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Sol y Mar

Bar, Pub, Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
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At Cabinas Sol y Mar | Right on the beach - middle of town, where the cool breezes flow, Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
+506 2776 0014
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location on the beach! Good food/fair prices. A great place to meet the Zancudo locals and grab a beer. Rick and Lori are great hosts.

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Thank Malcolm W
Kalispell, Montana
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100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Our mixed drinks were okay but nothing special, we ordered margaritas and mojitos. They were average but that's about it. The food was about the same good, but not good enough for a return trip.

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Thank brucewhite2015
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

This place has cheap beers, great fish dishes and is a really good place to meet people. We ate there multiple times on our trip to Zancudo. :)

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Thank Ash H
Winthrop Harbor, Illinois
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98 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Good food and it feels like everyone knows you. On Sundays they have a horseshoe tournament. It's a really good time.

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Thank Kimberly B
Susanville, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

Right on the beach with usually a nice breeze and perfect view of the majestic sunsets. Lots of American, Canadian, Italian ex-pats. Very friendly. You can count on football games being full of spirited fans. People there are very friendly. We loved the while friend fish, the jumbo shrimp, all the fish dishes and the sinful cheeseburger with lots of... More 

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Thank Wheaton G
Zagreb, Croatia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

Food is delicious. All of it. Cocktails very widely. Stunning view of the waterfront and occasional sloths in trees. Owner is very welcoming and helpful. Great atmosphere. Loved it.

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Thank lajelic
Raleigh, North Carolina
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015

And some times, three times a day. Their fresh fish had a choice of the coconut curry sauce or the Vera Cruz. Both were outstanding. Shirley's fish tacos were the best I ever had that I didn't make. Lori and Rick were great hosts. Carla was an amazing bartender. Cold beers, some music and great attitude. One of my favorites... More 

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Thank Beaufort1705
Owen Sound
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

A group of ten of us stayed at the Sol Y Mar cabins and ate here at least once a day. The food was excellent and the staff were friendly and very helpful. I'm not normally a big fan of fish but the oohs and aahs of my fellow diners prompted me to try and I was not disappointed. I... More 

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Thank KevinGOwenSound
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015

Great laid back atmosphere. Friendly staff! Good food but they give you too much! Had live music playing 6 of 14 nights we stayed

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Thank fairmindedtraveller
Strong City, Kansas
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2015

We ate several meals - it seems to be a popular local hangout for ex-pats. Enjoyed giant fish tacos and great breakfasts. They also have a extensive book exchange and a little clothing boutique.

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Thank Kevin I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: At Cabinas Sol y Mar | Right on the beach - middle of town, where the cool breezes flow, Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Playa Zancudo
  • Phone Number: +506 2776 0014

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