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Address: Block off Playa Jaco 1, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Bizarre bar !

And that's a good thing! Bar full of characters with the bonus of a pool table and local beer! What more could you ask for, oh and the musics good :)

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 January 2017
Saraya C
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

And that's a good thing! Bar full of characters with the bonus of a pool table and local beer! What more could you ask for, oh and the musics good :)

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Thank Saraya C
Miami, Florida
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55 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

the place is kind of beat up !! not to clean ! prices ok !! sort of just old gringos just sitting around..nothing special !

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Thank lap1000
Lilburn, Georgia
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Simple place to grab a bear and people watch. They had a $5 burger special that wasn't well done but that may have been oversight on our part. The bartenders were nice and definitely tried to help me find a drink i would like since i don't drink beer. There are definitely "working girls" but I never saw them bother... More 

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Davie
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

A friend recommended that we visit while in Jaco. So, we went after the beach one hot day and it was perfect. There were only a handful of regulars there at the time. the bartender was very friendly. We had a nice Casado for lunch. From another review, I see that there was a problem getting a pina colada. But,... More 

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Middletown, New York
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48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

With all the other choices pass on this place the drinks aren't made correctly and they couldn't make a Pina colada cause they didn't have the mix? In the land of coconut! The place is out dated old and dingy looking it's days have past.

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Thank xxxxxxxcop
Barrie
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47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This place has a lot of history in Jaco and a reputation to go along with it. The drinks are reasonable, the food is just ok. not a place I would take a date to. The place reminded me of an 80s bar that never moved on...you'll find the same group of old gringo men hanging out there along with... More 

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Thank Mougly
Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I traveled solos to Costa Rica. It was a little sketchy at the Beatle Bar but the local group of older gringo men took care of me and made sure I was safe. They are a little aggressive which worried me but I was safe each time I went. I went three times and never saw a any other females... More 

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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33 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

This is not the old Beatle Bar but actually better in many ways. Reasonable drinks, great rock & roll music, beautiful bartenders, separate air conditioned disco, etc. A very comfortable place to hang - day or night.

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Thank budd113
Nuevo Arenal, Costa Rica
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

We are happy to know that the old Beatle Bar is back with our man Jack and his lovely daughter Bridgette back at the helm. They tore down all of that hideous night club stuff that the Boys from Chicago put in and even I felt comfortable there. They still have working girls that frequent there but they don´t bother... More 

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Thank marisolsanchez2016
Whitby, Canada
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

It's been around for a while and although well used and a little dowdy is still a favourite spot for many North American visitors. Staff are friendly and efficient and the food is surprisingly good. Chicken salad ended up as a whole meal, very fresh and quite tasty. Also enjoyed some decent chicken wings while watching the SuperBowl. Lots of... More 

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Thank Gord T

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