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Amphitheater Restaurant

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Villa Caletas Hotel, Herradura, Garabito Municipality 12358-1000, Costa Rica
+506 2630 3020
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  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Villa Caletas Hotel, Herradura, Garabito Municipality 12358-1000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really awesome view over the Pacific. Good spot to go for a sunset! Suggest get there well before sunset to get a good seat. Food was just so so.

Thank P M
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We had a family meal here and all got different dishes. Each was amazing! I had the lobster and could have eaten it everyday of our vacation.

Thank Allix M
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Made a reservation thru the nearby Marriott for a special birthday dinner and asked for one of the birthday desserts pictured online. When we arrived they had no record of our reservation. Lots of back and forth between hostess and management and they said they...More

Thank atravellingguy
Reviewed 11 May 2018

the best breakfasts are the American with a full awesome fruit plate with a traditional eggs and meat and hash browns and toast breakfast. Another excellent choice is the french breakfast with brioche muffins and a fabulous huge ham and cheese omelette. One order would...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 25 April 2018

this place was fantastic. the food was great and waiters were very attentive. went with another couple that was celebrating their anniversary. the sunset was wonderful

Thank wilsonsbythelake
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Make sure you put this on your itinerary when in the area. Even the short drive from the main road to hotel is breathtaking with cliffs on both sides. Stay for an amazing meal or (as we did) just sit and enjoy an amazing cocktail....More

Thank Jeremy P
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Enjoyed a few bottles of wine and a fabulous dinner while viewing the stunning sunset. Service was great.

Thank Ronny075
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Food is good here but what you come for is the view on top of the mountain. The drinks are good as well so we would recommend coming here for an early breakfast or appetizers and drinks at sunset. Dinner I would probably get elsewhere.

Thank whitney237
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We went to Villa Caletas a few times to have an appetizer and drinks and enjoy the view from the amphitheater bar as sunset approached. The service was always friendly and the view is too awesome for words. The drive up to the hotel itself...More

Thank puestadelsol92
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This is a must! We went at 5:00 pm, just before sunset, and ordered drinks and appetizers. Christian was our waiter, and he was fabulous! We ordered the munchies platter and it was delicious with a variety of local appetizers. Highly recommend! The sunset was...More

Thank BPR2013
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27 January 2018|
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Response from WANDERLUSTinMe | Reviewed this property |
I was there for the sunset last November. We sat at a cafe table, ate an app & drank a glass of wine. No reservation was needed. If the eating area happens to be full, just go sit in the amphitheatre, its free, its... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$57
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villa Caletas Hotel, Herradura, Garabito Municipality 12358-1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Garabito Municipality  >  Jaco District  >  Herradura
  • Phone Number: +506 2630 3020
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This amazing Greek amphitheater offers sunset views on the Pacific Ocean and the Rain Forest. It is a local favorite known for service, consistency and quality. Outdoor dining is available at Anfiteatro Restaurant for those looking for succulent specialties and intimate surrounding. El Anfiteatro opens from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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