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SHAKAS

250 Meters NE From Minae Offices, PG Main Road, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
+506 4702 4742
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
6 Jun 2016
“Good burgers!”
5 Jun 2016
“Bad staff and "manager" rather smoke than help!”
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Bar, American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
250 Meters NE From Minae Offices, PG Main Road, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

You can get takeout and the burgers are pretty American-style. Those not willing to try the local cuisine will enjoy.

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The place it self has nice decoration, and has a good location. Service is very bad we got there looked for a table by our self. (No one to welcome us) and then we asked a person on the back seemed like the kitchen that...More

Thank tayl0rbradley
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We had great service for our family of four (ages 13 & 16), an awesome table on the patio with good music. We ate the caliente burger, BBQ burger, and fish tacos. All taste great and price was good. Staff was friendly, we will go...More

Thank Mtnrnr4444
Reviewed 8 March 2016

My wife and I ate there several times during our stay. The fish tacos and organic hamburgers are top notch and the beer is nice and cold. You can dine in or out and the have Jam sessions on Friday evenings. The staff (especially Cora...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Been to 6 different beaches and the fish tacos here are soooo good we had to go back a second time...which is when we were talked into trying their burgers and - oh my! - the gorgonzola caramelized onion burger is to die for -...More

Thank Jani155019
Reviewed 5 February 2016

We were a group of 5 that stopped in for the taco special and a beer. Good food. The specials are a good value. Recommend the fish taco. The staff was very friendly and made us feel welcome.

Thank Surfocracoke
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Had dinner there with friends. Ordered a chicken sandwich and the flavours were lovely! But the chicken no good... My friends ordered the fish taco and were very pleased with it. Overall a cool looking restaurant but once you go inside it's pretty simple. Not...More

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

I had the portobello veggie burger. I got pieces of charged portobello (literally tasted like carbon bits) on a bun with one piece of lettuce and a slice of tomato. I think the bun had hummus on it, too, but I'm not even sure. I...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Went for dinner and decided to go the bathroom to pee and wash my hands. Huge crap left in only toilet in the dirty bathroom. OK I'll flush that and pee. Nope. No water. Now I still have to pee, I've touched this disgusting toilet...More

Thank canadianescape
Fabricio R, Owner at SHAKAS, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2016

Hello, Thx for your comment. The world is experiencing a tough drought, and Playa Grande is one of those places which is trying to adapt to the circumstances. We currently have drastic water shortages in the area, however we're trying to look for solutions as...More

Reviewed 18 January 2016

Don't be fooled by the low key ambience. The burgers are great as was the coconut stuffed with shrimp and quinoa. I recommend this restaurant which has several healthy selections to choose from, for lunch.

Thank packedandready2go
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Meters NE From Minae Offices, PG Main Road, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Grande
  • Phone Number: +506 4702 4742
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