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Pita Bonita

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100 Meters South of Tree House Lodge | 200 Meters North of Selvins Restaurant, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
+506 2756 8173
13:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 13:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

wow...! more or less had a mystical experience here last night with Helon (please forgive me if i've spelled this incorrectly- i'm only a lousy American). anyways, the chicken shawarma was addiction-inducing and we had beers with the owner, Helon, who is an absolutely admiral man- a master of cuisine and a bit of a cosmic-mastermind. a nice, cool guy... More 

Thank art_by_Blair_Berger1
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As a vegetarian it's very difficult to find really good food in the area. Once you take pizza out of the mix there isn't much left. We stumbled upon this place and have become addicted to the falafal in pita. So good! The combo of sauerkraut tomatoes, onions and what ever sauce they put on it is out of this... More 

Thank Mary J
Flinders, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

ate here twice during our recent stay in Punta Uva, Costa Rica, the owner was very welcoming, amusing and was the epitome of the relaxed nature of the area. The food was sensational, fresh, clean, and tasty.

Thank EmmaFlinders
Guelph, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us and I'm glad it was otherwise we probably wouldn't have even seen it. We are a group of 4 and all of us thoroughly enjoyed our food. I had the shawarma plate and it was one of the best meals I've had in Costa Rica so far.

Thank travelgirl1106
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing place with great service, big dishes and really tasty Israeli food really good and cool place!

Thank Aviv B
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I feel sad in writing this review as we had so many wonderful experiences in eating out in the area. I have to say that the food was tasty and well made so compliments to the chef (who seems to be the only person doing any real work here) Now I get that things are laid back in this part... More 

Thank Dazzleben
Highland, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I loved this place. Best hummus we have ever had. Also the owner is very friendly! He is hilarious!

Thank Heather A
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Pita Bonita is one of the best places to eat on the Carribean coast of Costa Rica. The food is a real treat, as is the service. These guys know wheat they are doing.

Thank crystaleh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Beautiful restaurant, friendly staff and owners, amazing food, vegan appropriate. Some of the best middle eastern food we have ever eaten hands down. Go to Puerto Viejo for the vibe, stay for the pitas. Seriously good food. Even had a great selection of local small brewery craft beers.

Thank Littlemisskid
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the fantastic food. We had a great time and chat with the owner of the place. We will highly recommend the place.

Thank Annedanoe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Meters South of Tree House Lodge | 200 Meters North of Selvins Restaurant, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2756 8173
Come enjoy our Freshly Baked Pita Bread, Hummus, Falafel, Salads, Chicken Shawarma,Lamb Kebab while, sitting among the vibrant trees of the the rain forest. Enjoy a game of backgammon while, sipping Turkish coffee or just take a break from your bike ride to enjoy a fresh lemonade with mint,a cold beer or cocktail. We are located just before Punta Uva,on the main road between Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo. Take Away Orders Possible.

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