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Sabor Espanol

Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
+506 8768 9160
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood paella” (23 reviews)
“stuffed avocado” (14 reviews)
“salmon” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

I've tried just about every dish on their menu and have never been disappointed. Exceptional personal service makes the experience memorable.

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We dined in the restaurant on our fourth night in the Uvita/Ojochal area. The seafood paella is definitely worth the 40 minutes wait. The mushroom forst dish was delicious. The service and ambience are both great. Very fresh seafood and good wine selection. We couldn't...More

1  Thank Wanyin T
MontseAlvarez, Propietario at Sabor Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you very much for your comments, we are very happy you like us. See you soon !! Montse Alvarez - Sabor Español

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Been to this restaurant 3-4 times now and always love it! This time to celebrate a friend. Managed to get without a reservation but I would highly suggest calling ahead. Great Sangria and my Salmon with Coconut was amazing!

Thank Baffo1
MontseAlvarez, Propietario at Sabor Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Thank you very much ! See you soon!! Montse

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Once i found the place i was impressed by the atmosphere.......great place for a date. The food was solid...and impressive. I ordered the Calamari entree. It was very good but was probably more than the average tourist could deal with.......it was an entire 8 in....More

Thank epiphanyuvita
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Whenever I come to Uvita, I have to visit this restaurant. I really recommend an excellently prepared sea foods are delicacy.

Thank LioSpacek
MontseAlvarez, Propietario at Sabor Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Thank you very much Lio, we know that every time you are in Uvita you visit us !!! It is an honor and pleasure for us. See you next time !!

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Spaniard cook/owner does a job with a variety of paella seafood &mixed grill/ Seafood. We had appetizer of Grilled shrimp(2) in a puréed 1/2 avocado shell. Mixed greens for a salad. Then we split an entree of beef with grapes fried yucca in a red...More

Thank tonytD9568SZ
MontseAlvarez, Propietario at Sabor Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Thank you very much for your nice words, and for the indications to help another guest ! See you soon! Montse Alvarez

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived late, the concierge from Tikivillas recommended​ this spot since his kitchen was closed. The place did not disappoint! We were graciously greeted by the hostess and during the meal the chef. We were starved otherwise we would have ordered any of the paella s...More

Thank Errol A
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

It was my second time at this amazing place. First time I went like 2 years ago. This time, I was in the area and wanted to show my friends what this incredible place Sabor Español is. They were all very excited to find this...More

Thank Adrián O
MontseAlvarez, Propietario at Sabor Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Hello Adrian, It is a pleasure to serve guest like you! Thank you for your nice comments, we are very happy witn that ! See you soon! Montse Alvarez

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We read online this was number 2 and had to try it. We ordered the mushrooms, Spanish omelette and the chicken bacon skewers. Everything was good, but nothing to ride home about. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was nice (minus the bugs). Make...More

Thank Eryn H
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is rated number one for a reason. It's fantastic Try the paella , best I've ever had Red sangria is also best Located down a gravel road near the beach The service here is personally attended by the owner and the chef. Couldn't...More

Thank Jrmcape
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Uvita
  • Phone Number: +506 8768 9160
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Spanish restaurant, owners from Ibiza and Barcelona. Specializing in Paellas, Sangria, Spanish Wines List, Meats and Seafood dishes. Open for dinner.
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