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Pura Gula

Playa Chiquita | 50 Metros Oeste Del Duende Gourmet, Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 8634 6404
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef tenderloin” (10 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
“gnocchi” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Playa Chiquita | 50 Metros Oeste Del Duende Gourmet, Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Went late one night when nothing else seemed to be open with a picky 8 year old and they were very accommodating. They even sliced the meat to cook it well done for the kid who wouldn't touch it if there was a bit of...More

Thank kjohnson504
Reviewed 1 April 2016

After an 8 hour trip from Domincal, nothing could have been more welcome or more amazing than this sweet little spot near Playa Chiquita. Go here. GO HERE! I never want to eat anywhere else. The food was spectacular, fresh, and lovingly prepared. We have...More

1  Thank 505rachel505
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Amazing service and food. My husband and I had set out to go to Diwo (formally Jungle Love) for dinner but they were full so we went a few places down and chose Pura Gula and we are very glad that we did. The service...More

Thank Perdita P
Reviewed 17 March 2016

my wife took tuna. i wanted seabass. the seabass was finished. the chef advised to take conger. an excellent choice. we had a dilicious dinner. this was one of the best restauarnts during our 3 weeks visit to CR. regards schliek.

1  Thank schliek
Reviewed 5 March 2016

We came here two nights while here. Run by two gentlemen who obviously took great care in preparing the food. Each night the specials were different; there were a few regularly available items; limited menu but worth the trip. The atmosphere was nice; open air...More

Thank JennaWest
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Just have to say this was the best place we ate on our trip. Very well run, very friendly, amazing food. The 3 peppers fish was amazing, and the kale salad at lunch was unusual and wonderful. They let us borrow a bowl on our...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

We went a couple of times to this restaurant during our stay in Puertoviejo. Despite being out of our initial budget we had to come back. Excellent fish in different settings (the tuna was delicious!!!) with good vegetarian options and great selection of wines. Highly...More

Thank Eduardo F
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Great lunch here with tons of vegetarian options. All was very fresh. I loved the salad and rice noodles. Dinner options included more meat and fish. No credit cards.

Thank onourwayhome
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

This may be the best meal I've had in Costa Rica. I ordered the tuna two spices medium rare with salad rather than vegetables. The portions were sizable and the tuna was cooked perfectly. Thick cut, delightfully fresh with a salty edge. It came with...More

2  Thank MelissaW
marcl385, Propietario at Pura Gula, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2016

Thank's for the review!!! just say that we do not accept credit card, cash only

Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We were in playa Chiquita looking for a place for lunch and found Pura Gula. What a pleasant surprise! We had the mushroom pad Thai and a spinach and cheese ravioli with pesto, it was fantastic! Even the salad that came with the pasta was...More

Thank Tamara G
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Jim M
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Response from Danielle F | Reviewed this property |
Only a few houses down. Alice's ice cream was very good!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Chiquita | 50 Metros Oeste Del Duende Gourmet, Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 8634 6404
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