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Sabor Espanol

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Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
+506 8768 9160
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18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 22:00
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Toronto, Canada
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I tried to eat at Sabor Espanol once before, but it was (unbeknownst to me at the time) closed as the owners travel overseas for a few months every year. So i was pretty excited to get in there this time around. The wait was well worth it. The overall initial ambience of the restaurant was a little shaky for... More 

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Thank Nock4Six
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a good meal here complete with sangria! Very good, fresh Spanish food. The owners are very friendly. Closed Mondays.

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Thank David M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since our picks in restaurants the last couple of days weren't award winning, we decided to play it safe this time and follow the positive reviews on TripAdvisor. We called them to make a reservation the same day and we were glad we did because it was a full house. We had the stuffed avocado and the mixed paella, both... More 

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Thank Alyssa B
Grass Valley, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sabor Espanol literally changed our experience at Uvita. The owners quickly felt like family, and the food was the highlight of our day! We came here 4 times during our stay. The bacon wrapped banana and chicken is delicious, but truly so is everything on the menu. There is no equal for refined, delicious and high quality food in the... More 

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Thank Tal Lee A
London
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty restaurant, great service, the potatoes with aioli are lush. All I would say is avoid chicken and mango, salmon and coconut and the bacon and banana dish. They are grim. Everything else was nice

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Thank T_Daly
Massachusetts
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Owned by a very friendly Spanish, her staff and chef are also wonderful! We ordered a strawberry salad, brave potatoes (to die for) and a mixed paella for 2. Everything is so yummy. Services are "white gloves" I have to say, the restaurant is also very romantic at night time. We came a bit early so beated the crowd and... More 

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Thank Saggie
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a small bite and drinks, and had a great time. Atmosphere was lovely, food was delicious! We had the stuffed avo and chicken banana bacon skewers and they were amazing, along with the Spanish sangria. Our waiter was incredibly friendly and attentive, and the chef came out to say hi and check on us. We will... More 

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Thank Jill D
Uvita, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is our favorite place to take our guests for a top notch meal. Lots to choose from on the menu, all good. My wife LOVES the salmon dinner. The owners are super nice and really aim to please!

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Thank drbenny82
Bergen, Norway
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124 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

we had a lovely dinner here on a rainfull evening in july. It looks lovely and tastes good. We have a little house in Spain and go for a lot of dinners there. >This can match the quality we look for in Spain.

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Thank bergen74
west palm beach
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137 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

It pains me to give Sabor Espanol an average rating. The owners are fantastic. The service was excellent. The ambience was very nice however the food we had was average at best and priced at a 4 or 5 star restaurant. We ordered a Seafood paella that was a huge disappointment in fact we wondered why so many TA reviewers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 16
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Uvita - Beachfront | Playa Uvita, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Uvita
  • Phone Number: +506 8768 9160
Description
Spanish restaurant, owners from Ibiza and Barcelona. Specializing in Paellas, Sangria, Spanish Wines List, Meats and Seafood dishes. Open for dinner.

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