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Restaurante Tamara

Main Street, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0148
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“rice and beans” (19 reviews)
“chicken” (13 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Caribean food at Tamara was delicious, servivce was great and price fair. Compared with other restaurants, Tamara has much better food.

Thank Westey Q
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Out of all the restaurants myself and friends went to during our stay in Puerto Viejo, this was by far the best! If you would like to try authentic Caribbean food I highly recommend Tamara restaurant. We liked the food here so much, we ate...More

Thank KKHarls
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Great restaurant on the main road through Puerto Viejo. I had the chicken with carribean sauce with rice and beans and patcones plus a mojito. Food was delicious and enough for me to take a chunk home for later! The service was great- super quick...More

Thank Cynthia V
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Food was ok. Waiter was on cell phone the whole time. Food took forever. Bill was huge. Robson was good but not anything overly awesome. Shrimp were way over cooked. The ambience was cool though. Lots of locals it looked like.

Thank AmusedDaffodil
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We were recommended this place by our previous hotel and we were not disappointed. The rice and beans with chicken was excellent, home style food with a flourish and the service was great too. Friendly and professional and such a clear desire to make sure...More

Thank MattrWoods
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Pretty average food and only mediocre service. It fed us when we were hungry but not much more. The imperial beer was very cold, a big plus.

Thank mrmelanson
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Pleasantly pleasing little place, with the greatest service and food. Waite staff were friendly and helpful, food selection is excellent. The food was really good, and for being a small restaurant extremely busy.

Thank Çynthia S
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I went there with friends, hoping to have some taste of the local food . But we were really disappointed. I had a seafood soup that did not taste of anything. My friends had some squid that was just like eating plastic. I would not...More

Thank Alejo_cr
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

I only ate here once and had a vegetarian plate. It was nicely spiced and had cooked vegetables, salad, plantains, beans, rice,and spicy cooked onions. I really needed some food that had flavor and this was what I needed. I don’t know how spicy or...More

Thank jronkowski
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent service, delicious food, not expensive, just the right price. I'll be back every time I come to Puerto Viejo

Thank Charly C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0148
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