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Cabinas El Colibri

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200 Mtrs Este Del Hotel Guanamar | 50 mtrs de la Iglesia, Playa Carrillo, Costa Rica
+506 2656 0656
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love a good steak, especially a tenderloin. Not only was the flavor of this steak out of this world, but I swear it literally melted in my mouth. intruly believe this was the most tender steak I have eaten in all of my years! You can't go wrong at this place. Our party had baby back ribs (again excellent),... More 

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Thank talthauser
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

An Argentinian style restaurant in the Samara - Carillo area, this is the place for a perfectly cooked steak. Of course, there are lots of things on the menu, but the steaks are the main attraction. The ambience is very Argentinian, relaxing and casual, but also refined and elegant. The staff is efficient but welcoming and friendly. Good wines, well... More 

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Thank Icantrelax
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant is the best! Coming from NYC haven't found a beat to their meat quality! Their free bread and dressing is a killer…

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here 3 nights in a row while staying in Playa Carrillo b/c just once wasn't enough. I tried something different every night, while my hubby stuck to their steak (which he loved.) The tuna is fresh caught same day and was to die for! My husband is a total carnivore, and is VERY picky about his steak, he... More 

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Horseshoe Bay, Texas
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80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner here is a fantastic experience. Watch them cook your dinner to perfection on an open pit. Steaks, kabobs, shrimp, are superb. Definitely a highlight to our trip and visiting Playa Puerto Carillo.

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Thank Bill L
Oxford, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely evening here. The service was friendly and attentive and the food was delicious. We were staying in Samara and the restaurant offer a free transfer for 4+ people which was a great bonus. The restaurant is cosy and relaxed and the red wine was the best we have had since being on our travels to Colombia... More 

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Thank NMD37
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner with friends at the steakhouse connected to the hotel. The atmosphere was Costa Rican, airy and inviting. Our dinners were delicious, I had the shrimp skewer. They happily made changes to your sides, rice instead of potatoes or hold the tomatoes. One of my guests forgot her purse, we'd mentioned where we were staying and by the... More 

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Thank Georgia K
Seattle, Washington
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate there the last night of our trip and it may have been the best. We all had different cuts of the meat, all cooked to perfection. The staff (owners?) are all very nice. The place wasn't cheap but then great restaurants never are!

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Thank Ballardian
Ipswich, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at El Colibri last Sunday evening and I remembered why we liked it so much. The food is great, the service excellent and the even have a pretty good wine selection. We highly recommend El Colibri.

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Thank Patrick_B_Ipswich
Owatonna, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to Samara for 10 years. we have dined here several times and it's always been excellent! The steaks and the tuna steaks were some of the best we've ever had. Service was excellent and the cost very reasonable. don't miss this restaurant during your stay in Samara.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 32
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Mtrs Este Del Hotel Guanamar | 50 mtrs de la Iglesia, Playa Carrillo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Carrillo
  • Phone Number: +506 2656 0656
Description
Las mejores carnes al estilo Argentino en una de las mejores playas de Costa Costa, Playa Carrillo.
Los invitamos a disfrutar de nuestra comida casera, sencilla en un ambiente familiar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?