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Pura Gula

Playa Chiquita | 50 Metros Oeste Del Duende Gourmet, Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 8634 6404
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (22 reviews)
“gnocchi” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Playa Chiquita | 50 Metros Oeste Del Duende Gourmet, Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and daughters ate here one evening and were pleasantly surprised with the quality of food and live entertainment. I had the red snapper with mango ceviche, it was cooked to perfection. So many places overcook your fish but not this place. It was...More

Thank dasgrw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant in a beautiful environment! Good food, with veggie options! Really a good choice !

Thank Susana M
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Loved our meal at Pura Gula. It's an amazing small restaurant where you can taste the love in every bite! The fish is fresh (of course) and is offered in multiple flavours. The staff is open to share their knowledge and recommendations for every catch....More

1  Thank Simon_MR
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Fish itself was ok but flavor, i think they tried to make original flavor but its failed. Price was outrage!! way too expensive. I have been traveling 3 weeks in costa rica now. this restaurant was very first restaurant i didnt like a food also...More

Thank BlueHaupia
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Had a great New Years Day dinner at Pura Gula. Food was really good, we had tuna & mushroom covered steak. Both were excellent and cook to perfection. Great little place, clean and great service. Highly recommend you plan a dinner here.

Thank WillTim72
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Came with high expectations from the many good reviews, and especially given the small menu. Could not be more disappointed. My squid was cooked till too rubbery to even cut or chew, whereas my husband’s fish was very undercooked. Pricey mishap, and waited a long...More

1  Thank Romanalus
marcl385, Propietario at Pura Gula, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hi, i remember you writing the review before you finish your plate, next time try to tell-me (or any waiter wherever you go...) to change your plate, we are here to help you..., and i'm absolutely sure that there will be no problem to change...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I went to Pura Gula for dinner with some friends. The food and service were good and price is reasonable. They call themselves as "slowfood" and, yes, the food took about 35 min to be served. We had fish with potatoes, veggies and salad that...More

Thank liliansy
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Pura Gula is only minutes walk from Tierra Suenos were we stayed. We had excellent fish dishes freshly composed with vegetables and sauces. The service was friendly and inviting. As alway in Caribbean Costa Rica easy going.

1  Thank Connytruedsdon
Reviewed 6 December 2017

- Small family run restaurant. - Very friendly owner/waiter. - High quality food deliciously prepared.

Thank Sandro H
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I have being going to Pura Gula for several years now. I have never being disappointed in the food or the service. The owner is very nice and recommends specials. A great atmosphere, just a great place.

Thank jazminjonas
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Jim M
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Response from Danielle F | Reviewed this property |
Only a few houses down. Alice's ice cream was very good!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Chiquita | 50 Metros Oeste Del Duende Gourmet, Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 8634 6404
  • E-mail
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