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El Shrimp Shack

$$ - $$$Seafood, , Latin
| Del mercado central 350 al oeste, avenida 3, Punta Arenas 60101, Costa Rica
+506 2661 0585
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“shrimp burger” (5 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Central American, Latin, Spanish, South American
$$ - $$$
| Del mercado central 350 al oeste, avenida 3, Punta Arenas 60101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

The great reviews El Shrimp Shack received on Trip Advisor were spot on. We went for early lunch and found a clean and hospitable establishment. The food was outstanding, although probably a bit more expensive than some of the lower end establishments closer to the...More

Thank AthensBulldawg
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We started an Isla Tortuga tour at this restaurant. Great spot for breakfast! Really nice restaurant and would have loved to try it for another meal.

Thank RayCeb
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Surprisingly beautiful interior, with quick, pleasant service. Excellent food. A nice break from the heat

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 7 March 2018

The food was excellent. definitely worth going there for great sea food. highly recommended. ordered Camarones Buffalo for appetizers and Camarones al Triple Sec.

Thank Aisha A
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Food was very good, maybe a little on the expensive side. Neighborhood is kind of run down but once you enter the nice green courtyard you forget about that. Service was good and fast and our waiter spoke English.

Thank Bosnian1956
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Located on the side of a lake, nice place with A/C that is really important as you melt outside, the food is very tasty and the staff friendly. The price is not bad at all, I eat the garlic shrimp and it was amazing and...More

Thank bulansanyi
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Delicious and fresg Huevos shrimp right in front of the estuary of Puntarenas. Nice and quiet place.

Thank Patty1768
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This place is hit apart from the Noise and located in front of the Estero, Right in the Calypso Cruises Dock, the Food is excelent and the service great, what a good place to visit anytime when you are in Puntarenas. 100% recomended

Thank Marvin G
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Clean and tasteful décor, linen napkins and yummy menu. Busy harbor made for great viewing while dining.

Thank KarlynByham
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Service started well, with complementary starter and nice natural drinks, but we had to wait about an hour and ask them about it to hurry up. They mixed up half of my party's order (brought two orders of fish tacos instead of the shrimp ones)...More

Thank tharos13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Central American, Latin, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Del mercado central 350 al oeste, avenida 3, Punta Arenas 60101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Punta Arenas
  • Phone Number: +506 2661 0585
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