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Punta Uva Beach, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Still Great!”
19 Sep 2016
“Poor service, ok food”
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Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Spanish, South American
$$ - $$$
Punta Uva Beach, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn’t know if Arrecife was still open, since the most recent review was 2016, and couldn’t find their hours online. Had the opportunity yesterday to stop in Punta Uva and found out they are indeed open, and HUMMING! The tables were all full, the staff...More

Thank Gallavantin
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We went here for lunch today. The waitress was very indifferent to serving us. I asked what drinks she had and she said beer, pop... I asked if there were mixed blender drinks and she said no. Then I see on the board Pina Coladas....More

Thank Duncan6
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This is the only restaurant located on Playa Arrecife, serving typical local dishes. We watched as fishermen delivered their catch straight from their boat to the kitchen. The operating hours are inconsistent. Sometimes they're open and sometimes they're not.

Thank BlueBassBoat
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Great service and great food with large potions. They make a Yuca babito like a croquette made with cassava. Went back twice and when I got home we remade these tasty tasty snacks❤️

Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We did not hear very good thngs about this restaurang, but that was because the people we were talking to didn't know that there is a new owner since a couple of month ago. We ate there several times during our stay in Punta Uva...More

Thank Åsa J
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

I had rice and beans with fish caribean style. It was very tasty. If you are at Playa Uva it's a great stop for lunch. Be aware that it takes a very long time for them to prepare the food. If you're just biking by...More

1  Thank Meliganza
Reviewed 31 July 2015

The food here was pretty good. it wasn't super memorable, but was still good. The bill for lunch (2 plates and 4 beers) was around 50 USD. Steep for the Caribbean. Especially for a beach bar type place.

Thank theworldawaits1979
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Awesome beach bar and restaurant we found a couple of years ago for ice cold beer. The fish tacos are simple but amazing, served with a dill sauce and fries. Ask for their home made hot sauce if it isn't already on the table. I'm...More

Thank TravelBugJenn
Reviewed 25 February 2015

This place was very close to our lodge and right on our favorite beach, so we spent a good bit of time here on our vacation. Staff were friendly overall, if sometimes absent, and the food was pretty good. It was a bit inconsistent though....More

Thank JamiHo70
Reviewed 27 January 2015

This was a great simple restaurant located on the beach in Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo. We had great fish and lobster. Laid back location. Price - value is very high. Highly recommended!

Thank Jarl H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Punta Uva Beach, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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