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Restaurante Lidia's Place

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Central American, Jamaican, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
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Avenia 67 | Calle 217, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0598
Today
13:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 20:30
Tue - Sat 13:00 - 21:00
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Winchendon, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The meal was excellent! The sauce!!!! Missing french baguette to make is perfect! They gave two slices of white bread! Great service and food!

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Thank 1960Jacques
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an order of Shrimp Curry with Patacones, and an order of Fish with Patacones with and salad - it was so tasty and tender. Can't wait to return.

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Thank Sandyjamlady
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Lidia's Place for lunch/dinner, I had been dying to eat a good Rice and Beans dish in Puerto Viejo, and I am glad this place was recommended to us by a local. (Rice and Beans is a dish made out of, as you probably guessed already, rice and beans with some local flavoring, like coconut milk -... More 

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Thank Alejandra G
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Initially I didn't expect much from this place. We were trying to find local Caribbean food and ended up eating here. The food was fantastic! We enjoyed all the dishes that we ordered. I highly recommend the lobster dish. The food was very flavorful. Very local dish/style.

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Thank Tan D
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing meal with local flavors. Get the chicken in the caribbean sauce, it comes with salad, rice and beans, and plantains.

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Thank Francesca G
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was alright, but I think it was a bit overpriced. They don't sell beer, which we thought was weird (they did sell wine)

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Thank Maya M
Victoria, Canada
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great spacious soda, away from the seaside Hussle, for traditional C R food. Beware, the food portions are very big. If you order a starter and a main, be prepared to leave food on your plate or share it with a partner. Service was with a smile and pleasantries. If English language is a concern for you,... More 

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Thank oxford2017
Stamford, Connecticut
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did receive a warm welcome at Lidia's; however, our feeling was that the food was mediocre. My husband and I had Lidia's chicken, which came overcooked/dry. With the sauce, it tasted good, but would have been better if more tender. My children had burgers and fries, which they couldn't eat. The burgers didn't taste like USA burgers (more like... More 

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Thank lmorfoot
Golden, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By far the nicest soda with the best food in Puerto Viejo! The Caribbean food is wonderful. We enjoyed the a grilled Red Snapper. Don't skip the dessert though, it was amazing.

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Thank Kara E
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Caribbean dishes and drinks. This place is a must if your in the area, chicken cooked and spiced to perfection. The mixed fruit drink I had was the best ever. The staff are a big plus as well and know their food. Lidia and her son Junior run a great ship, only problem it ain't sailing to London 😪... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Central American, Jamaican, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 21:00
Thursday
13:00 - 21:00
Friday
13:00 - 21:00
Saturday
13:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenia 67 | Calle 217, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0598
Description
Small family owned restaurant in town. I don't thing there are any street addresses there.

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