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El Girasol

Main St. | Frente Hotel Vaz, Cahuita, Costa Rica
+506 2755 1164
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (6 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
“antipasti” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main St. | Frente Hotel Vaz, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We had pizza and lobsters and they were both fantastic. Small, family-run business with a particular charm. Recommended.

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were in Cahuita for 3 nights and we ate at this place 2 of the 3 nights. We would have 3 out of 3 nights however they are closed in Wednesday so we had to go to a different place. It...More

Thank nicjean79
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to eat here, as per recommendation on our last night of our trip. It was the best meal we had in town!

Thank Spudfarmer
Reviewed 20 December 2016

El Girasol has a nice selection on the menu and always offers a fresh and tasty specials! The service is excellent and you always get your plate with a smile. I can only recommend El Girasol! Fabulous food, nice wines, prefect service .. feel spoiled...More

Thank gygaxb
Reviewed 14 December 2016

A wonderful surprise of an Italian restaurant, bursting with warmth and joy like the sunflower from which it gets its name ("Girasol"). Lovely and understated ambience with a few tables that peer into an immaculate chef's kitchen. The owners are a young couple from Italy...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

In addition to a beautiful setting, the food is genuine, and no corners are cut in food preparation! Everything is freshly prepared, and the house wines are good! The desserts are decadent, and the service is spectacular! Will come time and time again!

Thank Spudfarmer
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We stayed at the little hotel next door (Casa De Las Flores)...so we walked next door at 6:00PM. You will never have better Italian food...ever! The lasagna was phenomenal. Fresh made lasagna noodles that were so very thin. I cant stress enough how good this...More

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We went here for our anniversary dinner while travelling through the area in November. The food was so good and the prices were really reasonable. It was nice to get a break from the typical food of the area, which was good but we wanted...More

Thank rachelleray2016
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Myself and girlfriend had trekked through costa Rica and were staying in the hotel next door to the restaurant, made a great choice visiting this place the food was fantastic and service was excellent, very friendly and helpful staff, the chef stopped to say hello...More

Thank tonyks
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Excellent food, decent prices and the gentleman that was at the front of the restaurant was wonderful. Try the homemade pizza!'

Thank bamjlb
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Do you take credit cards?
18 April 2016|
Response from TOROAncona | Property representative |
Yes sir we acept credit card
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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