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Cabinas El Colibri

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200 Mtrs Este Del Hotel Guanamar | 50 mtrs de la Iglesia, Playa Carrillo, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0656
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This steakhouse is the best. That's it, the best. Come in & eat!! The price is somewhat higher for the area but cheap compared to a steakhouse in Canada. The staff are very nice,worm & professional. You can also have chicken,pork or fish. If you enjoy a good steak then you'll be in heaven.

Thank John P
Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found Carillo and Samara to be a bit lacking in the food department (although we didn't have much time for research prior to heading down!), however after a quick tripadvisor search we decided to try Cabinas El Colibri. Note: It is located just off of the main road. When you come up the steep hill from Carillo beach and... More 

Thank Richelle03
Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a perfect comfortable steakhouse with excellent food and service. We have visited already 4years ago and consider it the best in Carillo and Samara

Thank telselauterbach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic food prepared and served by people who care. I cannot say enough about this fantastic restaurant hidden on a side road. A do not miss if you are in the area.

Thank DAN S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I read a few reviews on Trip Advisor before visiting. I was thinking we were going to an upscale bar. Instead, what we found was a wonderful dining experience with delicious food. We enjoyed an incredible rib eye steak while our children ate the chicken skewers. The appetizers, salads, main entrees and drinks were on point. The... More 

Thank Michelle S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

It has been a pleasure to book with Cabinas Colibri. The people is amazing, the food (even though I'm vegan they accommodated their menu for me), the piña colada is out of this world and the rooms super comfortable. We recommend it 100%.

Thank Griselda L
Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

If you are staying in the neighborhood of this this cozy little restaurant, you should do you self a favor, to visit it, their food is pretty close to heaven. It is a fantastic restaurant, with people who knows how to serve in a relaxed, but professional way and always with a smile, it doesn't matter if you comes as... More 

Thank KimMeinertz
Miami Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Go there for steak!!! We wanted to try the kitchen al carbon but was not available that night . So we tried chicken screwer and they were soft and with great flavor . Location is simple but easy and I like to see the chef cooking at the carbon in front of you. Wine list is not nice . They... More 

Thank Willypau80
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Do not miss this restaurant. The steaks here are fantastic. They also have a terrific selection of wines. There is no ocean view, but the quaint garden style restaurant tucked of the main road makes a fine dining experience. Don't miss special events if you are in town when they are having the wine tasting event. We went last night... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

the restaurant have a nice views, probably the best, of carrillo, but the food was not very good, and super expensive , we get some drinks, and appetizers, and pay over $70

Thank Carola C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Argentinian, Central American, Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, South American
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Mtrs Este Del Hotel Guanamar | 50 mtrs de la Iglesia, Playa Carrillo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Carrillo
  • Phone Number: +506 2656 0656
Las mejores carnes al estilo Argentino en una de las mejores playas de Costa Costa, Playa Carrillo.
Los invitamos a disfrutar de nuestra comida casera, sencilla en un ambiente familiar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?