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Wahoos Bar ^ Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
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Across street from Beatle Bar jaco main St, Jaco, Costa Rica
+506 2643 1876
Today
07:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 07:00 - 22:00
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Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

I had eaten at Wahoo's before but did not have a chance on my last trip. The food was good, The bar was under construction. I did see the new bar before I left. I think it is nice box shape with sitting all around. It is under new management also.

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Thank virgil802015
Lakeland, Florida
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

My favorite place in Jaco. You can get great local meals for under $7 and the serving sizes are huge. The service is wonderful. Get a fresh glass of pineapple juice for $1. I've been eating here for years now and never disappointed.

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Food was not memorable, but the price was. Ordered a fajita, the chicken was decent, but the rest of the meal was disappointing and not filling. Went to a small cheeseburger place after and got a burger for 1/4 of the the cost(it was much better).

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Thank Josh H
Denver, CO
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

This place was just ok for dinner. I personally would not go back unless it was to try breakfast. Steak was stringy ( I know CR is not known for steak), cheese pasta was good, and rice with shrimp was slightly better than average. For the price, I would go elsewhere.

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Thank PumpkinDenver_CO
Abilene, Texas
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

Had a typical meal with fresh fish and it was yum yum yummy!! Definitely would go again. Close to lots of shops and other eateries.

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Thank drvgtopless
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

My husband and I took advantage of one of their specials which was dinner and a drink for two people for about $20. It is not a big place but we were seated right away. Our waitress was very knowledgeable about the food and about what to do while visiting Jaco CR. The food was very good. We recommend this... More 

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Thank JaneUrban
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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271 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

The is a placed situated in downtown Jaco that many Local. frequent. at this place you'll find excellent service. The food prices are very reasonable. They also have nightly specials which includes food and drinks. This is an open air restaurant it's not a Hilton hotel but you'll find again good service and good food at a very very reasonable... More 

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Thank agflag
Lakeland, Florida
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015

This is my favorite restaurant in Jaco. It's a tiny little outdoor spot with only a few tables but their food is great price is less than $10 and they even make the best pineapple juice fresh right in front of you. The service is super nice and very accommodating. I think we ate there at least once a day... More 

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Thank Gatorfan1987
Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

We carried some fresh tuna and mahi we had caught 2 days before over to this restaurant early afternoon for them to cook up along with two sides and make reservations for 9 people at 7pm. (Common for restaurants to cook your own fish). The meal was terrible. The tuna was well done not seared as we had ordered. The... More 

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Thank WH W
Boulder, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

I had both Mahi Mahi filets here and liked the Caribbean style better. Good price too for these dishes. Fish and the mashers were excellent, the vegetables tasted like out of a can. Nevertheless a good choice in Jaco.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Across street from Beatle Bar jaco main St, Jaco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 2643 1876

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?