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Pura Gula

Playa Chiquita | 50 Metros Oeste Del Duende Gourmet, Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 8634 6404
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Playa Chiquita | 50 Metros Oeste Del Duende Gourmet, Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Amazing service and food. My husband and I had set out to go to Diwo (formally Jungle Love) for dinner but they were full so we went a few places down and chose Pura Gula and we are very glad that we did. The service...More

Thank Perdita P
Reviewed 18 March 2016

my wife took tuna. i wanted seabass. the seabass was finished. the chef advised to take conger. an excellent choice. we had a dilicious dinner. this was one of the best restauarnts during our 3 weeks visit to CR. regards schliek.

1  Thank schliek
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We came here two nights while here. Run by two gentlemen who obviously took great care in preparing the food. Each night the specials were different; there were a few regularly available items; limited menu but worth the trip. The atmosphere was nice; open air...More

Thank JennaWest
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Just have to say this was the best place we ate on our trip. Very well run, very friendly, amazing food. The 3 peppers fish was amazing, and the kale salad at lunch was unusual and wonderful. They let us borrow a bowl on our...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

We went a couple of times to this restaurant during our stay in Puertoviejo. Despite being out of our initial budget we had to come back. Excellent fish in different settings (the tuna was delicious!!!) with good vegetarian options and great selection of wines. Highly...More

Thank Eduardo F
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Great lunch here with tons of vegetarian options. All was very fresh. I loved the salad and rice noodles. Dinner options included more meat and fish. No credit cards.

Thank onourwayhome
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

This may be the best meal I've had in Costa Rica. I ordered the tuna two spices medium rare with salad rather than vegetables. The portions were sizable and the tuna was cooked perfectly. Thick cut, delightfully fresh with a salty edge. It came with...More

2  Thank MelissaW
marcl385, Propietario at Pura Gula, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2016

Thank's for the review!!! just say that we do not accept credit card, cash only

Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We were in playa Chiquita looking for a place for lunch and found Pura Gula. What a pleasant surprise! We had the mushroom pad Thai and a spinach and cheese ravioli with pesto, it was fantastic! Even the salad that came with the pasta was...More

Thank Tamara G
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Spanish tapas. The tapas were just average. I thought the rice was under cooked on the paella dish. The Sangria was really really good as was the gazpacho. The Spanish waitress we had was very friendly and because of her I would go back. Delightful...More

1  Thank Bill I
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here, grilled squid. Other members of the party had chicken all of whom where more than happy with the offering. Nice atmosphere and food was well presented. Will return.

Thank chriseadon
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Jim M
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Response from Danielle F | Reviewed this property |
Only a few houses down. Alice's ice cream was very good!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Chiquita | 50 Metros Oeste Del Duende Gourmet, Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 8634 6404
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