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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%
Travellers talk about
“rice and beans” (20 reviews)
“patacones” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I have been several times in Puerto Viejo and Tamaras Caribbean Chicken is my favorite food in town!!!

Thank Bee K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here, I got grilled fish fillet and my boyfriend chicken with Caribbean salsa. Fish was the best I've ever had. Service was good, they were able to communicate in English and price was reasonable. Restaurant has a family tradition and we had...More

Thank Leeonka
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Ate at Tamara at the recommendation of some locals. I'm glad we listened. I got the chicken and my gf got the fish. Both with beans and rice, and we also got the ceviche. I thought the ceviche was the best I had in my...More

Thank Calvin C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was packed which drew us in, and we were greeted with a lovely warm welcome from the owner. Food was just flawless - really recommend the Caribbean chicken with rice and beans, they've definitely perfected the old classic! The meat was falling off...More

Thank beccygem
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The rice and beans with the local sauce and the chicken were really tasty ! The people are nice, I really recommend this place for a great dinner after a big day

Thank berenice f
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

A waiter took my order in Spanish. After an interminable wait, another waiter said my order was not taken because the first waiter does not speak English. The food was fair in taste and expensive. Also, the special came with two cups of wine. I...More

Thank Omatepe
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is the perfect place for traditional rice n'beans with patacones (yummy!), you don't have to walk far, it's in a perfect location so after lunch or dinner you can walk around and do some shopping (many nice stores around), especially if you love sun...More

Thank Mariela Quesada M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stumbled upon this place just walking in town and we were so glad we did! The food was so delicious we had chicken in Caribbean sauce and a couple drinks. It was very tasty and filling. The place seemed family owned...More

Thank Emily Y
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with a large group of people. They took reservations for the place and accommodated us on the top floor where the love dj was playing music. We went on a Friday night. The DJ acknowledge us right away and kept sending...More

Thank Yadira E
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We ordered the mixed seafood. It was all very delicious and the best shrimp we have had in PV. It lists for two people, but could easily stretch to three or four. If we were to do it over, I would just skip the sides...More

Thank joeviskochil
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 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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