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Ricky's Place

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Caribbean, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, Pub, South American
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Cahuita centro, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate at this restaurant a few times. The patacones and guacamole were delicious as well as their banana milkshake and cheap! The coconut rice and beans were also yummy.

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Thank joseearb
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited in October and both got the Lobster with Garlic Sauce. It was MASSIVE amd delcious. The veggies kn top eere oerfevtly cooked. Shells were really hard campared to atlantic shells but it was a fun challange for us. Most exoensive meal of our 3 week trip but totally worth it- they also had 2x1 drinks... More 

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Thank Kendra P
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Ricky's was recommended by the staff at our hotel, and it was fun. We went there every day we were in Cahuita. The bar is nothing special to look at. It's open to the street like nearly bar and restaurant in town, so you really get a feel for life in Cahuita. In fact, it's where the two main streets... More 

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Thank Henry A
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Called in for drinks at Ricky's; great location in the centre of town.... the service seemed ok, drinks were ok... Then the trouble started. Our rucksack was stollen from next to our table at this bar. A local guy who was sitting at the bar inside (by the name of Chico), was almost certainly involved.... The tourist police were called... More 

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Thank Smuggyone
Ontario, Canada
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

The " cassado" with chicken consisted of a pile of plain white rice, a very small fresh salad with a tomato slice and a piece of delicious, falling off the bone chicken. BUT: they must have forgotten the beans! Rice and beans with chicken, pretty much the same as above, but beans present and mixed with brown rice - chicken... More 

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Miami, Florida
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

My husband and I liked this restaurant because although they offered typical food like many other places in the near by area, the owner Ricky (whom we met) lived many years in Coconut Grove in Miami.....and there is the difference, the food is adorned with a twist of sophistication....it made the food that much special!

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Thank freeyogi
London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We came here to try some seafood. We came at low season and they did not have all the meals from the menu.we wanted to try octopus but it was not available. We opted for calamari and fish in coconut sauce. Both meals were tasty and arrived quickly. Also we sampled local lager called imperial. It was also good.

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Thank TanyaPink
New Minas, Canada
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98 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Like the atmosphere at this restaurant. The staff were very friendly and helpful with what to order as it all looked good. The food was good and tasty and soccer was on the tv so it was all set to be a good meal.

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Thank Belinda G
Los Angeles, California
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138 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Even though it looks from outside as a tourist trap the place is wonderful; food is great and not overpriced. Wonderful service.

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Thank Mozo4ever
Basel, Switzerland
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We were at Ricky's several times for lunch and dinner during our week in Cahuita. The fish (especially the Corvina), the BBQ chicken wings, as well as the Batidas and starters were all delicious. The staff was always nice and the food came fast. Also the prices were (especially for Costa Rica) pretty fair for auch quality foods. We would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Bar, Central American, Costa Rican, Latin, Spanish, Pub, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cahuita centro, Cahuita, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Cahuita

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