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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%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (6 reviews)
“antipasti” (2 reviews)
“bread” (3 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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11 - 20 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 26 March 2017

Really really good italian food. Authentic italian dishes full of flavour, very pleasant sevice, recommended.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Took my kids and their friend for pizza. They were very happy with their ham pizza, and the tuna was cooked to perfection and served on a plate of greenery for me. We received prompt and attentive service and the pizzas we ordered to go...More

Thank Sara F
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I was starving when I came in and got their veggie pizza. It was very good and large proportion. My waiter was really nice and attentive (unusual in CR). Nice restaurant setting, too. I will definitely come back!

Thank ooocasey
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The food here was quite good. Lots of Italian food options. We had Lasagna and a Asparagus/ham/cream pasta. Very nice flavours, would like more garlic and herbs, but still was quite good. The servers were amazing and the food was good.

Thank Brilyss2
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It really does help that the owners are friendly and from Italy! The seafood is fresh, the pasta is homemade, and the desserts are to die for!

Thank hotelmagellaninn
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

There can be a debate about which of the two Italian restaurants in the area has the best pizza. I will just say that this place has the best variations of pizzas although the other place has a better crust. What they do stand out...More

Thank Roldan L
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We had pizza and lobsters and they were both fantastic. Small, family-run business with a particular charm. Recommended.

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were in Cahuita for 3 nights and we ate at this place 2 of the 3 nights. We would have 3 out of 3 nights however they are closed in Wednesday so we had to go to a different place. It...More

Thank nicjean79
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to eat here, as per recommendation on our last night of our trip. It was the best meal we had in town!

Thank Spudfarmer
Reviewed 20 December 2016

El Girasol has a nice selection on the menu and always offers a fresh and tasty specials! The service is excellent and you always get your plate with a smile. I can only recommend El Girasol! Fabulous food, nice wines, prefect service .. feel spoiled...More

Thank gygaxb
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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.
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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