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The Lion Fish Restaurant & Bar

| Lion Fish Hostel, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
+506 2750 2143
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
17 Apr 2018
“quite and nice place to eat”
9 Sep 2017
“Lovely restaurant”
Closed Now
Mexican, International, Seafood
| Lion Fish Hostel, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We came here twice and both times were delicious! Perfect for cheap food and would highly recommend the burritos, quesadillas and tacos. Staff were friendly and very helpful.

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner here and had chicken fajitas and the vegan burrito. The burrito was nice and good value. The chicken wasn’t cooked through and my friend was unwell in the night- of course we don’t know this was the chicken, but seems likely!...More

Thank RosenthalK88
The Lion F, Manager at The Lion Fish Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for your feedback. I have let the chef know that the chicken was not cooked properly. We strive after providing our customers a pleasant, clean environment work good quality food. For the punch, I can assure you that all our drinks are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the relaxed, warm vibe of this place, and the food is great plus not too pricey. Good enough that we went back again. Recommend the quesadillas! When we spoke to the waiter, he said the new management only took over the restaurant about a...More

Thank LozzyS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Puerto Viejo for 2 weeks and saw a lot of restaurants but always came back to the Lion Fish restaurant. This restaurant serves amazing and delicious food for a really good price. The restaurant serves great Mexican food as tacos, burritos, quesadillas....More

Thank reevterlingen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The newly opened Lion Fish restaurant has a great selection of food that all looks incredible. The space and decor is nice, modern and cosy and a cool place for dinner or a couple of Mexican-themed cocktails. There aren't many better options for quality of...More

Thank Andy Q
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

very friendly stuff and nice atmosphere. i had a fish fillet with casado, i loved it. great value for your money.

Thank Enat D
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

It's a restaurant chain so you can see their outlets in multiple places around Puerto Viejo. A bit slow in serving dishes but overall nice food and clean environment.

Thank Rachel Z
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

It's also a hostel and has nice dorms, the nicest thing is that there are no bunk beds so you get your personal space which is very nice if you only stay in hostels!

Thank Rajesh C
Reviewed 15 April 2017

nothing to write home about, fast food that is good. lots of fried foods that are comfort foods. if you're looking for healthy foods you'd be best served elsewhere, but while you're here... enjoy whats avaailable

Thank Michael PRESTON M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Lion Fish Hostel, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70403, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 2143
  • E-mail
Under new management since May 2018. You can find us on the second floor of The Lion Fish Hostel; open and airy overlooking the street. It is open for dinner Thursday-Tuesday. Our menu is Mexican-inspired with some local twists. Come join us for a Mexican style meal or try out one of our delicious cocktails with a kick at our Tequila Bar!
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