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Sheriff Rustic

$, , Vegetarian Friendly
On the Beach At the End Of Main Street | near Chocco's and the police station, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“stewed beef” (2 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
“smoothie” (4 reviews)
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Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
On the Beach At the End Of Main Street | near Chocco's and the police station, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We give Sheriff Rustic the prize for the most consistently flavourful casados (mixed plate of typical Costa Rican foods) from among the mountains of it we ate during our trip. Prepared with extra attention to details and love! Perfectly grilled fish filets, pork cutlets, steaks...More

Thank sofia r
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The "casado" is a staple of Costarrican cuisine: a small salad, stewed beef or chicken (also could be pork chops, pan fried fish, steak...) white rice, black beans and fried plantains. It seems simple, but it's nothing but, us ticos are all authorities judging a...More

Thank RoigLCL
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Made the schoolboy mistake of going to the first place when arriving onto the beach. We ordered drinks. A beer and a fruit smoothie. My beer came in a plastic cup which was half full and a little flat...seems like I had the remainder of...More

Thank LPult
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This was a great place to grab breakfast on the beach. Not too expensive, just a solid, tasty, tipico breakfast with a great view.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We ate here several times this week, for breakfast and lunch. Good quality, simple food, at a very reasonable price, and right on the beach. Friendly staff, who took the time to let my children practice their Spanish while ordering, and gave them candy treats...More

Thank WyomingTim
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The vegan casado vegetariano is super delicious and fresh, so is the gallo pinto with platanos maduros for breakfast. The staff is very nice too. And the view is awesome! I don't think they're open for dinner, but I know they open at 7am for...More

Thank SweetPotatoSoul
Reviewed 9 February 2017

If you want to get a cheap but high quality meal in Playa Samara, Sheriff Rustic is the place to go. We came here for breakfast and lunch (separate days) because it was so good. There's not much better than not having to wear shoes...More

Thank Kyle M
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We started going to lunch at Sheriff Rustic because it's behind Choco's Surf School. We went back because it offers great value, tasty food, and the opportunity to look at the ocean under the shade of a big tree. It's one of the view beachfront...More

Thank Curlgolf
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here on New Year's Eve, it being the first place we found that wasn't fully booked for dinner. The menu is pretty simple, but fresh and well made. We ordered the beef tenderloin with fries and salad, and the chicken with fries and...More

Thank Kathryn B
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Had Casado for lunch, handy location right on the beach and good food with reasonable prices. The Casado is a full meal, they also have hot dogs and more "fast" food.

Thank Wubbelina
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8 May 2015|
Response from 963mary | Reviewed this property |
No , it's open air on the beach!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: On the Beach At the End Of Main Street | near Chocco's and the police station, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Samara
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