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Caliche's Wishbone

#10 of 108 Restaurants in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Latin, Central American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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Center of Town Pastor Diaz Avenue | Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
+506 2643 3406
Thu - Tue 12:00 - 22:00
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Burlington, Canada
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50 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had shrimp tacos which were delicious. Service was fast and friendly (server spoke in both English & Spanish). We paid about $20 US for our 4 tacos, a beer & lemonade.

Thank jamesbaldwin62
Ukiah, California
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is an array of restaurants and local food to choose from at Jaco Beach, Costa Rica. I found this restaurant close to my hotel. The staff was kind and the food tasted great.

Thank Johnny0110
Atenas, Costa Rica
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fine long standing Jaco place with reliable dishes. Seafood best, like try the raw tuna dishes. All open air.

1 Thank DonBosque
Lawrence, Kansas
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82 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice and fresh fish. Mostly served with an asian flare. Nice sized portions. Service is great and ambience is very nice.

Thank Travelinman721
Edmonton, Canada
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on the main drag in Jaco, Caliche's Wishbone is a great spot to stop for a bite. Fun decor, great menu, delicious food, and stellar service.

Thank GibbonTravel
Tecumseh, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here last night for our last meal in Jaco. This restaurant is also a must do. Very affordable meals which are rather large and excellent quality. You can't go wrong in visiting this place. The staff are excellent and while we are English speaking in their country (shame on us) the staff are fluent. Caliche is often present and... More 

Thank Dan S
New York
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Average food although not very Costa Rican. Reminded me more of a Mexican place. Hot and loud inside if you can't score an outside table which would have made the whole experience better as it is on the main road and so is good for people watching if you can get that outside seat. Also the only place in Costa... More 

Thank glennpacc
Vienna, Austria
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you have been to the "Ladies Night" on Thursday. It's probably one of the best parties in town. Awesome Music and Ladies drink free!

Thank Manuel_1220
Washington, D.C.
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100 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great patio, really nice atmosphere. Good for families. Food was good - but nothing special. Right in the middle of the Jaco strip.

Thank TheMeadowsTravel
New York, NY
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a busy evening. Service was slow and very distracted. Food was OK, fried snapper was very good and the poke tacos worth the trip. Everything else felt overpriced or not worth the hassle.

Thank K_M_reviewer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 40
Latin, Central American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Center of Town Pastor Diaz Avenue | Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco
  • Phone Number: +506 2643 3406
In the hub of Jaco's surf community, Caliche's Wishbone has been slicing and dicing up it's recipes since 1995.The Wishbone is well known for its unique mix of casual to exotic ingredients , from pitas to poke, tacos to tuna, pizza to pad thai, we have the dish for you. So come to the local hot spot, order up some fresh catch, get the kids a pizza and enjoy the view. WiFi and people watching FREE!Pura Vida,The Wishbone Tribe.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?