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“Great food, wonderful atmosphere”
Review of El Ceviche del Rey - CLOSED

El Ceviche del Rey
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Reviewed 25 September 2013

We visited Arenal last December and loved both food and service in El Ceviche del Rey. We dined there for two nights out of our 3-night stay in the area. Ceviche was very flavorful and service attentive, but not intrusive. I am really surprised to see all the bad reviews here.

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Thank Lena K
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Reviewed 4 August 2013

This was the first place I visited in Alajuela on a recommendation from a local hotel owner. The food was average, the service poor and the prices higher than they should have been. I was very disappointed.

Thank PhreedomPhun
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Reviewed 23 June 2013

Service was bad, we waited forever to get the check and had to finally stand up and go to the front. The food was bad, the fish tasted old and previously frozen. We were very disappointed for the price we paid. We went on a Friday night and the place was empty.

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Reviewed 6 March 2013

We ordered the ceviche and then the paella for 2. The seafood in both dishes was previously frozen and not fresh. Overall unremarkable flavors. We could maybe tolerate subpar food, but the price of the lunch was ridiculous, around $70 US and we did not even have alcohol. At least the waitress was nice.

Thank David V
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Reviewed 19 January 2013

If you are in Costa Rica this is a must visit place, the food is diferent and well prapare the waiters are fast and knowloge of what they do, Wine seleccion is poor but good, location is easy to find, if you go have fun.

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Thank mmduny
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