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Elena Brown

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$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Costa Rican, Latin, South American, Central American, Jamaican
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Out of Puerto Viejo - 300 m towards manzanillo | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0165
00:00 - 22:00
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Tampa, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Rice&beans with coconut sauce, platans fried, cruncy red snapper in Caribbean sauce, deliciuos chicken.... Just taste it!

Thank ript0nm
Lander, Wyoming, United States
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

During my three extended stays in Puerto Viejo during the past three Februaries, I have been searching for the very best Caribbean rice & beans. Success is found: Restaurant Elena Brown, on the main road at the south end of town! You will find superb Costa Rican/Caribbean-styled fish and chicken, too! Elena Brown's secret to its success: home cooking by... More 

Thank Tom T
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Don't know what this place isn't packed every night, it's authentic tasting Costa Rican/Caribbean food, and it's at a good price. I'll definitely be going back a few times before we leave.

Thank Leon M
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I love the food it's delicious, the price is fear and the service is very good. For sure I will come back.

Thank Luciane C
Province of Heredia, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a family own little restaurant were they make the perfect typical food and care a lot about keeping the place nice and clean.

Thank Adriana G
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2016

In general, the food had good taste and the price was OK. We had a dinner for two, I had chicken and my girlfriend had fish and two natural drinks. The service was really helpful and kind with us.

Thank Gabriel R
San Jose, Costa Rica
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156 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The menu consists of a mainly rice and beans with different types of meats. The curry shrimp and the curry chicken is quite good.

Thank lazytravel
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Great food, amazing people, feshness, good atmosphere, good deserts. Everything was good and well cooked, Id go back any day

Thank Roselyne D
Costa Rica
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Family owned and operated local cuisine consistent very good quality, freshly made to order and with Miss Elena's caribbean ingredient of love in each plate

Thank EYCR
Heredia, Costa Rica
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at this place, restaurant looks nice, but service is slower than average for the zone, we arrived and ordered, and then other people got there after us, and they got served first than our party, it seems the deal was that the owner took their order, and gave them a "special" treatment. Food was nothing amazing, good... More 

Thank ronny_sanchez

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Costa Rican, Latin, South American, Central American, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Out of Puerto Viejo - 300 m towards manzanillo | Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0165
Ph. number. +506.27500165

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?