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Selvin's

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$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American
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main road to punta uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0664
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12:00 - 20:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and great food! The rice and beans with chicken is the best! If you're not to full you can try the brownie too!

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Thank Andrea R
Travelife65, Guest Relations Manager at Selvin's, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! :) More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was highly recommended by everyone one we spoke with in Puerto Viejo! The food was amazing! We visited a couple of times during our stay and I got to try the sea bass, red snapper, lobster, steak - it was all delicious! We went there on Christmas day and had a really, really great family dinner for all... More 

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Travelife65, Guest Relations Manager at Selvin's, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, it makes us really happy knowing that you had a great time with us and you enjoyed it so much. Pura vida and Happy new year! More 

Bloomington, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for the best authentic Caribbean food on the southern coast, Selvin's is the place for you. The food is amazing and the setting is rustic and fun. You will be able to choose from a full menu of food and drinks so if a grilled seafood dish is more to your liking than Rondon, you will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I've visited this restaurant since I was a child and it only gets better and better! AMAZING food, for me its THE BEST in whole Limon! Its cozy and lovely! The staff is amazing! And you have the beach very close so you could spend the day swimming and then get lunch or dinner there! I promise you wont be... More 

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Vancouver
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We were told their Rondon is the best in town so we drove out here. When we got here they told us it's going to take 30 min to prepare it as it will be fresh as we were in between lunch and dinner time. We placed the order at 4:30 pm and it was ready at 5pm. TOTALLY worth... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

And nice people... I took the fish and it was really good and everything else was well cooked. Service was really nice and fast.

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

A great little casual place we could walk to as we were staying in Punta Uva. The food was plentiful. I had the whole red snapper and it was delicious, nicely cooked.. Service was decent. Not too expensive, overall reasonable. This was a nice quiet chill casual atmosphere on a weekday in October. Would easily come back here again.

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Lots of locals and tourists recommended this restaurant to us. We were happy we stopped in. I had the sea bass with carribean sauce and it was delicious. Food is made to order and the offerings depend on the recent catch, so be a bit flexible and they will try to ensure you have a lovely meal. We traveled in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Food was great and 'though it took a while to eat it was worthwhile!!! The ambience resembles Caribbean and the music was great. We totally recommend this place. Make sure you ask pollo caribeño and margarita

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1 Thank Ana A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here in August of 2016. We heard about the Rondon here. We ordered it and absolutely loved it!!!! It is beautiful here. Located off of the road. It is open and quaint and cozy. The staff was excellent, friendly and very helpful!!! The Chocolate Labrador dog, Gema, was very nice too!!! The prices are very affordable!!! We will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:00
Saturday
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: main road to punta uva, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0664

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