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Amphitheater Restaurant

$$$$Seafood, ,
Villa Caletas Hotel, Herradura, Garabito Municipality 12358-1000, Costa Rica
+506 2630 3020
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Villa Caletas Hotel, Herradura, Garabito Municipality 12358-1000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is good here but what you come for is the view on top of the mountain. The drinks are good as well so we would recommend coming here for an early breakfast or appetizers and drinks at sunset. Dinner I would probably get elsewhere.

Thank whitney237
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Villa Caletas a few times to have an appetizer and drinks and enjoy the view from the amphitheater bar as sunset approached. The service was always friendly and the view is too awesome for words. The drive up to the hotel itself...More

Thank puestadelsol92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must! We went at 5:00 pm, just before sunset, and ordered drinks and appetizers. Christian was our waiter, and he was fabulous! We ordered the munchies platter and it was delicious with a variety of local appetizers. Highly recommend! The sunset was...More

Thank BPR2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 4 kids and went for drinks and the sunset. Arrived at 5:30 and we all had frozen smoothies & cocktails while watching the beautiful sunset from the amphitheater. We had a few recommendations to go here, but honestly didn’t think it would...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cannot describe how beautiful this view is which is good because it makes up for the service. Could not get a cocktail while viewing the sunset. Our husbands went to the bar to try and order that way and were told to go sit down...More

Thank Tammy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here for my 60th birthday, we had a drink in the bar and waited for the sunset. It reminds you of a Roman Amphitheatre, it fills with people, the music starts and the sun sets. So beautiful! Then we had dinner in the...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our niece was going to hold her wedding reception at Zephyr Palace in a few days so we decided to check out the amphitheater restaurant a few days before. We were staying in Jaco, and it was a 15 minute drive to the restaurant. Since...More

Thank PlainTraveler
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Drinks were good and reasonable priced. Very nice grounds - a great place to visit, have a drink and watch the sunset

Thank blackiesaunt
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Enrique Menocal (Restaurant Manager) offered excellent service. They have vegan and vegetarian options as well. We were there during Valentines day and the service was fast, and friendly. They were able to accommodate our dietary needs. We had breakfast, lunch and dinner. On one of...More

Thank Ronil T
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Celebrated my birthday with a sunset and dinner at the amphitheater restaurant. Delightful! The ceviche and sea bass were amazing! Treat yourself to a very special place that puts a punctuation mark on Pura Vida!

Thank js542011
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27 January 2018|
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Response from WANDERLUSTinMe | Reviewed this property |
I was there for the sunset last November. We sat at a cafe table, ate an app & drank a glass of wine. No reservation was needed. If the eating area happens to be full, just go sit in the amphitheatre, its free, its... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$57
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villa Caletas Hotel, Herradura, Garabito Municipality 12358-1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Garabito Municipality  >  Jaco District  >  Herradura
  • Phone Number: +506 2630 3020
  • E-mail
This amazing Greek amphitheater offers sunset views on the Pacific Ocean and the Rain Forest. It is a local favorite known for service, consistency and quality. Outdoor dining is available at Anfiteatro Restaurant for those looking for succulent specialties and intimate surrounding. El Anfiteatro opens from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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