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Main Street | 150 m south of Villas Sol, Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
+506 2672 0041
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We dined here with another couple, and found that ideal as we were able to sample more of the dishes. We chose some & then asked the server to recommend a few - all wonderful!

Thank CEACalgary
Bellevue, Washington
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our concierge at El Mangroove recommended Ginger and we decided to go. We love tapas but we're not sure if there were kid friendly items o the menu. Out teenagers loved all the food and the dessert! I highly recommend. We went on the early side - 6 pm and by the time we left it was packed. Highly recommend... More 

Thank AliH1001
Halifax, NS
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I went here for Valentines Day. We stayed for 3 hours. It was the best food we have ever had. Tapas is such a fun way to eat your way through the night. The Sangria is fabulous - the calamari was fabulous - everything we ate was amazing. The ambiance is so lovely. Sitting out on a... More 

Thank Mary B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great martinis and the aps are delicious just a bit pricey. Atmosphere is romantic and service is excellent.

Thank cindypete60
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful venue.. servers very good. Food fabulous. Try Passion martini made with lemoncello, Mongolian ribs, filet mignon, calamari, ahi tuna.....all superb

Thank Roger J
Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good service, nice ambience, high up with surrounding trees. Very good tapas. The menu had a very good variety from sushi to Mongolian ribs. 4 tapas, 2 drinks, around $64. Good for one night, but prefer eating on the beach, with the breeze and sound of the waves.

Thank Sharon B
Arlington, Texas
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This area of Costa Rica has more higher end resorts and neighborhoods with expats. So, many of the dining options cater to a well to do patron. This is a tapas bar with all small plates. They are well done, with lots of flavor and presentation. Just be prepared that each person will need at least three each for a... More 

Thank dreamster
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best meal I've had so far in Costa Rica! Definitely make a reservation, it was packed (I was able to make a same day reservation). We had great service and the food was incredible, the "dorado dorado" and the buffalo mozzarella crostini were delicious as was the peanut butter parfait for dessert. There is a good range... More 

Thank Wanderlust9119
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was efficient and accurate for our group of 8. Drinks well prepared and reasonably refreshed. The calamari was tender and perfectly cooked..its sauce devine. Short ribs were delectable. Shrimp tapas outstanding. Everything was tasty and well prepared. Dishes come to the table at differing times...a great opportunity to share with others.

Thank rljustice
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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125 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose to eat here based on the great reviews on TA. Reservations were easy to make online- you send a request and they email you back to confirm. Even though there's no ocean view, it still has great ambiance despite only having a view of the road, I was skeptical, but it's true. The service was superb, we felt... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | 150 m south of Villas Sol, Playa Hermosa 50503, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Hermosa
  • Phone Number: +506 2672 0041
A tapas bar with a twist: Asian and Mediterranean fusion, great list of New World Wines by the glass, cocktails made with fresh tropical juices. Exciting and eclectic cuisine like no other in Costa Rica!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?