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Restaurante Lidia's Place

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Latin, Central American, Jamaican, Costa Rican, Spanish
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Avenia 67 | Calle 217, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0598
Today
13:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 20:30
Tue - Sat 13:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food and even better people! I highly recommend this place! Authentic and cute but not as cute as Lidia who was lovely to talk to and let me in early when she saw me on the streets looking into her closed restaurant. I had the chicken and the frog water witch where both great!

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Thank Daniel R
Baltimore, Maryland
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by Lidia's for lunch and we were not disappointed. The food has a Caribbean flare and taste at a reasonable price. The service was excellent and friendly. Our server, Alvin, brought us two Soysos (I have no clue if that is how to spell it). They are creamy, frothy drinks made from a local fruit. DELICIOUS. No trip... More 

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Thank JAPuraVida
Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best meal we have had in puerto viejo !! We had the carribean chicken...amazing!!! We will defiantly come back! Everyone should try it ! :):)

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Thank katyrogerson31
Hillsboro, Oregon
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the coconut and curry fish, the pork chop and a salad. All were really flavorful! Their house special ginger drink was very refreshing. They have a really spicy Panama pepper sauce that goes awesome with their fried plantains.

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Thank Thurman M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can understand why this restaurant is so popular. They were queuing out the door when we were there - and that was in a rainstorm! Really nice atmosphere, great choice of food and very generous portions. Lidia makes a point of coming round and chatting to all her customers. She's charming and so are her staff (who are mostly... More 

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Thank Joanne O
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for dinner our first night in Puerto Viejo on the recommendation from our driver Danny and couldn't have been happier! 2 adults and 4 kids and everyone left with a smile and full stomachs! Authentic Caribbean food was fabulous, great price great service! Loved it!!

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Thank Shari R
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had one of our best meals at this place. It was a relaxed evening, the service was fast, the price was great, and the food was so worth our walk there. I had the Caribbean chicken dish and my boyfriend had the fish in coconut curry, all very yummy. The fresh juice was awesome- drink the melon and pineapple! We... More 

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Thank Hoap123
Berlin, Deutschland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really great lunch there. The kitchen taste amazing and there is a wide range of meals. In addition, the staff is wonderful. Would ever go there again.

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Thank Maver2000
Atenas, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I was there for lunch and a burger which was great! But the Caribbean plates look like they would be even better!

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Thank Charlie D
Edmonton, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

this was the best chicken, rice and beans! Make sure to make a stop for lunch or dinner!! I asked if they sold the Caribbean sauce so I could take some home, but they don't :(

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Central American, Jamaican, Costa Rican, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 21:00
Thursday
13:00 - 21:00
Friday
13:00 - 21:00
Saturday
13:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenia 67 | Calle 217, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0598
Description
Small family owned restaurant in town. I don't thing there are any street addresses there.

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