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US$6 - US$25
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Seafood, International, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American, Central American
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After-hours, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews lunch salmon mariscada fish tacos excellent seafood beachfront restaurant great food manuel antonio dips alison vista views playa entrees surfers sunset
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Reviewed 26 February 2021 via mobile

If spending time at Playa Hermosa or passing by on the way to Quepos, this is a great choice for casual quality seafood. We went for dinner and had excellent seafood ( amazing mariscada that required the bring us an extra table!). Others had grilled...tuna. Fresh, well spiced, fish. Staff was very friendly. Good bar and bartender.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 31 December 2020 via mobile

Stopped here with friends for lunch while traveling with friends from La Fortuna to Manuel Antonio. The chicken bowl looked good and my friend liked it. The burger was terrible and I could not eat it. It tasted like meatloaf made from non-quality meat, full...of chopped up peppers and onions. Bacon was more like fatty ham. The taste was bad and the price high. Too bad. I will try another lunch spot next time.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 29 November 2020

Had the local brunch dish here, plenty of food and was great tasting. Staff adhering to all covid protocols, good service and good value for money.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 16 March 2020

I had the fish casado and it was certainly more food than I could manage on my own ($4900 CRC), which turned out to be mahi mahi. And the view was perfect. After dinner our amazing server encouraged us to go take in the sunset...on the beach. And even though all the extra precautions were taken with Covid19, we never made to feel uncomfortable.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 13 March 2020 via mobile

very expensive and moreover very slow ! the food is correct but the view is not good on the see ! so the vista is just in the name -:(((

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 18 February 2020 via mobile

Loved this place - cozy, friendly & great food. Have the Tuna Polk Bowl - you will love it. At the back of the restaurant there is a lovely play area and beach access. Nice to sip a cocktail and watch the surfers.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 15 February 2020

Get the ceviche I ate there twice it was so good! The Dips with Plantains are great also and you are perched right above the beach! While I was eating I was trying to get the recipe for the house hot sauce. So good! And...the Server was a Pro -- way better service than you would expect from a charming beach shack!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 11 February 2020

We have been here before and coming back was equally good. We did all love the sangria- red and white-but our whole group enjoyed the food. A couple Mahi-Mahi entrees and some salmon and one whole lobster. All delish and very reasonable! Service by Alison.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 14 January 2020 via mobile

Lots of seating, friendly staff who spoke clear English. Reasonable prices. Expect to pay 13-40 dollars CANADIAN for entrees. We had the beef burrito which was more like a grilled steak wrap and it was massive and quite good. Lots of food comes with the...Casado plates as well. Large menu, something for everyone.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 12 December 2019

Right on the water - great views, friendly staff, excellent seafood - try the fish tacos. Easy walk from the Backyard Hotel.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Shooie123
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Response from Discover626929 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it depends where you sit in the restaurant. If you want to admire the beach ans waterfront you won’t see the parking. There is a parking attendant in the restaurant’s parking lot. I hope this helps!
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Vista Hermosa Restaurante is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5