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“Surprise -lovely meal”
Review of Perlas

Perlas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$16
Cuisines: American, Asian, Barbecue, Fast food, Bar
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Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating
Description: Just great Bar food with lots of entertainment and dancing
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Don't be put off by the exterior -this is a friendly place to go and eat with locals. Food really good and reasonable price -the tuna was amazing

Thank TarynHaylingIsland
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

I'll start by saying I have no affiliation whatsoever with this place. La perla is a GEM.... Open bar layout, good music, Cute lady bartenders, and most importantly GREAT food (without all the fluff). Met the manager, Harlan-such a great guy. Attentive and speaks great English and Spanish.

Above all- Pura Vida.
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Thank Dandyani101
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

We went to Bar La Perla our last night in CR. It was very crowded so we sat at the bar. We ordered the Friday night special which was ribs. I can see why the crowd was there! The food was excellent, portions good size and for the two of us with drinks came to around $35USD.

Thank Sheila M
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Reviewed 7 April 2014

This is a great restaurant for dinner or just for having drinks at the large rounded bar. The boys that work the bar here are always smiling and happy to see you. The owner (Harlan) and his, soon to be wife (Sally), are just the nicest people. Harlan has travelled the world and his food reflects the richness of his experience. From delicious oriental noodles to delicate curries or just a good old chicken on a bun or pulled pork sandwich, you won't find tastier, more creative cooking in Potrero. We could have eaten there every night. Watch for his nightly specials. One night we had blackened Mahi-mahi, and another night a great roast beef dinner with a "to-die-for" homemade cheese cake. The place is not fancy but in Costa Rican heat you don't want to get all dressed up for dinner. It's a casual, come as you are, all are welcome type of place. You'll love it.

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Thank Tomothenorth
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Reviewed 20 March 2014

This restaurant and bar is known as "the place to go" for the bar scene. It is a shabby building with a roof and few walls but the atmosphere is what is important. We were there for the food and not the bar scene so we weren't sure what to expect. To our surprise the food was very good.. We had the fresh fish offering and it was excellent. Our son had the cheese burger and fries and seemed to really enjoy it.

Thank luv2travel155019
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