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Top bar recommendations from locals

Sports Bar
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“ Most popular sports bar in town, Catch your favorite sporting event, nightlife/Club after 10PM ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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“This restaurant is in town. Owned by friends, we love it here! The food is delicious, it overlooks the sea and has a great happy hour too. Miami meets Costa Rica, enjoy the fabulous music and service at this great Puerto Viejo location.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Another of my favourite places, a foodie friend from NY once told me. “ for someone who rates restaurants by their atmosphere “ I love this place. Closed on Mondays ”
  • 44 locals recommend
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“Good food, friday nights you can see locals dancing to salsa, merengue, cumbia and bachata.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Simply the best coffee house & shop in town, incredible breakfast & lunch! Beautiful environment & friendly staff! ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fun surf competition on Saturday afternoons, around 4:30pm. A good mix of locals and tourists enjoying some incredible surfers!! Hermosa is the next town south of Jaco…about a 10/15 minute drive (Taxi $15). The Backyard is a beach bar that has indoor and outdoor seating with great views of the beach…good bar food and drink!! Also, an excellent place to catch a spectacular sunset!!”
  • 25 locals recommend
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“Great food, good vibes, DJ in the evenings. An excellent spot to go and see the sunset. Glorious!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Comfort Food Restaurant
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“Great foods, great live music, owners are friendly, it’s a great place to find a new friends and the best Sunset in Costa Rica”
  • 13 locals recommend
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“Has hundreds of different kinds of beer, and all kinds of appetizers to go with them. We especially like the ceviche con patacones. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“They Have the best , the best Hamburgers and as well the best delicious fresh Yellow fin tuna.”
  • 20 locals recommend
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“"This intimate San Pedro venue presents a different band every night. Countless performers have taken to the stage here, including legendary Cuban bandleader Chucho Valdés and Colombian pop star Juanes. Its sister club in Escazú features a similar mix of local and international bands."”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
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“Especiality: Rodizzio Budget: $ Web: fogobrasilcr.com Phone: (+506) 2248 1111”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great little walk to some amazing views, remnants of an incomplete hotel project littered in amazing grafiti! ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
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“Es un parque de principios de siglo XX muy bello y en su centro se encuentra el icono de San José como capital de Costa Rica: el templo de la música. Un bello receptáculo para orquestas de tendencia neoclasica.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Live Music Performance Pub located in Escazú (5 miles aprox. from Aranjuez Lofts). You can check on facebook the performances of the week. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“Good food, Good Drink... Cuban Flavor... you won't be disappointed... Enjoy...”
  • 11 locals recommend