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Wacky Wanda's

Pub, Costa Rican
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Main St., Quepos, Costa Rica
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Fort Lauderdale
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Wanda had to move.Went to grand opening.Excellent party.Lot smaller. Had.a blast as always. Will be back for years to come.

1 Thank blakes8542
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

If you're young (20's 30's), don't think twice about entering this bar. As many bars as I have been to, I have never been forced to buy a drink. We had JUST finished our beer, and the owner was already upset because we didn't have a beer in our hand. Owner was constantly lingering the entire bar making sure everyone... More 

Thank ushma14
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

If you like to spend time with drunken retired Americans , this is the place for you. Music was okay but beer prices high.

Thank 628traveller
Friendswood, Texas
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

This bar is a taste of dive bar USA. The TV was playing grande old opree. The regulars are mostly ex-pats, the beer is cold and everybody very friendly. Nice place, we would go back, in fact we did go back!

Thank robert77546
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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74 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

This is a great bar with A/C (and always on, you'll love it!), great staff, cold drinks, excellent pricing and a fun local atmosphere. Come for a drink to cool off or stay for awhile. It's a locals and expat hangout and for good reason. Wanda has a great knowledge of the area if you need local info. A fun... More 

1 Thank LisaPuraVida
Quepos, Costa Rica
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

not very friendly to gringo's anymore. lousy food, lousy service. Supposed to be a sports bar, but they will watch random stuff during play-off's.

Thank novakia
Fort Lauderdale
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141 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

Been going here for years as well.If you like bush and Ronald R.this is the place.Memeorbila all the way.Cold Beer.Great Music on Friday night 5 to 7. Love hanging out with the locals as well as the PVSC …..Pura Vida Social Club.

1 Thank blakes8542
San Francisco
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

The cash only part of this place was a real turn off but frankly, the beer was cold and it was a great thirty minutes out of the heat. The bartenders and the locals who frequent this place are real characters and the walls full of memorabilia. Note, I got the feeling (remember James Brown?) that some of the girls... More 

Santa Ynez, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Cash only, stereotype filled bar with American ex-pat fisherman and local girls of questionable repute. The place looks like it was built for a silly sitcom to be filmed in. The walls are covered with right wing memorabilia and the TV plays DVD's of the Grand Ole Opry. Beer is cold and the food comes from next door. Stop in... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

Chef Anne did the best Grouper Sandwich I have ever had, the staff was great! Two trips the three day we were in the area. The bar service was outstanding and being waited by Chef Anne in person was a dinning experience, a must for any traveler!

Thank Davidc4343

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Pub, Costa Rican
Restaurant features
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St., Quepos, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Quepos

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?