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The Great Waltini’s

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Playa Grande Road | Hotel Bula Bula, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Costa Rican, Bar, Pub, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Playa Grande Road | Hotel Bula Bula, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for dinner, service was terrible, food was expensive for the quality (see other reviews). These are both simple fixes, but if you read the owner's responses to poor reviews you'll understand why there haven't been any improvements made.

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came here for a couple of drinks and some appetizers. We waited over an hour for an order of chips and guac, and an order of onion rings. When the food finally came, the onion rings were, of course, cold, and the "chips" were...More

Thank KPearson31
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming here for years. The waiters are always friendly, especially Ernesto in the evenings. I love Anna's Salad for lunch: a great big green salad with blackened chicken, always a winner. They have begun to have all you can eat Mexican nights...More

Thank Francine B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Great Waltinis Mexican buffet.Good food and amazing drinks.We will be back we have ate there last year from there regular menu and it was very good also

Thank sunshinemike23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is excellent, always fresh & prices are great. Staff is very friendly and will accomadate you if you have special request.

Thank Paula E
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I highly recommend this place for breakfast. The bloody mary's weren't that good but the breakfast burrito, pancakes and the french toast were great! They serve everything with lots of fresh fruit. I was disappointed by the mexican buffet, but the service was good and...More

Thank Allyson M
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Terrific spot for breakfast. Definitely try the waffles, or the Gallo pinto. We also came for the Margaritas and mexican buffet. Was able to book our river estuary tour here as well.

Thank tsanat
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We were staying at the hotel, so got to dine here lots. Every meal, the food is fresh, fresh, fresh. You know that each piece of fruit, every piece of bread is cut fresh just for you. Presentation, flavour, atmosphere, the pictures on the website...More

Thank jetboyb747
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

A storm was brewing as we walked the beach. Took a path up in through the jungle and discovered discovered this oasis. Grace served up the most amazing mango margaritas and provided friendly prompt service and conversation. The atmosphere of this hotel and restaurant was...More

Thank cmariezee
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We love this place!! There is a great all you can eat Mexican dinner on Monday nights!! The mango margaritas are so delicious!! I would highly recommend this place to anyone!! Can't wait to go back!!

Thank oooleft
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Costa Rican, Bar, Pub, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Grande Road | Hotel Bula Bula, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Grande
  • Phone Number: 506.653.0975
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