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San Rafael de Escazu | 100 SE de Rose Plaza en San Rafael de Escazú, San Rafael de Escazu 10203, Costa Rica
+506 2288 2760
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“ceviche” (20 reviews)
“plantains” (2 reviews)
“patacones” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Costa Rican, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
San Rafael de Escazu | 100 SE de Rose Plaza en San Rafael de Escazú, San Rafael de Escazu 10203, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw the great reviews and had to try Madfish. We were a party of three, and we tried three different ceviches — Mexican, coconut, pineapple/lime. By the end, we could not agree on what was best because they were all so good. The presentation...More

Thank Sphinx2011
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mad fish is amazing! The food, ambience, and service is great. We have been enjoying this restaurant since we discovered it in October 2017 and we try to make it an event when visiting family in Costa Rica.

Thank Coltonannie1
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Stopped here for lunch last saturday. The food choices and service were awesome. limited drink options, but when you are eating this great food, who needs alcohol! Highly recommend!

Thank TylerinTexas
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

If you want to eat "ceviche", you must go to Madfish. The cocoviche is one of my favorites. Ask for the owner, Tere, she'll give you the greatest experience tasting her food.

Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

I was looking for a quick, healthy bite for lunch and I found this gem! The friendly owner, Tere, steered me toward the cocoviche. Best ceviche ever! I went back the following week and enjoyed the lightly battered fish n chips. You won’t be disappointed!

Thank debbieleeg67
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

I tagged along with my hubby on a last minute and very short business trip. I found MadFish by chance while doing a quick internet search. I even asked about it at the hotel and none of the employees had heard of it. The complimentary...More

Thank yjungwirth
Reviewed 8 May 2018

My wife had shrimp plate with avocados. It was excellent. I had fish and chips....it was outstanding. The atmosphere is small but roomy. It was decorated with many beautiful oil paintings from a local artist. The service was impickable. Can’t believe my wife finished her...More

Thank Elizabeth Frede... I
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We had the cocoviche and mixto ceviche. Both had good portions of fish - the coconut flavor for the cocoviche was very mild; I preferred the limey flavor of the Mixto. Price was around 7000 colones each. They close at 8:45pm and when we arrived...More

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 20 March 2018

This is a great little restaurant. Covered outside tables and some inside tables. Owner operated, she is the chef and a great person. Very creative, delicious food. Great flavors, good portions and reasonable prices.

1  Thank Craig M
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

The cocoviche is the best ceviche on the planet....the best patacones to go with...you can never go wrong with the fish and chips or any of the other amazing food.

Thank Richard U
Teresa M, Chef and Owner at MadFish, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Hi, Thanks a lot for for taking your time and review us... we really appreciate your support. For us is a great experience having great customers like you. Hope your next visit it’s around the corner. Best Regards,

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Questions & Answers
4 February 2018|
Response from Teresa M | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you for contacting us. Yes, we do two vegan option... pineapple ceviche or tomatoes-avocado ceviche. Hope to see you soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Rafael de Escazu | 100 SE de Rose Plaza en San Rafael de Escazú, San Rafael de Escazu 10203, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Rafael de Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2288 2760
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