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El Girasol

Main St. | Frente Hotel Vaz, Cahuita, Costa Rica
+506 2755 1164
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (8 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main St. | Frente Hotel Vaz, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Girasol was our favorite restaurant during our one-week vacation in Cahuita. We ate there twice. My husband and I have previously lived in Rome and this restaurant exceeded our high expectations for Italian food. Service was exceptional! Creative homemade pastas, artistic plating, desserts to die...More

Thank Demeranville
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We had heard this was a good place for home made pasta. And the pasta was good. However my first choice for an entree was not available and they only had one bottle of sparkling water for the evening. As we had arrived just after...More

Thank Greta2516
Reviewed 9 March 2018

This restaurant was recommended by the owner of La Diosa hotel (Marcello). This was a wonderful option to the Caribbean food that is most often available in Cahuita. Such a great little restaurant.

Thank PV1943
Reviewed 22 February 2018

A small place that we went to on our first night in Cahuita. They were a few minutes from closing so they made us something that would not affect their closing routine. They made us some salad with minced seafood in it. Wonderful. We also...More

Thank Fred L
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Was quite surprised by the posh atmosphere of this place. No Tico style foods here. We ordered pasta, lasagna and Pesto style. My hubby enjoyed his lasagne. I found the pesto style very heavy on basil. It didn’t seem like much garlic in it and...More

Thank laxjunkies
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were pleasantly surprised to stumble upon this place. First class Italian food in any location, let alone a small Caribbean town in Costa Rica! The pasta was perfectly cooked and the pizza was amazing yet simple. The service was great too....More

Thank Giancarlo T
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We'd dinner in the El GIrasol. It was very delicious. Also the service was very friendly. This is really one of the best Italian Restaurants we've visited during our vacation in Costa Rica. It's not cheap but the quality of the food is very good....More

Thank Swissbear07
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This was hands down one of the absolute best restaurants I have ever been to. Family owned with a small staff on hand, they are professionals at what they do. My first time out of the USA and this place made me feel like I...More

Thank rymp87
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

After being in Cahuita for over 10 days I gave up on the idea of a restaurant that could offer me gourmet food but i can say that i found it here in this little restaurant. The restaurant is new, beautiful, and everything portrays good...More

Thank guera323
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Food was good, service was excellent, and it was a nice atmosphere to enjoy an evening out. Nice linens and tables, but we found the chairs to be a bit uncomfortable. Priced about the same for most other good places in Cahuita.

Thank Reddeerguy2013
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Questions & Answers
Farid G
18 October 2017|
Response from Lilian M | Reviewed this property |
I don´t know, we all had pasta, but I am sure that a salad or risotto should be on their menu.
jim g
18 April 2016|
Response from TOROAncona | Property representative |
Yes sir we acept credit card
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St. | Frente Hotel Vaz, Cahuita, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Cahuita
  • Phone Number: +506 2755 1164
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