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Kelly Creek Hotel-Restaurante

Cahuita, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 Aug 2016
“Revisit and new owner”
14 Oct 2014
“You can taste the love”
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, International, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

For many years I enjoyed a fruit plate in the morning with fresh squeezed orange juice. There is a new owner and the restaurant is no longer open. However, she did make me a nice mango smoothie and she said the restaurant would reopen later...More

Thank BigDogPanama
Reviewed 14 October 2014

If you're staying in Cahuita, you've got to eat here (if you're not staying here too!). Domingo's restaurant is located at the entrance to the Cahuita National Park, so the beautiful wooden building is surrounded by flowering trees filled with birds and, if you're lucky,...More

1  Thank katakeMontreal
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We found this little place only 3 days before leaving Cahuita and we ate there all 3 nights!! It is runned by a very service minded and creative Spanish man that loves his job. He makes you feel welcome and cooks with love. The food...More

1  Thank Anna A
Reviewed 5 September 2014

We had eaten a beautiful breakfast and an excellent paella for dinner cooked by the very nice owner, Domingo. He has on the back of the restaurant a little garden with a river where you may see caymans. We saw a big cayman called Roberto....More

Thank mbasil
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Kelly Creek underwent a management change a couple months ago. I hadn't been here before, but knew Domingo, so it was going to be fun. This man is SO funny, so engaging; just really charismatic! We had a table of 8, with my family, mother...More

Thank Rink64
Reviewed 26 February 2014

We had steak and paella in a delightful little dining room only steps from the Carribbean surf (we couldn't see it, but could hear it). The food was excellent. Paella contained what was available locally--crabs, shrimp, and squid (no fish because of heavy surf in...More

Thank KonaVisitor11
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Even though you need to choose your meal when you make your reservation, this place is well worth it. We had paella and a garlic salad that were delicious, and our friends had steak, barbecued just outside the door. The owners are friendly and welcoming...More

Thank Cherylkw
Reviewed 16 February 2014

The grilled red snapper was delicious as were the breakfasts we had. A lovely variety of fruit to start breakfast .Nice background music, romantic dining room.

Thank 154976Happy
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Known for their superb steak this is a quaint dining spot nestled in the lush jungle "river"area at the National park Entrance, we went for dinner one night but missed out on our steak dinner, you need to inquire a few days "ahead' for steak....we...More

Thank LanceandKat
Reviewed 14 December 2012

Kelly Creek Restauant is a really quint little restaurant at the end of the main road of Cahuita...with Kelly Creek running beside the building and the Cahuita National Park next door...the owners are very friendly, good food, love their parrot, and we recommend to stop...More

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I noticed there's been no reviews for two years, then only one in 2016. Is Domingo still running and cooking at Kelly Creek? He made our visit, and we're looking at coming back in Feb/17
14 September 2016|
Response from BigDogPanama | Reviewed this property |
I don't know who Domingo is and did not eat at Kelly Creek. Kelly Creek is under new ownership since I last visited.
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  • Address: Cahuita, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Cahuita
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