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“eat your heart out, England”
Review of El Gato Pescador - CLOSED

El Gato Pescador
Price range: US$3 - US$9
Cuisines: Seafood, Costa Rican
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery
Description: Authentic fish & chips, all local ingredients, made fresh to order, our fish is beer battered, choose filet, fish balls or shrimp,choose tartar or chipotle sauce, combos served with cole slaw, choose fries or onion rings.
Reviewed 26 November 2013

in the middle of all the fancy touristy restaurants, this place won us over because of the prices, great crispy fish tacos and ceviche of red snapper, and the great people who served us! the girl was sweet and accommodating and the owner, an ex-pat from Germany, was around to share some background on living here. thank you from the mother and daughter from NYC! will def recommend to others!

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Thank journalista307
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

We don't usually go for fish and chips in a foreign country, having what we feel is the best fresh fish at home in Atlantic Canada. But luckily this day we did just that! We were first drawn in by the fish bone skeletons used as their identifying logo. Cute! The fish was delicious! Fresh and tasty, served piping hot with the regular side dishes, including a celery seed twist on the homemade coleslaw that also appealed to us. Cold beer and staff that spoke English, as well as the friendly fellow-Canadian owner made this a very pleasant lunch indeed! We'd go again!

Thank ValleyCouple
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Reviewed 24 November 2013

Amazing batter! This food is so so good- I would make the long drive down to this restaurant from San Jose just for the food! Has to be among the very best fish and chips ever. Huge portions- you do not need to double up unless you are really, really hungry. The onion rings were a great choice! And my god that batter.... Oh it's so delicious and cheap too!

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Thank Kirsten M
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Reviewed 21 November 2013

Stopped for lunch and had fish tacos filled with fresh snapper lettuce and tomatoes. The chipotle sauce was very good, too. While there I saw the gigantic snapper fillet being served and couldn't resist! It was the freshest fish I've ever had at a fish and chips place.

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Thank Dinodaddy
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Reviewed 19 November 2013

The best fish tacos you will ever have in Costa Rica! The fish tasted fresh and was delicious.
We highly recommend this restaurant to anyone in the area.
Staff was extremely friendly and helpful!

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Thank Matthew G
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