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Jolly Roger

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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Coastal Highway | 1.9 Kilometers up the mountain road across from Cuna Del Angel, Dominical 60504, Costa Rica
+506 8706 8438
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12:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The view is amazing and the salads are huge. The owner is friendly, unfortunately the wings and margarita are over rated

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Thank Jason S
Fort Myers, Florida
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Quite a climb up the hill but definitely worth it. Had we been there a little earlier I'm sure the view would have been fabulous. Sometimes you just need a burger or wings and they definitely have good ones. The drinks leave a little to be desired as the bartender/waiter is aloof in his approach as to what is available.... More 

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Thank luvrson
Toronto, Ontario
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got back from the Jolly Roger. A great place to pass the time when it's raining. Delicious wings, seriously good!!!! The storm fries are also too delicious to pass up. Don't miss this place.

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Thank OntarioAlly
Tinamaste, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a huge selection of wings and other bar food, with a spectacular view. If you really want to test your tolerance for HOT and SPICY, try the House of Pain wings. You'll be cryin all the way to the bathroom lol. There is also an ok beer selection, but bring your colones, its cash only and a bit... More 

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Thank Estancia T
New England
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is half way up a mountain. No joke. Once there, you'll find a great laid back place, friendly staff, and great bar food. EXCELLENT wings and pizza! Always TVs on, very sports-heavy bar. Good selection of booze, served with a smile. It's worth the trip up the mountain!

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Thank HeathAndKari
Golden, Canada
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The owner of the villa we were renting said hey, if you find yourself looking for something different try the Jolly Roger, it's up this bumpy road and if you think that you could possibly go anymore because it's to steep and windy then you must be getting g close! Holy man he wasn't kidding!! There are signs of encouragement... More 

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Thank colleenpalumbo
Arroyo Grande, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here for a little burger action after 5 days of Costa Rican cuisine (which is exceptional). All I can say is WOW! Our blew away almost any burger in the states! The wings were super good and the fries were fresh cut and amazing! They had plenty of beer to choose from and it was ice cold. Jeudy was... More 

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Thank Morgan B
Plano, Texas
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This sign was half way up the mountain and was well needed. The road to get there, bumpy, craggly, but like the sign says...there is a bar. Great place to sit and watch football (American) and to sit while the breeze is cool and so is the beer! Thanks to Bailey for the time and also the wings definitely are... More 

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Thank troyt84
Dominical, Costa Rica
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Remodeled since I last went there, Jolly Roger's improved the comfort of dining a lot while not reducing the comforting "hometown feel" of the restaurant. The menu has expanded, but I went for the cheeseburger as always and wasn't disappointed. Jolly Roger's remains a gem on Escaleras Road. If only they served breakfast too ;)

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Thank Joumana K
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location a short drive up the mountain road and half hanging off of a cliff, Jolly Roger is decorated like the coolest tree house you ever dreamed of. This place specializes in a couple dozen flavors of wings and huge burgers and chicken sandwiches. The fries are the bomb, you will find yourself inhaling them. Everyone is here to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coastal Highway | 1.9 Kilometers up the mountain road across from Cuna Del Angel, Dominical 60504, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Dominical
  • Phone Number: +506 8706 8438
Description
Mom and Pop Wing Joint with 23 different wing flavors, hand pattied half pound burgers with hand cut fries, 12 different tequilas, large beer selection, a great view and a fun friendly atmosphere. Come on up the mountain. You'll be glad you did. Oh! CASH ONLY!!! NO CREDIT CARDS!!! I REPEAT CASH ONLY. Open Monday - Sunday 4pm - 9pm. Kitchen open later on Satuday nights when you just might find a poker game going on. 4Wd recommended.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?