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Chari's Bar y Restaurant

€€ - €€€
South American, Costa Rican
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Rafael Angel Tonuno Arce Cedula, Nicoya 50201, Costa Rica
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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

My friends and I used to come here while we made our weekly trips to Nicoya!! There food is great, I miss coming to eat. Staff's friendly!

Thank TheMedrano3
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

I have nothing but very good to say about Chari's. We have been going there for years and the service has always been first rate, just like the food. The staff are awesome and I can't recommend this local Tico restaurant enough. Pure Vida!

Thank Muriel A
San Diego, California
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015

We have tried different dishes here as we traveled through Nicoya and have never been disappointed. A casado here is 2,500 colones which is one of the best prices we have found them at and it is one of the best casados we have tried. Service can be a little slow but overall worth a visit for a no nonsense... More 

Thank RagnaS123
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93 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

A great stop for lunch. Food is gorgeous and a real bargain. Tenderloin steak looked lovely and the Tico fish, rice and beans was huge. Recommended

Thank stepmac
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

If you want a peaceful start to your day, then this is not the place. The music was too loud, and Coca-Cola® were sorting out the empties, and restocking. However, the breakfast was very good, and certainly very good value for money, except that we missed our usual start of a papaya refresco. The staff are very polite and efficient,... More 

Thank NosaritaPeter
Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2013

Chari's it's just plain and simple convenience and value. Plenty of parking, big portions and good service. You could feed an army, for a decent price.

Thank Ciclologia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2012

Great service and the food was just as good. six beers for 4500 colones, but since we mixed our selection, it was around an extra 600 colones. No biggie. what a good deal and great time

Thank jayengi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
South American, Costa Rican
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  • Address: Rafael Angel Tonuno Arce Cedula, Nicoya 50201, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Nicoya

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?