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RomeroJo's - CLOSED

5 Golden Lion Bank | Town Centre, Whitby YO21 3BS, England
+44 1947 821091
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
12 Feb 2016
3 Dec 2015
“Called in on the off chance...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Costa Rican, Caribbean, Cuban, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
5 Golden Lion Bank | Town Centre, Whitby YO21 3BS, England
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Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Rang to book for my birthday as the details on the website (still live)- and followed up with an email. No response back but popped in beforehand to make sure all ok- restaurant CLOSED!! Informed by the butcher across the road that it had been...More

5  Thank TheEnglishBirds
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Called in on the off chance on the Sunday night of the Goth weekend. The menu was huge with such a lot of choice but all from different countries and all delish! Could have eaten virtually everything on there. We were greeted with a free...More

1  Thank Snixels
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Really enjoyed our evening. We had nachos to start with a hot sauce, which were really good. The food was filling the wine not over priced. The waitress was lovely, helpful and advised on the menu. There is a room where you can take your...More

1  Thank Heather0405
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Visited here recently for an evening meal with my partner. The dinning area temprature was cool when we entered and got colder as the evening went on, a small portable heater was and is never going to fend off the cold nights in winter. The...More

2  Thank scottneilburton
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Having never had Caribbean/Central American cuisine before we did not know what to expect from this restaurant, arrived to a very warm reception from the waitress and chefs, while looking at the menu complimentary glasses of very nice punch were brought to our table, meal...More

3  Thank Phil A
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Really impressed with this little place up an old staircase above a shop. It's not a fancy place and it's small with approx 8 tables but they really know what they're doing and judging by how busy it was on a cold Sunday night, word...More

3  Thank Leza H
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

Cold and tasteless food. We went here after reading the reviews on here. I can only assume that they are fake as it was the worst meal I have ever paid for £44! The quesidillas is just two wraps cheese and dry beef brisket- awful

4  Thank nicola1512
Reviewed 18 October 2015

To be honest the food was just very average; it didn't taste bad but it didn't really have a lot of flavour either and didn't look very appetising...I was also disappointed to find that the food arrived just warm and not hot, it wasn't cold...More

1  Thank R0sie_Rose
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The complimentary glass of rum punch was soooo fab we had to order a bottle. The food was gorgeous and the waitress was lovely, she made sure we knew what we were ordering, and warned us about the heat in the little bowl of chili...More

Thank Kimmy036
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Lovely waitress, keeps us going back here. One of our local favourties now. Great food, excellent service, friendly and fast. Some of the best mexican style food we have had anywhere in the world.

Thank Andrea C
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Restaurant Details

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US$10 - US$24
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Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Golden Lion Bank | Town Centre, Whitby YO21 3BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough District  >  Whitby
  • Phone Number: +44 1947 821091
Authentic Latin food & the UK's only Costa Rican restaurant. Fully licensed. All dishes are freshly made with quality ingredients sourced locally wherever possible. Informal, friendly dining from 5-10pm Tues-Sunday. Try our premium Costa Rican coffee exclusive to RomeroJo's or our home-made rhum punch. Dog-friendly room, childrens & vegetarian options plus take-out available. Groups welcome. Most dishes are not spicy - you can add heat/spice to your liking with our complimentary house chilli salsa.
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