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“good food and service”
Review of Carolina's

Carolina's
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Monterey, California
Level 6 Contributor
95 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“good food and service”
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Dinner menu offers a good selection to choose from. My husband ordered a fish dinner with ginger sauce and I had chicken cordon blue.

Visited April 2013
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Bland food but good for checking email over a beer”
Reviewed 17 April 2013

If you want an authentic meal, eat at one of the many local sodas. The cooking is mediocre (e.g. cream sauce or mayo on everything), however the staff were friendly and place was cool and clean. They accept USD but its worth doing the conversion in your head beforehand.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Megan W
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New York City, New York
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Amazing Seafood Rice”
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Puerto Jimenez has some great restaurants but this one really stood out to us. Seafood over rice is a pretty common dish in the area. Carolina's version was amazing. Yellow rice, piled with crab, mussels, clams, squid, octopus, etc. The amount of seafood was amazing for the $8 price!

Visited March 2013
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Thank QtZion
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Utrecht
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Not so good food, inattentive staff”
Reviewed 1 March 2013

Let's start with the positive; Carolina's looks nice and has a beautifully painted wall with birds. The food however, is not so good. My hamburger seemed to be coming from the freezer and was a little tasteless. The staff is not unfriendly, but they're not really attentive. It took a while before we got the menu, before we could order and before they noticed we were finished. There must be nicer places in town than Carolina's.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank EviUtrecht
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Manchester
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great for those travelling through PJ”
Reviewed 21 February 2013 via mobile

I came here a couple of times when visiting PJ. The food is good & you can relax & use the WiFi to email home.

I was in Costa Rica on a field project with Frontier & so came to town for a couple of hours for resupply. Carolinas was great as could have a good quick meal & an ice cold coke. Perfect.

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Thank vixfreespirit
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