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La Cuchara del Buen Sabor

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Caimitalito de Nicoya, 150 M Oeste de la Escuela, Gte, Nicoya 50201, Costa Rica
+506 2685 1131
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Parker, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious and friendly restaurant in the way to Samara! Must stop! Dinner was fresh and healthy! Fresh fish and shrimp! Great service!!

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

A really nice surprise! It's basically a soda in a very small town. No beer sold, although the owner offered to run somewhere nearby and get a beer for me. We were the only ones in the restaurant for awhile, food still takes awhile to arrive, but no worries! Pura Vida! Food nicely prepared and presented. Very tasty, as well!... More 

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Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015

We had passed this pace before, but were always unable to stop for whatever reasons. After hearing about it from our local friends, we decided to give a try...and we were not disappointed! we would highly recommend the pupusas revueltas.

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Santa Cruz
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Good food, good portion size, fair prices for food. Chalupa was very good. Caasado with fish was also good. Refrescoes were expensive, but freshly made and good.

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Nicoya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

The original owner, Senaida, has returned, with a vengeance! We asked her to put on a party for a girl in our village, who was about to celebrate her 12th birthday. This she did with the utmost of ease and professionalism, decorations, food, cake, and all! Nothing could be faulted, it was a perfect afternoon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

Outstanding little rest. Food was amazingly delicious and its service was beyond compare. Run by a local lady who is super fun. The best choice to stop before getting to Samara.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

I have eaten at this restaurant at least 6 times. I have never been disappointed. Shrimp scampi, big burger and fries, steak with grilled onions, chicken & rice (arroz con pollo)... It was all great. Gringos don't have a problem getting something the like. If you're not sure, get the arroz con pollo! Bring your own bottle of beer or... More 

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Nicoya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014

Breakfast here was a delightful experience, on a beatiful day. All around is the rural area of Caimitalito, with birdsong and stuning views - a real relaxing holiday feeling, to chill-out by. The presentation of the food was excellent, on large square plates - china, not plastic - expertly arranged, and what's more delicious, flavourful, and filling. The refresco was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
South American, Central American
Meals
Breakfast
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 07:00
Monday
06:00 - 07:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 07:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 07:00
Thursday
06:00 - 07:00
Friday
06:00 - 07:00
Saturday
06:00 - 07:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caimitalito de Nicoya, 150 M Oeste de la Escuela, Gte, Nicoya 50201, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nicoya
  • Phone Number: +506 2685 1131

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?