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Caliche's Wishbone

Center of Town Pastor Diaz Avenue | Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
+506 2643 3406
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“poke bowl” (20 reviews)
“black beans” (18 reviews)
“pizza” (72 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Center of Town Pastor Diaz Avenue | Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the reviews are high, I had an experience that was so so @ best! Very nice people and meals were fine, but were disappointed based on feedback from reviews. Nothing special, wouldn't return.

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was SO GOOD. We ended up going for dinner two nights in a row. Super friendly waitress despite a slight language barrier. Prices might be a bit higher than other restaurants but it's totally worth it. Large portions, lots of variety and so...More

1  Thank Sadie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is conveniently located on the Jaco strip and has excellent food! My first visit I had the fahitias and it was excellent! My second visit I had Caliche's Poke which is marinated tuna over rice and veggies and it was wonderful!! A must...More

1  Thank Larry P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3 steps off the main drag, been here twice in four days. Caipirinhas were good, not too sweet, and served by the most delightful barmaid from Columbia with an infectious smile. Second visit, more Caipirinhas, more smiles, and a pizza pie to take home. Thin...More

1  Thank Travln_Rich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The waiter was a dude with no customer service whatsoever, just handed us the menus with a very uncomfortable attitude. The drinks were lousy and poorly made, my wife request for a lemonade "home made" and it was a tang drink. The food, plenty, yes...More

Thank Oscar H
wishbonejaco, Owner at Caliche's Wishbone, responded to this review

Dear Oscar, We try hard at Wishbone to keep our waiters w/a smile and a helping hand, but it seems that the day you came in, wasn't the case of happy waiter, I do apologize. Our limonade is in fact homemade & hand squeezed daily....More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

The Wishbone is located on the main drag in Jaco with some tables directly adjacent to the sidewalk itself. Having said that, the entertainment via people watching abounds. The service is exemplary, staffed by the ever warm and helpful Costa Rican personnel you are made...More

1  Thank Jay K
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We had the fresh tuna tacos in poke sauce. They were possibly the best things I had ever eaten. The fish was so fresh and tasty. Then we had lightly seared mahi mahi served in a bowl with some other things I forgot, but it...More

1  Thank Brad B
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We had a great meal at Wishbone. The avocado salad with balsamic dressing was fresh and good. We also had the Poke Tuna bowl and the portion of tuna on the poke tuna was very generous. I would recommend this restaurant if you are looking...More

1  Thank Kara C
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

A little pricy, but great food! The avocado salad was the best. I also had the Poke Ahi bowl - loved it. I was shocked how much tuna they served. Fish tacos were tasty. I tried the tuna steak that a friend ordered - very...More

1  Thank Corbin69
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Caliche Wishbone is a open air restaurant and bar on the main drag in Jaco. We stopped by to check out the menu for dinner and ended up staying for a wonderful meal. Fresh pico and chips to start, followed by a fantastic avocado salad,...More

1  Thank Mark H
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My brother in law is a vegan, what can you serve him? Unfortunately he is very fussy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Center of Town Pastor Diaz Avenue | Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 2643 3406
  • E-mail
In the hub of Jaco's surf community, Caliche's Wishbone has been slicing and dicing up it's recipes since 1995.The Wishbone is well known for its unique mix of casual to exotic ingredients , from pitas to poke, tacos to tuna, pizza to pad thai, we have the dish for you. So come to the local hot spot, order up some fresh catch, get the kids a pizza and enjoy the view. WiFi and people watching FREE!Pura Vida,The Wishbone Tribe.