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Sabor Espanol

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Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
+506 8768 9160
18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 22:00
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Uvita, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is our favorite place to take our guests for a top notch meal. Lots to choose from on the menu, all good. My wife LOVES the salmon dinner. The owners are super nice and really aim to please!

Thank drbenny82
Bergen, Norway
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

we had a lovely dinner here on a rainfull evening in july. It looks lovely and tastes good. We have a little house in Spain and go for a lot of dinners there. >This can match the quality we look for in Spain.

Thank bergen74
west palm beach
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137 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

It pains me to give Sabor Espanol an average rating. The owners are fantastic. The service was excellent. The ambience was very nice however the food we had was average at best and priced at a 4 or 5 star restaurant. We ordered a Seafood paella that was a huge disappointment in fact we wondered why so many TA reviewers... More 

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Redding, CA
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We really enjoyed this small, but charming restaurant! The food was delicious.and the services was excellent! Our group of four all especially enjoyed the homemade sangria, the gaspacho soup, and the stuffed avocados! Making reservations is recommended as they only have tables for about five groups. Also bring US dollars or Costa Rican colones as they don't accept credit cards.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

A must dinner in playa Uvita. Lovely dinner with excellent service and attention. We had the mariscada as main dish and it was awsome!

Thank nwaugh
Silicon Valley, CA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Sure we had to wait for it...but it was worth the wait! My kids went bonkers over the paella. And the bacon wrapped chicken and bananas were da bomb. Just remember they don't open until 6pm, only take cash, you'll need to be patient, and the restaurant seating is all open air. All that said...it was our best dinner in... More 

Thank Sassifrazzi
Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The seafood paella was everything we expected...so good. The shrimp in particular were delicious! We also had the stuffed avocado, which we highly recommend. And the owners are so kind and friendly, checking on us throughout the meal. The husband, who is the chef, is very passionate about excellent food. But even more passionate, I'd say, about making sure his... More 

Thank ryanhurlburt
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing dinner! I had the chicken skewers with bacon wrapped bananas! Perfecto! Eddie and Montse are the owners who make sure you night is wonderful!

Thank Khris K
Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
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67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

If you are fond of real Spanish food, you must try this restaurant in Uvita. Tucked away in a tangle of little, dirt roads, close to the beach, this small but cozy restaurant is managed by two native Spaniards, who brought with them the true flavors of their country. Friendly, eager to talk and share their culture and food, the... More 

Thank CarlosLdelaRosa
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

A jewel in the rainforest! Excellent menu with fresh, well prepared ingredients. The Best Paella ever! Good wine selection.

Thank Jacquin S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Uvita
  • Phone Number: +506 8768 9160
Spanish restaurant, owners from Ibiza and Barcelona. Specializing in Paellas, Sangria, Spanish Wines List, Meats and Seafood dishes. Open for dinner.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?