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Restaurante El Yugo

) #4 of 14 Restaurants in Guapiles ££ - £££ Latin, ,
Sur Cruce Rio Frio 200 M, Guapiles, Costa Rica
+506 2711 0090
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Sur Cruce Rio Frio 200 M, Guapiles, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a bad over price truck stop. I found plastic pieces in my food and my daughter found hair in hers. No one appear to knows how to really grill or cook any decent food in Costa Rica. DO NOT get steaks t...More

Thank Nelson A
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This large open walled restaurant offers a huge buffet with lots of choices. As you walk down the line, you point to what you want and the server puts it on your plate. Your plate is then passed to the next server. You get your...More

Thank rmitgoteam
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Here s one of the best restaurants on the way to the caribbean sude. Open 24/7 and you can choose on a rich buffet and enjoy with a very good price. I recommend it to everyone because I work in tourism everywhere in Costa Rica...More

Thank Ecotours C
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

El Yugo has a wide selection of traditional Costa Rican food; all delicious and all for a great price. You will definitely get your monies worth here and walk away with a great meal. US dollars and colones are both accepted.

Thank BlueBassBoat
Reviewed 5 July 2016

So we decided to take a trip to the Carribbean side of the country (Puerto Viejo) by way of San Jose. As we cleared the primary forest exiting San Jose we took a pit stop lunch break at El Yugo. Of course when you stop...More

Thank NuRealUTravel
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Nice seating with lots of choices with a buffet style service. Fast service good choices. It is a casual place, full of locals but the food is good. Food tastes good and you can see your car from your table.

Thank RobWiggers
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We live in the area, and this is our go-to restaurant. They have lots of nice choices, fresh at any time of day, and depending on the time of day you go you can even get a t-bone steak or fresh grilled chicken breast. The...More

Thank JustEliIsFine
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Our driver stopped here for breakfast on the way from San Jose to the Caribbean coast. At 6am it was buzzing and I guess that it stays like that all day because it's a great place. Friendly service, wide choice of food. It is very...More

Thank VisitorfromBerks
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We stopped twice at El Yugo going to and from Guapiles. I liked the variety of dishes offered after tiring of rice and beans at almost every meal. The shrimp ceviche was pretty tasty the first time around, somewhat lackluster the second. It can take...More

Thank Golforchid
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on our way to Limon, a lot of different types of food and good quality of food! Super recomended if you are starving!

Thank Jlizanox
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sur Cruce Rio Frio 200 M, Guapiles, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Guapiles
  • Phone Number: +506 2711 0090
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