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El Arrado

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Sobre la Calle Vieja | Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica
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Quepos, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

We have loved this place for a few years. We have been here with friends several times but no more. What used to be a reasonable local place called a "soda" is no longer.mthe prices are now quite high and compared to other above average places to go, this would move to the lower end of the scale. It has... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

A little off the beaten path, this friendly open-air family restaurant is the place the go for authentic Costa Rican cuisine. Gojo’s barbeque fish (whole grilled snapper) was simply the best fish I have ever had to the pleasure to eat. My husband loved the fish stew. It had a savory light tomato base full of vegetables and generous chunks... More 

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Nyack, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

Went here for dinner for some typical Costa Rican food and we were not disappointed. Ended going back for lunch. The whole BBQ'd red snapper was great and everything was very good and a great value. Nice change from hotel dining.

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Rome, Italy
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

Very pleased to find out that doña Ana the founder of this place is back, we stoped going when she left, she is a real heart-cooker she puts love in the food she cooks. We have told all our friends to go back as the food is gone back to be supreme.On the downside the prices we think have gone... More 

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Thank Tico506
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014

Great spot close to our villa - whole fresh fish with rice and beans. Simple, delicious fare! Make your way there!!!

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Thank sarajanefill
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2012

Open fire true Costa Ricain home cooking BBQ, open air rustic restaurant great family place to eat. Shorts and sandals just rite!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sobre la Calle Vieja | Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Quepos

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