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KUKULA

$$ - $$$
Latin, Costa Rican, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American
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Main Road, Quepos, Costa Rica
+506 7772735
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

We came to dinner with a friend who was born and raised in Quepos - he highly recommended this restaurant and we had a great meal! Very reasonable prices, large portions and super friendly staff. If you're a sports fan, they have lots of tv's around too!

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Thank Lisa M
Porto, Portugal
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The prices not cheap as some reviwers said before, the food was average at best, very small portions. Dont even think of going there..

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Thank Filipe F
Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Get the guacamole and chips! The ceviche was delicious, and the atmosphere was cute! Surfboards hang from the ceiling and it was the best ceviche we had on our trip. Google maps has the correct address--it was confusing to find at first, then we checked google maps. Go!

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Thank A S
Quincy, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

It was a little off the beaten path from where the rest of the hotels are. We got chicken nachos, margaritas and shrimp and fish skewers. Most of the food was great. The fish skewers were not but we should have known you're going to get tough fish on a shish kebab and it's not going to be flaky. The... More 

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Thank lmc09003
Hong Kong
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375 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We took a family of 10 there after the farmers market Friday night. Dinner was excellent. I recommend the ceviche and the guacamole with plantains. Pina Colada from the bar was excellent. Good value.

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Thank iamarugger
Florida
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136 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel. This is an open air restaurant on a busy street. When we walk in smell of exhaust and old fish was strong. We were greeted by a stone faced young woman. When we asked if she spoke English she stared at us, as if she has never heard this asked before. We asked... More 

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Thank travelingnurse07
Quepos, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 June 2015

You can't go wrong with either the ceviche or the fresh red snapper. Make sure you order the homemade patacones with the ceviche as well. It's where locals eat and has been around for years.

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Thank LaQuepena
Iowa City, Iowa
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Our concierge recommended this little place to get away from the tourist traps and enjoy some great seafood, and Kukula did not disappoint. We had the shrimp ceviche to start, which was flavorful and just the right amount of acidity and herbs. I had the fish fillet with lemon garlic sauce, which was perfectly cooked and delicious with rice and... More 

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Thank Madelynn K
Hampton, New Jersey
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Dinner for seven Drinks and dinner were great Plantains and black beans and guacamole were amazing Service great all food fresh and made to order

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Thank Meg H
South Burlington, Vermont
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015

We were referred to this little gem by our surf instructor. We had a car, so getting here was no problem. I'm sure you could take a cab as well. We had guacamole and chips, a quesadila, and really delicious ceviche! It was so good and really affordable too.

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Thank Nicole L

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Latin, Costa Rican, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Quepos
  • Phone Number: +506 7772735

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