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The Happy Snapper - CLOSED

Main raod across from Brasilito Beach, Brasilito, Costa Rica
+506 2654 4413
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
23 Feb 2014
“Where is it?”
21 Dec 2013
“Tasty, Friendly and Open for Business”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Seafood, Central American, American, South American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Main raod across from Brasilito Beach, Brasilito, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 23 February 2014

What happened to Michael Osborne? Where is your restaurant? We were looking forward to having lunch and shooting the breeze once again.

Thank Izers
Reviewed 22 December 2013

One of our group had gone fishing and caught a mahi mahi. This restaurant prepared it for us. It was so nicely presented in many ways - as ceviche, fish taco, cajun, with wine and tomato, and seasoned with garlic. Very well done.

Thank timidtravelerUs
Reviewed 8 November 2013

Have had drinks at the Snapper and it was known as a tourist joint . Locals rarely ate there but would go for music and drinks . Sorry to see it has closed . I believe the property owner did not renew restaurant lease.

1  Thank TravelingMan058
Reviewed 10 July 2013

We came across The Happy Snapper in our recent trip to Costa Rica and had such a great time there. Gus was such a gracious host. He recommended a dish that we all really enjoyed, and served the coldest beer in a 20 mile radius....More

Thank Macon1974
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Well, they do seafood rather well, but are SO overpriced and there were so many mosquitoes I couldn't even think through the swarm! Not the same as just being outdoors, there must have been standing water. Also, the kitchen wasn't so clean...

Thank rorimandi
Reviewed 16 April 2013

We were told to go there from by brother who lives in Costa Rica and the food was amazing, The whole Snapper was great and the Avocado stuffed Shrimp was excellent and great service to go with it.

Thank vera111
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We had an outstanding meal here yesterday.We ordered the red snapper and the seabass served with fries,a salad and 2 of their side sauces.Highly recommended by the way.They do a number of sauces and we had the jalapeno,the diablo and the louisiana.All were excellent and...More

Thank silkfunkybrit
Reviewed 8 April 2013

This is a great choice especially if you want to get out of your resort. Good food at good prices in an open air setting.

Thank Janelleran
Reviewed 4 April 2013

We stopped several times over the course of a week and would have the ceviche (delicious), other assorted appetizers, and cocktails at the bar with Jose the bartender who delivered great service! He spoke great English for our broken Spanglish! Easy going stop, with great...More

Thank mjbeam
Reviewed 17 March 2013 via mobile

Pleasant atmosphere and pleasant staff with good service but the bottom line is the food was totally hit and miss. 3 of us ordered dinner, mixed seafood plate was very good, sea bass was ok, whole snapper was ok. Desserts were actually very, very good....More

Thank mannym99
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  • Address: Main raod across from Brasilito Beach, Brasilito, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Brasilito
  • Phone Number: +506 2654 4413
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