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Main Street besides ICE Building, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
+506 2709 8084
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Pinole, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good view, good food, inexpensive but good and plentiful food. Drinks were also inexpensive and good. Nice stop for lunch or late afternoon snack and cocktail. Did not eat dinner here, ran out of time, but would if we ever went back.

1 Thank vbcoachlou
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81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this bar is in the main town/high street - it has indoor, garden and river seating and gives you a quiet escape from the main street. its a great place to watch the sun setting

Thank mm29
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a few cocktails here as it looked like a nice place. The ambiance is better than most other restaurants and bars in Tortuguero, but the cocktails are quite expensive.

Thank Akshatha P
Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for dinner one night - excellent food, views and service. We had salad, hummus plate, pizza - it was all lovely and the server was excellent. We tried to go back the next day for lunch. The restaurant opened at 1pm, so we were there on the dot - we needed to catch the 2pm boat back... More 

Thank JenCR2014
enrique l, Manager at Budda Cafe, responded to this review

I ´m sorry if you felt that way, but I was just being honest, when told you that we do have to prepare from zero everything every day. Every one was late that day and you where in a hurry.......... The simple Humus comes with home made bread........that takes at least 30 minutes the firts time when we just open.......... More 

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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free wifi, good food and an amazing view. This is worth stopping at as nice atmosphere : travelly but also nice with older kids.

Thank HannahPari
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here in the evening. Nice restaurant which jettys out onto the river. Bit of a mix up with the food orders but was all sorted out in the end. We all had starters the ceviche was really good. Two of us shared a pizza which was huge. Service was good and the food well cooked. Does not serve typical... More 

Thank Debra F
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and a very nice view accross the lake! The service was good and friendly and even spoke a bit english.

Thank Tim B
Preston, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice meal in one of the few restaurants that sit by the river in tortuguero. Smoothies and hamburgers were really nice. However expect to pay a bit more than other restaurants in tortuguero because of the location.

Thank Inca2012
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

On a short visit to Tortuguero, we wondered down the Main Street and came across this charming little cafe. The location is perfect, overlooking the river, with a lovely breeze adding to the charm. Service was excellent - we only stopped for a drink - but would recommend this lovely place.

1 Thank Barkis87
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This restaurant is located on a perfect location. Beautiful view, nice food, totally appropriate if you are travelling with children. we wanted to come back a for a second dinner on a tuesday evening but it was closed.

1 Thank Casper v

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street besides ICE Building, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Tortuguero
  • Phone Number: +506 2709 8084

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