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Restaurant and Cafe Cristina

) #3 of 10 Restaurants in Tambor ££ - £££ , , Seafood
in front of the old Catholic church in Tambor, Tambor 60111, Costa Rica
+506 2683 0028
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
“casado” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
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Service
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LOCATION
in front of the old Catholic church in Tambor, Tambor 60111, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 12 March 2015

With a friendly family running this quaint little restaurant, we felt right at home eating here. They made accommodations for our vegetarian family, and their daughter hung out with our kids... running around, coloring and playing Uno. Delicious smoothies and dinner made this a lovely...More

Thank RebelPrinceTrys
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

We visited Cristina's twice during our visit, once for lunch and once for dinner. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and the service was excellent. The red snapper special was cooked perfectly. Great little place across from the Catholic Church.

Thank taibbird
Reviewed 20 January 2015

We were staying down the road at tango mar and found this place and ended up having several meals there. A huge shrimp or fresh food platter for around 12 dollars. Family owned,fresh food,fresh fish, great chicken,good service. Had our Christmas dinner there. The owner...More

1  Thank Donna N
Reviewed 6 January 2015

a group of gringo local residents chose christinas for our monthly luncheon this month and we made a great choice . the menu offered plenty of options and the prices aré very reasonable. the fresh fish casado was great. the service was excellent especially considering...More

Thank bahiabob
Reviewed 28 December 2014

The family that runs this place is very friendly and the food and wifi are good. Casados are 3500 and fresh fruit batidos are 1000 - 1500 colones. Comfortable terrace with shade. A two minute walk to the beach. Eduardo senior is often happy to...More

Thank djdgs
Reviewed 25 December 2014

Stayed at Tangor Mar and went to Cristina's for a change. There were five adults in our party and we each ordered something different. Everyone was very pleased with their meal, service and the atmosphere. In fact, we are going back there tonight for Christmas...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

We visited in December and were welcomed by the owner. The food was fresh, seasonal ( typically fish/ fruits) & delicious; they also make refreshing fruit smoothies/ juice. Whilst waiting we have discovered that they do various tours but we didn't have sufficient time to...More

Thank Juuppyy
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Me and my wife had the opportunity to eat at Cristina's during our recent trip to Costa Rica and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The staff are friendly and inviting. They are comfortable and conversant in English and Spanish. I enjoyed informative discussions with the host...More

Thank Carlos G
Eduardo G, Gerente at Restaurant and Cafe Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2014

Thank you very much we really apreciate your comment and we are really happy that you enyoy of the trip we hope you comeback soon . Pura vida

Reviewed 25 September 2014

I found the food at Restaurant Christina to be really tasty and unique because the chef combines his vast experience to create new dishes. For example the typical Costa Rica Casado dish came with a great Caribbean style sauce on top of the fish. Luis,...More

Thank 70Kaya
Eduardo G, Gerente at Restaurant and Cafe Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2014

Thank you very for your great comment thats very important for us, we hope to see you soon when you are in tambor area and can taste some of the new creative dishes for our chef. Thank you very much

Reviewed 27 August 2014

I eat a traditional Costa Rican meal of rice and beans with a meat or eggs almost all meals. I had a 'casado' for my evening meal and it was served with a delicately seasoned filet of fish, I think it was Corbina, a sea...More

Thank kemyo
Eduardo G, Gerente at Restaurant and Cafe Cristina, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2014

thank you very much we really appreciate your comment we hope to see you soon in our place

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Central American, Costa Rican, Seafood, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: in front of the old Catholic church in Tambor, Tambor 60111, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Tambor
  • Phone Number: +506 2683 0028
Description
Tasty food prepared with local ingredients. If you don't like it, you don't pay - that's our guarantee of quality.
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