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“nice food”
Review of El Marquez - CLOSED

El Marquez
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 23 August 2014

we went there because of TA reviews. The restaurant it's ok and the food it's nice. The service is not so good. We were there alone with the owner and his daughter, hence, no service for us. The little child (6 or 7 years old) was there watching the tv and everytime we wanted something we had to ask her, then, she looking scared runned to his father to say we wanted something: as a result, 15 minuts to have attention and feeling so bad to be scaring a little shy kid.
The food it's ok, but we felt so alone and unattendand there and we wouldn't repeat for that.
Moreover, i can't say is a nice restaurant. Decoration could be better for sure.


ZERO ATTENTION FROM THE WAITER/OWNER.

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Thank Alexnyet
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

we went there for lunch because of other users reviews. Everything was correct, but far from "great", "amazing" or other comments. It's a good family runned place, correct food and nothing else. i ordered camarones with tomate sauce and my husband chuleton. My camarones were very good!! And, considering how surprised we are with the quality of meet in costarica, Marquez meet weren't at the same level.
They were nice with us, but we felt really unattended, since we were alone in the restaurant and the owner decided that he could stayed inside, leaving his daughter watching cartoons in the dinning television (next to us). Everytime we wanted something (a beer, water or whatever) we had to ask her and he, looking so shy and without knowing what to say, runned to his father to ask for it. As a result, feeling you were bothering a little child, and you were waiting triple to get something.

2 main dishes, 1 ceviche, 2 beers and 1 desert --> 60$

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Thank Karkinyeta23
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Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

Had such a good time here. After a long boat ride and bus ride this meal was well deserved!!! My sister got the mixed kabob and j got the mixed seafood latter with garlic bitter!! By far the best meal we've had in Costa Rica!! And the owner was so nice!! I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone!!

Thank Captainfrannie
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

this is a humble (in a good way), standard food option. if you're looking for a simple meal that does the job at a great price, stop here, and you'll be treated well

Thank dgg217
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

We went to this restaurant based upon the comment of the people renting us a place in MonteVerde. As soon as we arrived the host was great. The food has a good variation between fish and meat. The cheviche mixte was really good to eat, I would recommend it!
My daughter who normally doesn't like to eat fish tried some of our plate and ordered a plate herself the next day, that says it all I think :-)
The pricing is good, not expensive and good food ...what more can anyone want ?

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Thank davyvandelsen
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