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Soda Kem Vari

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500m south of Banco Nacionale | 2743-8468, Uvita, Costa Rica
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (3 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
“costa rica” (6 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
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500m south of Banco Nacionale | 2743-8468, Uvita, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a MUST if you are wanting to experience authentic Costa Rican cuisine. Don't let the exterior deter you. We ordered the fish ceviche and the chicken Casado and cleaned the plates. Outstanding quality food, and thought there was a mistake with the...More

Thank Fons '
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Hi guys This was good, very good. One of the best restaurants we visited last month. A low profile setting. Just a few tables and chairs. And a hell of a chef. This guy is good, really. Highly recommandable. Regards. Schliek.

Thank schliek
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Very good Costa Rican ‘soda’ (diner). The casado plate with fish, rice, beans, green salad and beet salad was excellent. The fish was lightly fried and tasted fresh. The helping of food was generous, as is the case in all of the Costa Rican sodas...More

Thank IntoTheDeepBlue
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Just went once and tried the burguer after many days eating casados. Not so good, but i suppose it's difficult to find a good burger in Costa Rica.

Thank misseighty
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We have stopped in for lunch several times now and have never been disappointed. The family that owns and runs this restaurant are on top of their game. The food is great, the service is great and the prices are very reasonable. They take great...More

Thank 1DrRick
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

It's the second time we go there for lunch! The food it's typical from Costa Rica, very tasty! I recommend. Ask for the owner Gerardo 😀

Thank Ritaminha
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

After eating bad food all over Costa Rica (sorry but the food there is not the best in the world) We finally found a simple restaurant with tipical C. Rica food. We were so happy to have a decent food. Look for Gerardo, The owner

1  Thank Marco D
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Kem-Vari is located off the highway just south of Uvita. It's a Tico restaurant that is popular with the expat crowd. It has good Costa Rican and some American food. The family that runs the restaurant speaks a bit of English and are friendly. In...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I discovered Kim Vari's many yrs ago. It's a great local Tico restaurant. Open air seating right off the coastal Hwy. I love their Chicken burritos that is accompanied with a beautiful fresh salad. It's usually more then I can eat. Their whole fried fish...More

Thank Diana C
Reviewed 10 January 2015

you know because it was not high in the ratings we almost didnt visit here but driving by so many times and seeing it busy we made a point of it nearing the end of our 3 week holiday. ironically we were the only party...More

1  Thank thatsnowblues
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500m south of Banco Nacionale | 2743-8468, Uvita, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Uvita
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