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La Leda

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Costa Rican, Latin
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Rente Al Estero en Mata Limon | Frente Al Estero En Mata Limon, Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica
10:00 - 22:00
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Miami, Fl
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This just happens to be my favorite seafood place in Costa Rica. I have been coming here for years and have NEVER being disappointed with neither service or food quality. ANY seafood plate I have tried has been excellent and more than enough food. I always end up taking home leftovers. Owners are always mingling and saying hello and personally... More 

Coral Gables, Florida
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123 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Leda Restaurant is a must for travelers on the road to Puntarenas; Located in Mata Limón, offers a service very specialized in seafood and the fresh fish is offered so that you select the size that you want to consume. They give him as a courtesy an intermission prior to his order. We recommend visiting this Restaurant.

Thank Arnold1936
London, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We read about this restaurant on TripAdvisor and decided to try it out on our way travelling back from Samara to San Jose. It was a bit difficult to find, as our Satnav kept sending us in strange directions when we got near the place. However, we're glad that we didn't give up on our search. It's an open-air place,... More 

Thank Virginia O
Heredia, Costa Rica
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The food here is amazing, they signature "Camarones con Arroz" Shrimp with rice is amazing, the services was great, food came fast, DELCIOUS, cheap. They have home made spicy sauces that are amazing

Thank jacampos00
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317 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

A very convenient and affordable place to enjoy good seafood of the Pacific Ocean. The menu offers a great variety of product and dishes. The view is very nice and they offer great service. Excellent.

Thank GabyML1301
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The food is spectacular, fresh and perfectly cooked! The shrimp in the shrimp cocktail are the size of small lobsters, the black shells with garlic butter melt in your mouth . . . My favorite place for whole red snapper. The view is wonderful and the service top notch. Bueno Provecho!

Thank gaelicgurl
San Juan, Puerto Rico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I stayed at the DoubleTree Resort in Puntarenas, so this was the break I needed to enjoy some authentic Costa Rican cuisine! It was about a 10 minute taxi ride to the restaurant, and you absolutely get that "local" feel. Everyone was extremely friendly and patient (considering my level of Spanish is equivalent to that of a high schooler lol).... More 

Thank Hayward P
Cartago, Costa Rica
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233 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Definitely a seafood heaven, Prices are very convenient and their menu offers a huge variety of dishes. As it is very popular service might sometimes not be as good as one will like, specially during holidays or weekends.

Thank SBE73
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

If you travel through Puntarenas make this Restaurant a stop. Best 'seafood' I have had in Costa Rica for a LONG time. The Jumbo Shrimp in Garlic were 'Jumbo', fresh and delicious. Great plantain chips and salad. Great Service, great options and explanations of the menu. Most importantly is the best value by far for Seafood that I have found.... More 

Thank MaryAnnT27
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Your eyes will travel while delighting of a gorgeous view, if low tide or high tide, the grays and the black colors of the light will relax the rest of your senses and prepare you for true authentic flavors of Costa Rican natural and delicious cuisine. Starting with a nice cold beer and the opportunity of a small tapas is... More 

Thank Melania M R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Costa Rican, Latin
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rente Al Estero en Mata Limon | Frente Al Estero En Mata Limon, Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Puerto Caldera
  • Phone Number: 634-40-87

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?