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Flip Flop Restaurant

Calle 215 | Close to the bus stop and beach, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 1234, Costa Rica
+506 2750 2031
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (37 reviews)
“pasta” (36 reviews)
“sushi” (21 reviews)
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Caribbean, Costa Rican, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle 215 | Close to the bus stop and beach, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 1234, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Repeat customers here although their hours seem to vary! Had excellent salads this time and there is shopping all around. It is off the main drag so you have to look for it!

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 25 February 2018

\we part of a large group that called ahead and made a reservation. We arrived on time to a nearly empty restaurant and were promptly seated. Drinks arrived shortly after. We attempted to order but my wife made 3 choices only to be advised they...More

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

My wife chose this unassuming sidewalk cafe as pasta was on the menu. I went for the Jamaican Chicken. We were both pleasantly pleased. I went to the kitchen to compliment the ladies, “mucho gusto”. The meals took a bit long arriving, but well worth...More

Thank DellTaDon
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Give it a miss if there is a big group there as service will be slow. I was with a large group and it took over an hour before any food arrived, then starters and mains all arrived at the same time. The food was...More

Thank cjwlutton
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Flip Flop Restaurant has a good selection of curry dishes, along with pasta selections and more. The Red Tai Curry is the best I have had. Pura Vida! Arecelly

Thank caperron2016
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Had the guacamole and salads. Food was outstanding! Staff was exceptionally friendly. Visit the little bakery next door! You won't be disappointed!

Thank smc0957
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Stopped for happy hour and returned later for dinner. Service is Caribbean style, no hurry mon! There are many different styles of food to choose from, including curry and sushi. After a big lunch and days of food with rice and beans, the heart of...More

Thank laxjunkies
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Food is ok but not exciting at all Service is very nice but can’t handle a full restaurant. It’s one of the good options in Puerto Viejo but avoid it if it’s full.

1  Thank volpaia
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Best lemonade I've ever Had! The food is good and place is clean. Done inside or out in this open air restaurant.

Thank Crystal H
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Had a great evening meal here with the family. Great choice, great food. Was everyone's favourite meal on recent trip to Puerto viejo

Thank Gail K
Sabinacr, Owner at Flip Flop Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear Gail! Was a pleasure to have you and your family in our restaurant. We are so happy that you enjoyed our menu. Thank you for the great review. Saludos from Costa Rica.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 215 | Close to the bus stop and beach, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 1234, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 2031
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We like to offer our international delicious and various food (120 dishes) with a Caribbean touch in a charming way.
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