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Carolina's

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Costa Rican, South American
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Main Street, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
+506 2735 5185
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had breakfast and it was good couple of fried eggs and some fresh fruit For $3.50 Hang out for coffee in the morning with friends. The prices are a little bit above the sodas in town , but great places for people watching .

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Thank davidfultonone
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Nice lunch (try the ceviche) in the heart of Puerto Jiménez. Good range of local fare. Friendly atmosphere, good prices.

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Thank Scott W
Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Not that expensive, regular food, but the service is terrible and sometimes they give you trash! I ask for beef and they bring me something that more than 50% of that was imposible to eat. Very bad quality beef.

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Thank ACR26
Laconia, New Hampshire
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

You know not bad Nachos, the beer was very cold service was friendly. They has Wifi and a hand sink where you could clean up before using your hands.

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Thank Mark R
Butler, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

YOU can not go wrong at Carolinas the locals all eat there. Cocktails and beer are cold. Nice wait staff great prices. Always guys talking about their day fishing. Always hikers coming from the park

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Thank telechdp
Virginia
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Based on another reviewers advice I had their Arroz con Camarones (shrimp rice ) and their batidos (smoothies). Neither were impressive flavors. My husband had their pork chop dinner and felt the same. Very nice wait staff and expats meet there for a beer but with so many excellent restaurant choices we didn't need to go back.

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Thank katbel
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

It is a good restaurant for an ok price. I ordered the spaghetti with shrimp, it was very good. My husband ordered rice with calamari, it was ok.

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Thank Fernanda H
Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

The taxi driver recommended this place and he was spot on. I ate here everyday at different times and was never disappointed. I was told they have been in business here for over 25 years. They do not speak great English but they should not have to as it is their country and Spanish is the language. That being said... More 

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Thank Jim M
San Jose, Costa Rica
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at their cabinas during a surf trip to this gorgeous area, and this is you "to go" place on this area, make sure you try their Arroz con Camarones (shrimp rice ) and their batidos (smothies) , I will for sure go back to this place when I'm in the area.

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Thank Reefrunner506
Mascouche, Canada
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Went to Carolina's for lunch. I had the Chicken with tropical salsa and my wife had fish. The fish was overcooked! In all, the food was OK, prices good. The restaurant is clean and service pleasant.

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Thank JonJonMontreal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Costa Rican, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Osa Peninsula  >  Puerto Jimenez
  • Phone Number: +506 2735 5185

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?