Amazing rice and beans! Good service. The shrimps with Caribbean Sauce, Lime pie and patacones were also very good. It was worthy to wait for a seat.
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This little place is the best for local food, absolutely delicious and they have a killer hot sauce! It's probably the cheapest local food around and the highest quality. Lidias Caribbean sauce is amazing! Go there whilst in Puerto viejo for your local food fix!
Definitely the best place to try local food in Puerto Viejo. Lidia still runs the place and the food is amazing. We had the shrimp with garlic and "patacones", heaven!!!. The also make their own hot sauce from Panamanian chiles and if you want dessert...More
We've been there twice, once for dinner and once for lunch, because it was really close to our hotel. He always took a vegetarian casado which was really good. Just be prepared to wait a bit for your food when the restaurant is full.
Firstly, let me say I enjoyed the quite and clean restaurant right away. I like finding more local places to experience the cultural food. I was excited for a taste of the Caribbean. The place is very down to earth, service was friendly, and I...More
This place is lovely. Everyone is very nice and the food is perfect! This was our first taste of rice and beans Caribbean style. My husband had the chicken Caribbean style, my Dad had rice, beans and a salad, and I had the vegetarian Lidia....More
We had dinner at Lidia's place twice while staying in Puerto Viejo. The fruit drinks were fresh and tasty and we really loved the casado with beef and caribbean sauce. One night we also met Lidia herself who came by to chat with us and...More
The dishes we had were the Caribbean Lidia style chicken with rice and chuleta a la plancha. We were amazed by the taste and the quality of the chicken. It just melted in your mouth. The yellow salsa picante they serve is also very nice...More