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Selvin's

Main Road To Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0664
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (27 reviews)
“patacones” (19 reviews)
“chicken” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Main Road To Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As others have said - a long wait but great food takes time. Prawns from the grill were perfect. Excellent service - will definitely go back.

Thank CSaad_64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tasteless greasy soup filled with potatoes and dried out chicken. No reaction when told of dried chicken at end of meal. Fast service with no follow up, no offer of dessert or coffee. Never again

Thank ELES ESCAPE B a... B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful beach walk from Manzanillo. Soup was more of a stew, filled with fish, crab, and vegetables cooked in coconut milk.

Thank marliyn b
Reviewed 18 March 2018

If you are visiting Playa Uva, this restaurant is on the side road you drive down to get to the beach so if perfectly placed for beachgoers. Although the service is a little slow (Pura Vida baby), everyone there is very pleasant, the food and...More

Thank TheProdigitalSon
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Incredibly good mojitos! Fantastic Rondon seafood soup! One of our favorite eating experiences on this coast. and we found it by accident trying to find somewhere else. To top it off, the prices were extremely reasonable.

Thank milesandpoints
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Enjoyed some home cooked Caribbean food at Selvin's. Conveniently location near our AIR BNB, great covered open air seating area, delicious Pina Coladas. This restaurant accepts credit cards.

Thank Victoria G
Reviewed 27 February 2018

OK. Setting is pleasant, food is decent. Fish on one occasion was well-prepared and tasty; another time a bit over-cooked. London, the seafood chowder, was a disappointment (too little seafood), but the management without our asking did not charge for it.

Thank LiamandOonah
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The best beans and rice. The best Caribbean chicken. The best curried shrimp. The best mojitos. This place was a short bike ride from our casita. We loved the place so much that we went back a second time before we left the area. Highly...More

Thank Lynn K
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Yes the service is slow (maybe a 30min wait) but it’s worth it. If you are very hungry order a starter such as Soup or Patacones, they serve those type of dishes faster than the main course. You must try the rice and beans, it’s...More

1  Thank Gabriela M
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Delicous food - has multiple meat choices and also vegetarian. The service is pretty nice, "pura vida". But It is a little slow and doesn't have parking

Thank Yoselyn L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
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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