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US$6 - US$15
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, International, Healthy, Central American, Costa Rican
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews chicken fish guacamole caribbean sauce cevice red snapper rice and beans bruschetta pollo his wife the owner family affair presented food costa rica every evening nice atmosphere recommend this restaurant
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Grilled tuna was dry. Veggies overcooked. There are much better restaurants in this town and at better prices.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The kitchen is probably the best I had so far on a 2 month journey through Costa Rica. Chicken on the spot and full of flavour. Service quick and efficient. Can highly recommend to visit and enjoy the evening with some live music playing. And...dont forget to order desert :)More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed on the Caribbean side for almost 3 weeks now and this was the best restaurant by far. Had a great conversation with the owner, the staff is super friendly and helpful when picking your dishes. The fish ceviche was fresh and super tasty, and...the caribbean chicken and especially the sauce was just amazing!!More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 12 March 2021

Perfect ! One of our favorites restaurants in Costa Rica, especially for the fish. Very friendly staff.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 8 February 2021

Javier and his wife work together to deliver you an excellent tropical food. Their menu has a very good list of fresh fishes all cooked with the Caribbean style. Definitely a place to go and to come back. Snapper or merlin will bring you a...unique memory of this restaurant. Enjoy.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 17 January 2021

This restaurant is the best in town. My husband and I stayed in cahuita for a few days. We are from Texas. El Rincon del Amor became our go to place every evening for dinner. The ambience is relaxing. They cater to our needs. If...something particular isn't on the menu, they will go above and beyond to substitute for something similar. Drinks were amazing, food was delicious and consistent every single time. For anyone in cahuita, or if you're planning on visiting cahuita, be sure to make a visit! Service was outstanding, and staff was very attentive. Food was perfect portion, you will not leave hungry. We were even given free piña colada shot, as well as soursop! PLEASE be sure to ask for patacones with guacamole! You won't regret it! Will miss this place, but we will definitely be back!More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 29 December 2020

I went to El Rincon del Amor yesterday. I was impressed with the 5 star service, great flavors and awesome food. This is one of the best restaurants in the Cahuita area beside Soda Kowe, Visite ayer EL RINCON DEL AMOR. Me impresiono el servicio...de 5 estrellas, el sabor de los ingredientes y la frescura de la comida.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 1 December 2020

Javier works the front of the house and his wife, the kitchen. And does she work some magic. I could not get enough of the most divine pulpo ever, cooked in a sauce that is eye-rolling amazing. So, so delicious. Ask Javier to throw on...some Walter Ferguson, relax with your beverage of choice, and get ready to enjoy a wonderfully-prepared, as good as it gets, local meal. Just our most favorite restaurant in Cahuita.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 30 November 2020

This was THE BEST meal we had during a month long trip in CR. In fact, after we left Cahuita I kept dreaming about another meal here. Still am! Every dish we had was absolutely delicious. And the couple that owns it is super sweet,...the wife cooks and he runs the front - a family affair and a business worth supporting. Seriously, go here. I'm jealous. :)More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 13 November 2020 via mobile

We had the grilled/blackened snapper and it was hands down the best snapper of our lives. A wonderful couple owns the restaurant and they offer a nice variety of Carribean style meals along with wonderful seafood. We were only staying in Cahuita a couple of...nights and made it a point to eat here twice.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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  • El Rincon del Amor is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5