We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

MadFish

San Rafael de Escazu | 100 SE de Rose Plaza en San Rafael de Escazú, San Rafael de Escazu 10203, Costa Rica
+506 2288 2760
Website
Save
All photos (62)
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent98%
  • Very good2%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (24 reviews)
“patacones” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Latin, Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
San Rafael de Escazu | 100 SE de Rose Plaza en San Rafael de Escazú, San Rafael de Escazu 10203, Costa Rica
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (40)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 30 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago 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.

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,

Reviewed 17 January 2018

This is the very fist time I have written a review in Tripadvisor and I feel its necessary. This restaurant is very small, but nicely decorated. Please ignore the opening hours in tripadvisor, these are wrong and Tripadvisor should update them! So the food, AMAZING,...More

Thank Michael B
Teresa M, Chef y propietaria. at MadFish, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you so much for sunch an amazing review... my tears are about to flow out. We are thrilled that you and your colleagues enjoyed your meal at MadFish. We had a great time having as a guest as well. Esperamos verlo nuevamente antes de...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017

I still think about how fresh and tasty the ceviches were. Wish I could go eat there regularly. Also very nice staff!

Thank silvia p
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

The food here is simply out of the world, the staff is very nice, and the prices were reasonable, especially when you consider the quality of the meal.

Thank Ezekiel T
A TripAdvisor Member
11
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere! The ceviches are all amazing, as is the complimentary fish dip with plantain chips. The Madfish Sandwich and the Arroz con Camarón are both phenomenal as well!!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Teresa M, Co-Owner. at MadFish, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Hi, Thank you so much for your comments, we are pleased that you enjoy your meal with us. We had a great time having you as a guest as well. Hope your next visit it's around the corner. Best Regards,

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

If you are in Costa Rica and like ceviche and fresh seafood, a meal at Mad Fish is a must. Teresa, the owner, grows her own spices and is one fabulous chef. We ordered the coco and caribeno ceviche, as well as the pescado manzanillo....More

Thank Adrian P
Teresa M, Co-owner at MadFish, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Hi Adrian!! Thank you for your beautiful review... thanks for visiting us with your beautiful family.. it was a pleasure to us to have you guys as a guest here at MadFish. Looking forward for you next visit. Take care. Best Regards, Teresa Moreno

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is phenomenal! Absolutely recommended if you are going to San Jose. At first I was skeptical reading the stellar reviews! Too good to be true !but I am so happy I chose this amazing restaurant. Where can I start ! The place is...More

Thank Sanazita
Teresa M, Co-owner at MadFish, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Hi, Thank you so much for sharing your experience at MadFish... we appreciate your positive feedback about us... we are very pleased that you had a great time during your meal. We had a great time having you as a guest as well. Looking forward...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This is the best restaurant in San Jose probably in Costa Rica with excellent service. It's highly recommended if you visit San Jose The Seafood plate starter has quite a few surprise tastes. Every bite brings delightful flavors. the Ceviche was very extraordinary and service...More

Thank taha12345
Teresa M, Co-owner. at MadFish, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Hi Taha, Thanks a lot for taking your time and do a review on us.... we really appreciate your support. It's was a pleasure for us to have you as a guest here at MadFish. Looking forward for your next visit. Best Regards, Teresa Moreno.

Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in San Rafael de Escazu
Wyndham Garden San Jose Escazu
983 reviews
.72 km away
Aparthotel Casa Reflejos
142 reviews
.84 km away
Posada El Quijote
222 reviews
1.06 km away
Apartotel & Suites Villas del Rio
132 reviews
1.28 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Hacienda Real
65 reviews
.64 km away
Taste of India506
828 reviews
.41 km away
Passion Pasta Fresca
83 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Yoga Massage Therapy
101 reviews
.62 km away
Travel Around Costa Rica Transportation and Guides
85 reviews
.55 km away
Butterfly Kingdom
22 reviews
.72 km away
Top Travel Costa Rica
147 reviews
.55 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
J M
4 February 2018|
Answer
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.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Saturday
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing