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Lazlo's Catch of the Day

Ave 71 | Between Salsa Brava Restaurant and Exploradores Outdoors, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (52 reviews)
“fries” (34 reviews)
“red snapper” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ave 71 | Between Salsa Brava Restaurant and Exploradores Outdoors, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here one night after it was recommended by our tour guide at the Jaguar Foundation center. Fresh caught fish, very casual atmosphere. Cash Only, good drinks, friendly patrons and the fish was amazing. It was a simple meal and you don't get...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the red snapper (whole) and the mahi mahi. No menu so ordering was very quick. Fish came out quick and was served with grilled veggies and a heaping side of fresh cut fries. The meal was amazing. Both fish were cooked in garlic and...More

Thank Craiggel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This laid back restaurant has no signs or menu just a board outside saying catch of the day. I had whole red snapper in a garlic sauce with roasted vegetables and it was delicious. The only choice was swordfish which was equally well received by...More

Thank kateandmark
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Laszlo and Robi are very friendly men, if you are in Puerto Viejo you have to go there, good fish, good price, good feeling

Thank András F
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The wait is worth the food. Very friendly staff and owners. Probably the best fish you will ever have. Great cocktails too. Overall reasonably priced for the area. We would love to go back.

Thank The_Guanacos
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We were recommended Lazlo’s by our Air BnB host, and we are so thankful! The restaurant has a minimal, relaxed vibe and we were immediately welcomed. Our service remained attentive throughout the evening! The menu is simple: whatever is freshly caught that day is served...More

1  Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Went there a few days ago and enjoyed the red snapper. Excellent prepared. Hope to come back again Regards Roy

Thank Roy K
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

What a great tasting meal. My daughter dose not usually like fish but she enjoyed every bite on the plate another rarity for her. Fish is accompanied with fries and veggies. We ate here two times in the week and was one of our favorite...More

Thank stewart p
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Truly a unique format. Excellent food presented the old fashion way. Simple but wonderful. Having lived in Costa Rica for 11 years, I have visited many beach eateries. This up there with the best. You won’t leave hungry or disappointed.

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Best fish restaurant in area.Have been there several times.Lazlo is the best fishermen in the region and his charter prices are reasonable.Robbie,his son mixes great cocktails.

Thank David S
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2 February 2017|
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Response from Ann Marie C | Reviewed this property |
I believe they open around 6 pm. I never saw them open for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave 71 | Between Salsa Brava Restaurant and Exploradores Outdoors, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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