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Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 1234, Costa Rica
+506 2750 2031
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United Kingdom
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91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I the green chicken curry which was temperature hot and mild spicy as described on the menu. Shame the rice was not sticky. Still overall tasty and nice. My wife had spaghetti bolognaise which was just OK not much meat too much spaghetti and a lot of tomato. Half litre a house red wine was reasonable taste and price. Coffee... More 

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cahuita
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69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When I want sushi, this will be the only place I will go! Excellent, and good selection too! I want to go back!

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Thank hotelmagellaninn
Sabinacr, Owner at Flip Flop Restaurant, responded to this review

thank you for your nice review. yes !!! proudly we can say, our sushi chef is an artist. we are happy that you loved it. we are looking forward to see you again, enjoying our fantastic sushi. saludos y pura vida !!! More 

Leon, Nicaragua
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First place where our whole dinner party of 5 instantly wanted to eat. We also had a vegan in our group. And guess what? They are super vegan friendly with all the vegan dishes clearly marked. I had the indonesian curry with chicken, closest I've come to chicken satay in a while, and I loved it!! Worth a visit :))

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Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had burgers here, pasta, you name it. The spaghetti pomodoro was one of the best I have tasted, and that includes my trip to Italy. Don't ask me how, just believe it is true haha. Service was great, atmosphere was nice. Definitely a great spot if you are in Peurto Viejo.

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Thank Atheris510
Sabinacr, Owner at Flip Flop Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for you nice Review.. See you soon More 

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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Their salmon pasta and sea food with passion mango sauce were on of the best dishes during our trip. Service was okay. With a little smile I would have ranked full stars.

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Thank Reijonens
Sabinacr, Owner at Flip Flop Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for you nice Review.. See you soon More 

Miami, Florida
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127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Ate here for lunch. Ordered the Caribbean Special. Not a bad price by Costa Rica standards. Portion was epic and really enjoyed the coconut rice. Easy to find, staff were friendly / attentive, and restaurant clean.

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Sabinacr, Owner at Flip Flop Restaurant, responded to this review

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

Vibrant and cheerful sidewalk cafe, colourful art, brightly painted walls and dishes. They offer a sizeable array of Carribean staples with patacones, rice and beans and a variety of local staples. I opted for the mariscos casafo (seafood) with squid and shrimp. Very tasty. Very affordable. And very sizeable. Lots of people waiting near the sidewalk to eat at this... More 

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Sabinacr, Owner at Flip Flop Restaurant, responded to this review

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Nice service and nice food. One of the cleaner places in Puerto viejo. Staff friendly and the goodbye shot was delicious but I forgot to ask what it was

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Thank Denise P
Sabinacr, Owner at Flip Flop Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for you nice Review.. See you soon 😉 More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

The Sushi and the caribbean Food were tasty and not as expensive. But the Burger was awful. The Service was okay. Before the meal you will get cripst.

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Thank marielmergler
Sabinacr, Owner at Flip Flop Restaurant, responded to this review

Nice that you enjoyed our sushi .. is the best in town I can tell you proudly. Sorry that the burger was not good enough for you.. other people like our burger. Thank you for your review More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The food is average, nice according to the prices they have. The atmosphere is good, nice reggae music, nice furniture :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Fusion, South American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 1234, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 2031

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?