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The Lazy Mon Sports & Music Bar

$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Bar, Pub, Central American, Costa Rican, American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
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Salsa Brava Break, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 231-7304, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

GREAT PLACE TO GO once the sun goes down :). Great vibe, pretty women and most important to me, it's right on the beach!

Thank Freddie W
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for an afternoon drink or three. The waitress named Tracy suggested the perfect drink and was very attentive to when my glass was getting empty. She suggested places to go and was very friendly.

Thank Craig W
Whitby, Ontario
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90 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was friendly and featured a covered patio with great bands. Service and drinks were OK. It was also a great spot for people watching

Thank Drummond89
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was so lovely and chilled. It is right by the beach so is a perfect spot for sunset. They also frequently have live music to enjoy as the sun goes down, and happy hour is 4-7 I think, when 2x cocktails will cost you around 3,000 colones. Overall we loved it here and came nearly everyday for a... More 

Thank hollyb888
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This place has been around a long time and used to be called something else. Live music, a ping pong table, pool table, little beach just off the back patio - feet in the sand, a couple of TV's in the back if you need to watch the soccer game from Europe (Costa Rican's seem to watch a lot of... More 

Thank ShazParis
Berkeley, California
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

But better food can be had nearby. It wasn't horrible, but it was basic bar food and nearby, though not on the beach, there are some places that serve legitimately tasty food.

Thank Dave M
Charlevoix, Michigan
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619 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Fresh meat and cooked well. Service was friendly and fairly quick considering the crowd. Excellent margaritas. Go for happy hour !

Thank Upnorthtransplant1
Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Had good food and service and great live music. My seven year old son loved playing pool and hanging out. The location is great. Food well priced. Drinks very strong!

Thank JenCR2014
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We stopped in to Lazy Mon on a Saturday evening. We had two margaritas. The drinks were almost undrinkable. The bartender was not friendly and the place seemed dirty. We would not go back there again.

Thank dorothym603
Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

We come to Puerto Viejo every time we come to Costa Rica and the Lazy Mon is one of favorite happy hour spots. Cold beer and good food with a chill spots make us come back every time.

Thank MarkMel2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$6
Caribbean, Bar, Pub, Central American, Costa Rican, American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salsa Brava Break, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 231-7304, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: 8506251119

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?