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Latin, Seafood, Central American, Costa Rican
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Reviewed 18 April 2021 via mobile

I like in Drake Bay and this has been one of my favorite restaurants for years. Consistently good food at great prices and an incredible view.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 3 April 2021 via mobile

Visited the restaurant due to recommendations from local friends. Decent food for good prices, however make sure in case you are hungry to order starter/main course & desert as the portions are rather small. Other than that very satisfying.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 26 March 2021

A little gem! Great tasty food in a nice peaceful setting by a small river. Good service. Best food we had in Drake! The pescado plancha is a safe bet! Really recommend this restaurant!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 12 March 2021 via mobile

We already went twice since the service is good, good food choices, and its totally worth the money. Especially the Nachos were good as well as the pastas and the salad. Good fresh juices!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 14 February 2021

Ate here several times during my stay and every meal was fresh and delicious. One of the best restaurants in Drake Bay. Owner and staff were awesome. Can see the estuary and the ocean from the restaurant with wonderful breezes to enjoy.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 8 February 2021 via mobile

We enjoyed excellent breakfest and fantastic dinner. We had arroz con pollo and nachos. Very nice atmosphere there close to ocean and river. You can hear sound of frogs in the evening and birds in the morning. Lovely family typical restaurant.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 18 January 2021

Beautiful location, good food and friendly staff! We have nice ceviche. We enjoy a lot the dinner there.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 6 January 2021 via mobile

This Resteraunt is near the sunset lodge. That is where we stayed so we are breakfast here and a few other meals. Everything is as good. The view is nice. The staff is friendly. Cash only, like all places in drake bay.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 29 March 2020

Not sure if ownership changed? Or maybe it was an off night. Fajitas were over cooked. Everything was simply ok. Prices also were higher than other local restaurants for better quality food. Hoping it will be straightened out prior to our next visit as the...location is great.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 12 February 2020

WE went for dinner & lunch. Lovely location with a view through the trees to the ocean. WE had the ceviche & whole fish at dinne. Good food, the whole Nish wasn’t cheap but well cooked & served. Lunch I had garlic prawns, lovely &...my husband seafood rice & beans which was also good. VEry please take staff & good serviceMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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1 June 2017|
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Response from Carlos G | Reviewed this property |
I have paid here with card, no problem at all
20 April 2017|
Response from lisanB2882ZD | Reviewed this property |
They all accept credit cards. I know I also used my credit card for the snorkeling trip and they added 2% (I think) but I do not believe the restaurants do.
19 April 2017|
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Response from maude074 |
a few months ago I recall a whole snapper with salad and papas was around $15...... I can't remember exactly but it was great value.
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Drakes Kitchen, Casa El Tortugo is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5