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Dominical downtown | main street in Dominical across from soccer field, Dominical, Costa Rica
+506 2787 0091
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“brown rice” (6 reviews)
“patacones” (3 reviews)
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Latin, Asian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Dominical downtown | main street in Dominical across from soccer field, Dominical, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came for dinner on a Monday evening and ate outside since the interior of the restaurant wasn't too attractive. I ordered the eggplant dish and my husband ordered the tuna steak. I asked what the conversion rate was and was told 500 Colones/Dollar, which...More

Thank dbldecker
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We sat outside on the covered patio, watching the town life stroll by and enjoyed a dinner of fresh seafood and traditional Tico food. Great experience.

Thank celderek
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Consistent with most Dominical restaurants, the produce is fresh and delicious. My wife had a vegetarian taco salad, I had tomato basil mahi mahi. Both were great. There are also some craft beer options from CR breweries that are well worth trying. The flavors of...More

Thank 724gmbuck
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

We were in This area for 6 days. We ate here twice and all 4 of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals. From vegan to fish .. it was superb and the service outstanding!

Thank 60debrita
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped here with a group of 11 folks. Had and OK lunch with tasty fish tacos and delicious Fish eggplant platter. The service was expedient and friendly for a big group. Most plates bring a brown rice that is hard to chew though. Overall...More

Thank rafos
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We only ate there once but the food was excellent and our waiter was super friendly! He even tried to help us with our Spanish. There is a wide variety of foods to choose from plus great selection of kombuchas!

Thank Karin W
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I am not vegan but I don't have to have meat to appreciate good food. I went to this restaurant with a group of 6 people and not one person enjoyed there meal (3 of them are vegan). Simply nothing from the kitchen tasted correctly...More

Thank JVincent5
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The lentil burgers at Maracatu are tasty and very large. They are plated with salad, fries and burger fixings such as lettuce and tomato. If you are hungry and in Dominical, this is a good choice. The smoothies are okay but not the best we...More

1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Came here with my husband, aside from the waitress who was lovely and efficient, and the pleasant setting; It was the pits- our worst meal in Costa Rica. I ordered the falafel sandwich, which although inoffensive was pretty average; untoasted bready pita, meagre falafel portion...More

1  Thank Baathekiwilamb
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Our group of 17 chose to go here for New years dinner. We had reservations for 7:00 and arrived on time. The table was ready for us and the waitress took our drink order right away. At 7:40 we still had not received our drinks...More

1  Thank Lisa B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dominical downtown | main street in Dominical across from soccer field, Dominical, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Dominical
  • Phone Number: +506 2787 0091
  • E-mail
Maracatu has been providing Dominical with a one of a kind experience since 2005. We pride ourselves on having found the perfect balance of good vibes, healthy food, great nightlife, a warm ambience, varied world music and environmental responsibility. Every aspect of Maracatu has been created and evolved with a lot of care and intention. As Hippocrates once said "Let Food be Thy Medicine," we are committed to provide as much local, organic, whole food ingredients as possible, often times coming from our organic sister farm, Selva Armonia. Maracatu has also raised the bar on nightlife in the southern zone of Costa Rica. With a unique artistic ambience and a passion for good live music we have helped put Dominical on the map. Come check out Ladies Night on Wednesdays, the most popular night in the zone. Follow us on Facebook to find out about up and coming events at Maracatu!
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