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El Shrimp Shack

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De la municipalidad 150 Este, avenida 3, Punta Arenas 60101, Costa Rica
+506 2661 0585
11:00 - 05:00
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Sun 11:00 - 05:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 05:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 08:00
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Park City, Utah
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

El Shrimp Shack - owned by the tour company - set up to capture more dollars and serve as "breakfast". Lackluster unsmiling trio of women scoop out minute portions of plantains - and other items. I just want plantains - may I have a few more? I get two tiny but flavorful 3 inch long treats. I ask another woman... More 

Thank skiparkcity!
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The food is simply spectacular. We order bufalo shrimps and got amazed by the blue cheese gravy. The service is according to the food and the place is cozy. The price ain't cheep but totally worth it

Thank Daniel C
Panama City, Panama
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We loved our shrimp burgers, fries, and pineapple/mint smoothies. Nice atmosphere overlooking the water on the bay side. Great service, too. Find it on Av. 3 between Calles 3 and 7, but be advised it's only open between 11 and 3.

Thank oldhat21
The Hague, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

We had a great lunch at this small restaurant, overlooking the bay and luckily with air conditioning (quite warm outside today). Had ordered the shrimp burger and this choice was far from disappointing. Would recommend it to every one and hope to be able to make it myself as tasty at home.

Thank Ruth en Vincent M
Heredia, Costa Rica
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2013

I have eaten here twice, both times it was a great experience. The dining area overlooks the bay opposite the ocean side of Puntarenas, a very nice view. The area is air conditioned, service was great, bathrooms clean, and I would definately order the SHRIMP BURGER again!!

Thank margaritatica
Punta Arenas, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2013

Great service, friendly people that work there.. My friends loved the food! They even took extras to go.

Thank Hammerheadswamp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 - 05:00
11:00 - 05:00
11:00 - 05:00
11:00 - 05:00
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 08:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De la municipalidad 150 Este, avenida 3, Punta Arenas 60101, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Punta Arenas
  • Phone Number: +506 2661 0585

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