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Amphitheater Restaurant

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Villa Caletas Hotel, Herradura 12358-1000, Costa Rica
+506 2630 3010
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Spanish Fort, Alabama
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Let's get it right out there; you are NOT going to save money by eating here. Then again, you get what you pay for. We stayed at Villa Caletas for a week, and ate at the Amphitheater Restaurant often, and each experience was better than the next. Yes, the restaurant is expensive, but we felt it was SO worth it!... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this place is amazing, it has a great view, its very fancy, expensive (but worth it). The food was great overall and the service as well. I am giving it 4/5 since of many things we ordered, all were great but one, the ceviche was not a ceviche, was just a bunch of shrimp with no liquid, just regular shrimp... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite I have great references of Villa Caletas Hotel and their SPA [which I plan to try very soon] I have never stayed in the hotel. And the ONLY reason is that my father lives just a few minutes from there, and every occasion I am around is an opportunity to spend time with him. But where do I go... More 

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Vallejo, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been all over the world to many well traveled resorts and some off the beaten path places as well & this is near the top. The staff attended to all our needs with that certain pleasure that makes it seem as though they enjoy doing it. The food was great with a generous range of items on the menu.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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31 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Someone suggested I have dinner or at least drinks at this restaurant as the view was without a doubt one of the best in Costa Rica and they were so right - wow! I was amazed at the beauty of the sunset, nothing highlights the beauty of this country like this place. Check and be amazed!

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Snoqualmie, Washington
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485 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a deluxe hotel and has two restaurants- one, the Mirador is , I think open only at night- the Amphitheater Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and sometimes dinner. The place -perched on the top of a hill is something of a wonderment- fancy rooms of all kinds- and accommodations so elaborate that they give tours of the... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here in Feb 2017 while visiting Puntarenas on a cruise. The restaurant (actually this is a resort) are nestled into the top of a bluff and the views are impressive. The grounds and buildings are beautiful. We were not able to sit in the main part of restaurant due to a scheduled wedding. We sat on the... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Must go if you are in the area. Great view! Nice and quiet. Shrimp burrito can be split between two people.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your going to the Central Pacific and you dont visit this place for a drink you miss the best view of Costa Rica!!!

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Tinton Falls
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal. It was a price set menu, limited options. We were both very pleased with our meals. However, if that is not your style, you may want to inquire. The service was exceptional.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$37 - US$57
Cuisine
Seafood, International, Costa Rican, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villa Caletas Hotel, Herradura 12358-1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Herradura
  • Phone Number: +506 2630 3010
Description
This amazing Greek amphitheatre offers sunset views on the Pacific Ocean and the Rain Forest, and is a local favourite known for service, consistency and quality.

Outdoor dining is available in the 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?