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El Quijote Bar and Restaurant - CLOSED

playa hermosa next door to hotel villa acacia | 2da Entrade 100 Metros a Mano Derecho, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
+506 2672 0176
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (35 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Seafood, International, Central American, Mediterranean, Sushi, Asian, South American, Costa Rican
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
playa hermosa next door to hotel villa acacia | 2da Entrade 100 Metros a Mano Derecho, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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61 - 70 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 19 February 2015

We ate there three times on our visit to Playa Hermosa. The food was great and the service was excellent. the Tuna Nachos as an appetizer were very good. The Korean Barbeque Ribs were very good. The snapper fillet was fresh and well prepared. For...More

Thank DCMike82
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Sushi, seafood and so much more... The host/manager from Austrailia was very friendly & accomodating and the food was excellent! I had sushi (don't remember which type as there were many on the menu) and my husband had red snapper that was delicious! On beach...More

Thank krsthom
Reviewed 31 January 2015

Ian is a gracious host who caters to your every need. He has an incredible cook who understand seafood and prepares it with a flair I had not experienced elsewhere in the region. If you like sushi and seafood do not miss El Quijote! Oh...More

Thank AlisonStoodley
Ian C, Owner at El Quijote Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2015

Hey thanks Alison for your review,hope you have a chance To revisit before you head home. Cheers Ian. C.

Reviewed 23 January 2015

We dined here last night - had eaten here several times last year. There's no view to speak of but the decor in the dining area of cheerful reds & yellows puts one at ease right away. Ian, the owner, bartender, & server on the...More

Thank 2ForksInTheRoad
Ian C, Owner at El Quijote Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2015

Thank you for your kind review again,and enjoy your holiday in Costa Rica. Cheers Ian.

Reviewed 18 January 2015

The restaurant is not on the beach, but within walking distances from all hotels. It is small, only 38 seats inside and 2 tables outside. But since this is low season, they may place more tables outside. We had ceviche, clams tossed in garlic, and...More

1  Thank mimi g
Ian C, Owner at El Quijote Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2015

Thank you for your kind review on my restaurant,I do remember you Both that night,and that you made comment to me on how much you enjoyed The food. Thanks again. Ian. C.

Reviewed 10 January 2015

It's a small restaurant but there's a good selection on the menu. You can choose from the sushi menu or the regular menu which has a few tico dishes and seafood/fish dishes with a bit of a twist. Came in for an early dinner and...More

Thank 45-nomad
Ian C, Owner at El Quijote Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2015

Thank you for your review of my restaurant,I am sorry you missed trying The tuna Nachos, a very popular starter dish,if you a in Costa Rica again Please call in. Cheers Ian C

Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

Definitely order the tuna nachos- one of the best dishes I've ever had! Red snapper in garlic was great as were all the rolls we had. Not much ambiance, but a great meal and friendly owner!

Thank mnellie0
Ian C, Owner at El Quijote Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2014

Thank you for your review,I was pleased you enjoyed the sushi and Your fish dish. Cheers Ian C

Reviewed 26 December 2014

So good to have found a great restaurant in this area. I have tried many and El Quijote is the best I've found by far. Tonight I had the tuna nachos. I've heard people rave about them and now I know why. Truly fantastic !...More

2  Thank seaandsunset
Ian C, Owner at El Quijote Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2014

Thank you Seaandsunset for your kind words in review to my restaurant,and yes The Australian Tuna Nachos are a favorite of any one who tastes them. Hope to have you vist my restaurant again soon. Cheers Ian C

Reviewed 16 December 2014

Great menu. The tuna nachos were great. Although not like traditional nachos but very tasty and unique. The mixed ceviche was tasty. The grilled fish as well. All in all no complaints about this restaurant. The owner was there and very helpful and engaged with...More

1  Thank Funkyjive5
Ian C, Owner at El Quijote Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2014

You are most welcome,and thank you for taking the time to comment On my restaurant,this feed back is important to me. Cheers Ian.

Reviewed 1 December 2014

We went to the restraunt as a group of 12 and by God it was amazing!!!! The guy who owned it was a friendly guy always at hand when you need him for drinks or whatever you wanted. The food was "AMAZING" and I would...More

1  Thank Nathanbiddles
Ian C, Owner at El Quijote Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2014

Thank you for your review,I remember your group,hope the Wedding went well for you all. Cheers Ian.

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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Seafood, International, Central American, Mediterranean, Sushi, Asian, South American, Costa Rican
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: playa hermosa next door to hotel villa acacia | 2da Entrade 100 Metros a Mano Derecho, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Hermosa
  • Phone Number: +506 2672 0176
Description
Contemporary international cuisine including fresh sushi, seafood, pasta, chicken, meat and daily deserts, including a new children's' menu. Join us for Happy hour or dinner in our newly renovated bar and restaurant. We are pleased to announce our collaboration with the Hidden Garden Art Gallery. Enjoy fine dining while feasting your eyes on some fabulous artwork, also available for sale. Friday's are especially fun at El Quijote as we feature live music. Located on the 2nd entrance to Playa Hermosa, just minutes from the beach. Our hours of operation are Monday thru Saturday, 4:30pm till close, with the kitchen closing at 9:30pm. We look forward to seeing and serving you.
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