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“So good!!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Vaca Muca Restaurante, Bar & Lounge - CLOSED

Vaca Muca Restaurante, Bar & Lounge
Price range: US$5 - US$20
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Austin, Texas
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“So good!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2012

A nice find in the toursity area. All items on the menu sounded great. The wait staff was extremely helpful. Ambiance was nice and simple. Our table - great. All dishes are small but there's enough to share amongst two people. The desserts are to die for.

Visited August 2012
Helpful?
Thank Amanda T
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12 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Pismo Beach, California, United States
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Butterfly Garden next door”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2012

We didn't actually eat at Vaca Muca. However, we explored the butterfly garden next to it, which appears to be run by the owner of the Vaca Muca. I was impressed with the number of butterflies in this roadside exhibit.

Visited August 2012
Helpful?
Thank Missy H
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Thousand Oaks, California, United States
1 review
“Yummm yummm all around”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2011

Vaca Muca food is yummy, I'm a San Francisco foodie and this place hit the spot for my friends and I. A fusion type of cuisine that balances local flavors with cosmopolitan culture. Owner Alonzo is an excellent host and made the night super fun with his bright smile, special drinks, and had us pick out tunes to make our dancing feet happy. We would have loved to stay longer in Arenal just to kick it at Vaca Muca a couple more nights!

  • Visited July 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Aisha F
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RestauranteVACAMUCA, General Manager at Vaca Muca Restaurante, Bar & Lounge, responded to this review, 16 November 2011
Dear Aisha: We appreciate your feedback. At Vaca Muca we strive to deliver personal and professional service and the best of our local dishes and international cuisine. Travelers like you have come a looong way and we can only do our best to help you have a most pleasant vacation, and good memories from your trip to paradise.

At the foot of majestic Arenal Volcano, we cordially invite you and your friends to come back to Costa Rica, and to honor us with your return to Vaca Muca. Starting December the 1st, we will be launching a new menu, simple & varied, yet keeping some of the best stakes, seafood, and typical dishes that we assure you will remain in you palate for quite a time . . .

-Alonzo Ch.
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