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“Great food in an interesting atmosphere”
Review of Sheriff Rustic

Sheriff Rustic
Ranked #36 of 73 Restaurants in Playa Samara
Cuisines: Central American, Costa Rican, South American
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great food in an interesting atmosphere”
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Sheriff Rustic is a nice little beach restaurant located in Samara Beach. It is open every day from 7AM to 5PM. The food is excellent and the prices are very reasonable. The staff is very nice and the service is great. They have great fresh fish at very reasonable prices. While not fancy, there is something about the atmosphere which is very relaxing and friendly. Of course, the view of the beach is great. This is one of my favorite restaurants. I recommend it to you and plan to return soon.

  • Visited January 2014
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Simple soda with fresh good food”
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We lunched at Sherrif several times, liking its beach location and fair prices as well as the tasty food. Fried rice with camarones (shrimps), French fries, pineapple smoothies were good but the Vegetarian Casado was the best I had in our 2 weeks in Costa Rica.

  • Visited January 2014
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“Great breakfast for a great price.”
Reviewed 17 July 2013 via mobile

Started hunting for breakfast a little late, so I wasn't in the mood to look forever for a place, but I also wasn't interested in paying a ton of cash for the first place we could find on the beach. We saw Sheriff Rustic and took a chance. It was stellar!

I had the pinto gallo with eggs and tomato. Good sized portion that was delicious. The orange juice was a huge glass. The coffee was nice and strong. Service was remarkably good for Samara. And the four of us got out of there for less than $30.

I'm going back again to this place.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank KyleForbes
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Colorado
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Soda on the Beach”
Reviewed 13 July 2013

A soda in Costa Rica is the equivalent of a small diner, and Sheriff Rustic is a terrific place to stop for the typical casado fare. My favorite is their grilled fish, which comes with beans, rice and plantains for around $7, but they are very accommodating if you prefer grilled veggies or salad instead of the standard rice/beans option. Their grilled veggies are great, by the way. Sheriff Rustic also has very yummy batidos - similar to a smoothie and made with either water or milk and fresh fruit.

Visited July 2013
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San Jose
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230 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Really good breakfast and ceviche!”
Reviewed 16 June 2013

We went to Sheriff´s looking for homemade food and we got it. The seafood in general is good, specially the ceviche. The place is right at the beach so it´s also a lovely spot for drinking a cold beer in the afternoon. We returned the next day for breakfast an it was superb, plenty of ood at a good price and natural-tasting fruit beverages. I recommend it.

  • Visited December 2012
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