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Lazlo's Catch of the Day

Ave 71 | Between Salsa Brava Restaurant and Exploradores Outdoors, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (51 reviews)
“tuna” (42 reviews)
“red snapper” (34 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Ave 71 | Between Salsa Brava Restaurant and Exploradores Outdoors, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh fish ("catch of the day"), casual ambiance, friendly owner/son management. Recommended by locals, and closed for the remainder of the month (September 2017). *NOTE: No sign outside; located next door to pizza and under neon sign that says, "express."

Thank jbh061
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Going to this restaurant has been one of the most uncomfortable experiences in my life. We went with a group of two guys and another girl and from the moment we arrived at the place, the ladies were objectified and sexualized. Lazlo would not leave...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So the father and son show is a winning formula..... Simple food but my goodness it is good ...the fresh catch of the day. Also the shots with tomato juice are not bad and adds a flavor to this place. Clean organized and great food....More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We have been recommended by Ian from the lazy mon to watch out for this fish spot. Our 11people group arrived just in time to get the two last tables out of 4. László is an Hungarian fisher man running the restaurant. He goes fishing...More

Thank ieualgu
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food prepared perfectly with great humor and love thank you Robby and Lazlo. We had swordfish for the first time in my life and it was indescribably excellent if you want to experience fresh local original Lazlo's is a place you want to check...More

Thank Cleo R
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The food is simply perfect, frankly the only one worth of note in my whole costa rican trip! The restaurant and service is very spartan and amateur so not recommended for a romantic dinner but I cleaned the plate very well! you can only choose...More

Thank Avenger V
Reviewed 9 April 2017

There is only one dish on the menu - whatever Lazlo catches that day or the day before! The night we were there, it was Red snapper on a big plate surrounded by vegetables. Lip-smacking, finger licking good. BIG smiles and good vibes. We had...More

Thank Barbora J
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We were really hungry and had no reservations made. Most of the other restaurants turned us away and we found this one quite empty. The service was really slow as there was just 1 guy manning the whole restaurant on a friday night. The food...More

Thank Akshatha P
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Yes, Catch of the Day is the real deal! You can show up any night, and be assured that your fish was still swimming in the ocean that morning. I actually ate the fish that I caught myself !!! You can setup a trip with...More

Thank amajoros
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Hands down the best meal we had in Puerto Viejo. No menu or sign, they only serve whatever they have caught that day. We sat with the owner himself for dinner and it was truly a fantastic experience.

Thank Francesca G
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Response from Ann Marie C | Reviewed this property |
I believe they open around 6 pm. I never saw them open for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave 71 | Between Salsa Brava Restaurant and Exploradores Outdoors, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
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