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Miss Miriam's

$$ - $$$
Caribbean, Costa Rican
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Tortuguero, Costa Rica
+506 2709 8002
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Ghent, Belgium
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

The food was really tasty and enough. We didn't feel very welcome but got free desert! :) price is average.. 4400 colones for the main dishes.

Thank Elien B
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Seriously people!! A must eat. We had the fish filet but asked for it to be prepared spicy. The flavours were tremendous and our best meal here!! The service comes with big friendly smiles and the chef obviously prepared the meal with love. She even came out to chat and meet our Pitbull Gigi who was also allowed to visit.... More 

Thank JLotz
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had 2 fantastic meals at Miss Miriam's. Dinner was great, the meats were tender and superbly spiced. The sides were served family style, very generous portions. We also had breakfast at Miss Miriam's. As a family of four backpacking our way through central America budget is always on our minds so we order a bit less this time and... More 

Thank Ninac1999
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch on a Sunday while watching the soccer game. We ordered the Caribbean chicken and it was delicious! Real Caribbean flavors, really loved it. The chicken came with Rice and Beans, patacones and salad, so much we couldn't eat everything. Friendly service and a good price. Go here for real Caribbean food!

Thank RioTicoLodge
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199 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We went here upon recommendation of the front desk lady at our hotel. Strangely enough, Tuesday isn't a good day to eat out in Tortugero (a lot of places are closed).  We were hungry, and tired from the bus journey from San Jose, so we just wanted food. The place is next to the soccer field and the two ladies... More 

Thank James R
Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I stopped in to Miss Miriam's with my family of 7. We had the most amazing feast. Great prices and incredible flavors. Highly recommended!

Thank tubbysmith1
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

The food was delicious. I had chicken in Caribbean spices, plantains, two types of rice and a salad. The prices were reasonable and the staff was very friendly.

Thank Becky G
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

We had our first lunch here and enjoyed the food, the location, the staff and the atmosphere. We sat out the rain, drank beers, and had a fabulous fish, chicken and gallo/patacones and salad lunch. The staff were really friendly and everything tasted like expertly cooked homemade food...

Thank ObligateCarnivore
Wetzlar, Germany
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44 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had both the chicken with Caribbean sauce and we were both a little bit disappointed. This location advertises "with Caribbean flavor", but this is actually what's missing. The sauce and rice did not stand out from any instant product. + fast service + portions big enough to satisfy our hunger - no Caribbean (our any special)... More 

Thank DonGebhado
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297 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Although a very modest place, Miss Miriam´s serves very good food, specially fresh fish (catch of the day) and excellent "patacones" (fried green plantains). Very nice ladies attending your requests...

Thank GabyML1301

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Costa Rican
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tortuguero, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Tortuguero
  • Phone Number: +506 2709 8002

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