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Tasty Waves Cantina

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Mexican, American, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican
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El Tesoro Cabinas | Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 2425, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0507
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10:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon 10:00 - 02:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Des Moines, Iowa
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff are super friendly and the tacos yummy! We went on Taco Tuesday so it was 2 for 1 tacos. This is a great price! The tacos are on the small side but gourmet for sure! If going on another day you might think this is a bit too expensive for tacos. I'm posting photos of their menu so... More 

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London, Canada
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146 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the opportunity to visit this location with friends, and we were all dutifully impressed! Wonderful presentation on an assortment of tacos, the special on Tuesday nights! Live music as well, and very friendly fast service, considering how busy the place was. Amazingly good pricing as well! Burritos are super good!

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Thank David H
Manahawkin, New Jersey
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great local bar feeling with every day having a different theme. The staff is awesome. A great place to always stop by and say hello

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Thank LiminTime
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped in here while visiting CR. Our 2 kids (ages 8 & 7) both liked the burgers and fries and it was a nice 'taste of home'. It was a relaxing place to stop - conveniently located along hwy 256, as we were on our way in to Puerto Viejo for some groceries. The view of... More 

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Thank Matthew M
Richmond Hill, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

2 for 1 tacos on Tuesdays for lunch. Tried spicy shrimp, pulled pork and beef tacos. All were very good. Tuesday nights (we didn't attend) are party nights.

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Thank mwking
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We first went for the two for 1 tacos on Tuesday and came back on Friday for other food and drinks. Great food and drinks, reasonable prices, friendly atmosphere.

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Thank SQLRTD
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Tasty Waves for lunch one day. The tacos were pretty tasty. Decent beer and drink selection. They play outdoor movies on certain days and sometimes have a small bonfire in front of the restaurant. Friendly staff. Cash only.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These guys make the best passion fruit margaritas and delicious corn tortillas. They have happy hour specials throughout the week. Good stuff!

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Thank Cathy S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely, easy food, very good. Staff was excellent 😎 After the beach this is the place to visit and relax with friends an other. Good music also!!

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Brive-la-Gaillarde, France
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty waves is a good spot near playa Cocles, Tuesdays are tacos days with a special offer and the tacos are really good! We have been several times here and the staff has always been really nice. You can have a good quiet afternoon there or a big happy party with live music or karaoke at night. A true place... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 10
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Tesoro Cabinas | Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 2425, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0507
Description
Tasty Waves is more than a humble cantina in beautiful Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica, it's a lifestyle. We always strive to become your "home base", giving you local advice on where to go, what sites to see and how to get the most out of your journey or vacation. Our staff is more of a family and we always want you to feel welcome in our home. For the most part it's a relaxed atmosphere but don't get me wrong, we know how to party. Tasty Tuesday has become the biggest and most anticipated party of the week and we always show you a good time, so good that we close on Wednesday to clean up the aftermath. Thursday is Trivia Night, Friday is R.E.H.A.B., Saturday is Karaoke, Sunday Funday and Monday is our Movie Night with new and classics running on our 100" projector screen. Stop in, say hi and have a shot of Guaro with us. Tasty Waves Cantina ~ Livin' the Dream

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