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Restaurante Tamara

) #32 of 98 Restaurants in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca $$ - $$$ Caribbean, Seafood,
Main Street, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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00:00 - 23:59All hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I am sorry to say that this was the first restaurant my friend and I went to after getting to Costa Rica (we went to Puerto viejo straight after landing in San Jose). At the time, on a Monday night, it was one of the...More

Thank Madeleine M
Reviewed 20 March 2016

they were recommendation in the frommers book so we tried it. the shrimp rice was bland no flavor it was disappointing. the garlic fish was better. prices is average not as inexpensive as the book said anymore. friendly staff.

Thank tdubb4reel
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Best place I ate in Puerto Viejo! The chicken was so juicy and tender and the rice and beans were to die for! Great cockatails too!!

Thank Mikala A
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We went there twice to have dinner while we were in Puerto Viejo. It isn´t an elegant restaurant or anything of the sort but the dishes are abundant and very, very good.It is also well served and very cheap for what you get.

Thank SueBuenosAires
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This restaurant had the best Caribbean chicken in all of Puerto Viejo. My daughter got the porkchops which were also delicious. The portions were huge and the prices were good! There usually weren't many people eating in here but I don't know why, it was...More

Thank Nicolesophias
Reviewed 1 March 2016

This was the best place to eat in Puerto Viejo, the flavor of the Rice and Beans, was by far better than Maxi's in Manzanillo, the coconut flavor was stronger and the Agua de Sapo was very good as well.

Thank Alexgarocr
Reviewed 22 February 2016

The food here tasted great - in fact, the best fish I had had so far In Costa Rica. BUT two days later, all twelve of us who ate at Restaurante Tamara became ill. The 5 people in our group who ate elsewhere remained healthy....More

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 21 February 2016

What this place lacks in atmosphere & speed of service, it more than makes up for in taste! I highly recommend the gallo pinto with Caribbean chicken, Prepared with coconut milk in the traditional Caribbean method, the gallo pinto was the best I had (&...More

Thank AKAlliekat
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Party of 3, hungry. The kitchen is more the tasty rural than the subtle gourmet style. As we were hungry this did not matter. Pattacones, however, too stuffy/starchy. Fish Filet with the gallo pinto and the beans paste was tasty. Recommended.

Thank TobeOneTrip
Reviewed 5 February 2016

We splurged and got the big seafood platter, each of 4 fishes prepared in a different way. Two of these were so salty they were inedible. The other two were great. Service was very nice.

Thank JennL333
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506-2750-0148
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