateau where the restaurant with surrounding gardens and fisheries are...More

Thank rollwagenv
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

After some of the strenuous hikes to some other waterfalls, this one was a pleasure to stroll to!! We swam in the pools under the waterfall to cool off. Then had a kicking lunch of fresh tilapia. It's very peaceful & beautiful. Not a lot...More

Thank Lindey L
Reviewed 31 March 2017

A great place to go - swim in the waterfall, then go to the restaurant to catch your own tilapia. The kids had a blast. Then follow up with a lovely lunch. Make sure you have the yucca 'fries' as an appetizer. The fish is...More

Thank K H
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Fun place to stop and try to cath your own lunch. I caught a few small tilapia... none big enough to eat. The tilapia was amazing and I am usually not a big fan of fish. We had the tilapia fillets. Worth the drive to...More

Thank Jcrowntree
Reviewed 13 February 2017

One of our new favourite places for lunch. We had the fish filet, the whole fish and the chicken..all excellent along with a cold beer to wash it down with. Service was good and the staff was friendly. Very clean, bathrooms spotless (good place to...More

Thank CliveH47
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Great food and service. Park there if you visit the waterfall if you plan to eat there. Check out the talapia ponds. Very fresh fish!

Thank MarkRobertsUvita
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We always come here for lunch with the family and friends. Makes for a liesurely afternoon. The kids fish for tilapia, the grown-ups visit and have a couple of "Micheladas" and everybody is happy!

Thank Baffo1
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is hands down, one of our favorites for lunch. The kids can fish for their own tilapia while the grown-ups order lunch and throw back a "michelada". We always come for lunch when we're in town!

Thank DawnEnders
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Three items on the menu: fried whole fish, grilled/fried fish fillet and grilled/fried chicken breast. Each 5000 Colones = $10. We ordered one of each: whole fish completely fried to death, dry as a bone. Grilled fillet somewhat juicy but tasteless. Grilled chicken breast also...More

Thank Meshulam2016
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We rented a 4 wheel drive vehicle but all of our driving was in the lower pacific coast area. Here the main roads were paved and quite good. All roads off the main road are dirt and stone and sometimes quite rugged. In... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Costa Rican, South American, Central American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Street from Uvita to Sierpe, 10 kms antes de llegar a puerto Cortes. | 10 kms antes de Pto Cortes si va hacia Golfito, si viene es despues de la entrada a Cortes 10Kms hacia Dominical, Ojochal, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Ojochal
  • Phone Number: +506 2200 4721
Description
Privately owned local restaurant in the forest. 4 km from Costanera in South direction, entrance to the left hand before the Punta Mala bridge
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