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Restaurant & Marisqueria Gugas

Calle 1, Puntarenas 5400, Costa Rica
+506 2661 0707
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  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
“fish” (3 reviews)
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Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle 1, Puntarenas 5400, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

We did a tour in Costa Rica for two weeks, ate in many restaurants, but this one was the only one dissappointing. The food was very average (and more expensive): chicken was dry and tasteless, pasta bolognaise was the better platter, no fresh greens, ......More

Thank blowfield
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Grabbed lunch and a couple of cold beers after a day sightseeing from the cruise ship. Phenomenal food, my wife had the ceviche and said it had excellent flavor and was very fresh. I tried the chicken in rice local specialty and it was delicious....More

Thank Bill O
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Having visited here before, when returning to Puntarenas, I knew I had to get here again. I remembered our Host/Owner from the last time as well. It was nice to greet him and tell him I had returned for another fabulous meal. He directed me...More

Thank CityGirl1966a
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Had taken a morning tour and was early afternoon when we were returned to the ship. Wanted to do some shopping before going on board and since we were also hungry we decided to have lunch too. Wanted something different, local culinary choices seemed a...More

Thank Wayne F
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

We visited Gugas restaurant for lunch while we waited for our bus. The moment we walked in there were two waitresses using their cellular phones and no other guests. They both looked at me and my girlfriend with a sigh, as if they were thinking...More

Thank Andreas Å
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We are on the Princess Cruise line ship, the Coral Princess, and asked the crew where they eat when they are in this port. They all said GUGAS. So we went. Yummy! The garlic clams are so garlicky and the whole red snapper cannot be...More

Thank 1garlicgirl
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

You wouldn’t think a place a block from cruise ship terminal would be good but this place is. I had the fish cerviche to start (and they had several selections) and the while frid snapper. The rest of our gang had the traditional lunch with...More

Thank travelingsteve55
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Wow what a nice squid, very soft and tasty. Highly recommended. Also the fish 'red snapper' very well done and quite sizable. Very friendly service.

Thank Stephank1999
Reviewed 12 April 2017

excellent ceviche nice atrisan beer very friendly owner and beautiful atmosphere. the whole snapper is out of this world it cost 15USD and is fabulous.

Thank KGKanev
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

What a restaurant!!!! Started with a uniquely delicious Carpaccio, moved on to a "melt in your mouth" Schnitzel, and tried a JUMBO SHRIMP from my mother-in-law's dish. Everything was freshly prepared and delicious!!!!

Thank Norman P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 1, Puntarenas 5400, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Puntarenas
  • Phone Number: +506 2661 0707
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Opened since 2002. Visit us and enjoy a unique experience. We want to offer you the best from our menu with particular taste, mixing the best from two worlds: porteno flavours with the culinary culture from Germany. It's pretty easy to find us in town, one block north the cruise ship terminal. IMPORTANT: Due to vacations the restaurant will be closed between June 2nd and July 13th, 2017.
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