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Main St. | Frente Hotel Vaz, Cahuita, Costa Rica
+506 2755 1164
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18:00 - 23:00
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Thu - Tue 18:00 - 23:00
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Cahuita, Costa Rica
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took my kids and their friend for pizza. They were very happy with their ham pizza, and the tuna was cooked to perfection and served on a plate of greenery for me. We received prompt and attentive service and the pizzas we ordered to go for other family members were delicious. The wine was very good too.

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Thank Sara F
sactown
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97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was starving when I came in and got their veggie pizza. It was very good and large proportion. My waiter was really nice and attentive (unusual in CR). Nice restaurant setting, too. I will definitely come back!

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Crystal City, Texas
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here was quite good. Lots of Italian food options. We had Lasagna and a Asparagus/ham/cream pasta. Very nice flavours, would like more garlic and herbs, but still was quite good. The servers were amazing and the food was good.

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cahuita
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115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

It really does help that the owners are friendly and from Italy! The seafood is fresh, the pasta is homemade, and the desserts are to die for!

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New York City, New York
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

There can be a debate about which of the two Italian restaurants in the area has the best pizza. I will just say that this place has the best variations of pizzas although the other place has a better crust. What they do stand out in is service that is attentive and well thought out. The lighting is a bit... More 

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Thank Roldan L
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We had pizza and lobsters and they were both fantastic. Small, family-run business with a particular charm. Recommended.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were in Cahuita for 3 nights and we ate at this place 2 of the 3 nights. We would have 3 out of 3 nights however they are closed in Wednesday so we had to go to a different place. It was right beside our hotel so we wanted to try it out. The food is... More 

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Thank nicjean79
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to eat here, as per recommendation on our last night of our trip. It was the best meal we had in town!

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Thank Spudfarmer
Cahuita, Costa Rica
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

El Girasol has a nice selection on the menu and always offers a fresh and tasty specials! The service is excellent and you always get your plate with a smile. I can only recommend El Girasol! Fabulous food, nice wines, prefect service .. feel spoiled and happy :-)

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Denver, Colorado
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

A wonderful surprise of an Italian restaurant, bursting with warmth and joy like the sunflower from which it gets its name ("Girasol"). Lovely and understated ambience with a few tables that peer into an immaculate chef's kitchen. The owners are a young couple from Italy and they enjoy cooking ad hatting with their guests. Very attentive staff and always at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St. | Frente Hotel Vaz, Cahuita, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Cahuita
  • Phone Number: +506 2755 1164

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?