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Reviewed 7 March 2024 via mobile

This restaurant hotel is a few kilometers off the highway but worth the steep rocky drive. We went for Happy Hour/sunset drinks. Missed the live band which was playing later. Did get to see a few toucans in the trees which was amazing.

Date of visit: February 2024
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The Alma, Dueño at The Bamboo Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2024

Thank you for your visit, we hope that next time you can stay for the show

Reviewed 17 February 2024

Amazing food, amazing views, and at attentive kind owner who went above and beyond for our family. We missed the music, but still enjoyed our dinner and would absolutely go back! Dining here supports local sustainable business, muchas gracias! Highly recommend!

Date of visit: February 2024
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The Alma, Dueño at The Bamboo Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2024

Thanks for your comment, we are trying to make your visit a different experience

Reviewed 18 January 2024

Great fish tacos and music. Nice atmosphere. Long walk up the hill in the dark so you may want to drive…

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 19 November 2023 via mobile

a quiet place, with wonderful people, delicious food and a sunset overlooking the forest and the Pacífic. Excellent atmosphere and live music.

Date of visit: October 2023
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The Alma, Propietario at The Bamboo Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2023

thank you for your support

Reviewed 18 March 2023

Quite literally one of the highlights of our trip! The food was AMAZING, the view SPECTACULAR, and you couldn't beat the live music. Truly no other place we would’ve rather been on Christmas Eve.

Date of visit: December 2022
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The Alma, Propietario at The Bamboo Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2023

Dear friend Thank you very much for your comment Best regards Alma-Bamboo Crew

Reviewed 18 February 2023

First: getting there. I called to book ahead (wasn't really necessary to the day and time) and they told me in advance there wouldn't be live music that night. It wasn't a problem for me, but they let me know which was great. There's a...5 minute drive on an unpaved road, which isn't a big problem for most cars. However, to get to the parking lot you need a 4x4, or you need to leave your car on the side of the dirt road. A minor inconvenience for me. The place is well decorated on the outside, but the main restaurant area is pretty regular-looking. The main attraction for me was the balcony with an excellent view of the sunset. If you want to pick a time to get there, I recommend some time before 5:30. Now to the best part, the food! Wow, was it a pleasant surprise! I ordered the ribs and I'm hard pressed to think of ever having better ones. They were so tender and juicy, but perfectly caramelized on the outside. The BBQ sauce that comes with them was perfect, and even the grilled vegetables were charred to such a perfect level that they left just a distinct impression as the ribs. The portion was also just right for me, and I have a big appetite. The service was really good, even when the servers were being pulled to help out with hotel tasks elsewhere. I was very pleased with it. Finally, it wasn't expensive. The ribs is one of the priciest dishes and I thought they were a bargain for the quality I got. Amazing place, I need to go back and try everything else.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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The Alma, Propietario at The Bamboo Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2023

Dear Jorge Thank you very much for your beautiful comment. We hope to have the oportunity to have you with us again Best wishes to you Alma-Bamboo Crew

Reviewed 2 February 2023 via mobile

We went for dinner there and had really great food. Some vegan and vegetarian options available. Homemade icecream for dessert was also delicious. Great view aswell.

Date of visit: February 2023
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AlmaBamboo, Propietario at The Bamboo Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2023

Thank you for coming. Hope to see you again soon Best regards Alma/Bamboo Room Crew

Reviewed 5 December 2022

My wife and I ate at the Bamboo room most evenings during our stay at Alma de Ojochal. The good is incredible! Each night we would order something new and each time it was great! Loved the wings, gnocchi, steak and everything else! The cocktails...were wonderful and the overall atmosphere was fun and friendly. I can't say enough good things about the staff and owners, Mike & Kelli. We can't wait to go back! Oh... and the live music was seriously good too!More

Date of visit: September 2022
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AlmaBamboo, Propietario at The Bamboo Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2023

We are so happy to have people like you in the Bamboo/ Alma Family. See you next time. Best regards <3

Reviewed 23 July 2022

The Bamboo Room is a "must" destination whether you live or visit here. It is a beautiful setting high up a steep incline with topical breezes, great food, a stunning ocean/ sunset view, and amazing entertainment! The staff are always friendly and attentive. John and...Ken (the musicians) are the "magic"..they never disappoint. Their artistry is unparalleled. No visit to this region is complete without a trip hereMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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AlmaBamboo, Propietario at The Bamboo Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2023

Thank you very much for your words Sue, hope to see you again soon. Best regards

Reviewed 4 May 2022

The wait staff and bar tender were excellent. The view from the deck is stunning and really adds to the experience. John is a magician on the keyboard and really put his heart into the performance. The food and atmosphere in the Bamboo Room on...Friday night made for a super fun night. Shrimp melts in your mouth and the ribs fall off the bone. I can't say enough about the great food and the amazing time we had.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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John C, Owner at The Bamboo Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2022

Thanks so much Mike! Great review! We truly appreciate you taking the time to write it! Good to hear when we hit the marks. :) Hope to see ya again soon! -TBR Crew

Reviewed 23 April 2022 via mobile

Very attractive bar/club and chill vibe, overlooking the Pacific, beautiful view, great service, drinks, food. Family friendly. Great live music. A real gem of a place, worth the climb up the hill.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 17 April 2022

What an awesome evening we had here. A very casual spot and that suits us perfectly. The hosts/owners and servers were all fantastic people. We had a great table with a nice view of the Jungle and Pacific. We had been told the fish and...chips were good, so that's what we had. Very well prepared and tasty. The wings were also very good. John came out and did a show and it was very entertaining. He is a exceptional talent. By far the most fun evening we had during our 10 days in Costa Rica.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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John C, Owner at The Bamboo Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2022

Wow, thank you so much for taking the time to write that great review! We truly appreciate it! We love when people get what we are trying to do every day. Thank you thank you and come back soon! -TBR Crew

Reviewed 26 March 2022 via mobile

The music and bantering between the musicians...great. Being in an open air small restaurant, with good drinks, friends and musicians who enjoyed what they were doing. My only regret is we could only go the one night. We were leaving the next day. If in...Ojuchal put this place on your list.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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AlmaBamboo, Propietario at The Bamboo Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2023

Thank you very much for your comment. See you next time. Best regards

Reviewed 22 March 2022

Lovely drive up the hill to this little gem. Great food and live entertainment! There is also a small hotel adjacent.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 22 March 2022

Without a doubt, the most fun in the southern zone. Amazing food and great service but the entertainment was off the hook. We were so surprised to find a place with live music of this caliber in the middle of the jungle!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Roam317418
23 January 2019|
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Response from Kelli_MikeShaw | Property representative |
Hi! We have live music Mon to Sat 6pm to 9pm. We recommend reservations Jan through April. (506) 2786 5295. Thanks!
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Response from Scott S | Reviewed this property |
The Bamboo features entertainment 6 nights a week, Monday through Saturday.
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Hi there, yes we do accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Hope to see you here.
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