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Restaurante Tamara

Main Street, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0148
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“rice and beans” (19 reviews)
“chicken” (17 reviews)
“patacones” (6 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the flavour of the Caribbean fish dish. Not too spicy but a lot more interesting than traditional Costa Rican food. Much better dish than neighbouring restaurants.

Thank 4phun
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This was the only restaurant we were disappointed in on our entire eight day visit to Costa Rica. Requested to sit upstairs, where we could see empty seats, and we were told it was full. Was seated right in front of the kitchen and ordered...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Tamara's the owner was sooo welcoming and a professional staff. The plate portions are huge, and the seafood is delightful!

Thank soulsister1215
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

I had order a vegetarian plantain dish, and my husband order fish (but got chicken). He did not complain because it did not taste bad. The food was average, but the service was poor. Our order was forgotten, took long, was wrong, and took a...More

Thank Priscilla M
Reviewed 10 December 2017

A place to go when you're looking to try some local cuisine. Everything is delicious, I enjoyed the unusual mixture of flavors. Very friendly staff as well.

Thank Marie V
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This place had pretty good food. I had the seafood rice which was one of the most flavorful dishes I had in the area. My husband had the breaded fish fillet which he loved. We also had ceviche which was delicious.

Thank Holly F
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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
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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