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100 Metros Sur de la Parada de Bus, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0636
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

It was my only hostel in Puerto Viejo but I had there the most fun times from my whole trip in Costa Rica! The owners are usually nearby and they are both super nice! Plus, the receptionist Mathilde is funny and very helpful. All the hostel is super clean. The rooms are big and aired (and no need to pay... More 

Thank Sarah J
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Crepes in Costa Rica! Happy to find this place a walk down from our hotel at cabinas guarana. Yummy! I went back for round two the next night and they closed early for holiday. :( def check them out if u like crepes

Thank jenthehennifer
Konstanz, Germany
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

The Sel et Sucre is a nice place where you easily meet other travellers. There is a livingroom and hammock to hang out and spent an easy time. Also, Sebastian the french owner has an eye on his guests and ensures the nothing goes lost. We can highly recommend this place!

Thank Martha1802
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night and found that there lots of better places. Not that this is nog ik, but It's worth shopping when you have soms more time.

Thank Mnh P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food in a very cosy place. The french owner is very nice and cooks incredible french crepes

Thank Alejandra L
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30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We stayed a night in Puerto Viejo and wanted a slightly quieter hostel. Sel et Sucre is a creperie restaurant where you can get great French pancakes. We stayed behind the restaurant in a dorm room and the staff were very helpful. There is a kitchen area where you can get coffee and a nice seating area outside. A great... More 

Thank Jamie F
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Staff were amazing. Really felt they looked after us. Very clean too. Excellent location. Would highly reccomend for budget travellers

Thank Sara B
Jinan, China
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

That's a very good hostel. very clean, and the matress sooo comforbal, kitchen so good , like live in your home . the boss Sebastien is so friendly and told me a lot of information. good memory there!

Thank Chenchen O
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Best hostel in the town. So confortable and the owner Sebastien, his family and André, who la working for them, are all so lovely people. And Sébastien know the country really well so he is full of good advices. Sounds good for all the kind of travelers. So hard to leave!!!

Thank Jocelyn H
Playa Avellanas, Costa Rica
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

We are staying here right now! I wasnt going to write a review until it came up in my lists here lol.Ok,so the restaurant itself is closed right now,sadly because I saw so many great pictures of crepes I really fancied,but the Italian owners ,yes,Italian not french! although everything is in french ,have gone above and beyond making this place... More 

Thank silkfunkybrit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 7
French, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Metros Sur de la Parada de Bus, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0636
100 m from the sea. Unique place for tasty french crepes (savory or sweet), salads, waffles, fruit juices... and much more! Open from 12pm to 9.30pm. Closed monday.

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