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Lazlo's Catch of the Day

Ave 71 | Between Salsa Brava Restaurant and Exploradores Outdoors, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grilled veggies” (22 reviews)
“fries” (40 reviews)
“red snapper” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ave 71 | Between Salsa Brava Restaurant and Exploradores Outdoors, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Place is hilarious. Owner and son playing cribbage and hanging out. A few beers, for us, later and the son comes over and says, " what are you having, king fish, snapper, or swordfish." There is no menu, it is whatever the catch was from...More

Thank gusto2111
Reviewed 7 February 2017

My husband and I stumbled on this restaurant while roaming and hungry but the place was packed . The owner indicated our wait would be long and suggested we come earlier the next night, which we did . There were two fresh fish selections on...More

Thank SueBa2015
Reviewed 3 February 2017

They have the best in town , when it comes to a great, fresh Tuna, filet. The dad and son run the place, pretty awesome... It is a , great meal with a chill vibe...

Thank woodrivermotors
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Heard from the locals that the food is excellent--but the service needs improvement. That said, it took a bit (about 15 minutes) to get my first Cuba Libre (rum & coke) as the bartender had to skateboard down the street to pick up coke and...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing fish dinner that was seasoned just right! There are no menus, just the choice of whatever fish was caught that morning, with vegetables and cold drinks. Family owned and operated, very sociable and hospitable.

Thank e_gal9
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is worth looking for! As you face Mamma Mia's pizza, Lazlo's is on the left. To the right of Mamma Mia's is Exploradores. To the left of Lazlo's is the Caribbean information centre. There is a Hungarian flag hanging beside the bar. We...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Great, simple, fresh fish with grilled veggies and fries. Lazlo had his huge boat parked in front on the street. His son the barkeep was delightful and good company. Eat here!

Thank Ann Marie C
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is a really neat place for fish lovers. Owned by a fisherman who takes tourists out daily. IThey serve the catch with french fries and veggies. We had Mahi which was simply cooked in oil and garlic. The margs were great too, and the...More

Thank abbrantl
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We tried very hard to locate the restaurant and finally gave up and asked a local. We found that Lazlo's is attached to the north end of a pizza restaurant but has no sign. He was nevertheless busy. There is no menu and Lazlo brings...More

Thank brucegould
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Went fishing with Laszlo many times,he always catches fish.He hits the throttle hard and doesn't t waste your time getting to the fishing grounds.He furnishes a nice lunch,good conversation,beverages exc.Nice clean boat.Fish cleaned for you,I recommend going to has nearby restaurants and let him prepare...More

2  Thank David S
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3 February 2017|
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Response from Ann Marie C | Reviewed this property |
I believe they open around 6 pm. I never saw them open for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave 71 | Between Salsa Brava Restaurant and Exploradores Outdoors, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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