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The Refuge - CLOSED

near Hotel Domilocos, Dominical, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
26 Dec 2013
“Great place to grab a cold cocktail”
5 Dec 2013
“So sad to see that it is closed!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
near Hotel Domilocos, Dominical, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 50 reviews

Reviewed 7 January 2013

Really good burgers for any location much less Dominical. The variety was really good and they had some usual choices. No alcohol to sip with your burger but don't let that hold you back.

Reviewed 7 January 2013

The burgers are huge and served to your liking, and the smoothies are great and filling as well. Located right across from the beach, the location is ideal if you want to grab something and continue enjoying the beach. Only dislike is the speed of...More

Reviewed 1 January 2013

A little extra money but the food was huge and very good. Excellent, friendly wait staff too! Off the beaten path so feel like you've got your own restaurant in the middle of paradise.

Reviewed 29 December 2012

Great burger, try the Maui with guacamole, indeed the best burger joint in dominical. Smoothies are also a must st this place

Reviewed 23 December 2012

It says the best burger in Central America and you should believe it. Well cooked and good fries like Five Guys. Don't plan to eat much more the rest of the day, or two days.

Reviewed 18 December 2012

Found this place after a long day beating around the coast... and it was well worth it. Great burgers and fries! The burgers were Huge and served fresh and hot right off the grill. The seating area is large and open - no AC (for...More

Reviewed 8 November 2012

It is difficult to get a good burger in Costa Rica, but this one rivals any we've had in the great state of Texas...beef country. Large enough to split with a friend. Great fries and smoothies. Perfect after a day of surfing the waves of...More

Reviewed 1 October 2012

Was a little off the beaten path a little south on the main street. Julio was there a great guy loaded with good info and all around cool guy! Was cheap around $24 for a private room with shower for 2. Close to the beach...More

Reviewed 20 September 2012

It was strongly suggested that our family make it a point to eat at The Refuge in Dominical, Costa Rica during our visit last month. Mouths watering, we made an attempt the 2nd day - Sunday - only to discover they were closed Sundays &...More

Reviewed 17 September 2012

I have tried to eat there on four separate times and this place is never open! When it was open on my last trip there had some kind of church service? If I wanted to go to church I would find a church to attend...More

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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: near Hotel Domilocos, Dominical, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Dominical
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