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El Girasol

Main St. | Frente Hotel Vaz, Cahuita, Costa Rica
+506 2755 1164
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (5 reviews)
“antipasti” (2 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main St. | Frente Hotel Vaz, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 3 March 2017

The food here was quite good. Lots of Italian food options. We had Lasagna and a Asparagus/ham/cream pasta. Very nice flavours, would like more garlic and herbs, but still was quite good. The servers were amazing and the food was good.

Thank Brilyss2
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It really does help that the owners are friendly and from Italy! The seafood is fresh, the pasta is homemade, and the desserts are to die for!

Thank hotelmagellaninn
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

There can be a debate about which of the two Italian restaurants in the area has the best pizza. I will just say that this place has the best variations of pizzas although the other place has a better crust. What they do stand out...More

Thank Roldan L
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We had pizza and lobsters and they were both fantastic. Small, family-run business with a particular charm. Recommended.

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were in Cahuita for 3 nights and we ate at this place 2 of the 3 nights. We would have 3 out of 3 nights however they are closed in Wednesday so we had to go to a different place. It...More

Thank nicjean79
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to eat here, as per recommendation on our last night of our trip. It was the best meal we had in town!

Thank Spudfarmer
Reviewed 20 December 2016

El Girasol has a nice selection on the menu and always offers a fresh and tasty specials! The service is excellent and you always get your plate with a smile. I can only recommend El Girasol! Fabulous food, nice wines, prefect service .. feel spoiled...More

Thank gygaxb
Reviewed 14 December 2016

A wonderful surprise of an Italian restaurant, bursting with warmth and joy like the sunflower from which it gets its name ("Girasol"). Lovely and understated ambience with a few tables that peer into an immaculate chef's kitchen. The owners are a young couple from Italy...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

In addition to a beautiful setting, the food is genuine, and no corners are cut in food preparation! Everything is freshly prepared, and the house wines are good! The desserts are decadent, and the service is spectacular! Will come time and time again!

Thank Spudfarmer
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We stayed at the little hotel next door (Casa De Las Flores)...so we walked next door at 6:00PM. You will never have better Italian food...ever! The lasagna was phenomenal. Fresh made lasagna noodles that were so very thin. I cant stress enough how good this...More

1  Thank James M
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Farid G
18 October 2017|
Response from Lilian M | Reviewed this property |
I don´t know, we all had pasta, but I am sure that a salad or risotto should be on their menu.
17 April 2016|
Response from TOROAncona | Property representative |
Yes sir we acept credit card
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St. | Frente Hotel Vaz, Cahuita, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Cahuita
  • Phone Number: +506 2755 1164
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