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Amigos Bar and Grill

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Central American, Mexican, Pub, South American, Costa Rican
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Located Behind the Super Market in Junquillal | Tierra Pacifica Shopping Center, Playa Junquillal, Costa Rica
+506 8315 0547
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Wednesday
Closed
Hours:
Thu - Tue 16:00 - 22:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome place for food and drinks in Playa Junquillal, just a short drive from where we were staying in Playa Avellanas. Make sure you try their tacos with the house made hot sauce. Delicious!

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Thank Brendan R
Washington, DC
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a local gathering spot where Garrett serves good food and a welcoming environment. Thanksgiving, Christmas and selected other special holidays feature larger, traditional menus. Reservations not needed except for the holiday banquets.

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Thank Amgigo
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

A friendly bar which has good service and nice to be able to sit outside. We only had snacks but all very nice and menu looks good.

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Thank Ted T
Mandan, North Dakota
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We eat here every time in Costa Rica. The food is always fresh and tasty. The burger is one of the best in CR.

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Thank Clyde B
Waterloo, ON
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74 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

You wouldn't know this little gem was as nice as it is from the road. The tables by the pool are great! The food is reasonably priced and is freshly prepared and really quite delicious! I had a great mojito also! The servers are friendly and efficient. The place was busy - and everyone was happy and enjoying their food!

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Thank butterfly123
New York NY
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Last night we didn't know what we wanted for dinner. I asked the waiter to tell the chef he could make anything he wanted for us, whatever he felt like cooking. We've been to Amigos quite a few times, and it appears the chef, Garrett, remembered what we liked. I ended up with pineapple fried rice with a sweet chili... More 

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Thank cleopatramagnolia
high springs fl
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This place has something for everyone. Full bar great food and wsl surf contest on flatsceen tv. Garrett is an amazing chef with featured items daily. Kids food too with lots of clean, well kept common areas for them to play.

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Thank sabastianunf
Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Garrett and staff know exactly how people like their food, well prepared, hot and full of unique flavors. Every time we visit Amigos we have another delicious meal. The service is always quick and friendly, always accommodating. We will continue to visit Amigos since we have never been disappointed and there is solid value for dollar. The setting is relaxing... More 

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Thank joanneflug
Long Beach, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Our food was delicious...we ate the pork tacos, pulled pork sandwich and chips/guacamole. Great, accomodating service. Cash only!

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Thank micheller0b
New York NY
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Outdoor seating in the rear of the Tierra Pacifica Plaza. Beautifully landscaped, immaculately clean. Great fruit smoothies, with or without rum. Appetizers are good, especially liked the spicy shrimp. Have had dinner here a number of times. The shrimp salad with mango is probably the best salad I have ever eaten...lots of veggies and a soy ginger sauce. Pulled pork... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Central American, Mexican, Pub, South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Located Behind the Super Market in Junquillal | Tierra Pacifica Shopping Center, Playa Junquillal, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Junquillal
  • Phone Number: +506 8315 0547
Description
Who would have thought that this intimate hideaway, not on the beach, but in a courtyard behind the Playa Junquillal Welcome Center would offer some of the freshest food we have tasted during our travels through Costa Rica. The new owner, Garrett is not only a friendly outgoing ex-pat from California, but he is a darn good chef as well. Everything is made from scratch, at the time of ordering, using only local ingredients and freshly caught seafood. He offers a simple well thought out menu, as well as "Happy Hour" specials. The Margaritas are hand squeezed with local limes,lemons and oranges.

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