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Marisqueria Jiuberths

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$$ - $$$
Seafood, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
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On main road from Quepos towards hospital. | Small sign, on left side can be spotted. 150 mtrs north, Quepos, Costa Rica
50627771292
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Camrose, Canada
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94 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for Valentines day. The sign that we saw was a hand painted, nailed to a power post with an arrow showing the direction.:) When we drove up it didn't look like much on the outside......but we love these kind of restaurants because they always serve great food! We were not disappointed. As you walk in, it is... More 

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Thank DaMama4
Quepos, Costa Rica
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We held a Birthday celebration here in February. They had such a wide selection of seafood that they displayed to us in the kitchen to choose what we would like. We also brought Tuna for sashimi and tuna steaks which they prepared along with the giant shrimp he had and Lobster tails

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

When you get there they will take you into the kitchen to show you the fresh seafood and give you a sample. I'm not really into seafood but they make it taste really really good. The prices are more than you'd expect from a local restaurant like this but the quality is amazing.

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Thank Brent C
Guelph, Canada
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Given the remote location and the difficulty to find, you arrive with high expectations. The food is good and fresh but not exceptional. Dinner for 4 with a bottle of wine (the only white wine available) was nearly US$90. The directions in Lonely Planet are not accurate or helpful. We also found true what is frequently said that locals dearly... More 

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london
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555 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Very difficult to find off the main road from quepos from outside it looks like a shack but inside it is full of charm. The floor is covered in pieces of tiles, the tables are from bits of wood. The owners husband and wife he is the fisherman and she is the cook . Excellent mariscada sea food platters etc.... More 

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Thank belbest
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent mariscada in garlic sauce. However it is much smaller in size than what is offered for the same price at other marisquerias. The restaurant itself is lovely with very nice owners.

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Thank dal0ula
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Place is tucked away in a small neighborhood 3 minutes from town off the road going from Quepos to Costanerra, easy to get too. Food was rich and well prepared. Try the mixed ceviche and the Mariscada, can't miss. Family run, very nice people.

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Thank Costa R
London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

This place was so good we came here twice. It certainly isn't a cheap place which you might expect when you arrive but the seafood is so fresh and good. The mariscada was out of the world and the staff are very friendly

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Thank Laura T
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great seafood lunch at this local and authentic seafood restaurant, the seafood was fresh and tasty, the portions were generous, we highly recommend this local restaurant if you are looking for a off the beaten path experience, away from resort dining and touristy restaurants near Manuel Antonio

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Thank Kobie R
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to try something more authentic than the over-priced restaurants in the Marina area...the place is up a hill...and looks like some old shack that a family is living in...but once you get over the ambience...or lack of it...the food is extremely good...seafood is fresh...probably caught that same day... Lobster tails - 8/10 Jumbo shrimp - 8/10 (nicely seasoned)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On main road from Quepos towards hospital. | Small sign, on left side can be spotted. 150 mtrs north, Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Quepos
  • Phone Number: 50627771292
Description
Fisherman and family catch and cook fresh seafood daily. Very inexpensive yet clean, well portioned food with extra attention from owners. What you see on the platter is what is available today.

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