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Upstairs at the RipJack

) #4 of 19 Restaurants in Playa Grande $$ - $$$ American, ,
100m al Sur de Hotel Las Tortugas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
+506 2653 0480
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (17 reviews)
“hummus” (9 reviews)
“seared ahi” (4 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
100m al Sur de Hotel Las Tortugas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is good but don't be fooled by the prices on the chalkboard....They add 23% of taxes and services on the price of their menu. I wasn't happy with this! They have better food for less at Sugar's Monkey or La Marejada ( litterally...More

Thank Stéphanie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was great, the waiter was very attentive, they made great drinks and my husband and I both had the sea bass that was served with a pineapple wild rice, it was phenomenal, we had fried plantains as an appetizer and I had the...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at La Marejada Hotel next door and had a few meals at the RipJack. What I liked most about this place was the atmosphere, it is definitely is treetop dining. We had a breakfast and a lunch here. They were a bit more...More

Thank AllPurposePapoon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We showed up and they were expecting us, went right to our seat, got our delicious food quickly and loved it!

Thank DudeRegular
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant has a really lovely ambience. The food is delicious and fresh. I ate here for several meals during my stay simply because of convenience. I especially liked the dishes with tuna, the salads, the patacones. However, it is expensive (more so than others...More

Thank LeahoftheLakes
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Very nice and according food. Light healthy meals or other options as well. They can cater special occasions such as yoga retreats with special menus.

Thank restoencasa
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Nice open air restaurant on the second floor at the Rip Jack. Don't be disturbed by the cat walking around in the dining area because the food was worth it. They were out of the sea bass that evening which disappointed a few in our...More

Thank Don J
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I actually have lived here for nearly one year and I have not been a tourist but rather a resident. Your experience as a tourist may be different from my family's.

Thank Douglass H
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is a must hit every single time we are in the area. Kids loved the chicken taquitos and hips and salsa. I had the mahi rice and beans. My husband had the fish tacos. Perfection. Steps to the beach. Cool breeze. Great service. Love...More

Thank courtina
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The seven of us all enjoyed our meals very much. The menu has a nice selection. A family of monkeys went swinging by as we were eating. The service was just a bit slow.

Thank Kevin M
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20 July 2015|
Response from RipleyCostaRica | Property representative |
We do not have a dress code at RipJack Inn, please dress however makes you happy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100m al Sur de Hotel Las Tortugas, Playa Grande, Costa Rica (Formerly Upstairs @ the RipJack)
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Grande
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 0480
Our open air restaurant is located on the second floor and offers a unique treetop dining experience. RipJack also offers private chefing, full catering service and specializes in weddings and other special events. We offer a highly unique menu of fresh local seafood as well as tasty treats from the land. We are family friendly and offer special menus for kids twelve and under.Our restaaurant is closed on Tuesdays. There are several dining options within walking distance.To Go Meals - designed for guests on the go or those with vacation rentals and no time to cook!
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