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Hotel Restaurant Cantarana

Palm Beach Estates | Cabo Velas, Playa Grande 50308, Costa Rica
+506 2653 0486
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“tuna” (6 reviews)
“tapas” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Palm Beach Estates | Cabo Velas, Playa Grande 50308, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you are open for three hours per day you would think you would be ready to serve your dinner guests. We ordered drinks....and then food....and then we got our food....then finally drinks. Not really sure how to explain the lack of service or preparedness...More

Thank hollaback82
Federico d, Owner at Hotel Restaurant Cantarana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your time sharing your experience! We really appreciate every constructive critics to improve day by day! Hope you can change your mind and give us a new opportunity to visit us again. We will do our best to improve from tapas...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

The hotel is nice, it's close to the beach. The service was amazing. The staff members are really lovely and kind and they're always happy to help, and the food is spectacular!

Thank ffvalverde
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner and breakfast next morning. We enjoyed the pizza and the breakfast was nice. Several choices.

1  Thank ttavelbug
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Our third trip to Costa Rica and we have eaten at this restaurant multiple times on all three trips because it is FANTASTIC!! Great cocktails, fresh and tasty food, and friendly staff. The kids in our party were as happy with their food as the...More

Thank Geraldine S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Wanted to enjoy the mango mahi mahi but arrived on Italian night. Guess I'll have to go back. Had the Hawaaian pizza, with a slightly different take ... add a touch of rosemary. It worked. And now I also have my new 'goto' summer drink....More

Thank jetboyb747
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Went to dinner as a group of 10, we ordered drinks and it took over 30mins to even get them. We asked the waitress what she recommended and she had nothing to say except "order seafood pasta , I guess it's ok" when we finally...More

Thank melissa j
Federico d, Gerente at Hotel Restaurant Cantarana, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to write us about your experience. I want to apologize for the inconvenience… Hopefully you can try again with us to see we normally do great, have a nice service and really good food. I’m the manager who...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Do not waste your time! Drinks take 30 minutes to get to you....even a coke or a Fresca! Food was okay, pizza was good but the pasta was flavorless! We had dead clams on 2 of our pasta dishes! Our waitress was rude and laughed...More

Thank annamjaques
Federico d, Gerente at Hotel Restaurant Cantarana, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to write us about your experience. I want to apologize for the inconvenience… Hopefully you can try again with us to see we normally do great, have a nice service and really good food. I’m the manager who...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017

We went to Cantarana for dinner one evening as it was a short walk from where we were staying. The seared tuna entree was excellent, however, the tropical Greek salad that a few of us ordered as a starter came out with blue cheese instead...More

Thank DebbieFromToronto
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We stayed here for 2 nights and enjoyed breakfast both mornings. The restaurant is upstairs and has a great view of the boutique hotel, palm trees and wild life. Food was very good and service efficient. There is also a daily smoothie bar that was...More

Thank Drina H
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Everything was so good. Tapas night on Thursday is not to be missed. Ceviche is some of the best I've had and the staff are all so nice. You must eat here!

Thank shaydeb1
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forekr
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Response from Cantarana | Property representative |
Thanks for asking, we do not have a dress code and shorts are absolutely fine!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 30
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palm Beach Estates | Cabo Velas, Playa Grande 50308, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Grande
  • Phone Number: +506 2653 0486
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Cantarana
Description
Our atmospheric restaurant on the second floor is surrounded by tropical tree tops. It is a unique place for an unforgettable dining experience. Enjoy your evening with a candle light dinner. Our Chef stands for passionate and creative cooking. Classic or modern, all is prepared with fresh, high quality products and the extra special something that makes eating at Cantarana an extraordinary culinary highlight. Casual dress is perfect. We are closed on Friday.
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