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“Amazing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Sabor Espanol

Sabor Espanol
Ranked #2 of 46 Restaurants in Uvita
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$16
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Spanish restaurant, owners from Ibiza and Barcelona. Specializing in Paellas, Sangria, Spanish Wines List, Meats and Seafood dishes. Open for dinner.
Uvita
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3 reviews
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“Amazing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

This is one of the best dining experiences in Costa Rica! We walk down this tiny dark road that looks as if it goes nowhere, then come to a small resteraunt in the trees 50 meters from the high tide line with the most amazing food and service. I have been a frequent visitor to Sabor Espanol, and can't decide what my favorite dish is, though they do these chicken and bacon wrapped bannanas that are extraordinary, and the tuna stuffed avocado's are amazing!
If you are in the area, you should treat yourself to one of the best meals in Costa Rica!!!...

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Patrick L
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Asheville, NC
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“So very, very good.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

We were so lucky to have stumbled across Sabor Espanol. The ambience was romantic, made more so by the thunderous downpour (green season!) and the resulting power outage (candlelight!). The food was sublime, and served in generous portions. Definitely get the tortilla espanola and camarones. It's a bit off the beaten path, but well worth the effort for the warm, welcoming service, fabulous food and wine, and charming atmosphere. We will definitely return for an encore.

  • Visited September 2013
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2 Thank StickbugNC
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Uvita, Costa Rica
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Amazing Again!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

My second review, this is by far the best restaurant in Uvita and one of the best in thearea. The menu is Spanish with a outstanding personalised and supper friendly service by both owners. The restaurant is a bit out of the way located in front of Marino Ballena NP beach. The seafood paella for two is definitivly not to miss! We love the gaspacho a very refreshing soup for this climate. This restaurant is one of the few that we frequent. Thank you again for all the great meals and service. We will be coming back regularly!

  • Visited September 2013
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3 Thank Thomas C
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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20 reviews
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“Delicioso !!!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2013

Great place, Owners make you at home, food was awesome !!!! Never expected to find such a place in the middle of the forest !!! Must go !!!!

Visited September 2013
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Thank casdennis
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Paris, France
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Best food we had in Costa Rica”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

The title says it all.
A little more expensive than elsewhere, but they're also REALLY friendly.
The entire area was flooded when we were there and the waitress (who is also the chef's wife) took her car to drive us back to our hotel....
Thank you again, and see you soon!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Jhomas
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