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Main St. | Frente Hotel Vaz, Cahuita, Costa Rica
+506 2755 1164
18:00 - 23:00
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Thu - Tue 18:00 - 23:00
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Peterborough, ON
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This was a great find! Very comfortable, nice atmosphere and very private for being just off the Main Street. Large menu with lots of selection, great wines and excellent service. We split a pizza and salad and both were fantastic- thin crust pizza and done just right. If we had more time in cahuita I would return 100%.

Thank MSpahn
Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The pasta with seafood is the best I have tasted in a long time. A hood glass of whine and friendly service make the experience complete. Try their tiramisu to complete your visit.

Thank KeesUitAlphen
Cookeville, Tennessee
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We ate at El Girasol three times during our recent one week stay in Cahuita. We ordered pizza one night (the best anywhere!!!), pasta another night, and a beef entrée another. The food here is outstanding, and the service perfect. They remembered us and welcomed us back each time. Their server is one of the best we have ever encountered.... More 

Thank bonita099
Montreal, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We had dinner 4 times over the course of our short stay...This place demarks itself beginning with Felipe, a chef with a passion and love to bring you the best in cooking authentic savouring italian dishes. The menu is quite extensive, great! perhaps you will find a good reason to come back and try a different dish on the next... More 

Thank Pierre B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Really really good italian food. Authentic italian dishes full of flavour, very pleasant sevice, recommended.

Thank Daniel R
Cahuita, Costa Rica
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Took my kids and their friend for pizza. They were very happy with their ham pizza, and the tuna was cooked to perfection and served on a plate of greenery for me. We received prompt and attentive service and the pizzas we ordered to go for other family members were delicious. The wine was very good too.

Thank Sara F
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111 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I was starving when I came in and got their veggie pizza. It was very good and large proportion. My waiter was really nice and attentive (unusual in CR). Nice restaurant setting, too. I will definitely come back!

Thank ooocasey
Crystal City, Texas
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The food here was quite good. Lots of Italian food options. We had Lasagna and a Asparagus/ham/cream pasta. Very nice flavours, would like more garlic and herbs, but still was quite good. The servers were amazing and the food was good.

Thank Brilyss2
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123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It really does help that the owners are friendly and from Italy! The seafood is fresh, the pasta is homemade, and the desserts are to die for!

Thank hotelmagellaninn
New York City, New York
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

There can be a debate about which of the two Italian restaurants in the area has the best pizza. I will just say that this place has the best variations of pizzas although the other place has a better crust. What they do stand out in is service that is attentive and well thought out. The lighting is a bit... More 

Thank Roldan L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St. | Frente Hotel Vaz, Cahuita, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Cahuita
  • Phone Number: +506 2755 1164

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?