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Main Road To Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0664
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“soup” (27 reviews)
“patacones” (21 reviews)
“lobster” (20 reviews)
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Road To Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming, delicious Caribbean food in between Puerta Viejo and Manzanillo. As of October 2018, they were only open 3 or 4 days out of the week, so check their hours before you get your heart set.

Thank TylerS2075
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Ate here three times! It isn't a cheap place to eat, but you get what you pay for. The food is great food!

Thank Mogaku
Reviewed 28 September 2018

I'm currently staying in Punta Uva and stopped by here based on reviews online. Unfortunately this was the worse service I have experienced in my 8 years of travelling Central America and Costa Rica. We arrived and ordered with a few cocktails. My party ordered...More

Thank Sanpedrosula
Travelife65, Owner at Selvin's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Hi, We have read your concerns and we are sorry for the bad experience . We will review your case and we will make the necessary changes. Thanks for the feedback it is a shame that this has happened to you when one of our...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I’m a foodie. I eat out a lot. I enjoy savoring flavors and sipping slow on sauces that tingle my tongue and delight my tastebuds. Most often I’m satisfied with my selections, then there are the “Hallelujah Heavens” moments when I have a spiritual connection...More

Thank Sanyika C
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We have a dinner in this beautifull place in the jungle, the food was not bad but expensive. The service was friendly; for sure i had to spent a lot for a couple of little fish fillet.. with a lot of chips! For me its...More

Thank johncchusk
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We ate at many great restaurants during our week on the Caribbean side, and this one takes the cake. My lobster was cooked perfectly, and the kid's meals were standouts and kept this from being a budget buster. But what really made this our favorite...More

Thank vivatommy
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Ate here on last night in town and wish i had eater here on my first night. All in all best meal i ate in 11 days in town. In a town where all restaurant service is pretty slow this place was like a speed...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Recommended by friends, Selvin's didn't disappoint and served a perfectly-cooked, tasty and huge tuna steak with all the trimmings. Friendly service and a great local vibe.

Thank Sam R
Reviewed 3 June 2018

My wife and I wanted a definite "Caribbean Inspired" meal while in Punta Uva, and Selvins did not disappoint.We started with the Rondon soup appetizer, a fish soup with various other seafood parts in it with a coconut milk broth. Excellent! My wife then ordered...More

Thank MikeandRoseStefka
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Our family had a great time at Selvin's. Food was very good and mix drinks were awesome! Very nice location and friendly personnel

Thank hincapie730
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road To Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0664
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A family business serving Local Food Since 1980. Slow food cooked with love and the caribbean flavor!
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