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$$ - $$$Latin, , Seafood
Main Road, Quepos, Costa Rica
+506 7772735
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  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (16 reviews)
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Latin, Costa Rican, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
Main Road, Quepos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Manuel Antonio in early January. Our hotel recommended Kukula as a great seafood restaurant in Quepos. We were disappointed. My younger son has a kabob with fish that he swore had no seasoning at all and was rather dry. My older son...More

Thank Virginian20171
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Some of the best meals our family had during our week long stay in Quepos. Great food....and VERY reasonably priced. The fish kabob was outstanding! Highly recommend this meal!! (But everything was delicious!)

Thank amyr140
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We ate dinner at Kukula a few days ago on the recommendation of the staff at our hotel and we were not disappointed. It's a small local restaurant on the road leading out of Quepos heading north toward Jaco...no more than a kilometer from the...More

Thank kungpow9960
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I have been a week in Kepos, and while doing different activities in Manuel Antonio I have asked local people, bartenders, waiters, taxi drivers and boat captains "where do I get a good ceviche?" Almost always the answer was KUKULA. Today we decided to get...More

Thank JREscalante
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We came to dinner with a friend who was born and raised in Quepos - he highly recommended this restaurant and we had a great meal! Very reasonable prices, large portions and super friendly staff. If you're a sports fan, they have lots of tv's...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The prices not cheap as some reviwers said before, the food was average at best, very small portions. Dont even think of going there..

Thank Filipe F
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Get the guacamole and chips! The ceviche was delicious, and the atmosphere was cute! Surfboards hang from the ceiling and it was the best ceviche we had on our trip. Google maps has the correct address--it was confusing to find at first, then we checked...More

Thank A S
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

It was a little off the beaten path from where the rest of the hotels are. We got chicken nachos, margaritas and shrimp and fish skewers. Most of the food was great. The fish skewers were not but we should have known you're going to...More

Thank lmc09003
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We took a family of 10 there after the farmers market Friday night. Dinner was excellent. I recommend the ceviche and the guacamole with plantains. Pina Colada from the bar was excellent. Good value.

Thank iamarugger
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel. This is an open air restaurant on a busy street. When we walk in smell of exhaust and old fish was strong. We were greeted by a stone faced young woman. When we asked if she spoke English...More

Thank travelingnurse07
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Costa Rican, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Quepos
  • Phone Number: +506 7772735
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