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Restaurante Tamara

Main Street, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0148
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“rice and beans” (21 reviews)
“patacones” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the flavour of the Caribbean fish dish. Not too spicy but a lot more interesting than traditional Costa Rican food. Much better dish than neighbouring restaurants.

Thank 4phun
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This was the only restaurant we were disappointed in on our entire eight day visit to Costa Rica. Requested to sit upstairs, where we could see empty seats, and we were told it was full. Was seated right in front of the kitchen and ordered...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Tamara's the owner was sooo welcoming and a professional staff. The plate portions are huge, and the seafood is delightful!

Thank soulsister1215
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

I had order a vegetarian plantain dish, and my husband order fish (but got chicken). He did not complain because it did not taste bad. The food was average, but the service was poor. Our order was forgotten, took long, was wrong, and took a...More

Thank Priscilla M
Reviewed 10 December 2017

A place to go when you're looking to try some local cuisine. Everything is delicious, I enjoyed the unusual mixture of flavors. Very friendly staff as well.

Thank Marie V
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This place had pretty good food. I had the seafood rice which was one of the most flavorful dishes I had in the area. My husband had the breaded fish fillet which he loved. We also had ceviche which was delicious.

Thank Holly F
Reviewed 30 November 2017

The restaurants in this area are all pretty similar to each other in both food and vibe. That vibe basically being dominated by Bob Marley. The tanginess in the sauce made for a wonderful twist on the typical Costa Rican food you will find across...More

Thank Ben Y
Reviewed 28 November 2017

I went on a Monday night and the place was packed. We ordered pollo caribeño, one of my favorite dishes. Despite the huge party next to us, our food came quickly, and all of it was demasiado RICA! The best rice and beans I had...More

Thank kellidetexas
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I have been several times in Puerto Viejo and Tamaras Caribbean Chicken is my favorite food in town!!!

Thank Bee K
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here, I got grilled fish fillet and my boyfriend chicken with Caribbean salsa. Fish was the best I've ever had. Service was good, they were able to communicate in English and price was reasonable. Restaurant has a family tradition and we had...More

Thank Leeonka
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 0148
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