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Restaurante Bar Boca Chica

€€ - €€€, South American
Entrada Parque Nacional de Cahuita | Puerto Vargas, Cahuita, Costa Rica
+506 2755 0197
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  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“chicken” (3 reviews)
“an oasis” (3 reviews)
“long hot walk” (2 reviews)
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Costa Rican, South American
€€ - €€€
Entrada Parque Nacional de Cahuita | Puerto Vargas, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

An oasis after a long hot walk in the Park. At the exit in Puerta Vargas is a little known Italian restaurant run by a 20 yr veteran immigrant from Luca, Italy. Rudulfo specialises in pastas and we ate vegetarian lasagne with White Wine and...More

Thank jbaylope
Reviewed 17 March 2018

I was starving and it was between lunch and dinner. Everywhere was either very crowded or closed and then I remembered this place. It's located at the Puerto Vargas entrance to Cahuita Park and I highly recommend stopping there for a meal. The food was...More

Thank Birdie3
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Very friendly owner and simple though delicious gnocchi and chicken. Little choice in dishes, but very tasty.

Thank Tim v
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We had a drink and a piece of lasagna. We asked for the prices beforehand and the owner told us 1000 for a the drink and 4000 for the lasagna. When we wanted to pay, he claimed 4500 for the food and said there was...More

Thank l_bluejay
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

After hiking through Cahuita National Park we came across this little oasis. The owner was very helpful with supplying a couple of cold beers and letting us know when the next bus the Puerto Viejo would be arriving. Seems like a cool spot to chill...More

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

After a long hot walk we stopped in on the recommendation from another couple at our hotel. We were cheerfully greeted in Spanish, English, French and Italian and had two ice cold cervesa as well as some outstanding veggie lasagna Really pretty setting just outside...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We were greeted by Rudolfo, the host originally from Lucca, in English, French and Italian. We ordered a couple of cervezas and a pescada dish with marlin, shrimp in a nice garlic sauce with rice. The food was tasty and conversation amazing. The place has...More

Thank Kevork P
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Several times a year we hike through Cahuita National park and finish with lunch and drinks at Boca Chica. On our last trip we got the restaurant we found that it was closed. The owner/chef, Rodolpho, was sitting at the bar watching TV. He told...More

Thank triumphman
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We were exhausted and quite hungry after we did the Cahuite NP trail. What a pleasant surprise! We ordered some drinks and lunch, and whilst being prepared i took a dive in the pool. refreshing! Lunch was served and it was so good! We still...More

Thank elinestoffer
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Rudolfo, thanks for your hospitality, it was really a great experience to meet you:-) Cold beer, excellent food, was one of my most funny afternoons ever - liked also your monkeys which pissed into your pool, cheers Rudolfo, Marko and Gaby from Austria

Thank st0ned2015
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20 January 2015|
Response from Maik H |
Yes, it is, it is the perfect prize for the kilometres you walked!:D
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Restaurant Details

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Costa Rican, South American
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Entrada Parque Nacional de Cahuita | Puerto Vargas, Cahuita, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Cahuita
  • Phone Number: +506 2755 0197
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