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Gringo Curt's Seafood & Vistor Center

Center of Drake Bay, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 6198 5899
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (31 reviews)
“smoothie” (28 reviews)
“mashed potatoes” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Center of Drake Bay, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

The fish tacos were excellent as well as the veggie dish .We went late afternoon the birdwatching at his restaurant is extraordinary. Curt’s information of the area and travel tour planning was very helpful for us.

Thank Jan F
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We just looked for a drink and were lucky to found this place. The couple running the restaurant are incredible friendly and helpful. Around midday you can do some bird watching right in front of the restaurant. The menu offers exactly 3 options but the...More

Thank Tom_de81
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous family meal together here and three of us tasted the best fish we'd ever had! The fourth member of our group was more than happy with her veggie option too :) Great to see a restaurant sticking to a small menu...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Simple and so much good!!! The plates are very very generous and quality is excellent!! Curt is very friendly and he right to give good advice.

Thank Fred P
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We shared the fish with mashed potatoes special between two of us and it was more than enough. Good generous smoothie drinks with rum. Overpriced but that seems to be the theme in Drake. Regretted not bringing my DSLR with me to lunch, the birds...More

Thank Vitamin_Sea2008
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Gringo Curt's is a small dining spot, with tables overlooking the forest and visited by a large number of vibrant birds during the day. Fish is the focus, prepared in 3 ways and in very healthy proportions. And tasty!

Thank YYZ08
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Curt an Charlotte made my trip to Drake Bay Awesome. I had my tours lined up before I got there through their website and the food was some of the best I have ever had. The Restaurant is located in the middle of the small...More

1  Thank alanriethman
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Drake Bay for a few days and Gringo Curt’s was a fantastic way to end our trip! We tried all 3 options (filet, pasta, and wraps) and they were all amazing. Definitely our favorite meal in Drake Bay!

Thank Megan P
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Curt is full of info, quite a help, and good food to boot. Would go back in heartbeat. Check out his photos

Thank akhayes2017
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious and well priced. We booked an overnight tour at San Pedrillo and we had the best time of our trip so far! Great guide and sleeping underneath the stars, fantastic!!

Thank nancy6799
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Questions & Answers
2 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from gringocurt | Property representative |
Like many establishments in Drake Bay, we accept dollars or colones but do not accept credit cards.
16 April 2017|
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Response from gringocurt | Property representative |
We will be happy to place you in the calendar. 1st we need: Number of guests Hotel name Guest name Thanks and we look forward to hearing from you
Craig S
30 March 2016|
Response from gringocurt | Property representative |
7:30am and 2:30pm Safe travels!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Center of Drake Bay, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Osa Peninsula  >  Drake Bay
  • Phone Number: +506 6198 5899
  • E-mail
Gringo Curt's Seafood & Visitor Center was established June 2010 and our menu has not changed to date. We have pride in our small menu because it assures that we can provide freshness throughout the year by purchasing fruits, vegetables and fresh fish, locally and daily. There are many benefits to having same day caught fish but one downside is that we cannot guarantee a time that we can open. If we have fish at 12pm, we open. Thank you for your consideration and look forward to your visit Pura Vida!
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