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“Simply amazing”
Review of El Refugio Grill

El Refugio Grill
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$25
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: International Cusine Restaurant. Jungle outside private tables for dinner or chill out. Romantic atmosphere, good music. Focus on the good quolity of the products and the service.
Bern
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Simply amazing”
Reviewed 18 January 2013

This was simply the best dinner we had during our 3 weeks stay in Costa Rica and I have to say that we had a lot of good food throughout the country.

However, the beef fillet and the caramel crepe we ate there were not to beat!

  • Visited December 2012
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English first
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Delicious!”
Reviewed 16 January 2013 via mobile

It is a calm, remote setting, the food was delicious and the caramel crepe dessert is a must! Perfect romantic dinner :)

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Thank Mel L
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San Diego, California
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“The best meal in Costa Rica !!!”
Reviewed 4 January 2013

This place is my favorite place to eat. I have been there 3 times now and the meat and the Carmel crepe is the best I have ever had

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na
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Don't go for the steak!”
Reviewed 31 December 2012

We gave 3 stars because the meat was of very poor quality while extremely pricey. Don't go for the meat.

Otherwise a very enjoyable dining experience. Very nice and attentive service, great guacamole, fish and salad. The location and decor were very pleasant. The cocktails were too sweet for our taste.

If none of us had ordered meat, then we would have given ~4.5.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank Christoph O
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Berwick, Maine
Level 6 Contributor
73 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“The perfect dinner for our 25th anniversary”
Reviewed 18 December 2012

This was a small, but exceptional Argentinian restaurant in a very unique location in Punta Uva. Set apart from any other buildings or businesses, it provided an atmosphere that was truly special, with a chef and his wife, who prepared and delivered exceptional food and service. I would highly recommend it. We stayed nearby at the Korrigan Lodge, and it was a perfect dinner for our anniversary. It will long be a special memory in a special place. My family and I had the beef and numerous fish dishes and must admit the beef was the most amazing dish. The desserts were beatifully prepared, from unique ingredients from the region, and tasted as good as they looked.

Visited November 2012
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