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Sabores Del Paraiso

$$ - $$$, American, Latin
100 Meters South of Hotel Casablanca, Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1124
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19 Mar 2017
“Where do we even begin?!”
1 Jun 2015
“Donna and Marta...”
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CUISINES
Central American, American, Latin, Spanish, South American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
100 Meters South of Hotel Casablanca, Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

We got married in Costa Rica and Donna and her staff were the icing on the cake to a perfect wedding day! Donna was incredibly responsive to my (many, many) emails over the 11 months that we were planing our event. Neither my husband nor...More

Thank jmandanah07
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We had Donna come and had an amazing dinner! She was so kind and delivered an awesome meal- I would definitely recommend her for your private dinner in Costa Rica! She is so sweet and a prepared a meal that we will not forget -thanks...More

1  Thank melissamce
Reviewed 8 March 2012

I have been to Costa Rica twice now, both wonderful trips that exceeded my expectations. For those that haven’t been, there is not exactly a distinctive “Tico Cuisine”. Fried plantains, dirty rice, chicken and fruit were the staples of my first trip. Not that there...More

Thank Caleb A
Donna H, Owner at Sabores Del Paraiso, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2012

I wanted to thank Caleb for such a gracious complement. It was our pleasure to cook for you and the rest of the gang.

Reviewed 7 March 2012

My family spent a week in Costa Rica, and Martha and Donna played a huge role in making the vacation as terrific as it was. I live in New York, and the food they prepared was on par with restaurant meals you'd get here. They...More

Thank Shannon W
Donna H, Owner at Sabores Del Paraiso, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2012

Martha and I would like to thank Sharon and her friends for having us, it was such a pleasure to cook for them. They were able to really enjoy themselves and relax in the comfort of their home away from home.

Reviewed 7 March 2012

Having a meal prepared by Donna and Martha was truly a delight. Not only was the food fresh and delicious, but the two women are wonderful to be around. They prepared special meals each night and catered to any food allergies. Half of our group...More

Thank jbuelna
Donna H, Owner at Sabores Del Paraiso, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2012

It was our pleasure to cook for you and your family! I love my job when I know that I have made your taste buds explode with delight! Thank you

Reviewed 6 March 2012

Donna is truly a talent. Not only did we have amazing food, both locally sourced and an internationally inspired cuisine, but also menus catered to very diverse needs and preferences (chicken and fish only, meat eaters and lactose intolerant). In addition, she creates an environment...More

Thank Scott A
Donna H, Owner at Sabores Del Paraiso, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2012

Thank you Scott for such an amazing review! It was our pleasure to cook and surprise you and your family.

Reviewed 5 March 2012

Donna runs an amazing operation, tailoring her menus to her clients, and providing both locally sourced and internationally inspired cuisine. We had the pleasure of having our breakfasts and dinners prepared by Donna and Marta for a week while we visited Costa Rica, and there...More

Thank DalyCityMike
Donna H, Owner at Sabores Del Paraiso, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2012

Thank you Mike for your beautiful review! Martha and I have become so attached to Mike and the group that accompanied him on this trip. It was like cooking for my family, making sure that everyone was happy and pleased with their food, was priority....More

Reviewed 4 March 2012

August 2011 a group of 9 of us went to Playa del Coco and rented a 6,000 s.f. home with a private infinity pool overlooking the ocean. But the highlight of our trip was not the house or amazing scuba diving, but rather the incredible...More

Thank Joe T
Donna H, Owner at Sabores Del Paraiso, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2012

Thank you Joe! Joe is like family to Martha and I. Joe and his group hired us to cook for them breakfast and dinner for a week. Martha and I were exhausted, but we left with the greatest pleasure of knowing Joe and his wonderful...More

Reviewed 3 March 2012

A group of us rented a house in Playa del Coco for a diving vacation. We hired Donna and her assistant Martha to prepare our breakfast & dinner each day. The gourmet food was just amazing & exceeded our very high standards. A thoughtful menu...More

Thank Lee M
Donna H, Owner at Sabores Del Paraiso, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2012

Thank you so much Lee! We miss cooking for you and we can't wait to do it again! Lee and his partner have made our job a pleasure, in fact it really wasn't a job, but a passion.

Reviewed 29 February 2012

We spent a week in a rental house on the Northwest coast of Costa Rica with our grown children. Donna, who owns Sabores del Paraiso, made our vacation. She is a fabulously talented chef who made exquisite three course feasts based on locally available ingredients...More

Thank Dana W
Donna H, Owner at Sabores Del Paraiso, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2012

I'd like to warmly thank Dana and her family for making my job the pleasure it is. My assistant Martha and I looked forward every time we got booked with the their family. It gave us great pleasure to compose a meal befitting for them....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
Cuisine
Central American, American, Latin, Spanish, South American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Meters South of Hotel Casablanca, Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Ocotal
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1124
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Description
Full-service private chef will come to your home anywhere from La Cruz to the Papagayo Peninsula. Enjoy a fresh and delicious home dining experience that rivals any five star hotel cuisine ... all in the comfort of your home. Relax and let us take care of creating gourmet meals using fresh, local ingredients. We tailor meals based on your dietary needs and preferences. Menus range from local seafood to fusion cuisine to Costa Rican specialties. Native English speaker.
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