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Tasty Waves Cantina

El Tesoro Cabinas | Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 2425, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0507
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (210 reviews)
“burrito” (36 reviews)
“fries” (29 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
El Tesoro Cabinas | Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 2425, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were biking by the property when we saw them playing Sunday Football! So we stopped in for a drink and a snack. So glad we did. Great prices, wonderful engaging staff. We felt right at home here.

Thank Kayleighhumphries
Bryton2424, Owner at Tasty Waves Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for you awesome review, we really appreciate it. Your description is exactly what we aim for, your home away from home where our family makes you feel like family. Enjoy your journeys, and thanks again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are traveling solo or looking to make more friend, or get acquainted with Costa Rica and suggestions on other travel destinations then make sure you spend some time at Tasty Waves. The owner is a young American in his 30's. The staff are...More

Thank w0nderl0st
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere, great staff, and delicious margaritas. Food was good and we had a great time as a family of seven.

Thank Patriciaish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a solo traveler, I was so happy to be told about Tasty Waves! I met the nicest people, mostly native English speaking, from the bartender to the regulars. Was recommended a spicy margarita, which was delicious! and the chips are homemade, very crunchy and...More

Thank Presently A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great fish tacos. They had a live band and the bar was hopping. A fun place to go. It was the night of there 7th anniversary, so I don’t know what a regular Tuesday night is like, but we had fun

Thank Dion L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Wife and I visited this restaurant during our time in Puerto Viejo. Tasty Waves is right off of the main road between Puerto Viejo and Coccles. The Fish Tacos were top notch. This is a great place to eat right by the beach. I...More

Thank Amilcar M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place had some of the cheapest drinks in town and it's practically on the beach! 2 for 1 Taco Tuesday is a hit and it should be, the tacos are very good. They also have happy hour daily from 4 to 6 and 2...More

Thank LJ_Can
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Really chill laid back beachy atmosphere with friendly staff and amazing food, their chips and guac are delicious and so was their veggie taco and reasonably priced

Thank xobrinicole
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We enjoyed an evening at Tasty Waves. A friend who had visited Puerto Viejo previously recommended we check out Tasty Waves on a Tuesday for the taco deal and we were very glad that we did. The drink specials and 2 for 1 tacos were...More

Thank torijane925
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped by here on a Friday and it was pretty quiet. We later learned that Friday is their slow day. However, we ordered the shrimp tacos.....man were they great! We ran into the owner later on in the night at another...More

Thank ashcalgary83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Tesoro Cabinas | Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 2425, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0507
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Description
Tasty Waves is more than a humble cantina in beautiful Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica, it's a lifestyle. We always strive to become your "home base", giving you local advice on where to go, what sites to see and how to get the most out of your journey or vacation. Our staff is more of a family and we always want you to feel welcome in our home. For the most part it's a relaxed atmosphere but don't get me wrong, we know how to party. Tasty Tuesday has become the biggest and most anticipated party of the week and we always show you a good time, so good that we close on Wednesday to clean up the aftermath. Thursday is Trivia Night, Friday is R.E.H.A.B., Saturday is Karaoke, Sunday Funday and Monday is our Movie Night with new and classics running on our 100" projector screen. Stop in, say hi and have a shot of Guaro with us. Tasty Waves Cantina ~ Livin' the Dream
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