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Restaurante Tamara

Main Street, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0148
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“rice and beans” (20 reviews)
“patacones” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 am - 11:59 pmAll hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had order a vegetarian plantain dish, and my husband order fish (but got chicken). He did not complain because it did not taste bad. The food was average, but the service was poor. Our order was forgotten, took long, was wrong, and took a...More

Thank Priscilla M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A place to go when you're looking to try some local cuisine. Everything is delicious, I enjoyed the unusual mixture of flavors. Very friendly staff as well.

Thank Marie V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place had pretty good food. I had the seafood rice which was one of the most flavorful dishes I had in the area. My husband had the breaded fish fillet which he loved. We also had ceviche which was delicious.

Thank Holly F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurants in this area are all pretty similar to each other in both food and vibe. That vibe basically being dominated by Bob Marley. The tanginess in the sauce made for a wonderful twist on the typical Costa Rican food you will find across...More

Thank Ben Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on a Monday night and the place was packed. We ordered pollo caribeño, one of my favorite dishes. Despite the huge party next to us, our food came quickly, and all of it was demasiado RICA! The best rice and beans I had...More

Thank kellidetexas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been several times in Puerto Viejo and Tamaras Caribbean Chicken is my favorite food in town!!!

Thank Bee K
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here, I got grilled fish fillet and my boyfriend chicken with Caribbean salsa. Fish was the best I've ever had. Service was good, they were able to communicate in English and price was reasonable. Restaurant has a family tradition and we had...More

Thank Leeonka
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Ate at Tamara at the recommendation of some locals. I'm glad we listened. I got the chicken and my gf got the fish. Both with beans and rice, and we also got the ceviche. I thought the ceviche was the best I had in my...More

Thank Calvin C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was packed which drew us in, and we were greeted with a lovely warm welcome from the owner. Food was just flawless - really recommend the Caribbean chicken with rice and beans, they've definitely perfected the old classic! The meat was falling off...More

Thank beccygem
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The rice and beans with the local sauce and the chicken were really tasty ! The people are nice, I really recommend this place for a great dinner after a big day

Thank berenice f
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0148
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