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Lazlo's Catch of the Day

Ave 71 | Between Salsa Brava Restaurant and Exploradores Outdoors, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grilled veggies” (22 reviews)
“red snapper” (37 reviews)
“fries” (40 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ave 71 | Between Salsa Brava Restaurant and Exploradores Outdoors, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Eat here twice during my visit. One word FANTASTIC. everything drinks, food , service. Cant miss had the tuna one night and the red snapper a few days after.

Thank speedysd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were delighted to have the pleasure to find Lazlo himself dining so took his advice on ordering the Mahi Mahi and Red Snapper. Stacy made us feel like Tico family, serving our steaming platters with a friendly smile and local yore. The meal included...More

Thank cathigreen
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The fish was amazing. And so was the size of the kingfish filet I ordered. If you love fresh fish that's the place to go in Puerto Viejo. However, it's only open when they have caught fresh fish. So don't try to schedule your visit...More

Thank Evgeny K
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Lovely people, basic presentation (excellent) no apps, no choices, just whatever fish once you get a table food is on the table soon DINNER only opens at 6pm closes about 9 when the fish is done

Thank dannydare7
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We had dinner here one night after it was recommended by our tour guide at the Jaguar Foundation center. Fresh caught fish, very casual atmosphere. Cash Only, good drinks, friendly patrons and the fish was amazing. It was a simple meal and you don't get...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Had the red snapper (whole) and the mahi mahi. No menu so ordering was very quick. Fish came out quick and was served with grilled veggies and a heaping side of fresh cut fries. The meal was amazing. Both fish were cooked in garlic and...More

Thank Craiggel
Reviewed 18 January 2018

This laid back restaurant has no signs or menu just a board outside saying catch of the day. I had whole red snapper in a garlic sauce with roasted vegetables and it was delicious. The only choice was swordfish which was equally well received by...More

Thank kateandmark
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Laszlo and Robi are very friendly men, if you are in Puerto Viejo you have to go there, good fish, good price, good feeling

Thank András F
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The wait is worth the food. Very friendly staff and owners. Probably the best fish you will ever have. Great cocktails too. Overall reasonably priced for the area. We would love to go back.

Thank The_Guanacos
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We were recommended Lazlo’s by our Air BnB host, and we are so thankful! The restaurant has a minimal, relaxed vibe and we were immediately welcomed. Our service remained attentive throughout the evening! The menu is simple: whatever is freshly caught that day is served...More

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3 February 2017|
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Response from Ann Marie C | Reviewed this property |
I believe they open around 6 pm. I never saw them open for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave 71 | Between Salsa Brava Restaurant and Exploradores Outdoors, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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