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Main Rd, In Front the Hotel Down Town Montezuma, Costa Rica, Montezuma, Costa Rica
+506 2642 0325
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Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Wed - Mon 12:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very good, very clean, very delicious Fusion-kitchen restaurant! Very friendly chef whos helping find the right meal. Very good starter Foccia. Plus its kind of a two in one restaurant with Natsu Sushi. So you can get Suhsi and Fish meals from Natsu Sushi plus Local food (rice, beans, vegetables, meat), fast food (Burger, Fish & Chips) and Isreal food... More 

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Thank Andreas E
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We've eaten at many places and this one ranks at the top of our list. It was absolutely incredible! The chef is from Israel, we chatted with her for awhile. She has her spices shipped from Israel. She is truly passionate about her cooking and it shows. You won't be disappointed!

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Thank sandpointidaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amazing food! Everything we had was so tasty. The veggie burger is incredible - hand made with love! The tables are beautiful too. Great atmosphere and service. Eat here:)

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Thank Summer O
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great dinner at puggos. The atmosphere is charming with very friendly staff. I had their special (crispy tuna)...tuna was fresh and the breading was crispy. Loved the fresh bread they give on the house...so warm and delicious. A must try is the watermelon and basil smoothy!!! Would return for sure...next time I will have to try the Turkish... More 

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Thank MadelinL156
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As mentioned by another reviewer, we initially overlooked this place in Lonely Planet because it said it was Middle Eastern cuisine and we wanted to stick with Costa Rican and seafood. Not true! Admittedly we had amazing humous and falafel to start but also really good ceviche, beautiful tuna with Asian salad and snapper fillet with mashed potato and veg,... More 

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Thank lainielace
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While we visited during the shoulder season, so tourism hadn't yet ramped up, by the number of customers it seems Puggo's is underappreciated. The food is excellent and the service prompt and very friendly. We highly recommend the eggplant wrapped pumpkin puree. The hummus was amazing too.

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Thank Kyle G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amidst loads of 'standard' restaurant we found this strangely different eatery in Montezuma. Went to eat there twice and enjoyed both the sushi and the traditional style food, as well as the imported Belgian beers. Also the furniture is really cool

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Thank Trebbor88
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two weeks in Costa Rica and this was by far the best dinner we had. It's almost like two restaurants in one. The staff were great and explained all the options. I had a huge potion of hummus with falafel and focaccia to start, followed by moussaka and it was all delicious. My partner opted for the sushi... More 

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Thank Holly M
Matara, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Puggos twice during our stay in Montezuma - it is billed on Lonely Planet as middle eastern but it it not that at All. They serve sushi and fresh fish as well as Cerviche and daily specials . The food is good - the service is excellent and the ambience is cool.

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Thank MAWMatara_SriLanka
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best dinner we've had in Costa Rica. The sushi bar was surprisingly amazing. Didn't expect this kind of food to come out of little Montezuma!! Highly recommend the Natsu salad. And Nina is the cutest mascot for the restaurant!

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Thank zabsabroad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Sushi, Costa Rican, International, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Rd, In Front the Hotel Down Town Montezuma, Costa Rica, Montezuma, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Montezuma
  • Phone Number: +506 2642 0325
Description
Puggo's Restuarant is located just off the beach in the small town of Montezuma. The owner is a world traveler who has found her home in Costa Rica. Her menu and its flavours are a direct reflection of her life experiences. From the fresh local fish to the slow cooked osobuco and moussaka, you can taste the love she has for her food. She uses a range of ingredients, from local organic chocolate to spices she brings directly from her home country of Israel. Puggo's also has a fresh sushi bar which specializes in a range of asian inspired dishes using locally caught fish and prepared right in front of your eyes. The atomsphere is friendly and relaxed and the multilingual staff is happy to recommend not only their favourite dishes but beaches as well! .

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?