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Specialty in meats. A paradise to taste excellent grilled meat, smoked pork ribs in our original wood grill every day, with the original BBQ sauce (recipe of the house). Seafood, rice and salads for different tastes. We make our own salad dressing. Quality meat in different and varied cuts
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Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Latin, Barbecue, Costa Rican, Steakhouse
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was recommended by a local and filled to the brim with locals. That was exactly what we were looking for in an area catering to tourists. Where do the locals eat when they want a special meal? I watched the chef carefully as he...was working in an open wood-fired pit he would build to a roaring flame and douse it when throwing on the steaks to use more indirect heat to sear them. I think the Churrasco ribeye was one of the best steaks I've ever ordered. It had the smoky flavor from the grill with a garlic-infused buttery cilantro topping done sparingly so you get the flavor of meat and not just the sauce.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small traditional place with a very casual environment. Their specialty is meets, their BBQ ribs are particularly good, highly recommend! Prices are a little over the average, but still reasonable for a touristic area. Worth the visit.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 22 February 2021

We have visited this steak house on previous visits to Tabacon. This restaurant is owned and operated by a family of rodeo people. It is located next to the Sloth experience, leaving the town of LaFortuna towards Tabacon. This is not a fancy place and...it seems most of the patrons were locals having dinner. The service is great and food is first rate and prices are very reasonable. Beef is the mainstay although my wife had the whole red snapper as she does not eat beef. The service is great and the folks there speak English much better than I speak Spanish. The fire pit has an old time memory of cattle folks cooking on the range. They make their own hot sauce and they gave my wife a small container to take back with us. Our meal including Imperials was less than $30.00 US I would of had the Tomohawk steak but I could not eat that much. Unfortunately the covid issue has decimated the Rodeos until further notice but they are good folks hereMore

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 6 November 2020 via mobile

We were welcome by the owner and he was so kind and attentive, my sister, my kids and I we were soooooo satisfied with the service they gave us!! I have tried the Cowboy Jalapeño and Shrimps and it's the best meal I have ever...had!! Meat just melt in your mouth and is super tasty !!!!! I highly recommend you this restaurant and you can not leave without a bag of coffee called Hacienda Los Cocodrilos, definely you won't regret visit them. I wish I could give them a 10 stars review because this restaurant really worth it. Thank you to all of them. BTW I have attached a picture of my sister meal , food was so delightful that I didn't take picture!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 26 March 2020 via mobile

We stopped on our way to our house rental in El Castillo. We had a great lunch and enjoyed the extra portion of natural juices. The Lamb is delicious and so was their fillet mignon.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 10 March 2020

Wonderful friendly service! Colourful salad and vegetable plate The mixed bbq platter was more than enough for my husband and I. Wine was excellent! Friendly clientel ;everyone chatting. We did not mind the picnic tables. This was our 3 rd time at this restaurant

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 7 March 2020

The food here arrived quickly and the service was great. The environment was high energy without feeling like it was to heard to hear the rest of my party. I really enjoyed how you can see the staff cooking the meat on that big fire...grill. cool experience.The prices were average as well, nothing crazy.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 4 March 2020

Tried this restaurant after looking on tripadvisor and we were not disappointed. Never had steak or ribs anywhere in the world like these. The staff were helpful, efficient and friendly and we went back a second night as we enjoyed it so much. Easy to...find, parking good and close to hotels on the west side of town.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 26 February 2020

We would have probably never stopped at this restaurant, most likely would have just driven by it. Our lodging host recommended Garra-Pata when we asked about a steak house. We ordered the dinner for four which was fantastic. They brought us each (4 adults) a...salad plate which had a good variety of local fare, and a rather large platter of four different meats. We couldn't eat everything that was there! Very gracious staff took good care of us. We took pictures of them cooking our food over the wood fire. It was an overall fantastic experience.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 22 February 2020 via mobile

We ate here twice while visiting area. Very good ribs. Very friendly staff. Great prices. Casual atmosphere. Easy to find.

Date of visit: February 2020
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  • Yes, Restaurante Garra-Pata offers takeaway services.

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  • Restaurante Garra-Pata is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4