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Lizard King Cafe

Avenida 71, Calle Principal, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70001, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0630
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
4 Jan 2017
“Worst food in Costa rica”
24 Apr 2016
“Wouldn't go back ”
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All hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida 71, Calle Principal, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70001, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Went for breakfast on our last day and quite frankly it ruined our day. Slow service, food appalling. Horrifically expensive for what we got. On complaining about a 90 min wait for food all we got was a shrug and handed a rather large bill.

Thank Samantha E
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We went to Lizard king for breakfast one and only one time of our 2 week stay in Puerto Viejo, the menu looked good but we found the prices a little high for what we got. The banana pancakes were good but over 11$ US...More

Thank Megan R
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

The first place we ate at during our visit to Costa Rica. Very friendly and attentive staff would highly recommend it. The breakfast was a very good size and a very good price.

Thank diazx4
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Ordered the 'tasty' burrito and boy was it! Yum. Combo of ham spinach chicken mushroom. So Good. I will be back to try other items...that is for sure!

1  Thank Bill I
Reviewed 16 January 2016

The omelletes are great, I passed by a few times for breakfast and was quite happy with it and the staff were friendly

Thank Jonathan_Hey
Reviewed 17 December 2015

The breakfast came with our room it was very good. The meun looked good but I wanted to try different. The other guest usethe restaurant

Thank sueanncanny
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Any time my husband and I are on vacation, we make it a point to eat local and try new things. The food at the Lizard King Cafe was amazing! It was our favorite place to go to breakfast before sight-seeing and adventures. It was...More

Thank Devonmanatee
Reviewed 26 August 2015

me and my family came here a lot of time when we were on vacation. The find was awesome and the environment were clean, I like this cafe and i recommend it.

Thank chib t
Reviewed 5 August 2015

This cafe became my daily breakfast spot. The coffee was just right for me, the menu varied enough to please everyone in my family and the staff didn't give me "the look" when I came in with my childfren. Instead, they made sure we had...More

Thank nomadicbynature2015
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I don't consider myself among the food lovers, but all that changed when I and my wife decided to take lunch at this cafe. I took the best tacos and rice I have ever eaten and finished every last bit of it. The food was...More

Thank mike g
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what is distance from Lizard cafe to downtown super mercado?
16 March 2016|
Response from Lizard K | Property representative |
It is only 200 meters away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 71, Calle Principal, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70001, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0630
  • E-mail