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The Lazy Mon Sports & Music Bar

$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Bar, Pub, Central American, Costa Rican, American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
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Salsa Brava Break, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 231-7304, Costa Rica
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has been around a long time and used to be called something else. Live music, a ping pong table, pool table, little beach just off the back patio - feet in the sand, a couple of TV's in the back if you need to watch the soccer game from Europe (Costa Rican's seem to watch a lot of... More 

Thank ShazParis
Berkeley, California
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But better food can be had nearby. It wasn't horrible, but it was basic bar food and nearby, though not on the beach, there are some places that serve legitimately tasty food.

Thank Dave M
Charlevoix, Michigan
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619 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh meat and cooked well. Service was friendly and fairly quick considering the crowd. Excellent margaritas. Go for happy hour !

Thank Upnorthtransplant1
Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had good food and service and great live music. My seven year old son loved playing pool and hanging out. The location is great. Food well priced. Drinks very strong!

Thank JenCR2014
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in to Lazy Mon on a Saturday evening. We had two margaritas. The drinks were almost undrinkable. The bartender was not friendly and the place seemed dirty. We would not go back there again.

Thank dorothym603
Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We come to Puerto Viejo every time we come to Costa Rica and the Lazy Mon is one of favorite happy hour spots. Cold beer and good food with a chill spots make us come back every time.

Thank MarkMel2
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has an amazing view. You are right on the beach. They have a small selection of craft beer and their food is good. Some evenings they play live music which is nice.

Thank Abby N
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The food is really nice. I had the mediterranean burger with feta cheese, hummus and guacemole. Thursdays is ladies night and you (ladies) can drink free punch from 10-12 PM. You can play games inside (beerpong, pool and ping pong). Early in the evening they play reggae and raggamuffin, after 11 the music gets more 'danceble'. Friday is a good... More 

Thank Maya M
Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Had a great drink and burger right by the beach, great spot for people watching. And the best chips/ frites in Puerto Viejo.

Thank MibbSt
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Bad service from the start. It took the waitress about 30 minutes to notice that my drink was empty even though I was trying to wave her over. Ended up going to the bar instead to place an order for more drinks.

Thank Ricardo R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$6
Caribbean, Bar, Pub, Central American, Costa Rican, American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salsa Brava Break, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 231-7304, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: 8506251119

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