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Amphitheater Restaurant

$$$$Seafood, ,
Villa Caletas Hotel, Herradura, Garabito Municipality 12358-1000, Costa Rica
+506 2630 3020
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Villa Caletas Hotel, Herradura, Garabito Municipality 12358-1000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible service....start with After 10 minutes at table had to go ask for menus and we were a party of 13–downhill from there Pricey and disgusting

Thank finleypandj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the amphitheatre for appetizers and the sunset and were not disappointed by either. Even though it was slightly overcast the sunset was beautiful. We enjoyed that with fruit smoothies and after sunset we enjoyed a couple of very delicious and varied appetizer...More

1  Thank timfever
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place, food and service. From the quality of sevrice and profesionalism to the quality and presentation of the food to the amazing views,cleanliness and arquitecture of the whole place you'll feel like is definitely one of those places in life that you have to...More

1  Thank CSholing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for the sunset time and you can sit in the amphitheater and have a great time with a good cocktail and some nice snacks

Thank Carm2912
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This restaurant is part of the Villa Caletas Hotel, and has an extraordinary location as well as a wonderful design and layout. Looking out from the verandah over the rainforest below and over the Gulf of Nicoya, one samples delicious dishes of a fusion nature,...More

2  Thank robert_bos53
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We stoped for lunch and found food to be ok. Asked for a catch of the day with meneiere sauce to find it totally dry. Asked the server for the sauce and he said it was already on the plate (did not ask if he...More

Thank gulate
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Great food, great service, specially Norman had a very good attitude, Thank you! Our favorite part was the view of course it is the perfect place to see the sunset. We love the fried calamari and the pasta with seafood. It is 2 minutes away...More

1  Thank gabyveld
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Really awesome view over the Pacific. Good spot to go for a sunset! Suggest get there well before sunset to get a good seat. Food was just so so.

1  Thank P M
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We had a family meal here and all got different dishes. Each was amazing! I had the lobster and could have eaten it everyday of our vacation.

Thank Allix M
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Made a reservation thru the nearby Marriott for a special birthday dinner and asked for one of the birthday desserts pictured online. When we arrived they had no record of our reservation. Lots of back and forth between hostess and management and they said they...More

Thank atravellingguy
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January 26, 2018|
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Response from WANDERLUSTinMe | Reviewed this property |
I was there for the sunset last November. We sat at a cafe table, ate an app & drank a glass of wine. No reservation was needed. If the eating area happens to be full, just go sit in the amphitheatre, its free, its... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$57
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villa Caletas Hotel, Herradura, Garabito Municipality 12358-1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Garabito Municipality  >  Jaco District  >  Herradura
  • Phone Number: +506 2630 3020
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This amazing Greek amphitheater offers sunset views on the Pacific Ocean and the Rain Forest. It is a local favorite known for service, consistency and quality. Outdoor dining is available at Anfiteatro Restaurant for those looking for succulent specialties and intimate surrounding. El Anfiteatro opens from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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