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El Quijote Bar and Restaurant - CLOSED

playa hermosa next door to hotel villa acacia | 2da Entrade 100 Metros a Mano Derecho, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
+506 2672 0176
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fresh snapper” (3 reviews)
“red snapper” (7 reviews)
“jumbo shrimp” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, International, Central American, Mediterranean, Sushi, Asian, South American, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
playa hermosa next door to hotel villa acacia | 2da Entrade 100 Metros a Mano Derecho, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2017

El Quijote Bar and Resturant is on the beach and has great Steak and Eggs for breakfast or Taco Tuesday is a must.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We walked up to the building to read the notes on the doors - definitely CLOSED!!! There is nothing else to say but GO TO GINGER! Best restaurant in playa hermosa

Thank Gretchen N
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We went for dinner, around Feb 20. It was closed, and had signs on the windows, which we could not read. It looked like it was out of business, and the manager at Hotel ManGaby told us that it had gone out of business?

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Had a very pleasant first impression. The owner, Fernando, greeted us. He was lively, fun to watch as he greeted other patrons. Explained the special that evening, then came back to take our orders. We asked for menus. Should have just stuck with the special...More

Thank Homewood2425
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Six of us went to El Quijote during its opening week. It was fabulous, from Fernando, our host, to Michelangelo who caught the fish. We had the special, an huge platter of jumbo shrimp and red snapper in a to-die-for garlic sauce. They aim to...More

Thank District7
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We've walked past this restaurant numerous times just because we already had an agenda for dinner or drinks, but tonight we made it a goal to stop in for a drink and I'm so glad we did. We stopped just for one and had few...More

Thank RonaJrae
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We went with two other couples and we're treated to a wonderfully attentive, deliciously fresh and tasty family style meal, consisting of fresh snapper and jumbo shrimp, sautéed in garlic and oil. The food was presented beautifully, and it was so tasty that we will...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Great food in Italian restaurant,,,, Oriental restaurant-delicious sushi...friendly stuff,,,,thanks guys,,,we love it

Thank bcygan
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We met the owner, Ian, while walking on the beach, and he invited us to his restaurant and said he opened around five (pura vida). We ordered tuna nachos and a salmon cake as appetizers. Both were beyond words in presentation and flavor. Sweet and...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Probably the nicest place in Playa hermosa that I went to. A little on the expensive side, but food and service was excellent. Extremely clean and nice art decorations. They have a TV too if you need to catch a sports game. Also serve sushi...More

Thank Matter305
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Restaurant Details

Seafood, International, Central American, Mediterranean, Sushi, Asian, South American, Costa Rican
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: playa hermosa next door to hotel villa acacia | 2da Entrade 100 Metros a Mano Derecho, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Hermosa
  • Phone Number: +506 2672 0176
Contemporary international cuisine including fresh sushi, seafood, pasta, chicken, meat and daily deserts, including a new children's' menu. Join us for Happy hour or dinner in our newly renovated bar and restaurant. We are pleased to announce our collaboration with the Hidden Garden Art Gallery. Enjoy fine dining while feasting your eyes on some fabulous artwork, also available for sale. Friday's are especially fun at El Quijote as we feature live music. Located on the 2nd entrance to Playa Hermosa, just minutes from the beach. Our hours of operation are Monday thru Saturday, 4:30pm till close, with the kitchen closing at 9:30pm. We look forward to seeing and serving you.
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