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El Shrimp Shack

De la municipalidad 150 Este, avenida 3, Punta Arenas 60101, Costa Rica
+506 2661 0585
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“shrimp burger” (4 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
“courtyard” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Central American, Latin, Spanish, South American
De la municipalidad 150 Este, avenida 3, Punta Arenas 60101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Patty1768
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 4 July 2017

When taking care of business in Puntarenas we always look for a new restaurant to try and El Shrimp Shack did not disappoint. It's the launching point for the Calypso cruise. Very nice welcoming courtyard and inside was reminiscent of an East Coast seaside town....More

Thank TravelinGal147289
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We had a Costa Rican traditional breakfast that included scrambled eggs rice with beans and fruits. Also a corn tortilla. We then left for A boat tour to an Island.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My husband found this restaurant on Lonely Planet when looking for things to do during a stop on a recent cruise. We like to experience the local culture and find this best done getting away from the vendors/eateries at the port. We arrived early on...More

1  Thank Beverley L
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The food was phenomenal. From the onion ceviche to the buffalo shrimp, the fish ceviche, all of it. Delicious. The server has been with Calypso for over 16 years and was wonderful. The restaurant manager, Michael, gave us a brief tour of the wall of...More

1  Thank bfpcr
Reviewed 24 January 2017

El Shrimp Shack - owned by the tour company - set up to capture more dollars and serve as "breakfast". Lackluster unsmiling trio of women scoop out minute portions of plantains - and other items. I just want plantains - may I have a few...More

Thank skiparkcity!
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The food is simply spectacular. We order bufalo shrimps and got amazed by the blue cheese gravy. The service is according to the food and the place is cozy. The price ain't cheep but totally worth it

Thank Daniel C
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Restaurant Details

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Seafood, Central American, Latin, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
11:00 AM - 8:00 AM
11:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De la municipalidad 150 Este, 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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