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Wahoos Bar ^ Restaurant

££ - £££
Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
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Across street from Beatle Bar jaco main St, Jaco, Costa Rica
+506 2643 1876
Today
07:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 07:00 - 22:00
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Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

My family and I had gone here a few years ago for breakfast and it was pretty good. Then a couple of years later I went back there with a group of guys and Wahoos appeared to be changing. The atmosphere was nothing to write home about. Then last year, I didn't go there at all. They were in the... More 

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Thank virgil802015
San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The place is a nice open air location conveniently on the main road across from the park and the food is good for normal basic Tico food. Prices seem high - as they are almost everywhere in this beach tourist town - but unless you like loud Karaoke that is the drawback. Thankfully it is not every night.

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Thank Tom G
Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

we ate breakfast at this place, and watch the parade doing the International Surfing Tournament. This place also has Karaoke A good night scene.

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Thank charlest742
Walkerton, Indiana
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Wahoo's was always a favorite of ours in Jaco. But, as the town gets bigger, and opportunities come, things change. It is now a sports bar with a restaurant. The waitress did not speak English, which the girls before always did. The food is still good.

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Thank BEVERLY W
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here on the way to MA. Took a while to get a menu and drinks. Took even longer to actually order and for our food to eventually get served. I believe the server was the cook and was running a one man show, it's the only good reason for the service to have been so... More 

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Thank Trent M
connecticut
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

If you want good typical Costa Rican casados, go to Wahoo's. It's outdoors, so no A/C. Very small, simple place, but good food. We had good service.

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1 Thank mdeluco
Brooklyn, New York
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

I knew what I was getting into, with a menu that has a $14 (USD) fillet mignon. I wanted an "enselate solo verdurdas" and they accomodated me well, and for the price, my steak was good. It has a nice outdoor atmosphere (Jaco style) and the waitstaff was really hard working and friendly. Its mostly outdoor seating with sun cover.... More 

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New York City, New York
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

The food is better than the atmosphere. Mostly an older (retired) crowd with a few locals mixed in. The restaurant needed more staff as there were only two waitresses and both were manning the bar. The food was good and decently priced ($6 for casado) and since it was not far from our hotel and an easy walk, we gave... More 

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Thank FoodieAdvice
Denver
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

Incredible food. Everything we had was good. The chicken nachos were especially tasty. The staff was friendly and really well priced.

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1 Thank allied573
Savannah
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Took some friends to Wahoo. In the past the food was normally very good but this time my Tuna steak that I asked to be seared but rare was well done. my friend that got Mahi had the same issue of a shoe leather piece of fish. only my wife's pasta was any good. Our waitress rarely came by and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Across street from Beatle Bar jaco main St, Jaco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 2643 1876

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?