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Las Caracolas

$$ - $$$Latin, Seafood,
Del Cruze De Playa Carmen, 1 Km Carretera Malpais | Del cruce de playa Carmen 1 km carretera hacia Malpais, Mal Pais 60111, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0525
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (54 reviews)
“camarones” (3 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Del Cruze De Playa Carmen, 1 Km Carretera Malpais | Del cruce de playa Carmen 1 km carretera hacia Malpais, Mal Pais 60111, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had lunch and the food was good and well prepared. My only recommendation is to always choose seafood or chicken while in Costa Rica. I made the mistake of getting the beef tacos and was a little disappointed and it was...More

Thank ddld_fun
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Fabulous atmosphere right on the beach. Everything is delicious. Make sure to order the guacamole! Highly recommend while staying or visiting Mal Pais!

Thank cjuve
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Fantastic beachfront location shaded by huge trees, attentive, friendly, efficient staff, and a sublime atmosphere! The food is out of this world. Their 'ceviche tropical' with ginger, mango, sn coconut milk is probably the yummiest thing I've ever eaten. If you're anywhere nearby, eat here!

Thank Gruenemann
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Best seafront dinner ever and Antonio was the best!! We had the fried whole fish and breaded shrimp, and the banana crepes ... soooo good!! The owner came in and introduced herself, everyone is so friendly here and the food and the view... indescribable !!

Thank Becmonad
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Wow - the tropical ceviche was amazing with the fried plaintains for dipping. Yum! I've tried a lot of ceviche in my life but this one takes the cake! The atmosphere was great - it was just me and my boyfriend, one solo diner, and...More

Thank Mallory M
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had dinner here while in the area. You can't beach the location as you eat right on the water and listen to the sound of the ocean. The fish was absolutely outstanding, so fresh and cooked well.

Thank Patty W
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We had a really nice dinner at this place. The food was delicious and the atmosphere is great. We had fish tacos and fish casados which was a super good Choice :)

Thank Michaela T
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Simple good. Value for money. Freshly cooked. Nice garden with ocean view. Friendly personnel. The tuna steak is recommended.

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Simply put, the very best ceviche I had in the country, with nice service and on a beautiful bechfront spot. I took the ceviche served in coconut milk with avocado and was absolutely delicious, the fish tender (no chewy stuff as in some places). The...More

Thank MoniZoll
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Went here two. Nights in a row because the food was so great. Great staff, great location. It was absolutely perfect. Peanut butter pie was the greatest thing on earth!

Thank Hannah S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 AM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Del Cruze De Playa Carmen, 1 Km Carretera Malpais | Del cruce de playa Carmen 1 km carretera hacia Malpais, Mal Pais 60111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0525
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