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US$5 - US$15
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Accepts Visa, Live Music, Waterfront, Dog Friendly, Family style
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went for dinner there and had really great food. Some vegan and vegetarian options available. Homemade icecream for dessert was also delicious. Great view aswell.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 6 December 2022

My wife and I ate at the Bamboo room most evenings during our stay at Alma de Ojochal. The good is incredible! Each night we would order something new and each time it was great! Loved the wings, gnocchi, steak and everything else! The cocktails...were wonderful and the overall atmosphere was fun and friendly. I can't say enough good things about the staff and owners, Mike & Kelli. We can't wait to go back! Oh... and the live music was seriously good too!More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 23 July 2022

The Bamboo Room is a "must" destination whether you live or visit here. It is a beautiful setting high up a steep incline with topical breezes, great food, a stunning ocean/ sunset view, and amazing entertainment! The staff are always friendly and attentive. John and...Ken (the musicians) are the "magic"..they never disappoint. Their artistry is unparalleled. No visit to this region is complete without a trip hereMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 5 May 2022

The wait staff and bar tender were excellent. The view from the deck is stunning and really adds to the experience. John is a magician on the keyboard and really put his heart into the performance. The food and atmosphere in the Bamboo Room on...Friday night made for a super fun night. Shrimp melts in your mouth and the ribs fall off the bone. I can't say enough about the great food and the amazing time we had.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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John C, Owner at The Bamboo Room, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2022

Thanks so much Mike! Great review! We truly appreciate you taking the time to write it! Good to hear when we hit the marks. :) Hope to see ya again soon! -TBR Crew

Reviewed 24 April 2022 via mobile

Very attractive bar/club and chill vibe, overlooking the Pacific, beautiful view, great service, drinks, food. Family friendly. Great live music. A real gem of a place, worth the climb up the hill.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 17 April 2022

What an awesome evening we had here. A very casual spot and that suits us perfectly. The hosts/owners and servers were all fantastic people. We had a great table with a nice view of the Jungle and Pacific. We had been told the fish and...chips were good, so that's what we had. Very well prepared and tasty. The wings were also very good. John came out and did a show and it was very entertaining. He is a exceptional talent. By far the most fun evening we had during our 10 days in Costa Rica.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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John C, Owner at The Bamboo Room, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2022

Wow, thank you so much for taking the time to write that great review! We truly appreciate it! We love when people get what we are trying to do every day. Thank you thank you and come back soon! -TBR Crew

Reviewed 27 March 2022 via mobile

The music and bantering between the musicians...great. Being in an open air small restaurant, with good drinks, friends and musicians who enjoyed what they were doing. My only regret is we could only go the one night. We were leaving the next day. If in...Ojuchal put this place on your list.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 23 March 2022

Lovely drive up the hill to this little gem. Great food and live entertainment! There is also a small hotel adjacent.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 23 March 2022

Without a doubt, the most fun in the southern zone. Amazing food and great service but the entertainment was off the hook. We were so surprised to find a place with live music of this caliber in the middle of the jungle!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 6 March 2022 via mobile

Felt like we had stumbled into a North American bar as very slightly unexpected visitors! Think the high trip adviser ratings is possibly due to the large local US/Canadian ex pat community - everyone seemed to know each other???! We were attracted by advertised music...- and the owner was putting on his YouTube show from the stage, he was very good. Nothing Costa Rican about this place, but ribs were amazing ! As ALWAYS it Depends what your after of course!!!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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John C, Owner at The Bamboo Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2022

Hola! Thanks for your honest and well put review Mick! Glad you and your family had a great time. And yes, the ribs are a winner. :) Please come back and see us again. -The TBR Crew

Reviewed 30 January 2022

Great music! So fun to find this gem in the middle of the jungle. John and friends are super talented and entertaining. A treat for any music lovers.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 19 January 2022 via mobile

I have been visiting Ojochal for 5 years and every trip the Bamboo Room is the highlight of the vacation. The food is excellent, service is fantastic and the entertainment is amazing. John and Ken interact with the customers and truly make it a great...experience. Come hungry!!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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John C, Owner at The Bamboo Room, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2022

Thanks so much! We truly appreciate this! It’s so fulfilling when our efforts are appreciated! On behalf of all of us at Bamboo & Ken :). Thank you!

Reviewed 4 January 2022 via mobile

Second visit. Another enjoyable one! We were in the area 2 years ago and enjoyed the establishment enough that we booked in for this New Years Eve. As.a holiday, with a Mentalist show, there was a set menu. Entertainment was great. We could tell that...the majority of the crowd were regulars which I think speaks highly of The Bamboo Room. We were mixing up our Costa Rican experiences and this is a great ex-Pat hang out. I hope to be back again.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 4 January 2022 via mobile

The best New Year’s experience ever, capping two weeks of Costa Rican adventures…The Chantry’s treated us like family!

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 2 January 2022 via mobile

On New Years Eve evening, we hadn’t booked any restaurant. We arrived at the restaurant with our beach clothes, wet hair and generally looked not fancy at all. The owner (we think his name is John) was so kind to squeeze us in for dinner...and the show. Dinner was delicious, they even offer vegetarian and vegan options. There was a famous Magician doing a show after dinner. The show was mind-blowing. The staff was very attentive and warm. We had an amazing New Years Eve there.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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John C, Owner at The Bamboo Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2022

Thank you Nicolas, so glad you could join us! Good times! -John, Janet & The TBR Crew

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Roam317418
24 January 2019|
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Response from Kelli_MikeShaw | Property representative |
Hi! We have live music Mon to Sat 6pm to 9pm. We recommend reservations Jan through April. (506) 2786 5295. Thanks!
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24 January 2019|
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Response from Scott S | Reviewed this property |
The Bamboo features entertainment 6 nights a week, Monday through Saturday.
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Response from Kelli_MikeShaw | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we do accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Hope to see you here.
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  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5